Rolling green hills and the fresh mountain air make Thekkady an enchanting holiday retreat. The hilltop of Ramakalmedu offers a panoramic view of the picturesque villages of Bodi and Cumbum on the eastern slope of the Western Ghats surrounding Thekkady.The plantation town of Kumily, closely associated with Thekkady, is situated on the outskirts of the Periyar Sanctuary.
Ayurveda is an ancient science of healing; a treatise on medical treatment and practice; a treasure trove of wisdom and philosophy; a cherished inheritance that can be traced back almost 5000 years. Rooted in the precepts of vedic science, Ayurveda is a holistic concept of healthy living, honest practices, sound morals and traditional values. In Kerala, Ayurveda is a legacy that has been passed down over generations of Ayurvedic practitioners referred to as ‘vaidyans’. Even the very climate of Kerala is extremely suited for all forms of Ayurvedic treatment and therapy especially the monsoons.
The various retreats at Thekkady put together several wellness packages of different durations for a variety of ailments. All treatment and therapy is prescribed according to the individuals Prakruthi or body type. Personalized consultations with physicians, the seasoned hands of experienced masseurs, Yoga and meditation are all part of the Ayurvedic therapy prescribed for the traveler. Lifestyle counselling, dietary prescriptions and enhanced self awareness ensure the effectiveness of the treatment methods.
All ayurveda therapy, massage and spa treatments are set against the pristine backdrop of the Periyar tiger reserve at Thekkady and are thus havens of wellness and holistic rejuvenation.The packages have been designed keeping modern lifestyles and related ailments in mind. So, be it stress relief , wellness, simple relaxation or comprehensive medical treatment, visitors can just give in to the total care of the experienced hands of qualified Ayurvedic practitioners.