India is a land of immense natural beauty. There are the magnificent Himalayas in the northern region, the unexplored and calm east, which intrigue the globetrotter, the epitome of cultural amalgamation blended with scenic charm in the Western region. And, then there is the Southern region, mesmerizing the tourists with its backwaters, greenery, woods, valleys, rivers, pious shrines and tradition.
Kerala, renowned as God’s own country has an enormous natural beauty sprinkled on the land, the water bodies and the environment which envelopes it is a part of the southern region. In this beautiful land of enchanting beauty, nestles the district of Idukki.
Idukki is a tourist delight where you will be able to avail the finest natural charm in the form of gurgling waterfalls, ecotourism reservoirs, flora and fauna, adventure trails and fascinating lagoons. If you are in the state of Kerala, this is a must visit tourist place.
Here is a list of the most enchanting places of Idukki to enthrall your senses:
Idukki Arch Dam
This is the Asia’s first arch dam. You will be mesmerized by the scenic charm rendered in here. The encompassing hills Kuravan and Kurathi provide the perfect scenery for it.
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
The wildlife sanctuary is the perfect place to witness the flora and fauna of the state of Kerala. The tropical greens, the deciduous trees, the herds of elephant, bison, sambar deer and some of the most beautiful birds are in here to enchant your senses. The closeness to nature will leave you spellbound. Plan your Kerala tour and enjoy the wildlife sanctuaries.
Hill View Park
Here is always that amazing spot in every tourist destination that completes the breathtaking view. Witnessing the wild in their natural habitat, natural water body and the sprawling greens is sure to enchant you in here. There is the herbal green and children’s play area in this park as well.
If you have less time or are in the town for a weekend getaway, this is the most alluring of all spots. The landscape, the views and the sanctity is sure to amaze you.
Thumpachi Calveri Samuchayam
If you are looking for a place in the town to meditate amidst tranquilizing greenery, this is it. Tourists flock to this place to watch sunset and take enriching memories back home.
Trekking trails describe this place the best. It is also associated with the most beautiful view points. The most cherishing and promising memories make a part of the trail.
Scintillating waterfalls beside a road! Sounds amazing! You will be fascinated with the sight and beauty of the waterfalls at here.
With the many numbers of tourist attractions you are bound to have a pleasurable stay at Idukki. Do not obliterate to visit the shops in the city for some aromatic spices, souvenirs and handicrafts for a perfect vacation. The best time to visit this quintessential tourist spot is all throughout the year. It is because the summers and winters are pleasant. As for the rainy season it enhances the greenery in abundance. You can also explore the any other destination in South India such as Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.