Hotels in Thekkady - Lake Palace Hotel
Flora and fauna that never cease to surprise, that is Thekkady for you. And introducing you to the mystery and adventure of the jungle is Lake Palace.
Majestically poised on a peninsula in the Periyar Lake, in the midst of the Periyar forest, the Lake Palace, which sports the regal ambience of an erstwhile summer palace, is the perfect hideaway.
This resort offers you unlimited peace and tranquility, interrupted only by the twitter of birds, a cry in the wilds or the excitement of spotting wildlife from your window.
The six suites in Lake Palace still exude the regal opulence and charm of old times. The 6 palatial deluxe rooms are cocoons of comfort for the guests at the Lake Palace Hotel and offer 24 hour room service, Colour TV/Satellite channels/in-house movies, Telephone, Laundry, Doctor on call, Currency Exchange, Travel assistance, and Car hire facilities.
At the in house restaurant you may feast on the fresh and hygienic food.
Recreation & Health:
There are ample Leisure options you may enjoy at the Lake Palace hotel. There are Elephant rides, wildlife safaris, treks through woods, tea, coffee, orange and spice plantations, and boat cruises.
For short tour there are options including Munnar hill station, Devikulam, Peermede, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary et al. Thanks to a panoramic reservoir, this is also the only one where wildlife can be viewed at close quarters from the safety of a boat.
|Madurai Airport is 3 1/2 Hrs. away
Kottayam Railway terminal is 4 1/2 hrs by road)
Kumily Bus terminal is 4 Km away
Thekkady beckons are the adventure seekers, nature lovers and the animal watchers alike. Thekkady is renowned for the Thekkady/Periyar National Park. At the Thekkady National Park you may spot the wild elephants, leopard, wild dog, barking deer, mouse deer, Nilgiri langur (a primate), bonnet macaque, sambhar, porcupines, squirrels, gaur (Indian bison), wild boar and sloth bear besides the tigers and the Nilgiri tahrs. Along with animals Thekkady is home to monitor lizards, pythons, king cobras and flying lizards. Birds like darters, cormorants, ibises, gray herons, mynas, flycatchers, orioles, wood pigeons, kingfishers, kites, ospreys, thrushes, and parakeets add to the attraction of Thekkady. You may watch the animals on the move from the motorboats on the lake or from watchtowers only after prior permission. Else you may enjoy a walking tour of the Thekkady National Park with the local guides.