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Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady

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Wildlife Area
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.
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  • The jeep Safari is a scam. The walk lasts 2 hours and then we'll take you on a lake for doing nothing interesting during 4 hours... Take the jeep safari option short half days, more than enough...
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  • We took the 1.5hour boat safari through the lake that winds through the reserve. Its a bird watchers paradise however animal sightings were a nought. A deer and wild bison is what we got to see in the...  more »
  • We had two guides who took us off the well worn path and we were able to see animals grazing naturally Beautiful and varied ecosystems Guides were knowledgable and spoke very good english  more »