The highland district of Kerala has enough and more attractions to offer the tourists with its mountains, valleys, dams, forests, wildlife, orchids, streams, scenic points, trekking trails, sanctuaries, hill stations, lakes and much more.
Idukki is a much sought after hill station in Kerala, and a spice planter's delight, with vast sloping territories of spice plantations of the order of tea, coffee, cardamom, cinnamon, etc, holding forth as its beauty flagships.
This place is surrounded by three rivers of the order of Periyar, Thalayar, and Thodupuzhayar. Being a place of extreme natural beauty, it is up to the traveler to explore this place as a hill station for numerous treks, picturesque scenes, verdant surroundings, and the much-in-demand and popular elephant rides through the dense jungle.
Idukki wildlife sanctuary spreads over an area covered by Thodupuzha and Udumpanchola taluks which are again spread over an area of 77 sq. kilometers, with Idukki stationed at a commanding height of 450-750 kilometers above sea level. Animals of the order of the bison, jungle cat, wild dog, and wild boar are there to be witnessed in their natural habitat and in gay abandon...More.....