Lake Palace, Periyar 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.
» 6 Palatial deluxe rooms
» 24 hour room service
» Colour TV/Satellite channels/in-house movies
» Doctor on call
» Currency Exchange
» Travel assistance
» Car hire
» Ayurvedic massage
» Boat cruise on the Periyar Lake
» Elephant rides and wildlife safaris
» Treks through woods, tea, coffee, orange and spice plantations
» Boat cruises
» Munnar hill station (70 Km): Sprawling tea plantations. Rich tropical forest teeming with an assortment of wildlife. Winding lanes and picturesque towns. All of it 1800m above sea level. Munnar is a nature lover's paradise.
» Devikulam: (16 Km south-west of Munnar). This serene hillstation rising. 1500m above sea level is home to rare fauna and flora.
» Peermede (36 km – 1 hour): One of the most fertile and scenic parts of the Western Ghats. Known for trekking trails, vast tea plantations, waterfalls and open grasslands.
» The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady, almost half of which is thick, evergreen forest, is one of the most fascinating wildlife sanctuaries in India.
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.