Kumily, the plantation town, is adjacent to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and is closely associated to Thekkady. So, after an enthralling wildlife safari, you have a rejuvenating stroll in the plantation area awaiting you. There is a lot offered to the adventure-enthusiasts here in Kumily. The town, with its bustling spice trading activities and tea plantation, has emerged as an important commercial spot for Kerala. Its pristine beauty also acts as a magnet for tourists flocking in Thekkady. The aroma of cloves, nutmeg, pepper, cinnamon and cardamom fills the air with enchantment. Don’t worry about accommodation and eateries as this is a busy town and has almost everything you might need.
One of the biggest attractions of Kumily is its Spice Market that also sells chocolates, spiced preserves and special teas & coffees. People also bag jute & bamboo products and traditional pickles and handlooms.