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Periyar National Park

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Banks Of Artificial Periyar Lake, Thekkady, India
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Nice National Park

One of the Very good National park to visit in India. we spent almost 3 hours here with our guide... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Coimbatore, India
Periyar Lake, a wonderful scenery.

I have visited with my wife Periyar during our trip to Kerala and have particularly enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the Very good National park to visit in India. we spent almost 3 hours here with our guide during our trip and it was awesome experience.

Thank jmodi1981
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited with my wife Periyar during our trip to Kerala and have particularly enjoyed the cruise on the lake. It was a splendid panoramic view and the cruise was pleasant. The lake offers a picturesque view and the surroundings are display a green...More

Thank sam0ury
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a 3 hour hike in in the park hoping to sot some wildlife . We dragged the children out of bed at 6 am ready to start at 7. 15 . The day was damp and humid although we were lucky to avoid...More

Thank ruthdebrabailey
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit place for travelers from all over the world. The large and beautiful Periyar lake boat safari will give an memorable experience and some extraordinary shots to click for photographers.

Thank Shamitaksha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited during may and I would advise don't waste your time if your expectations are high. The boats are not good and its very slow and too much noise.The life jackets are not clean and not maintained well. In the entire 2 hrs boat...More

1  Thank Srini1979
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Ok.Let me jump right to the points here.My and my partner were set for a half day trek into the national park.The trek had no briefing whatsoever.We were expecting it to be a soft trek (walk or a hike on a flat trail) but turned...More

4  Thank Satyen S
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

As bus travels through the entrance we reach the beautiful place with so rich trees and oxygen is amazing, in a good monsoon it will be even more lovely

1  Thank rajeshwar g
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I had done bamboo rafting here. It cost around Rs 1500 per head. We gone with two guards and one forest officer. We tracked fro around 4 km inside jungle and then comes a very beautiful place where we had done bamboo rafting. Its difficult...More

1  Thank roaming_around2015
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The best time to visit Periyar National Park is early morning to spot the wild life. The Periyar lake is a beautiful place inside the National park and worth spending some time watching the greenery and wildlife.

1  Thank Shailendrasood
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Periyar National Park is a place which has such limited human development, it's incredible to go on a guided tour (unguided visits are not allowed) and see the beautiful forests and if you're lucky, catch a glimpse of wildlife such as monkeys or sambar deer....More

1  Thank drwols
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Response from Roberts-Strattons | Reviewed this property |
If I am not too late to help. The only jeep I know about is the one you pick up on Thekkady. You don't book, it is first come first serve
Stephen N
1 March 2017|
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Response from aginsf | Reviewed this property |
Yes -- and it was by far the highlight of our stay in the area.
Martin M
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Response from Shahpramod | Reviewed this property |
its nice to see the jungle around but you seldom find any animals