The Elephant Court Thekkady
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Multilingual staff
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Elephant Court Thekkady
Our two night stay were very comfortable. The hotel set high in the western Ghat mountains close to the Periyar National Park was set back from the bustle of the town. Our room, with large balcony overlooked the forest and we were surprised by a visit of a troop of black monkeys in the nearby trees one afternoon. Grounds were clean and well laid out but we felt the pool was a little cool to swim. Food was buffet style and very good quality. However the hotel ran out of beers during our stay and had to go out to get more. Didn't plan for a British tour.
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An early start led us to Alleppey where we joined a traditional houseboat to wander through the intricate maze of Kerala backwaters. The endless beautiful countryside of rice fields and coconut trees viewed from a different angle was very peaceful and relaxing. We cruised across Lake Vembanad which was like a millpond passing traditional boat …
... to be our guide at the spice plantation in the afternoon. Did you know vanilla pods are now the second most expensive spice after saffron. Not a lot of people know that. Think on, next time you have an ice cream.
The boat trip was good but we did not get our small boat and we did share with the Aussies. We saw elephant, wild boar, cormorants and kingfishers. Ang can recall lots more sightings that we were told about though, four was good enough for ...
... the Chinese, the Jews, the Portuguese, the Dutch and then the British to this piece of paradise. The following morning we had an early start to go on a walk and hopefully spot some wildlife in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Our small group heard an elephant but never did spot it. One of the other groups got lucky and did see one in the distance. Just being in the beautiful forest and listening to the birdsong was enough ...
... he smiles and points view for photo. Hmmm not sure if he knows why tourists go there but the view was hidden under a sea of grey mist, but I oblige and take some photos of the mist. I smile and we head back down the landslide of a hill. My last morning here and I decide to go for a trip on the lake. I booked my ticket the day before as apparently they sell out quickly. I am told although my boat leaves at 7:30 I should be there at 6:30, I am told there will be ...
... help , that was really fun to do , and she was even enjoying a lot you saw that on her eyes.
it was like scrubbing very hard and than the keeper told what she coulth do.
after the wash chandra needed to be washed to , he was sitting on the back and kumari sprayed lots of water over him and that was a lot. i dith not wanthed to do that.
in the evening we went back to the hotel and hear lots of music. we went outside and ...