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Fun things to do in Alleppey and Thekkady Read Article

Fun things to do in Alleppey and Thekkady

A long weekend in Kerala had us explore two of its popular destinations – Alleppey and Thekkady. The latter is located near the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, giving it a distinct culture and good accessibility from both states. Thekkady is also home to the renowned Periyar Tiger Reserve, making it a great destination for adventure and wildlife spotting! Alleppey (Alappuzha to locals) is about 138 km from Thekkady and a four-hour scenic drive through tea, rubber and cardamom plantations. This makes for a pleasant commute between these two well-loved destinations of Kerala. We spent two memorable days in each of these places and here’s how you can make the most of a long weekend in this part of India :1. Boat ride in Periyar Lake. A massive water reserve, this lake draws visitors
Carmelia Haven in Thekkady - A resort in the Lap of Nature Read Article

Carmelia Haven: A Resort in the Lap of Nature

After a floating weekend on Allepey’s waters thanks to Spice Routes Luxury Houseboats, we set off for our next destination ,the eco resort Carmelia Haven in Thekkady. The drive from Alleppey took us about 4 hours through winding roads flanked by swaying coconut trees and rubber plantations.Established in 1995, the resort stands about 23 km from Thekkady, a 45-minute drive along the Thekkady-Munnar road.This environment friendly resort offers distinct stay experiences and several activities to add adventure and variety to your memories. Carmelia Haven spans across 55 acres of tea and cardamom plantations. Restful and spacious, we started to feel at home before we had even begun to unpack. Walking to our villa we passed by the pool, every bit as inviting as a pool after a long drive

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