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Best Time to Visit Thekkady

Thekkady is located in the Idukki District of Kerala. It is well-known for its Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and scenic locations. However, the place experiences extreme climatic conditions in summers and monsoons, making it difficult for travelers to visit the site. So, the winter season is the perfect time to visit the place. It is an ideal time for sightseeing, adventure activities, and bird-watching. Tourists make it a point to visit Thekkady, Kerala's crown jewel and the home of Kalaripayattu and Kathakali, to find the most pristine and picturesque sites buried away in the heart of nature. This tourist location, which is truly blessed with immense natural beauty, is home to a lovely wildlife reserve, virgin slopes, verdant tea and coffee gardens, and sacred temples. Kerala's must-see location

Summers March to May 26°C-36°C
Monsoon June to Sep 20°C-28°C
Winter November to February 15°C-21°C

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FAQs about the Best Time to Visit Thekkady

Q: What is the best time to visit Thekkady?

Ans. October to February is the ideal time to plan your trip to Thekkady as the pleasant climate lets you do the sightseeing delightfully. During this time, the temperature range revolves around 15°C-21°C, and it is an ideal time to enjoy the wildlife of this region for a better experience.

Q: What are the recommended tour packages of Thekkady?

Ans: We offer a wide range of tour packages that you can choose to enjoy a vacation in Thekkady. However, along with Thekkady, you can explore other tourist places near this destination. With That being said, we have recommended some of the top tour packages you can book for a remarkable experience in Thekkady.

  • Periyar Tour with Treehouse (2 N / 3 D)
  • Best of Kerala (7 N / 8 D)
  • Kerala Budget Tour (7 N / 8 D)
  • Kerala Beach and Backwater Tour (11 N / 12 D)
  • Kerala Panorama Tour (7 N / 8 D)

Note: All tour packages are customizable, and you can bring any changes to these tour packages as per your traveling preferences.

Q: What is the specialty of Thekkady?

Ans: Thekkady is located in the heart of the protected jungle area in Kerala. This tourist destination is famous for its Thekkady or Periyar Lake and Thekkady wildlife Park which offers a wide variety of flora and fauna. Here, you can spot rare birds, including the Malabar Grey Hornbill and Nilgiri Wood Pigeon. And enjoying a boat ride and trekking are charming factors of Thekkady for tourism.

Q: How many days are sufficient for Thekkady?

Ans: If you plan a tour only for Thekkady, you will require 2-3 days. You can extend your duration to enjoy each kind of thrill Thekkady has for its visitors. This destination offers a wide variety of trekking that you can add to your trip. Apart from it, you can enjoy safari and boating for a thrilling adventure.