Synonymous to Periyar National Park, Thekkady is one of the prime tourist and wild life destination in Idukki District of the state of Kerala. It's a calm and quiet hill station with large spice gardens and many renowned resorts and spas.
The Master piece of the travel to Thekkady is the Boat Ride on the Periyar Lake. Periyar National Park is dubbed as a Tiger Reserve too. Thus, while cruising through the lake, the lucky ones could watch free roaming wild animals and birds like Sambar, Tiger, Gaur, Bison, Herds of Elephants, Lion-tailed Macaques, Nilgiri Langur, Panther The Great Indian Hornbill, Sloth Bear, Porcupine, Malabar Flying Squirrel , etc.
Bamboo rafting and trekking is another favorite activity travelers can enjoy. Parunthumpara peak, Gavi, Vandiperiyar, Vagamon are nearby places with enchanting views of the valley and forest. Viewpoints in Vagamon are breathtaking which again is another famous honeymoon destination in south India, which is most frequented by visitors from north India.