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Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

#6 of 33 things to do in Thekkady Features Animals
Kumily, Thekkady, India
+91 4869 224 571
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Kumily, Thekkady, India
+91 4869 224 571
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11 - 20 of 694 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

It's ethereal to write about this place. Some tips - Stay at ktdc lodging in gavi Stay at least for three days if you really want to see tigers and elephants. Start your journey early if you wanna get glimpse of wild animals There is...More

Thank prsnthg
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Actually forest department is not managing this activity and local peoples are making fools of tourists by name of jungle safari. They will take you 35 kilometres from thekkady on some rough terrain. that's all and no animals are available

1  Thank vipinekta
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Jungle camp near Vallakadavu Forest checkpost is a wonderful experience of stay in a forest. Staff are very hospitable and the camp feels quite secure even though it is in tiger country, Food is not at all a problem and infact it is better than...More

Thank ravihari
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary is must do tour who love the nature. We started our tour in morning by first boat which start @ 07:30. There are some important things to note like if you want to take early morning tour than must get your...More

1  Thank KaranSaggar
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The sanctuary is also known as Thekkady. If you visit there book boat tickets in advance otherwise ticket is not get. A nice place for trekking, there is lot of trekking packages are available. Enjoy the flora and fauna of the nature.

1  Thank SAVIN55
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A nice place for trekking, boating , elephant ride and many more nature discovering. Loved so much. Never can this place be missed.

Thank tourguide6
Reviewed 29 April 2017

South India is home to an extraordinary variety of flor and fauna, with many of its most exotic species native to the region. We learned a lot about the area's rich biodiversity while on a jungle walk in the national park. It is set high...More

Thank Judi L
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Also known as Periyar Tiger Reserve, is Near Theekady. But watching Tiger is difficult, however one see Sambar deer, Indian Bison, Elephants. Lake is famous for Boat Ride, which covers the wild life sanctuary. Very well Managed by KTDC.

Thank BRTiwari
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The trip is a must visit in Thekady. The nature at its best can only be felt not said. The wildlife is not not much to be seen though.

Thank Rajani1981
Reviewed 17 April 2017

we have visted this in the month of june ... its nohing to see here asyuare o able to see any wild animals ... or some rare animals ...

1  Thank hiteshk1982
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Kirti T
22 July 2017|
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Response from prabhbedi | Reviewed this property |
Rs 150/- boating Rs 425/-
21 January 2017|
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Response from Amrender | Reviewed this property |
The main attracation is the lake ride. If you are short on time, one days is sufficient.
3 January 2017|
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Response from UKGirl95 |
We didn't go in the end, instead we went to an orphan elephant sanctuary near to Periyar. The reviews for this place are really bad and it is not nice to ride the elephants - it's cruel to the animals