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Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady
(2.2/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
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. Make Periyar Tiger Reserve a part of your Thekkady vacation plans using our Thekkady itinerary planner.
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  • I rate this average as the hour long boat ride is adventures, but you have to very lucky to get glimpses of wild animals. Otherwise , its a great place to connect with nature. I would definitely recom...  more »
  • It's a beautifully managed reserve forest one can see black monkeys and different verities of birds, one can ride in boat but advance booking is necessary, nature view is awesome, but do not expect to...  more »
  • They really should change the name as nobody has ever seen a tiger here ! Nice park with some wild boar but that's about it