Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady

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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. A visit to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Thekkady trip itinerary maker site to plot your vacation.
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  • We went on a full days trekking and rafting tour, whilst it was challenging and rewarding, I felt that it went on a bit too long, and the route taken was to a halfway point and back again. I also felt...  more »
  • Visited as part of a tour group. Your experience may well depend on who your guide is and which hike route you are taken on. We saw wild boar , birds and monkeys , this was without crossing the river ...  more »
  • I have done wildlife safari's by jeep this was the first time I was doing safari by boat. I was excited but also knew chances of sighting a wildlife during safari are very rare. as i expected we only ...  more »

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