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Address: Kumily, Thekkady, India
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Guyz..book early tickets to sanctuary well in advance else you will miss the real beauty of this unique sanctuary...seeing tigers while you are travelling through boat is just a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Guyz..book early tickets to sanctuary well in advance else you will miss the real beauty of this unique sanctuary...seeing tigers while you are travelling through boat is just a unique experience in itself!!! Also even if you aren't lucky to see the animals there are many other activities listed on their site..do check this well in advance 😊😊😊

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Thank Mansi J
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Probably the only national park/sanctuary which allows you to walk through it. We took the nature walk in which we walked thru the park with help of a guide.We took the nature walk which is probably the most tame of the three offered and walked through 5-6 kms of undulating terrain and while quite enjoying the terrain did not see... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a memorable experience. We went with low expectations. We were not expecting to see tigers during day time ofcourse. The fact of the matter is that once humans regularly walk a path, tigers generally avoid it. Our guide showed us many forms of flora and fauna in the forest, spiders, leeches, Wild fowl, Cobra shaped huge tree, strangulated... More 

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UK
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Along with other non Indian tourists here we registered a complaint with the Forest dept, but they just don't care. Unfortunately the staff are mostly surly,uncommunicative, unhelpful and sometimes downright rude. The park administration is a disaster. I had to ask twice for 300 rupees change in the forest office. It appeared that she hoped I would forget. Both the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the wildlife sanctuary early morning. There are plenty of guides on board who are really helpful and willing to point out all the wildlife. The guides will also take the photos for you getting some fabulous shots. The tour takes about an hour and a half and is well worth the early morning start.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the ugly place where couples should not waste their time et all...Absolutely pathetic with just hype of animals...u can hardly see a sambhar or a bison...unnecessary waiting in queue everywhere with non corporate officials..

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Thank NijeshKadakia
Mumbai
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

With kids under 13yo, we weren't really eligible to go anywhere. The rush caused the jeep safaris bookings to close. We ended up having to do a "PugMark Trail" which lasted about an hour max which was OK. Nothing to write home about but inside the forest area periphery. Most locals say you hardly ever spot a tiger and apparently... More 

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Chennai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Periyar Wildlife sanctuary is one of the biggest attractions of Thekkady. This sanctuary is a dense forest with many wild animals. Its not easy to spot these animals as they generally avoid humans. One nice way to go around the park is to go for the boat ride inside the sanctuary. You will be able to catch the Bison,... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to take the half-day trekking and bamboo raft tour and were only disappointed that we did not see any elephants. We did, however, see bison, wild dogs, wild pigs, many lovely birds and enjoyed it very much The price of the tour was reasonable as it included breakfast, as well as three knowledgeable guides. What annoyed, however, was... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful wildlife park. Too many visitors and as a result the animals hide away. It is worth visiting just for the lovely boat trip but you dont need more than a day here as there really is nothing to see or do unless you like moneys as there were loads of these running around.

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