Feel the joy of an Elephant Ride in Thekkady

Elephant Ride In Thekkady

Enjoy the thrills of an Elephant Ride In Thekkady
Tourism in Thekkady

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Best time to visit

Nov - Feb

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2 - 3 Days

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Rs. 2,500
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  • Ideal for families

Elephant Ride In Thekkady

Elephant ride in Thekkady is one of the most popular activity for tourists in the city. A Thekkady elephant ride offers a chance to enjoy a breathtaking view of the tea and cardamom plantations to tourists. While on an elephant, you can access the otherwise inaccessible areas of the Periyar National Park, due to the rough terrain. Moreover, if one is adventurous, they can take an thekkady elephant ride deeper into the forest. As one goes deeper into the forest on an elephant, you can notice several animals like bisons, sambar deers etc. It is a totally refreshing experience for the tourists. Make sure to find out the elephant ride in thekkady price before you go. You can experience total tranquility when enjoying an Elephant ride in Thekkady as one is away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Also, there is no pollution inside the reserve. One can experience nature at its best inside the reserve, and enjoy their elephant camp thekkady. The duration of an elephant ride in Thekkady varies from 30 mins to one hour, depending on the distance you wish to tour. This elephant safari park is one of the most popular places to visit.

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Places To Visit In Thekkady

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  • Anakkara In Thekkady

    Anakkara is a small village in the Idukki district of Kerala. Anakkara lies in the Western Ghats at a height of 4000 feet above the sea level. Anakkara is famous for its spice plantations and is situated at a distance of about 13 km from Thekkady and 120 km from Kottayam. It has comfortable climate throughout the year with ...

    • Spice plantations
    • Wildlife
    • Sightseeing
    • Nature
    • Adventure
    • Family Trip
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  • Periyar Lake In Thekkady

    The Periyar lake in Thekkady is part of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala. The Periyar Lake was formed during the construction of the dam across the Mullaperiyar river in the year 1895. Periyar Lake offers one of its kind of animal watching, where the tourists can watch the animals very closely, sitting comfortably ...

    • Lake
    • Nature
    • Boating
    • Tea plantations
    • Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Cardamom Plantation
    • Family Trip
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  • Mangladevi Temple In Thekkady

    Mangaladevi Temple in Thekkady is a 1000 years old temple which is located in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. This temple is located at a distance of 15 kilometers from Thekkady. Mangaladevi Temple is situated at an altitude of about 1300 metres above the sea level.

    There is a very interesting phenomenon behind the Manga...

    • Temple
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  • Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary In Thekkady

    Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady is located in Kerala. This national park and wildlife sanctuary is a protected area for elephants and tigers. It is located in the Pandalam Hills of the Western Ghats. The total protected area of this wildlife sanctuary covers an area of about 900 sq km. A vast variety of plants and an...

    • Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Jeep Safari
    • Tea plantations
    • Cardamom Plantation
    • Family Trip
    • Honeymoon
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Things To Do In Thekkady

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  • Bamboo Rafting In Thekkady

    Thekkady or Periyar, as it is sometimes known, is famous for its backwaters. And bamboo rafting in Thekkady is one activity that lets you witness the beauty of backwaters at its best!

    This activity is organized in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, on the Periyar Lake, and is a part of a nature walk. On a tour to excursion ...

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    • Ideal for friends
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  • Jeep Safari In Thekkady

    Jeep safari in Thekkady through the rocky terrains is a thrilling experience. It is a must do for those in love with adrenaline rush. It is a very popular activity in Thekkady, and tourists and nature lovers always opt for this. The safari covers the dense and lush forests, waterfalls, spice plantations, and the rich green ...

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  • Periyar Tiger Trail In Thekkady

    The Periyar Tiger Reserve in Thekkady is one of the biggest and most well maintained wildlife reserves in India. The Reserve is full of picturesque scenery. You are not required to pay any entry fee here. The Periyar Tiger Trail is an exciting project started by the forest department. It gives all the thrill-seeking individ...

