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Periyar Lake

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Thekkady, India
+91 95148 34350
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  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“boat ride” (441 reviews)
“wild animals” (149 reviews)
“bison” (133 reviews)
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Thekkady, India
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"bison"
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"ticket counter"
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"in advance"
in 69 reviews
"boating experience"
in 32 reviews
"the upper deck"
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"wear life jackets"
in 18 reviews
"kerala tourism"
in 19 reviews
"scenic beauty"
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"forest department"
in 37 reviews
"spot animals"
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"bird life"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best memories from our trip to Kerala. The lake is pristine and the forest is real. You may or may not see many animals. We saw wild buffalo, boars and deer. But the best part was the feeling of being...More

Thank Dhaval M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was my first experience on Thekkady river boat. First of all, visitors need to get the entry ticket and bus ticket from outside the reserve area. Ticket location for entry and bus is near the kumily bypass road. From the ticket office, Periyar Tiger...More

Thank latheesh s
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 1 hour lake cruise gives spectacular views of hills, mist, wild animals. Worth a visit. The lake is quite vast but they cruise only a limited area. 3-4 boats are available - 120 seater double decker is what we used.

Thank TT_From_Chennai
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just love this Lake, it's so beautiful, you won't see any wild animals though except Bison, Dear and Wild pigs. But the Natural beauty is soooo beautiful.

Thank PreetiBharti
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lake is vast, the boat ride is slow and you do not get to see the tigers, we only got to see a bunch of elephants and deers. everyone on the boat felt that they were driving it very slow and making the ride...More

Thank Sudip R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At ticket counter they give ticket but not sure about boat available or not.on 14/03/18 13-21pm at least 500 tourist came back without boating.forest dept. has to upgrade the system.At canteen only bread aamlet and tea serve.pls keep some snacks with you.

Thank basirmalik
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite a rainy day, there were a lot of tourists. We could not see any animals except deers at a distance. The Forest Department and KTDC must improve the facilities. The place needs an urgent facelift and the procedures need be simplified. There was too...More

Thank Sreedevirajeev
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

awesome experience, plan to have the first boat or the last boat ride of the day, chances of seeing animals are more. If you are lucky you will be able to see bison, samba deer, wild boar, lots of kingfisher and definitely the awesome view...More

Thank Debsundar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boat ride was superb and well managed. But it's advisable to book advance tickets online. Very easy to access and book tickets. We saw jakals, sambars and wild elephants.

Thank AbirDey1234
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must visit tourist point at Thekkady. This is a crowd pulling venue. It is not that easy to get a chance, particularly during peak periods, just by visiting the place. The local procedures are to be complied with. The boat ride is...More

Thank Sathyanarayanan J
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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
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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.
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