South India is known for natural beauty and wildlife. The natural beauty is seen in oodles in the landscape, backwaters, beeches and greenery. The flora and fauna is not enough to describe the south India. Along with the wild nature one must observe the wild life in Southern part of India. One of the best ways to do that is visiting the wild life sanctuaries. Wild life sanctuary at Periyar is something one should not miss to see. It is one of the tiger reserves in India and out of the 27 tiger reserves it is spread over huge expanse of 777 sq Km. More than half of the area is spread over a green-thick forest. Murraperiyar dam at end along with the artificial lake adds to the overall beauty of the forest. The uniqueness of this Wildlife sanctuary is the elephants and the way visitors can view them closely. The Periyar Wildlife sanctuary acts like a magnetic power for the travelers all over the world.
Besides wildlife, Kurisumala is a place where one can enjoy adventure activities such as trekking and rock climbing. The tourists visit this place to spice up their tour and to get a bird's eye view of the town Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. In Kumily, which is situated at 4 km from Thekkady tourist will find good places to shop around. It is also a trade centre for spice. Kumily is located at the outskirts of the wildlife sanctuary. Vandanmedu is 25 km away from Kumily and is the largest centre of auction of cardamom. The experience of walking through the cardamom gardens in Vadanmedu is breathtaking. Pullumedu is at 26km from Periyar and is famous for Sree Ayyapa Temple at Sabarimala and the illumination of Makara
Jyothi. The untouched beauty on the journey to this place is so touching. The travel to the town is through the greenest hilly region where flora and fauna is of distinct style. This place is accessible only by your own vehicle-car or jeep. Another place where a traveler finds fresh greenery as if by God just now can be seen at Ramakalmedu. It is 40 km away from Thekaddy and allows the visitors to see the villages of Cumbum and Bodi. Tourists feel and see nature at its best in Ramakalmedu. The blend of both a sleepy and an adventurous town sums up the description of Periyar. In fact the city is for the people who like adventure sports and for those who like to be far from the maddening crowd.
To experience all of it is recommended for the tourists to plan the trip well in advance so that it becomes comfortable and a hassle free trip for the travelers. For this one must seek the help of professional guides. It will make the task of travelling pleasant. Erco Travels providing best packages which could be tailored according to your needs and requirements. Relevant information and other assistance are provided to the tourists.