Idukki,the district of Kerala is situated on the top of Western Ghats. Idukki is very famous about its dam and other travel destinations. The arch dam in Idukki made between the Kuravan and Kurathi Mountain. The district is very famous about it's mountains and dense forests. The word Idukki came from the Malayalam word idukku which means narrow space. It is blessed with naturebeauty. People can see flora and fauna in better range. Idukki district was formed in 26 January 1972.


It has an area of 4479km2, which is the second largest district in the state. 97% of the districts are mountains and forests. There are only roadways to access the district. Thalayar, periyar and Thodupuzhayar are the main rivers in the Idukki district. As per the 2011 census the population is 1,107,453.

Major Attractions In Idukki.

There are lots of natural attractions than manmade attractions. The district is blessed from the nature with amazing beauty. The climate is very much apt for travel and tourism sector


The world famous natural beauty is located in Idukki district of Kerala, India. It was the summer resort of the British rulers. They made tea estates and other development activities. Now, lots of people are coming to celebrate their holidays in the cool place. The attractive hill station keeps a height of 5000 meter from the sea level.

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

It is located on the northern bank of the Periyar River. This is the first bird sanctuary in the Kerala, having variety of birds. The place covers the area of 25km2. It is around 12 kilometer from the Kothamangala. So many people come to the park for studies and holidays.

Eravikulam Wild life Sanctuary

This is the national park for wild animal. They are from both national and international forests. It is a national park includes Anamudi peak. Neelakurinji the attractive feature of Munnar founds here. We can find the place in the list of world heritage destination by UNESCO.


Periyar wildlife sanctuary is located in Thekkaday, which is one of the fascinating destinations for travelers.It spread across

777 square kilometer; out of it 360 square kilometer is thick forest.It has declared as the Tiger Reserve in 1978. You can take boat service through the Mullaperiyar dam to enjoy the forest beauty. The sanctuary includes wild animal from foreign countries.


It is having a historical background of new stone-age civilization. It is famous for sandalwood cultivation. There are stone pots known as muniyaras.