<p>Thekkady, located in Idukki district of Kerala, is the location of the Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in the Kerala state of India.Thekkady is one of the wildlife tourism destinations of Kerala. Thick forests, semi-evergreen and savanna grasslands are the main features of Thekkady. Animals like tigers, gaur, lion-tailed macaques, elephants, sambar and Nilgiri langurs are found in Periyar National Park. At Thekkady, one can also find spices like cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, black pepper, and clove<strong>.</strong>Winters are by far the best time to visit Thekkady as the weather is cool and pleasant, making it ideal for sightseeing. The maximum temperature goes up to 15 degrees Celsius and this is a great time to go for wildlife safaris and admire the natural beauty of Thekkady. You can also enjoy the many festivals which take place during this time in Thekkady. The monsoons are another great time to visit Thekkady. The temperature drops slightly and the surroundings are draped in a cloak of rich greenery. It is a great time to enjoy the rain washed beauty of Thekkady. Do make sure you carry an umbrella or raincoat along as rain showers are frequent and heavy.</p>

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