Trip Planner:   Asia  /  India  /  Kerala  /  Idukki District  /  Thekkady  /  Wildlife Areas  /  Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady

(2.2/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Head high up into the hills to explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, a protected area notable for its tiger and elephant populations, as well as its forested and mountainous scenery. Take a guided tour of the area by boat or foot, with trained guides pointing out the sounds, sights, and smells of the diverse and expansive park. Aside from its famous mammals, the park offers sights of many rare and endemic animal and plant species, including a wide variety of orchids and flowering plants, the Malabar grey hornbill, and the king cobra. See Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and all Thekkady has to offer by arranging your trip with our Thekkady tour planner.
Create a full Thekkady itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Thekkady

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Thekkady by other users

11 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA August, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in India BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, kids, culture, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in India BY A USER FROM GERMANY February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA March, relaxing, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, teens, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in India BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, teens, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM KUWAIT April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Kerala BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • From the title, the only thing i want to emphasis is, dont miss visiting wildlife sanctuary while in thekkedy. There are numerous activities possible, just visit forest department to get an idea on wh...  more »
  • Yup we indeed got to seem some wildlife in real and not in zoos. The guides were professional and skilled to locate the wildlife from far off. Nice place 
  • The place is a bit hyped. We couldnt see a single animal during the visit. One piece of advice - Book tickets online in advance. Else you may have to wait in queue at the site office. Also, be careful...  more »