Kumily, located about 4 km from Thekkady, is the plantation town in Idukki. Kumily is situated on the outskirts of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. An important shopping centre and spice trade centre, the main bus station and most of the medium range accommodation in the Periyar region are in Kumily.
Nearest railway station: Kottayam, about 109 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, via Aluva - Munnar Rd, about 144 km