Being one of the largest wildlife sanctuary in India, Thekaddy offers a lot of activities and amusement for the tourists who visit the Elephant Junction Thekkady. If visiting with family to Kerala, then the trip to the Elephant Junction is the most amazing one. There are so many things to do.
Timings – 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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Here the things that you can enjoy at the place:
1. Enjoy Elephant Bathing and Ride :-
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Have you ever seen the playful mood in which elephants bath, if not then at Elephant Junction at Thekkady, you will be able to experience a lot of fun and frolic. From exciting elephant ride to playing and bathing with elephants, you can enjoy everything at the elephant junction.
2. Visit A Plantation Farm :-
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Do you know how pepper, cardamom, cloves, turmeric etc spices grow? You love to relish the flavor of the spices in food but having a first -hand experience of the plantation where all this grows will `create a mesmerizing impact on yourself.
3. Bamboo Rafting :-
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Starting at early mornings, an amazing activity that can be carried out is the bamboo rafting. You will be able to explore some of the dense areas of the Periyar forests. It’s a three-hour activity that starts at 8:00 am in the morning. You will be accompanied by an armed guard and 4 guides with tea, snacks and packed lunch served during the route.
Further Read: [ Top 5 Places To Visit In Thekkady ]
4. Tiger Trail :-
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As the entire region is full of wildlife, you will be able to experience lot of varieties of fauna as well as flora during your trail that covers approximately 25-30 km. From tropical varieties of species, you are also able to explore Nilgiri languor, squirrels, tiger, elephant etc. Food will be served to you enroute with the guides and guard for your safety.
5. Ride A Jungle Jeep Safari :-
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The open jungle jeep safari is an adventure in itself when you will be able to get the thrill of visiting the dense jungle. You will be able to search for the paw marks, sounds and rustling of the leaves that will help you trace out the wild animals like apes, tigers, elephants, jackals etc.
Further Read: [ Top 10 wildlife sanctuaries in Kerala ]
6. Sky Walk :-
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If you are a nature lover then you should definitely do this activity during your trip to Thekaddy amidst the elephants. This program helps the tourists to go out for bird watching, butterfly watching and other natural habitats in the dense forests.
[ Further Read – Top 12 Eco -Tourist Places in Kerala ]