Idukki is one of the best places to visit near Ernakulam. The name Idukki is derived from the Malayalam name Idukku meaning narrow gorge. The gorge is formed by the two rocks where the River Periyar originates. The hills of Idukki district are the home to one of the largest peaks in South India called Anamudi. The lush green hills of Idukki house a variety of wildlife, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary are a must-visit.
Due to the umpteen number of rivers that flow through this region, it has become a hotspot for the generation of hydroelectric power.
Distance from Ernakulam: 103.6 KM
Best time to visit:October to May
Major Attractions: Vagamon, Munnar, Eravikulam
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