The tourist places of Idukki are familiar with the splendor of nature and the glorious existence of Heaven. Idukki, one of Kerala's quaintest districts, is home to a variety of famous tourist places. Kerala's the Western Ghats is topographically renowned for its rugged landscape and diverse green vegetation. Idukki's locations are full of cliffs, lush greenery, lagoons, peaceful rivers, and cascading waterfalls that hypnotize and leave visitors with eternal memories. Idukki demonstrates a number of attractions with the names of Painavu, Arch Dam, Poonchira. Together with their tributaries, the three Thodupuzhayar, Periyar, and Thalaya rivers hold Idukki evergreen. They are not only a source of irrigation and power production but also a place for the Idukki to be charmed by the presence of diverse flora and fauna. The places to visit in Idukki range from famous hill stations, sanctuaries of wildlife, to majestic waterfalls, dams and not to forget, the historic location.
Idukki is one of the 14 districts of Kerala state, India, established on 26 January 1972. This lovely high-range district of Kerala is renowned geographically for its thick forests and rugged hills. Idukki is often synonymous with Power Generation for the people of Kerala. The hydroelectric power projects in Idukki account for about 66 percent of the state's power needs.
Idukki Sanctuary for Animals : Idukki Wildlife is situated in the Thodupuzha and Udumpanchola taluks of Idukki at an altitude of 450-750 ft above sea level, away from the hustle and bustle of the cities. In picturesque settings of tropical evergreen & semi-evergreen forests, meadows, and deciduous trees, the sanctuary, flanked on 3 sides by the calm waters of Idukki Lake, is housed. Other animals include bison, sambar, deer, wild dogs, jungle cats, Malabar Giant Squirrel, wild boars, and tigers from the animal kingdom. The visitor will be bewildered by reptilians such as Cobra, viper, krait, etc while avian species charm him with Malabar grey hornbill, Purple Sunbird, Golden Oriole, and Black Bulbul.
Sightseeing Places Nearby Idukki
Falls of Keezharkuthu : Amid the hills enveloped in lush greenery, the cascading waters from a height of 1500 meters adorn the sky with rainbows that steal away the breath of the tourists. The Keezharkuthu falls, also referred to as rainbow falls, are a positive hunting ground for photographers, immersing tourists in an inexplicable encounter. The adjoining woods are believed to be endowed with medicinal plants and herbs that have been used for centuries by tribal inhabitants. The rugged terrain of Keezharkuthu, one of the Idukki tourist locations, is renowned for its adventure activities such as rock climbing, mountaineering, hiking, and trekking. It is also home to rich fauna. A number of tourist hotspots, such as Thommankuthu waterfalls, Kalvari Mount, and Ramakkalmedu Peak, are also close to the site.
Waterfalls from Valara : Valara Waterfalls, situated on the Munnar-Kochi Highway, is one of the places to visit in Idukki. Nestled in the lush vegetation with different types of forests and the multitude of the animal kingdom, it is an ideal place for nature lovers and bird watchers. It is an ideal place for nature lovers and bird watchers. The rugged hillocks that dot the place are a hub for adrenaline-pumping sports such as trekking.
Waterfalls of Thommankuthu : A spectacular sight is shown by the 12 falls that differ in height and pass through the lush evergreen forests. The waterfall is named after its creator, Thommachan Kuruvinakunnel, who introduced the world to these lovely falls. Visitors are hypnotized by the rich flora and fauna around the waterfall.
The Devi Lake Sita : At an altitude of 1800 meters (5900 ft) above sea level, Sita Devi Lake is situated. The lake is supposedly connected to the epic Ramayana, also referred to as Devikulam, which means Lake of the Goddess. According to the story, it is said that Goddess Sita Devi, Lord Rama's consort, had bathed in these waters. Visitors like to dip in the waters of this lake, not only because of its sacredness but also because of its mineral waters' supposed healing powers.
Waterfalls from Cheeyappara : The Cheeyappara waterfalls are located in the Idukki district on the Kochi-Madurai Highway. A spectacular sight is created by the avalanche of water flowing down the seven levels of the rocky mountain. At the bottom of the waterfall, the sound of gushing water, the mist, the white froth, and swirling waters add beauty to the place. The 2-acre strip of evergreen woods on the giant mountain lends the waterfalls magic. Mountaineers and trekkers are attracted to the rocky terrain.
How to Reach Idukki
Highway : One of the finest wildlife reserves in India is in the Periyar forest of Thekkady, and picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks are spread across the entire district.
By train:Theni, which is about 83 km away, is the nearest railway station to the town, and Cochin and Kottayam are other nearby railway stations that are 100 plus km away from the district. Other major cities are well connected with frequent trains to all of these 3 stations. With frequent bus and taxi services to the area, all three cities are well connected. Tap for the train reservation.
The Flight:Cochin Airport, which is about 98 km away, is the nearest airport to the town. You can catch a flight from almost any city to Cochin Airport. Daily buses ply to the city from Cochin, and taxis are also easily accessible. It will take you approximately 3 hours from the airport to reach the area. Tap on flight reservations.
Best time to visit In Idukki
Summers: The summer months are from March to May, with temperatures around 24 degrees Celsius at night during these months and around 36 degrees Celsius during the day. There are warm days and cold nights. So in the afternoon, when you'd need sunscreen lotion, you'd need light, comfortable clothes at night. During the summer months, it's less crowded and this could be your chance to find some quiet and solitude.
Winters: The winter months are November to February and the temperature depends on which portion of the hill station we are talking about. The western region has cool winters, although temperatures as low as -1 degrees Celsius are encountered in the eastern part of the hill station. The city is a witness of numerous winter festivals, beginning with the 'Ashtamudi Craft and Art Festival' which begins at the end of December and lasts until the first week of January, Ernakulathappan Utsavam, which is celebrated.
Pick up from Theni.
Then proceed towards Idukki.
Hotel Check in.
Then proceed to visit Idukki Sightseeing such as Hill-view Park , Kulamavu Dam and Idukki Arch Dam.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
After fresh up & Breakfast.
Then proceed to visit Idukki Sightseeing such as Painavu- Painavu( The place is famous for its local handicrafts, silk and beautiful local clothes.) , Nadukani and Anakarra.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
After fresh up & Breakfast.
Check out from the Hotel.
Then proceed to visit Idukki Sightseeing such as Keezharkuthu Falls and Periyar National Park.
Then starting our Journey towards Theni with sweet Memories of Kerala.
What 's Included
We can provide stay for ( 2*, 3*, 5*, 7* )
2.Double sharing Rooms
5.Royal Suite Rooms
( as per requirement )
From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care
Local Speaking Guide - ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *