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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Periyar Tiger Reserve Reviews
We stayed teo days at Thekkady.Visited Periyar Tiger Reserve and was amazed to see their bouquet of Forest treks.It was the peak season and we could manage to get a 'Green walk' day trek and 'Jungle..... more »
Had visited during Christmas holiday season, paid double through the online portal for 7:30 am safari. Rs 500 per head. No basic guidance even in the website We managed to reach the place by 6:30... more »
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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