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Periyar Lake

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Thekkady, India
+91 97442 68480
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“bison” (186 reviews)
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Thekkady, India
+91 97442 68480
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Relaxing boat ride and organized. You will be lucky if you see animals. It’s the only exciting activity in Thekkady

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Despite the crowds and haphazard management of the buses taking you to (and worse) from the sightseeing boats on the lake, there is a good chance you will see a selection of wildlife. However, be very aware of the monkeys that gather around the assembly...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Be sure to visit Periyar just for the scenic beauty with least expectation to view tiger as when you are in boat safari its very least a chance to see something like Tiger. But scenic beauty is at its best.

Thank rajeshwaryadav
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The lake is really very beautiful ,weather was lovely too. The ticketing and crowd management could improve. The launch trip on the lake was lovely too.

Thank sutchu
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The cruise was on a double decked boat and toured the lake for 90 minutes. The morning ride was very interesting and wildlife included elephants , bison and deer. The bird life was plentiful and the guides were good at spotting. The only problem was...More

Thank Heather12345672
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a chug up and down with distant specks of animals, which people seem compelled to photograph, amusingly.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the beautiful place in Kerala.This is nice to see while periyar river flows.Awesome atmoshpere. At evening you can enjoy deep breeze

Reviewed 1 week ago

It is inside the Tiger reserve and hence only forest vehicle will take us in from the city .The waiting area is well planned and offers a good details about the activities offered

Thank churchinbensg1946
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 20 from Sri Venkateswara College of DU. We had done boating there. It's cost was 225 per person for 1-1.5 hours. We were given anti-sinking jackets and we were ready to go for boating. It was a beautiful scene from boat we saw...More

Thank omram1541
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat ride on the periyar lake was quite an experience. If possible keep the noise down when in travelling on the boat. The animals will not come to the lake if they hear too much noise. The boat ride is a one and a...More

Thank Amitabha1979
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nidhi k
19 January 2018|
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Response from PuneTouristGuide | Reviewed this property |
Actually you have to go with your ticket to the BUS stand and then they will drive you to the forest in their own buses. Where you have to buy the tickets for the Boating
nidhi k
12 January 2018|
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Response from kalpan | Reviewed this property |
it coasted around 270/- per head,its better to book early though online booking.