Bestowed with the beautiful and dense forests, Idukki is known to be the second largest district of Kerala. Ironically, it has the least population of all but it’s greenery and mountainous hills excretes a lovely vibe for all its tourists. Munnar, Vagamon and Ramakkalmedu are some of the famous hill station which reside here with pride and attracts tourists from all around the world.
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Eravikulam Wild Life Sanctuary, Periyar Tiger Reserve, Pampadumshola National Park and Kurinjimala Sanctuary are the names which flashes right away whenever the divine flora and fauna strike the minds of the visitors and naturalists. Adventures like trekking; plantations like teak, rosewood and mahogany; vast and intriguing lot of different bird and animal species are few of the many fascinating points that make Idukki what it is known for!The district also certain areas under the tag- ‘Protected’, some of which are the Periyar Tiger Reserve, Pampadum Shola National Park and Kurinjimala Sanctuary. These areas have been kept under protection for keeping in mind- the endangered species like tiger, grizzled giant squirrel, Nilgiri wood-pigeon, elephants, gaur, sambar deer and the intriguing purple frog.
The Cheeyappara Waterfall and Thommankkuthu waterfalls of the district are other pretty places of the district which no one tries to miss visiting. Apart from the scenic beauties, the surrounded area of Idukki also has a famous pilgrim center nearby, known as the Kalvarimount. Overall the district is a boon for nature lovers with a plus of an associated sacred feel!