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How to reach Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumali/ Thekkady? By Ai

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How to reach Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumali/ Thekkady? By Ai

By air

Madurai airport is the nearest one, approximately 145 Kilometer away.

Cochin international airport is approximately 190 kilometers away

By Train

Nearest railway station Theni (closed for gauge conversion)

Kottayam ( Station code- KTYM )& Dindugal ( Station code DG) are the most convenient railway stations for Kumali/ Thekkady. Frequent buses are available to Kumali from Kottayam & Dindugal.

By Road.

From Kottayam (3.5 to 4 hrs by bus-110 kilometer).“KSRTC” operating frequent buses to Kumali, one in every 20 minutes from Kottayam Transport Bus Stand. “Kondody Motors “operating buses to Kumali from Nagampadam bus stand. (Very close to Kottayam railway station).

From Dindugal- 4 hr by bus (approximately 140 kilometer) Rani Mankammal Transport Corporation- RMTC (Old name) operating frequent buses from Dindugal Kamarajar Bus stand to Kumali. (Share autos available between Dindugal railway station and bus stand)

Madurai-(141 km from Kumali) -Buses available to Kumaly at intermittently. Pandian Roadways Corporation (Old name) operating between Arapalayam Bus Terminals to Kumali & Thekkady. (Arapalayam 2 kilometers away from Madurai Railway station).

Changanassery- Buses available at intermittently (113 kilometer, 4 hr 15 minutes)

From Munnar (105) Kilometer, 4-5 hr travel time by bus). Four bus services available in a day. Hilly route

Kumali to Thekkady, Kumali is the nearest town to Periyar tiger reserve, 4 Kilometer away from Thekkady

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1. Re: How to reach Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumali/ Thekkady? By Ai

Maduai Arapalayam Bus Stand to Kumali Bus Timings 141 km 4 hr travel by bus

01.30

02.30

03.55

05.20

06.54

07.54

08.39

09.25

10.20

10.33

11.00

11.50

12.15

13.50

14.30

15.01

15.18

16.20

17.20

18.30

19.15

20.00

21.00

22.15

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2. Re: How to reach Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumali/ Thekkady? By Ai

Madurai Arapalayam- Kumali- Thekkady Direct bus (145 km, 4hr 15 minutes)

Timings from Arapalayam.

06:20

12:05

17:50

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3. Re: How to reach Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumali/ Thekkady? By Ai

Changanassery to Kumali bus timings( 4 hr 30 minutes running time)

4.30 AM

5.45 AM

7.00 AM

7.25 AM

8.05 AM

9.00 AM

9.30 AM

10.20 AM

11.00 AM

12.00 PM

12.30 PM

1.15 PM

2.00 PM

2.30 PM

3.00 PM

3.50 PM

5.00 PM

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4. Re: How to reach Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumali/ Thekkady? By Ai

Munnar to Kumali ( 4 hr -4.5 hr )

Bus timings

0630

1200

1430

1500

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5. Re: How to reach Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumali/ Thekkady? By Ai

Gr8 information Indu99

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6. Re: How to reach Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumali/ Thekkady? By Ai

How to reach Thekaddy from cochin?

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7. Re: How to reach Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumali/ Thekkady? By Ai

Hello,

There are lot of direct buses to Kumily (4 Km from Thekkady and is the gateway of Thekkady) from Cochin (also known as Ernakulam). Both goverment and private buses are available and the frequency will be, at least one in every hour.

8. Re: How to reach Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumali/ Thekkady? By Ai

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