Thursday, October 7, 2010

Trip to Thekkady & Mullaperiyar and Theni Ghat view

Thekkady (Idukki district) is the location of the Periyar National Park. The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is spread across 777 km² (300 sq. miles), of which 360 km² (139 sq. miles) is thick evergreen forest. The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaiperiyar Dam across the Periyar River adds to the charm of the park.


Very usual scene

This is a concrete sculpture that representing a Tiger

The famous thekkady boat launch and scenic Periyar lake

Kerala Forest Department information board @ thekkady

Entrance to Periyar Tiger Reserve

One of the resort at Kumily

Beautiful buildings, resorts all over

Kumily-Theni Ghat road

The Famous Mullaperiyar Hydroelectric power station

Huge Penstock Pipes carrying water to the Hydroelectric power plant

Valley view

Huge Penstock Pipes carrying water to the Tamilnadu Hydroelectric power plant

Big tree Root....

Comfort Station and various ticket reservation center @ Thekkady

Not much water its summer.

4 comments:

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Poonam said...

Nice to know about your experience through the blog. Near Thekkady, cumbum is a place which is surrounded by hills and also famous for its coconut & Cardamom trading market. However, there are many places to visit in cumbum.

Swathi said...

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