Illithode Eco Tourism is located at a distance of about 10kms from Malayattoor and 62kms from Kochi, this charming and picturesque place is bordered by rolling mountains on one side and the beautiful Periyar river on the other.
The main attraction here is the river flowing through the forest. It will take 15- 20 minutes walk through the thick forest of Mahagony, Teak to reach the river. While stepping into the river one must be very careful as there are strong undercurrents in certain areas. One can also see monkeys climbing or moving through the trees. The deep forest and the river is a favourite location of film makers.
Illithodu a rural area at Mulankuzhi in Ernakulam district is the right place to spend a one day. The serene surroundings is sure to rejuvenate one’s soul. it is an ideal place for nature enthusiasts and the people wanting to spend some time in the solitude of unspoilt nature. It is an upcoming tourist destination and is gradually gaining popularity as a preferred weekend getaway.
The place is also regarded as one of the best scenic locales for movie shootings. If you are looking forward to get away from the hustle bustle of the city life and spending a day in the lap of nature and revitalize your soul, Illithode is a perfect tourist place for you.
Very few people know about illithodu, but now this little known tourist spot is attracting more tourists day by day.