Hotel Kumily Gate

Kumily, Thekkady, Kerala, 685509, India | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $37.00

Travel Blogs from Thekkady

The long and winding road to Kumily

A travel blog entry by tomandgem


... by the river. In the afternoon we returned to the Park for guided hike. We saw samba deer, a mongoose, monkeys, various birds and a lot of spiders! The spiders were relatives of the daddy long legs, as we know it, and took up a quarter of the surface area of one tree. It was almost like the tree was pulsating when you focussed on the spiders. We also saw fig trees growing inside other trees like a parasite and slowly killing the host tree.

Cooking Classes, Market & Spice Garden

A travel blog entry by canalannie


... of veg. preparation. We arrived at around 6 o'clock, the house is at the top of a steep path; you enter the house via a large veranda set up with large tables full of vegetables that we would prepare. There was a large pit on the veranda, full of burning coal, over which a large mesh was placed then chicken pieces that had been marinating all day.

Our host was lovely, a round jolly man who would dart around the ...

'Simba! Stampede in the gorge"

A travel blog entry by beckiboo


... in front telling him her what to do all by voice commands (just like walking a dog). She was so beautiful and well behaved and we got to wash her afterwards, and by wash they we had to give a proper scrub, went on for ages. We then got given a shower by her and fed her some fruit - big slimey tongues - I love elephants! Have finally made it today, and we have just got back from a bamboo rafting tour round a nature reserve, we were so bored for the first 4ish hours, had not seen ...

Safari and Ayurveda

A travel blog entry by debsrtwjourney

... Towards the end of our walk we pass through a village and visit a factory where they are drying cardamom and coffee beans. The drying process for the cardamom takes 24 hours. Every so many hours the temperature must be changed and logged on the blackboard. It seems to be an exacting and tedious process.

We walk a little further to the village clinic. One of the gals works in the field of public health and is interested ...

Where's all the tigers hiding??

A travel blog entry by nadine_india


... tigers. All in all, it's a nice and easy hike and it feels good to do some walking after spending so many hours on various trains and buses and auto rikshaws over the last weeks. Surya is a funny guy, who gives us all names he can remember (rather than sticking with our own names) and entertains us with stories about the reserve and it's inhabitants. After the hike, we'll go get some snacks in the sanctuary cafe, which are promptly taken of us by ...


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