Vandanmedu, another popular tourist location near Thekkady, is a small hamlet blessed with greenery and surrounded by plantations. This region is best known for its export quality spice products and holds the record of being the largest producer of cardamom. The hilly tracts of the region are sprinkled with plantations that cultivate various spices and a visit to this place during weekends will serve as a truly exhilarating experience.
Vandanmedu is located at a distance of about 28 km from Thekkady and is reachable by road. Eco-tourist regions such as Murikkady, Pandikuzhi, Gavi and Chellarkoil are also located closer to this region.
Outdoor activities such as casual strolling and nature walk can be undertaken in this region. The plantations of Vandanmedu provide guided tours through the long stretches of cultivation.
Many budget resorts and guest houses are also available in this area. The sight of luxurious greenery, ripened fruits and richly grown plantations will delight and rejuvenate a visitor in no time.