Thalakode is 5km away from Kothamangalam Town and 5km to Neriamangalam, while travelling from Kochi to Munnar. Aali Veena waterfall is a small waterfall in the forest hill area of Thalakode village. Stream is falling up from ‘Soochippara’ hills.
Ayyappanmudi, the serene temple is situated at the at the hill top of Ayyappan mudi. It is a solace to thousands of worshipers in and around Chembikkodu and the near vicinity. The legend says, the rice ball for Lord Ayyappa is transformed into a rock and is still fascinating to see it stays in absolute balance at the hill top.
Bhoothathankettu, a scenic dam site with boating facilities is situated in a vast virgin forest and tourist spot in Kerala, India. It is situated outside the village of Pindimana, about 10 km away from the town of Kothamangalam and 50 km away from the main city of Kochi. The original natural dam has been supplemented by a modern dam impounding the Bhoothathankettu Reservoir (Thattekad Reservoir).
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary popularly known as Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, is located about 12 km from Kothamangalam Taluk of Ernakulam district on the northern banks of the Periyar river. At the height of 35-523m above the sea level, this marvelous bird sanctuary is situated at Njayapilli peak. 13 km north east of Kothamangalam. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is a home to some of the rarest species of birds in India. Thattekad is Kerala’s first officially recognised bird sanctuary, established in 1983, the lush green sanctuary has more than 300 recorded species of forest and water birds. While many of them are resident birds, some are migratory. Important birds found here include large falcon, gray jungle fowl, white breasted water hen, horn bill, jungle bush-quail, etc.
Inchathotty Hanging Bridge or Inchathotty Suspension Bridge – Inchathotty is a village on the banks of the Periyar River adjoining the bird sanctuary. Inchottotty is very close to Thattekkad forest.The bridge is a tourist spot with great scenery, often visited by people from other parts of Kerala. Inchathotty-Hanging Bridge is one of the better Eco friendly weekend tourism destinations in Ernakulam, Kerala. Boating on a traditional fishing canoe is possible at the bridge site.
Kuttampuzha is a grama panchayat / village in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala. Kuttampuzha is enriched with the greenery of evergreen forest. Its really a soothing location in the border of Ernakulam District, in Kerala. Kuttampuzha is located in a field of Periyar comes to Bhoothathankettu Dam. Forest and Nature of Kuttam puzha is a part of Periyar Tiger reserve. Kuttam puzha village is surrounded with the Periyar River and 32 km away from Kothamangalam.