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Periyar Tiger Reserve

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| Idukki and Pathanamthitta Districts, Thekkady 685536, India
+91 4869 222 027
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Nothing to see

Some birds & animals can be seen but the boat cruises miles away in the centre of the lake, so you... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Manpreet S
New Delhi, India
Wonderful boat safari

This was one of the best boat safaris. Excellent nature view. Lots of animal sightings like... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bengaluru, India
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The Periyar Tiger Trail is a protection-oriented trekking programme. The trek route passes through hills and valleys.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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| Idukki and Pathanamthitta Districts, Thekkady 685536, India
+91 4869 222 027

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Reviewed yesterday

Some birds & animals can be seen but the boat cruises miles away in the centre of the lake, so you need a telescope to see the wildlife on the banks.

Thank Manpreet S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was one of the best boat safaris. Excellent nature view. Lots of animal sightings like elephant bison deers and birds. It is a must visit places in Thekkady.

Thank snehabhattachary2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was great experience and worth.ican see elephants and singing birds....... thanks akhil das for the all suggestions

Thank unni j
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our group did an early morning hike. With a dozen people some are chatting which really reduces your chances of seeing any wildlife. I would suggest you go with with just a couple of people and a guide to improve your chances. it had rained...More

Thank pat n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though I have never seen tigers there and being a wild life enthusiast i truly understand that it is real hard. BUT I have always enjoyed the visit. Whether it is boat ride or jungle walk.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat ride was awesome and have seen with some beautiful birds and some animals. The secenory was awesome and overall we had enjoyed

Thank sureshbobban
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Periyar Tiger reserve is one of the famed and most popular reserve in India.The way to the reserve is very close from the town.The best part is the park is so beautifully maintained, and with such high level of staff it just feels amazing.You ate...More

Thank kubu1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked Boating at Periyar tiger reserve Online for 3rd-June 2017. Due to low water level, the boating was canceled by the reserve authorities. I have been chasing them since three months now. They are not ready to refund my amount , i call them every...More

Thank Apurva D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A guide took us inside this forest - very knowledgeable person and knows very well about this place. We saw Bison, Boar, Deer and few birds. But beauty of this huge reserve is the key part of this visit - huge trees and water bodies...More

Thank Dinesh_cbe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, don't go with the expectation of seeing a tiger, these are wild animals in a huge reserve, not tamed ready to be photographed -so ignore the negative comments about not seeing tigers! We undertook the full day of border hiking. Mainly up hill until...More

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Haja Y
5 September 2017|
Response from Sudhir P | Reviewed this property |
there is trekking packages available inside with guides. names of tour are Jungle camp (safari to Gavi) boating with dinner 3pm to 5pm next day for two persons 5000 Bamboo Groves 12am -11am next day includes lunch , dinner... More
Angus B
8 June 2017|
Response from Manish P | Reviewed this property |
I think you should have a car as there woudn't be any other transportation available, the ticket for tiger reserve and elephant ride can be done by your hotel as well. Most of the hotels will facilitate that, but you should... More