Located at the Idukki district of Kerala, Thekkady is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kerala. It is located at a distance of around 160 miles from Thiruvananthapuram and is a well known for wildlife protection. Thekkady is the
hometown of Periyar National Park which is an important tourist attraction of this place. Besides, Thekkady is also known for its scenic beauty, nonstop chain of hills and spice scented plantations. Then there is a popular plantation town-Kumily-which is located around 4 kilometers from Thekkady. Kumily is recognized across the world for its undulating spice and tea plantations due to which it has become an important centre for spice trade.