Kumily (Malayalam: കുമളി Kumaḷi) is a town in Kerala State in South India. It is in the Cardamom Hills near Thekkady and the Periyar Tiger Reserve, in the Idukki District. It is a major tourist destination and a spices trading center. Kumily is an access point for many Kerala bound merchants and labourers. The place is in close proximity to the bordering places in Tamil Nadu.
The nearest airport is Madurai and so is the Railway Station.
Buses from Tamil Nadu, especially Madurai at a distance of 120 km.
Taxis and Autorickshaws.
Spices and Condiments, Various types of Tea (Masala, Vanilla, Coca late, Cardamon), Coffee beans & powder
Lot of hotels and home stays are available.
Spacious and clean rooms relaxing and excellent value for money homestay runned by a nice local family located in a tranquil area away from the mad crowds.
Lord's Family Restaurant on the main road of Kumily, in the center. The "Navrathan Kurma" is wonderful.
Vegetarian/ Vegan/ Jain Restaurants
Hotel Ariya Bhavan is a vegetarian restaurant located at Thekkady Kavala (Thekkady Junction) of Kumily. This is also one of the restaurants that offers affordable food in a decent, though not luxurious ambiance.