Idukki hills holds the credit of being one of the most frequently visited hill stations in Kerala with its emerald-green surroundings and South India has done nothing to change its virginal natural greens and bewitchingly beautiful setting. Tucked away at an altitude of 750-meters above the sea level, the idyllic Idukki hills is well-known for the fascinating wildlife sanctuary which is home to an amazing variety of wild animals and birds.

Places To Stay in Idukki

Idukki has a wide range of accommodation options on offer for the tourists. Paradise Plantation Retreat, Greenberg Holiday Resorts, Tea County KTDC Hill Resort and the Carmelia Haven Resort are some of the finest resorts of Idukki.

Things To Do in Idukki

• Discover the wild side of Idukki as you visit the Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, spread over an area of 70 sqkm. Get ready for an encounter with the elephants, sambhars, spotted deer, langurs and bisons.

• The famous tiger reserve of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at Thekkady is also a must-see attraction. Calling all the adventure-seekers, Thekkady offers you opportunities to indulge in trekking, elephant rides and boating.

• Visit Asia's biggest arched dam, Idukki Dam built across Periyar River. Enjoy a fun-filled day as you arrange a picnic.

• Visit the exotic spice plantations nurtured in the beautiful Idukki hills. The fascinating aroma emanated from the cardamom and pepper will take you to another world.

• Admire the murmuring waterfalls at Keezar Kuthu.

• Go for paragliding, mountaineering, wildlife safaris, hill trekking, biking and other absorbing hill activities.

How To Reach Idukki

Idukki is easily accessible from any corner of the world. Cochin International Airport, the nearest airport is 132km. away. The closest rail connection, Kottayam is 133km. away. Idukki is well connected with most part of the state and India by motor-able road.