Vandiperiyar is a small town located in Idukki District and is located at a distance of 18 km from Thekkedy. Periyar River runs through this green-clad region, enriching its culture as well as agriculture. The area is best famed for its long stretches of green and salubrious plantations. Premium quality tea, pepper and coffee are cultivated in the finely maintained plantations of Vandiperiyar
.The town has gathered recognition as a major commercial hub for spice products. The Government Agriculture Farm and Flower Garden which are located in this area offers a spectacular view of flower beds and greenery. Renowned plantation groups such as AVT and Harisson’s Malayalam own vast tracts of tea plantations and factories here in the region. Travelers can visit some of the factories of this region with prior permission from the authorities.
Vandiperiyar abounds in holiday resorts and budget rest houses making it an ideal location for tours and honeymooning.