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  • Elephant Ride In Thekkady

    Elephant ride in Thekkady is one of the most popular activity for tourists in the city. A Thekkady elephant ride offers a chance to enjoy a breathtaking view of the tea and cardamom plantations to tourists. While on an elephant, you can access the otherwise inaccessible areas of the Periyar National Park, due to the rough t...

    • Elephant rides
    • Nature
    • Wildlife
    • Adventure
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    • Trip to Thekkady

      My first visit to southern India and chauffeur at our disposal was horrible with no understanding of family needs. He will just have his way throughout trying to save parking fees, some kilometres, driving rash, abusing other commuters and so on. Travel agent was nice but not adhering to service standards and commitments. Trip could have been better if the chauffeur was slightly compassionate. Kerala is beautiful at every bit, corner. This is actually a traveller's heaven and dream destination. Best places are Munnar, Thekkady and Allepey. Cochin to be avoided.
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      Nikhil Vashisht

      New delhi, a day ago

    • Trip to Thekkady

      Travel triangle support was very good helped me to get my trip completed successfully as per my requirements and in budget. All hotels, house boat, cab service, everything with our trip was awesome. We really had a great time in Kerala. Elite palazzo Cochin - food and supporting staff & restroom, Summit hampton hotel thekkady - Peaceful delux spacious room, Misty Mountain Munnar - Mesmerising views Cozy room & fresh calm environment , Alleppey house boat stunning views with rain was out of the world. Misty Mountain Hotel in Munnar was superb. One should try that once if plan to go there.
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      Lovekesh Gaba

      Delhi, 2 days ago

    • Trip to Thekkady

      Travel triangle support was very good helped me to get my trip completed successfully as per my requirements and in budget. All hotels, house boat, cab service, everything with our trip was awesome. We really had a great time in Kerala. Elite palazzo Cochin - food and supporting staff & restroom, Summit hampton hotel thekkady - Peaceful delux spacious room, Misty Mountain Munnar - Mesmerising views Cozy room & fresh calm environment , Alleppey house boat stunning views with rain was out of the world. Misty Mountain Hotel in Munnar was superb. One should try that once if plan to go there.
      LG

      Lovekesh Gaba

      Delhi, 2 days ago

    • Trip to Thekkady

      Travel triangle support was very good helped me to get my trip completed successfully as per my requirements and in budget. All hotels, house boat, cab service, everything with our trip was awesome. We really had a great time in Kerala. Elite palazzo Cochin - food and supporting staff & restroom, Summit hampton hotel thekkady - Peaceful delux spacious room, Misty Mountain Munnar - Mesmerising views Cozy room & fresh calm environment , Alleppey house boat stunning views with rain was out of the world. Misty Mountain Hotel in Munnar was superb. One should try that once if plan to go there.
      LG

      Lovekesh Gaba

      Delhi, 2 days ago

    • Trip to Thekkady

      House boat is basic just basic even the honeymoon inclusions just sucks. Candle light dinner means they just keep one deepa with oil in middle of a room. Cake means they have got a plum cake from a normal bakery without a name or mention on it. So house boat is just an average experience but remaining hotels are good in ambience. Food is not so great in spice jungle it is just average. Should also mention about the driver assigned to us. He doesn't know itenarary, he doesn't know who will pay for him. This shows a bad co co ordination between driver, his representative and our holiday agent. I pushed him alot to make him drive to the places that are there in the plan. Overall it's just an average experience with travel triangle. Not so great. Could be definitely a better one if they handled it in a better manner. Munnar is the best. Elephant camp in thekkady is also a memorable one. Jungle cruise is just time waste. Houseboat is new but not a great experience
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      Sree Kaushik

      Chennai, 3 days ago

    • Trip to Thekkady

      It was amazing. Mr. Shobhit planned a good trip. Munnnar and thekkady hotels were amazing. But when it comes to alleppey boat house I can say it was okay.
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      Swarnamakkitaya

