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    This beautiful High range district of Kerala is geographically known for its Mountainous Hills and Dense Forests. For the people of Kerala, Idukki is always associated with Power Generation. About 66% of the State's Power needs come from the Hydroelectric Power Projects in Idukki. Idukki accounts for 12.9 percent of the area of Kerala and only 3.7 percent of the population of Kerala. About 50% of its area is Reserved Forests. Thekkady (Idukki District) is the location of the Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in Kerala state, India, close to the Kerala -Tamil Nadu border town Kumily, located about 257 km (160 miles) from Trivandrum. The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, semievergreen, moist deciduous forests and savannah grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs.

    Thekkady, located in central Kerala, is a popular hill station and a wildlife centre. This town, which is an important plantation centre, conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations.In the Periyar Forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves of India and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold immense opportunities for treks and mountain walks. The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary offers a fairly good chance of seeing the great Indian tiger in its natural habitat. The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary: Lying close to the plantations, in the rich jungles of Periyar in Thekkady is one of the world's most fascinating natural wildlife reserves - the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Spread across 777 sq. km, of which 360 sq. km is thick evergreen forest, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978.

    Noted for its geo-morphological diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty, the Reserve attracts visitors from all over the world. The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar River adds to the charm of the park.

    This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. The top attractions Thekkady -Periyar remains the large herds of wild elephants that come down to the lake's edge.

    Sanctuary Watch Towers: There are three watch towers for observing wild life - at Edappalayam and Manakkavala and Thannikudi. Reservations can be made at the Forest Information Counter, Thekkady.

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    wat percent of madness does a statistikal "echantillo representative" of Kerala peope have kompared to the echantillon of himalayan indian?

    i feel very sad it is not a joke...

    i m sorry



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      In winter, many ‘things to do in Kerala in January’ from amazing lively festivals to serene walks to and cruise house.

      Kerala, God’s nation has unique gatherings and culture, repeatedly bringing the snooping feature up in visitors for a long time. Most of the tourists who visit over Kerala revisit for supplementary as they are engrossed by the peaceful backwaters, Elephant ride, the plentiful tropical forests, the native verdure, the dazzling slope stations, and many more places to visit in Kerala in January. Customize your Kerala Holiday Packages with some special tourist spots and activities.

      In case if you are planning to visit Kerala in January, you will have a surprising trek in this pinnacle season. You never imagine that Kerala would appear dazzling amid the winter season. So pack up and play your role in all the following things to do in Kerala in January.
      1. Elephant Ride like a King

      Unlike camel ride in Rajasthan, Kerala is famous globally for its procession of elephants that are decked up in amusing tinges. It’s considered as a revitalizing than that is a ride on the elephant in Kerala. You can visit the wide-open river bank area through an elephant ride. Among these rivers, Bharathapuzha River is one whose bank is a suitable area for satisfying elephant ride. Throughout the woodlands, you can move for a reviving natural life safari or can explore the numbers of estates in Kerala at the time of an elephant ride within your Kerala Tour Packages.
      2. Kovlam and Alleppey – Have fun in House Boat Cruise

      To live in a houseboat along the astounding backwaters of Alleppey, the tourists must have the ability to be grateful for the legitimate superiority of Kerala. Since, different styles of houseboats are available in Kovlam, Alleppey, and other tourist destinations. The tourists could choose a definite option for entertainment and a peaceful moment. These houseboats seem luxurious hotels on the boat and floating on water with amazing sightseeing and mobility.
      3. Marayoor’s Sandalwood Forests

      Marayoor, the sandalwood timberlands, is a mind-blowing tourist destination with old-fashioned dolmens and the stone artistic construction that you must pay a visit. These arts are made on scenes of Ramayan and Mahabharat (Lord Shri Krishna & Pandavas). Marayoor, Idukki is nearer to Pollachi or Munnar in Tamil Nadu.
      4. Ernakulathappan Utsavom - Festival of Lord Shiva

      Ernakulathappan Utsavom is admired with amazing energy by the devotees of Lord Shiva and here, the Shiva sanctuary is located at Ernakulam, India. This festival ends with the special program “Araattu” in Thiruvathira, along with Makara. Around 15 tamed elephants participate in this procession along with dancing people.
      5. Adoor Gajamela – Elephant festival

      Gajamela is a famous festival celebrated at Adoor with nine well-decorated elephants is an important celebration in January month. This festival runs for 10-days with different programs and Velakali dance. Parichamuttukali dance, hand to hand fighting, Ashtamirohini (birthday of Lord Krishna) and mayooranritham or-Peacock dance are other attractions over here.
      6. Breath-taking traditional dance in Cochin, Kerala

      Kathakali dance with decorated artists beautifully reveals your charming accounts of the destination with only their performances. Without watching a Kathakali dance program, spending the evenings in Cochin is not enough joyful.
      7. Ayurveda treatment and massage

      Unlike Las Vegas, Kerala’s Ayurvedic treatments including massage & spa therapies are more pleasure and healthy aid to your travel. At least once, you must enjoy the opportunity of reprieving and getting an Ayurveda to treat from a specialist in Kerala.
      8. Spending time at SEA beaches

      In the south of Kerala, the array sea beaches are found in the soar of the Arabian Sea which includes Kovalam, Varkala Beach, and many more. These sea beaches have been the parts of the world holiday tourism map for a long time. Rocky headland and the shallow bluish waters make this sea beaches amazing places for sunbathing and swimming.
      9. Thekkady - Place of amazing adventurous trekking experience

      Here at Thekkady, spend an adventurous trekking time through the Periyar Tiger Reserve, or proceed for a great boat ride and don’t leave any opportunity to see the wild animals in their natural habitat. Here, you can also have bamboo rafting and other mind relaxing adventurous activities.
      10. Pongal Festival – 4 days celebration in Mid January

      The Pongal Festival is famous in mid-January and mostly celebrated in Tamil Nadu for four days. This festival is mainly celebrated by worshipping lord Indra the god of rain.

      Also, you can visit different hill stations in Kerala in January. Kalamachal, a foggy and greenery hill station could be visited on the way of Thiruvananthapuram to spend a few moments in complete peace and harmony. Kalamachal is located at a 10 km distance from Attingal and 3 km from Vamanapuram.

      Including Munnar, you can visit other hill stations like Ponmudi, Vagamon, Wayanad, Kumili, Nelliyampathy, Peerumedu, and many more places to visit in Kerala in January to get non-stop pleasure throughout your holiday vacation.

      We hope, the above content could help you plan your Kerala Travel Packages easily and satisfactorily. You can customize your Kerala Packages as per your budget.


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