Places To Visit In Kumily

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Here are the top 5 tourist attractions to see in Kumily:

1. Periyar National Park

Must visit 3.4 /5

22 km
from city center
1 out of 5
places to visit in Kumily

Spread across an area of 300 square miles, Periyar National Park is covered by lush evergreen and deciduous forests offering a natural habitat to various animals such as deer, elephants, sambar, Nilgiri Langurs, etc.

2. Trekking

3.0 /5

9 km
from city center
2 out of 5
places to visit in Kumily

Situated 6 km off Thekkady, trekking through Kurisamala or Pandikuzhi offers an amazing experience to its visitors. In fact, it also serves as the best way to reach Kumily on foot.

3. Abraham's Spice Garden

3.1 /5

7 km
from city center
3 out of 5
places to visit in Kumily

This beautiful organic Abraham's Spice Garden holds sessions on spice cultivation, organic farming, Ayurvedic techniques and practices, and the nutritional and medicinal values of various spices.

4. Thekkady Lake

3.0 /5

12 km
from city center
4 out of 5
places to visit in Kumily

Tucked in the heart of the jungle, Thekkady Lake is famous for its wide varieties of wildlife. You can take a boat ride in the reservoir that provides water to the forest.

5. Kadathanadan Kalari Centre

3.1 /5

8 km
from city center
5 out of 5
places to visit in Kumily

Situated off Thekkady Road, Kadathanadan Kalari Centre is well known for the aesthetic martial arts form of Kerala- the Kalaripayattu. It is performed in a specially designed gallery.

FAQs on Kumily

Can you suggest an itinerary for Kumily?

Day 1: Arrive in Kumily, head to visit the tea estates around the city, have a cup of tea, it will be one of a kind experience. Head towards Kadathanadan Kalari Center in Kumily that offers you an opportunity to see skilled performers of Kerala's unique martial art called "Kalaripayattu." You can also visit the Spice Market of Kumily and buy some spices to take back home.

Day 2: You can opt for forest trekking or wildlife related activities near the mountain slopes of Kurisamala and Pandikuzhi. Experience the exciting bamboo rafting, leisure cruise in Periyar, ride till kuttikanam and later indulge yourself in rejuvenating ayurvedic massages to shed off the stress. Take up a night watch accompanied by the forest authorities and forest guards to experience the wildlife in the dark nights.

How can I commute within Kumily?

Taxis and Autos are the best way to travel through the town.
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What are the top hotels in Kumily?

There are 152 Hotels in Kumily which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Kumily are Thekkady Kalarickal Heritage Bungalow, Aanavilasam Luxury Plantation House, Indhrivanam, Cassells Jungle Resorts, Aranya Homestay, Sopanam Heritage Thekkady. You can see all the hotels in Kumily here
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