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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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  • A long drive and a long walk to wait for the ticket gate to open. Another wait for the boat to part. Staring at the lake's edges hoping to see some animals. Luckily one of the rangers was clever enoug...  more »
  • We have visited Periyar tiger reserve during December first week found this place very beautiful full of wildlife. Same day we have visited Periyar lake also. Ticket price are very reasonable and must...  more »
  • The boat trip was great. Book online early as it gets booked quickly. many birds and animals can be seen.