Periyar National park may be the first location that comes up on your search for the best places to visit in Thekkady. The dense evergreen forest of Periyar National Park with its deciduous trees and lush green flora can enchant anyone. The preserved area devoid of human intervention pulsates with the innate beauty of nature. You will be thrilled when you see the wildlife-filled with elephants, deers, Nilgiri langurs, and sambar living peacefully in their natural habitat. The exciting safari gets you very close to their unperturbed life in the wildlife sanctuary in Thekkady.
Periyar National Park also houses a tiger reserve which presents a trekking opportunity for adventure lovers. The prospect of seeing an Indian tiger up close makes the trip much exciting.