By Air: kochin International Airport-190Kms
Madurai Airport-140kms
By Rail: Nearest Railway station-Theni-60 kms. Kottayam-114kms, Ernakulam-190 kms, Madurai -135ksm
By Road: Direct bus services from Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Kottayam, Munnar and Madurai

Idukki dt, southern part of western ghats.
The largest and oldest protected area of

Eco Tourism Centre, range Office Complex, Thekkady Ph.04869 224571
Deputy Director (Project Tiger), Thekkady
Ph.04869 222027, 222028, 222284
Forest Information Centre - Boat landing
Ph. 04869 222028
Dept. of Tourism - Ph. 04869 222389, 222366

August to May
Climate: 13O to 30O
Altitude: 900 mts. - 2019 mts.

KTDC Hotels
Aranya Nivas , Rs-3000-8000 Ph.0486222282
Lake Palace ,Rs-10000-20000 Ph.04869 222282
Periyar House ,Rs-1275-4050 Ph.04869 222026
Eco Tourism Accomodation
Bamboo Grove, Rs-2000
Jungle Inn, Rs-2000
For advance booking-91-4869-224571
Hotels and home stays available in all ranges

Boating at Periyar lake, Nature Walk, Periyar Tiger Trail, Border Hiking, Bamboo rafting, Jungle patrol, Tribal Heritage, Bullock cart Discoveries, Jungle camp.
(Entrance to the sanctuary - between 6 am to 6 pm only)