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Thekkady- The Wild Life Sanctuary of Kerala:

Thekkady the most famous natural wildlife sanctuary of Kerala is just 7 kms from Tabernacle Resort. Staying in the rich cardamom plantation resort, tourist can visit this beautiful place and enjoy boating in the Periyar River and reach the Mullaperiyar dam. Whle boating through the river Periyar, tourist could enjoy the wildlife of both side of the river.

Thekkady falling in Idukki district of Kerala, is the most fascinating and beautiful natural wildlife sanctuaries among other sanctuaries of India, where you can watch wildlife at close range. The varied type of vegetation, the flora and fauna of Thekkady are uniquely rich, and the special ecological pattern of Thekkady is luring to the eyes.
Thekkady - The cool air of the western ghats will experience you the most enchanting holidays while your imaginations will go wild with the wilderness of Periyar forest of Thekkady. Thekkady is know for its elephants, unending chains of hill and spice scented plantations. The entire district is picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for trekkers and mountain walkers.

The Thekkady sanctuary is one of the best in the country for watching and photographing wild life. Notable among the denizens of Periyar are the tigers, the majestic Asiatic wild elephants and the distinctive Nilgiri langurs. Other animals include the wild boar, wild dog, bison, bear and leopards. Amongst the avifauna, the most profuse are herons, egrets, darters, kingfishers and the great Malabar grey hornbill. A cruise through the waters of beautiful Periyar lake around which the wild -life sanctuary is situated, offers a soul - stirring pleasant experience, and of course photographers delight!

Periyar Tiger Reserve of Thekkady

The Periyar Tiger Reserve of Thekkady is one of Kerala's prestigious possessions on the High Ranges of the Western Ghats. This forest Reserve surrounds the Periyar Lake, which was created in 1895 by building a dam across the Periyar river. The forests around the lake were declared as Reserved Forests in 1899. The Maharaja of Travancore, realising the significance of conservation, appointed Mr. S.C.H. Robinson as the First Game Warden. Based on his recommendations the forests around the lake were turned into a sanctuary in 1934 and christened Nellikkampetty sanctuary.

The sanctuary, which was a game reserve, merged with the Forest Department in 1966. It was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978 under the Project Tiger scheme. In 1982 the core area of the reserve (350 sq. km.) was notified as National Park. The Reserve covers hills and verdant forests extending over an area of 777 sq. km. The Periyar lake, the nucleus of the sanctuary is about 26 sq. km. in extent. The elevation ranges varies from 900 M to 2019 M. Noted for its geo-morphological diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty, the Reserve attracts visitors from all over the world.

The sanctuary supports a number of species of terrestrial, aquatic and arboreal animals. Apart from Elephants, other herbivores in the Reserve are Gaur, Sambar deer, Barking deer, Mouse deer, Nilgiri langur, Bonnet macaque, Lion-tailed macaque etc Tiger, Leopard, Jungle cat, Wild dog, etc are the major carnivores seen in the area. Other important animals are Bear, Porcupine, Jackal, Indian Giant Squirrel, Malabar flying squirrel, Wild boar, small Indian Civet, Mongoose and the Pangoline. This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake.

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