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Periyar Lake

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Thekkady, India
+91 4869 223 888
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Thekkady, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a boat ride which was a good experience. Life jackets are available for safety. We get a good view of the jungle and a peek of some of the wild animals.

Thank Anuroop J
Reviewed 1 week ago

take winter wears here as there was slightly cold. the view was really good.serene place to visit.loved it.

Thank prakharsaxena
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon reaching thekkady the place you must should visit is the periyar lake. The boat ride, animal reserve, tiger paws.

Thank Yadukrishna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw bisons, deer, egrets, cormorants on this boat ride. I saw the cormorant striking a pose by spreading its wing. Its the signature pose of the cormorant. Check out the video of the cormorant's pose in my youtube channel! The link to the channel...More

Thank Shakir Sharfraz A
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was good..but too crowded...you actually can sight some wildlife... can click some pictures of scenic views around. Thats It.

Thank bhargava78
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a nice lake , although the boat ride is not that great, but we got to see a group of wild elephants during our boat ride and it was a nice experience, there were around 15 to 16 elephants with 3 little baby elaphants

Thank Manish S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to spend time with family. Good time is evening to see wild animals.. off season is on monsoon season

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Periyar Lake within to the Periyar Tiger Reserve. We had a bad experience at the boating booking office as there were a whole busload of gujrathi tourists who were loud and ended up fighting with others and causing a huge commotion. I...More

Thank Tinkerbelle91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Periyar lake is located in thekkady,kumuli. It has a boating in this lake you can see elephants, and variety of birds, and cool ride. It takes 200 to 300rs per head for boating. Just a ride nothing much you expect from that. The view of...More

Thank Samueljebaraj24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderfull boating through periyar lake. Bad luck don't see many animals.Only monkeys were here they also take the belongins of visitos so be careful....

Thank Hanna H
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28 October 2017|
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Response from Jamil_Sayed | Reviewed this property |
It is hard to get Periyar boat riding tickets online as the availability shows zero till December 2018. It is ridiculous. Perhaps their website is going out of order. If you stay at KTDC Aranyanivas resort, you do not need... More
13 October 2017|
Response from Sunirmal M | Reviewed this property |
As per the information from the ticket booking website of Periyar Foundation, you can provide the Driver License details. But at the time of boating, you have to carry the license in original to produce at ticket counter.