Would you skip a chance to make a trip through Thekkady’s stunning backwaters? We are sure you will be getting a lot of fresh energy if you make a boating in Periyar Lake, among the wandering elephants on both sides of the stream, unending chains of green hills and wild beauty of breathtaking plantations. Thekkay Lake spreads across the famous Periyar Tiger Reserve. Thekkady is also known as a heaven for Kerala natural spices like black pepper, cardamom, ginger and etc.. Thekkay is located just around 70KMs away from RIMS, Erattupetta. A two hour drive will take you there. Check out the route map below. RIMS to Thekkady