      Bengaluru, 4 days ago

    • Trip to Thekkady

      I had a wonderful experience in Kerala in terms of place , travels but just want to add one suggestion. Please book hotels more carefully even if package includes 3 star hotels but there were much better hotels in Kovalam and Thekkady which were 3-star on same price with a slight variation. Because I have faced little issue with hotels only specially in Kovalam that they had only 10% of things which were mentioned in their menu and food taste service was below average. Rest all of the hotels we're good and our driver was very cooperative and sweet. Also Jipson coordinated very well during travel whenever required. Only bad part was Kovalam stay, I am disappointed with that. Houseboat was an awesome experience for me. I loved the service by all of the 3 staff on houseboat, they were really cooperative and sweet. Had a great time in Munnar stay i.e. lake n hills resort - their staff is also good and food was awesome. Overall had a great time in Kerala. Will try to come again for sure
      AK

      Amandeep Kaur

      New delhi, 4 days ago

    • Trip to Thekkady

      I had a wonderful experience in Kerala in terms of place , travels but just want to add one suggestion. Please book hotels more carefully even if package includes 3 star hotels but there were much better hotels in Kovalam and Thekkady which were 3-star on same price with a slight variation. Because I have faced little issue with hotels only specially in Kovalam that they had only 10% of things which were mentioned in their menu and food taste service was below average. Rest all of the hotels we're good and our driver was very cooperative and sweet. Also Jipson coordinated very well during travel whenever required. Only bad part was Kovalam stay, I am disappointed with that. Houseboat was an awesome experience for me. I loved the service by all of the 3 staff on houseboat, they were really cooperative and sweet. Had a great time in Munnar stay i.e. lake n hills resort - their staff is also good and food was awesome. Overall had a great time in Kerala. Will try to come again for sure
      AK

      Amandeep Kaur

      New delhi, 4 days ago

    • Trip to Thekkady

      I had a wonderful experience in Kerala in terms of place , travels but just want to add one suggestion. Please book hotels more carefully even if package includes 3 star hotels but there were much better hotels in Kovalam and Thekkady which were 3-star on same price with a slight variation. Because I have faced little issue with hotels only specially in Kovalam that they had only 10% of things which were mentioned in their menu and food taste service was below average. Rest all of the hotels we're good and our driver was very cooperative and sweet. Also Jipson coordinated very well during travel whenever required. Only bad part was Kovalam stay, I am disappointed with that. Houseboat was an awesome experience for me. I loved the service by all of the 3 staff on houseboat, they were really cooperative and sweet. Had a great time in Munnar stay i.e. lake n hills resort - their staff is also good and food was awesome. Overall had a great time in Kerala. Will try to come again for sure
      AK

      Amandeep Kaur

      New delhi, 4 days ago

    • Trip to Thekkady

      I had a wonderful experience in Kerala in terms of place , travels but just want to add one suggestion. Please book hotels more carefully even if package includes 3 star hotels but there were much better hotels in Kovalam and Thekkady which were 3-star on same price with a slight variation. Because I have faced little issue with hotels only specially in Kovalam that they had only 10% of things which were mentioned in their menu and food taste service was below average. Rest all of the hotels we're good and our driver was very cooperative and sweet. Also Jipson coordinated very well during travel whenever required. Only bad part was Kovalam stay, I am disappointed with that. Houseboat was an awesome experience for me. I loved the service by all of the 3 staff on houseboat, they were really cooperative and sweet. Had a great time in Munnar stay i.e. lake n hills resort - their staff is also good and food was awesome. Overall had a great time in Kerala. Will try to come again for sure
      AK

      Amandeep Kaur

      New delhi, 4 days ago

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    FAQ's of Thekkady

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    These rides can be enjoyed in any season. Monsoon is fairly heavy in this area however, so it's a good idea to visit in either the summer or winter months. 

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

    There are different packages that vary in cost according to the amount of time, but an elephant ride of about 1 and a half hour is ideal in Thekkady. These can be found at Elephant Junction. 

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