Thekkady lake is also known as Periyar lake, it is a major part of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala. It was formed in the year 1895, during the build of the dam across the river of Mullaperiyar. Periyar Lake in Thekkady has one of its kinds of animal sightings, where the visitors can witness the animals very nearly, sitting cozily in the boat. Thekkady Lake Boating is the best way to admire the charming beauty of the Periyar lake with its affluent and rich ecosystem and the Periyar National Park. Various kinds of flora and fauna can be dotted near the Thekkady Lake. Periyar lake is also a hub to several and unique species of fish. There are also numerous tea, cardamom, pepper and coffee plantations around the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.
... There is a tiny island based in the Thekkady Lake. There is also a Lake Palace on this island which is also the ancient summer palace of the Travancore king. And, therefore, it is an ideal place for nature admirer. This lake also offers complete pleasure as it is away from the hustle bustle crowd of the cities.
What Thekkady Lake is famous for?
Ans. Thekkady Lake is famous for its serene beauty and animal sightings.
What are the nearby places to visit from Thekkady Lake?
Ans. Periyar National Park, Periyar Tiger Trail, Anakara, Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation Ecological Park, Mudra Cultural Centre, Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and Vandiperiyar.
Q. How to Reach Thekkady Lake?