Thekkady is heaven for natural spices such as black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon and clove. Enjoy a guided plantation tour. Thekkady holds one of the extremely interesting wild life reserves in the world. The Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary spread across 777 sq km and 360 sq km of this is thick evergreen forest. The main attraction in Thekkady is boating on the lake and the Mullai Periyar Dam. Activities like Spice Plantation visit, Bamboo Rafting, Trekking and Elephant Ride can be done at an extra cost. Thekkady has immense possibilities for Adventure Tourism. The Forest Department offers many programs including Periyar Tiger Trail, Nature walk, Bamboo Rafting; etc Overnight stay is arranged in Thekkady.