Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady

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#2 of 20 in Wildlife in Idukki District
Periyar Tiger Reserve provides a home for many rare, endemic, and endangered animals living in a protected environment. Encompassing 925 sq km (357 sq mi) and including two major rivers, this delicate ecosystem sits in the pristine landscape of the Pandalam and Cardamom Hills. Tigers, elephants, and the endangered Nilgiri tahr are just some of the creatures inhabiting the park. Take a boating trip to the Periyar Lake to see cormorants floating on the water's surface and elephants drinking from the misty shore. Check the website for boat tour times and bring binoculars to spot the wildlife easier. To visit Periyar Tiger Reserve and other attractions in Thekkady, use our Thekkady journey planning app .
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  • Have abandoned any desire to enter the Park after having wandered cash cash... and duty paid each time... nothing is clear!
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  • We had a chance to get a boat ride after our several attempts. The co-ordination at the ticket counter is messy. Need better coordination and pathway in the ticket counter. The boat which ferried us w...  more »
  • It takes about 3 hours drive over 90 kms or so to Thekkady from Munnar. The highlight is the boat ride or boat safari. Tip : pls pre-book the tickets for the boating online. The boat timings are there...  more »
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