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is a town in the Cardamom Hills
Not to be confused with Cardamom Mountains in Cambodia. For other uses, see Cardamom The Cardamom Hills are part of the southern Western Ghats located in southeast Kerala and southwest Tamil Nadu in South India. Their name comes from the cardamom spice grown in much of the hill's cool elevation,...
Thekkady is the location of the Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in the Kerala state of India.- Overview :...
and the Periyar Tiger Reserve, in the Idukki District
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or Keralam is an Indian state located on the Malabar coast of south-west India. It was created on 1 November 1956 by the States Reorganisation Act by combining various Malayalam speaking regions....
State in South India
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. It is a major tourist destination and a spices trading center.
With nearby Periyar Tiger Reserve and Thekkady lake, Kumily also has attracted tourist traffic.
Kumily is a busy town throughout the year. May it be Sabarimala devotees (Oct to Jan) or Tourists (Feb to Sep) or Workers from TN (any time) Kumily welcomes & attracts everyone with its charm and warmth.
The nearest Airport is Madurai (125 km) and Railway Station is Kottayam (105 km). The famous pilgrim Centre Sabarimala is 150 km from Kumily (by NH proper route).
The people from Tamil Nadu reaches Kumily to reach Vandanmedu, the famous Cardamom city (famous for Cardamom auction) and the areas like Chakkupallam, Anakkara
Anakkara is a geographic area of around 50 Square Kilometers that spans across Vandanmettu, Chakkupallam Village Panchayats in the Udumbanchola Thaluk of Idukki District. Anakkara is the administrative capital of Chakkupallam Gram Panchayat and Anakkara Revenue Village...
, Sulthankada, Chittampara which are famous for the lushy & rich Cardamom Plantations.