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Address: Kumily, Thekkady, India
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+91 4869 224 571
06:00 - 15:00
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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... read more

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 

Thank Cutleros
Weybridge surrey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

Thank lilliput41
Brisbane Region, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of trekking through the park and plenty of wildlife. Guides were good. Weren't expecting the basic bedding (thin foam mat & unclean nylon sleeping bag with no inner sheets), and no personal washing facilities (had to wash with toilet flush bucket in toilet). No paper napkins, toilet paper or soap provided. Food basic but plentiful.

Thank Tedcurry
Thane, India
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

would be a good place for everyone, particularly for children from 4 years to 20 years. we could not see many wildlife as we could in Sanjay Gandhi park in Mumbai

Thank tbsiyer
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thekkadi is a great place and a must visit for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. great evening life and nice restaurants offering authentic local cuisines. Minimum stay suggested 2-3 days to explaore and enjoy.

Thank Rammohan_12
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very scenic place and nice visit with family. Unfortunately our visit was after heavy rains season so water levels were high so could not see the animals. Best time would be before the rainy season when animals come out in the open area not covered by trees to drink water. Worth visiting for the natural beauty and... More 

Thank Sunil C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone must visit Periyar wildlife sanctuary at least once. It is beautiful. It is maintained by the government so you got to follow their rules. They provide an array of activities within the sanctuary - Day and night treks with a guide through the forest, boating in the Periyar lake (It is better to book tickets online for the boat... More 

Thank Manmeet S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very much disappointed with we could not manage to get the tickets very crowd early morning itself we checked out the hotel by 6 am again we not get the tickets

Thank Jalandar S
Jamshedpur, India
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited in January 2016. There are no animals except some grazing cows. Guide, driver, organizer try to fool you all the time by saying, that there is an elephant and you wont see anything. He will keep fooling you by saying that he can see the animals beside grass or on a hill by a naked eye, which you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THE Timing is a problem and the limited boating services makes a trip risky to get through. Advance booking of boat ride is advised not to be disappointed when you are there


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