Idukki town is the district headquarters of the largest district of Kerala. The town is a popular tourist centre known for the Idukki damn,Asias first and largest arch dam. The Periyar river flows through the heart of the town.
IIdukki is the largest district of Kerala and lies to its centre. It is flanked by the Ernakulam and Kottayam district to its west and by Tamil Nadu to its east. The nearest railway station is in Theni (Tamil Nadu) and is 60 kms from Idukki. The Kottayam railway station is at 140 kms and Ernakulum station at a distance of160 kms. The Madurai airport is 205 kms away and the Thiruvananthapuram airport is at a distance of 265 kms.