Murikkady is a scenic spot situated at a distance of 5m from Thekkady. This region is best known for its vast stretches of plantations. It is located closer to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and it would be smart to combine these two places in a single visit.
Coffee, tea, pepper and cardamom are cultivated abundantly in the plantations of Murikkady. The aroma of the spices fills the entire regions and the breeze passing through the plantations are sure to energize those who visit this place.
Various plantation tours conducted in the region of Murikkady attracts a good number of travellers. It is an ideal spot for Trekking and family picnics. Enchanting pepper wines, salubrious greenery, aromatic fresh air, misty mountain ranges and green-carpeted valleys make this place a favorite holidaying destination. The picturesque beauty of the place is sure to kindle the interests of both nature lovers and photographers alike.