There are lot of negative review about reserve. But we must realise that a tiger reserve is not a zoo. You are never sure what animal you will look. So go with open mind. Most famous activity is a boat ride in periyar lake ....More
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If you're expecting to see animals, you won't see them. Apart from a bunch of deer, wild buffaloes and birds, not many animals visit the edge of the sanctuary. However, this place is untouched by humans (sort of). It's clean and natural and the whole...More
Boating around lake is good . But if you want to see wild life then better have some luck . Rarely any animals can be seen.
Periyar lake is a big water reserve. Periyar wild reserve is around the lake. Its a nice 1 and Half hour boat journey. But not much to see. The place is not properly maintained. Scenic beauty of some other places are much better than this...More
Entire Kerala is surrounded will hills, lakes, waterfalls, Seashores. You can’t expect anything exciting in Periyar lake as you won’t be able to see wild life their . Even in Boat ride passengers are not allowed to roam on boat even not allowed to stand...More
We enjoyed a lovely couple of hours cruising around this lovely lake - plenty of birdlife, turtles and some wildlife but sadly no tigers or other big beasts. Watch out for the audacious monkeys - keep food hidden away as they'll grab it. Tourist gift...More
A game reserve where you walk rather than get driven round. Total lack of wildlife but a pleasant stroll with a knowledgeable guide. The locals take boat trips which sound noisy.