Travelers are voting Periyar Tiger Reserve as the best wildlife reserve in Thekkady. There are 1 wildlife reserve near Theni a city just 34 km from Thekkady and 1 wildlife reserve near Kottayam which is 43 km distant. The most popular of these are Ramakalmedu near Theni and Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary in Kottayam. You can find 16 wildlife reserves in Kerala and 341 wildlife reserves in the country of India. Our members favorite in Kerala is Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary and Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of wildlife reserves in Thekkady.