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Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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Kumily, Thekkady, India
+91 94443 25105
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Kumily, Thekkady, India
+91 94443 25105
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Reviewed yesterday

I went on a three hour trek. It was 1:1 for me, but you can double up with other travellers and split the cost. It was probably my highlight in India. The guide was a really lovely person who explained a lot about local life...More

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing 3 hour walk. Saw elephants, bison samba deer, giant squirrel and all sorts of birds. Good walking shoes needed. Take water too

Thank jackyp22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited by jeep safari and the main focus was a visit to Gavi dam and centre. We had a walking safari with an excellent guide who also gave us a boat trip across the dam to the waterfall at the far side, and this included...More

Thank freddiep61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Options are: boat ride, busride or trekking. The bus and boat are with 80/120 of your closest friends, which is not quite what we imagined, however we went for the boat ride which was very well organized. The seats are numbered, so it's important to...More

Thank Thea F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impossible to get treks when arrive in thekkady and tour agent spice holidays does not even assist to book it especially when I came all the way from Singapore. not a single trek available in the wildlife sanctuary or national park HUGE disappointment. Other than...More

2  Thank KrisRenee16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the worst managed places. I would never recommend this place to anybody. It's better to be avoided. The management is poor and there's no fun standing for hours to just board a bus.

2  Thank vishalnishtha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You would be very lucky to see tigers or elephants on the boat ride given the large area of the sanctuary. However, the boat ride itself is enjoyable and we did see birds and wildlife. The most extraordinary animal for us was the red panda...More

1  Thank lou37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the early morning boat ride to the national park but did not spot any wildlife except a group of elephants on the lake shore.the boat ride was average and not worth the wait for the tickets.

1  Thank vslele
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Periyar tiger reserve won’t show you even a single dog. We were very excited to take this tour as we thought some animals will be there to welcome us but unfortunately this off road experience is just looting the money and showing you the sunset...More

1  Thank CaHeena
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on the eve of a 3 day weekend as a gang of 4 friends. Still we didn't got tickets for any of the activities arranged on that day. So we decided to take a free walk around the park, called pugmark trail...More

Thank manikandanm640
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4 February 2018|
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Response from Folie Commencé ... S | Reviewed this property |
Depends, for me entire inside the forest it took 6000 not more than 7000 Indian rupees
4 October 2017|
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Response from hiteshk1982 | Reviewed this property |
you can book jeep safari from local agents , we didint tried the same ....