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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.
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  • We travelled all the way from Munnar and reached thekkady at 1 pm. We visited this place by 2.45 pm. Spent surround 4k for seeing wildlife which was told to us but we never spot an animal here. Just s...  more »
  • The walk through the jungle was amazing. The guides were very helpful. They told us about the various trees that were growing in the forest. We got to see black monkey, mongoose and few wild dogs duri...  more »
  • You would never spot an animal here. Just simply avoid wasting time, money and energy. We woke up at 4 in the morning, got into the jeep and off to the Periyar wildlife sanctuary. The driver was hones...  more »