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How To Reach Thekkady From Trivandrum

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How To Reach Thekkady From Trivandrum

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Trivandrum to Thekkady-5.0 hours2.0 hours-

Thekkady, a small district in Kerala is frequently visited by tourists from all over India as well as by those not belonging to India. It is a beautiful place and reaching there is not a hassle at all. It is extremely well connected. It is most famously known for the Periyar National Park where tourists love to go for the Periyar Tiger Trail, which is a thrilling experience. So here are a few ways in which you can reach Thekkady from Trivandrum:

 

Thekkady From Trivandrum By air: There are currently no flights which will take you from Trivandrum to Thekkady.

 

Thekkady From Trivandrum By train: Trains are the most economical and affordable. Train journeys are super fun when travelling in a large group. The whole journey passes by very easily. The train duration to reach Thekkady from Trivandrum is about 2 hours. However, the nearest station where you will have to deboard is not very close to the city centre. From the Kottayam Railway Station, a cab ride of approximately 2 hours will take you to Thekkady. It is not inconvenient, just a little longer than you may expect.

 

Thekkady From Trivandrum By road: Individual travellers could swear by bus travel. The bus directly travels from Trivandrum to Thekkady. It takes just 5 hours to reach Thekkady from Trivandrum. It is cheap, affordable and reasonably comfortable. If you are lucky, you may even find a companion on during the bus journey. If buses do not suit you, there is  always the option of a hiring a cab. The cab will take you to Thekkady from Madurai in just 4 hours. It will not feel like a long journey if you have a book to read or a fellow traveller with you, or better yet, some great music.

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    Manjeet Singh

    Delhi

    Manjeet's 7 days trip to Thekkady

    All hotels and Cab & Driver were excellent. Houseboat was good, services were good. Only thing i would say that cruise time of houseboat was less and was little time bounded intern of services. Cab Driver. All hotels. Sightscene.

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    Siddhant Sawant

    Bangalore

    Siddhant's 4 days trip to Thekkady

    Firstly co-ordination was not great , Hotel was not booked correctly , have to wait for an hour to get it confirmed under right names in Munnar .Hotel and food was good. Also On second location , Travel agent dint pick up calls on time and dint tell the driver the exact location to reach to Allepey and further blamed us for reaching there late. BoatHouse was not confirmed , so they sent us to Kumarkaon which is half an hour further from Allepey . Boat house was not clean with smell of pesticides , although food served overall was good. Good Trip messed up by the travel agent.

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    Sandeep Nautiyal

    Delhi

    Sandeep's 7 days trip to Thekkady

    Kuala Lumpur hotel was horrible ...many inclusions was not done in trip like sea aquarium in Singapore ..kl tower in malaysia, night tour etc this should had been included. Universal studios

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    Kishor Patil

    Mumbai

    Kishor's 4 days trip to Thekkady

    A big thanks to Driver Mr. Babu V. Because of whom we have enjoyed a lot and can explore a lot. Also big thanks to Priyankiji from Travel Unbounded who adjusted the plan according to our convenience. Thanks for arranging amazing trip, 1. Cab driver Mr. Babu was best man, he helped and guided and behaved like a family man. 2. Houseboat 'dream maker' was a great experience good staff great food 3. Hotel Jungle Park resort at Thekkady have a great scenery located at best place. 4. Hotel blue bells rooms is too good and had a good staff. Enjoyed the place. Travel unbounded is really helpful and had good flexibility given for amendment, cooperative ppl, Thanks Priyankiji and Sanjeev. Thanks.

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    Ahad Khan

    Cochin

    Ahad's 5 days trip to Thekkady

    One of the worst travel experiences of my life. Even after booking the trip 4 months in advance had to face lot of difficulties as things were not handled properly by the travel agent.

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    Sumi Vimi

    Richers garden main rd

    Sumi's 5 days trip to Thekkady

    The room that we got in Thekady was really really bad. Please don't ever suggest such rooms for anyone. Power point was not working,tv was not workingRoom in Munnar was good and the house boat in Allepey was okay not that great. Geaser was not there in the boat and it would better if it is even more clean. Driver was too friendly and polite and overall journey was good

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    Ripanmiglani

    Jalandhar

    Ripanmiglani's 5 days trip to Thekkady

    Driver was good, Ist resort at munnar was gud. But hotel at thekkady was bad. Rest all gud. House boat experience

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    Kb Chetanreddy

    Regimental bazaar

    Kb's 4 days trip to Thekkady

    trip was good... travel triangle provided nice package fr me...

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    Bibhu Mishra

    Bhubaneswar

    Bibhu's 5 days trip to Thekkady

    Nice driver.Nice stay at hotel.Beautiful memories for a lifetime.

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    Rukun Bhatnagar

    Singapura

    Rukun's 5 days trip to Thekkady

    Everything was well planned. Hotels were good. The cab and driver was not good and could hav3 been better.

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    The ideal amount of time spent in Thekkady would depend on the traveller's reason for going there. While there are quite a few places around that are not to be missed to see the true beauty of the place, one can ideally see most of them in 3 or 4 days. However, as the biggest attraction is Periyar National Park, anyone visiting Thekkady to spend a few days observing the animals could do with staying a week and seeing some of the other nearby attractions as well.

    In terms of clothes, muted colours like green, brown, grey are recommended as the national park is a main attraction. The clothes should ideally also be comfortable and easy to walk around in. Since the other attractions around Thekkady are nature oriented as well, it makes packing the essentials of mosquito repellent, flashlight and good shoes necessary as well.

    In Thekkady the cost of a one and a half hour ride from the Elephant Junction is roughly Rs. 1300. 

    Thekkady is a place that you would visit to be close to nature and as such, it is a peaceful and luxurious experience. A visit with family is ideal and it is an excellent place to spend some down-time with the family and relax. Of course, if you have friends that share a common interest with you, for example, wildlife/nature photography, then it is a great place to visit with them as well.

    There is boating, border hiking, Bamboo rafting and Jungle safari to Gavi. The safari includes trekking, pedal boating, visit to cardamon plantations as well as the museum.

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