Backpacking destinations of Kerala - Thekkady
Thekkady whizzes the mind of backpackers seeking a calm and nature loving holiday in Kerala. The adventurous and honeymoon destination, Thekkady in Idukki district is popular for its dense forests, wildlife treasure, trekking silhouettes and the only Periyar reserve all these makes Thekkady one of the unusual backpacking destinations in India for solo travellers.
Tips for travel planning to Thekkady:
Inexpensive way to reach Thekkady is by catching buses from nearby cities like Kochi, Trivandrum and Kottayam. There are government or private run buses at regular intervals from here.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Kottayam, located 114 kilometres away
By flight: The nearest international airport is Cochin, about 190 km and nearest domestic airport is Madurai, about 140 km
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