Chellarkovil

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Distance (From Thekkady): 15 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 15 km from Kumily, Chellarkovil is an Eco Tourism destination located between Anakkara and Gudalur near Thekkady. It is one of the most scenic places to visit as part of Thekkady tour.

The beautiful village of Chellarkovil stands unique with its eco-tourism project. Famous for its greenish mountains, cascading waterfalls, and picturesque beauty, it is considered to be one of the best tourist places in Thekkady as well as in the Idukki district.

Placed around 1200 m above sea level, the place provides spectacular views of surrounding valleys. There is a watchtower located here to catch the views of the beautiful hills. There is a beautiful waterfall here which is fantastic during the monsoon season. Other activities here include Border Trekking, Spice & Ayurvedic Garden Tours, Spice Shopping, etc.

This place can be reached from Gudalur by private vehicles. Gudalur is connected by frequent buses from Kumily.