Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady

3.2
Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
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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  • Sights and sounds of wildlife while boating in Periyar lake. Definately reccomended for a tranquil experience.  more »
  • This is one of the main activities that comes recommended at Periyar. We went for the second cruise of the day, the boat was packed and we didn't see any wildlife. It may be better to do the first...  more »
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  • Very good place to enjoy the nature and get a chance to see some wild animals. There is boating facility available inside the reserve which lasts for an hour. They will take us deep inside the reserve where we might see some animals. You have to book your tickets much early if you are going on holidays. Rooms are also available if you want to stay inside the reserve area.
  • One of the best place to enjoy with your friends and family...You should park your vehicles out, the entry is only through bus... can buy entrance ticket from the counter working just near to the parking area.. If you are planning to do boating, better to book tickets online to avoid last minute rush...
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