ABAD Green Forest Resort

Opp. R.C Church, Thekkady, Kerala, 685 509, India | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $52.00

Travel Blogs from Thekkady

Indian elephants

A travel blog entry by njmacindia


today a highlight of our trip - wild Indian elephants A herd of wild Indian elephants eating, grazing and just wandering through the forest just 100 meters from where we stood in silence with several guides and 15 other tourists. About 20 elephants in the mob out of the 120 known to be in the 900sqkm forest reserve On the other side about 70 meters …

Safari day!

A travel blog entry by shareddi


... Reserve, Thekkady, is an example of nature’s bounty, with great scenic charm, rich bio-diversity and providing exciting views of animals, vegetation and landscapes. Sprawled over an area of about 300 square miles, Periyar is one of the 27 tiger reserves in India. It is a zealously guarded and efficiently managed reserve and home to rare, endemic and endangered flora and fauna. It also forms the major watershed of two important ...

A Most Magical Day

A travel blog entry by stortney


This morning we visited an elephant sanctuary and now my new best friend is Ganga the Elephant. Ganga is 28 and knows nearly 100 words in Malayalam. (Although she isn't very talkative, she's happy to give the occasional toot to say that she understands). She likes to eat pumpkins and is the only person I know taller then Steve...apart from Nick N. We had a really lovely time at the elephant ...

Tiger, Tiger where art thou?

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe


... we lost them again in the dense jungle which was a bit disappointing, but hey, it was nature after all. As we could not actually find any our guide told us some elephant facts instead.

Elephants almost never stop moving and can move up to 45km per day.

They live in tight social units and are often led by an older bull.

They are also good swimmers and can swim for long distances and also enjoying playing around ...

An educational experience... in many ways

A travel blog entry by aaronselina


... got all our stuff on without their help or we wouldn't have gotten a 'seat' (even if it was a wooden bench on the upper luggage rack). They did question us several times why we were on this part of the train and we hadn't got the sleeper class or the night bus. There's a reason why this isn't recommended in lonely planet. Needless to say trains will be booked at least two weeks in advance from now on- we learnt our lesson the hard/numb way.


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