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Periyar National Park

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Banks Of Artificial Periyar Lake, Thekkady, India
+91 98562 52532
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The 3 hour green walk

This walk with a guide is really interesting. Be prepared - you have to have long pants and decent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wellington, New Zealand
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In the jungle

A great experience. Was able to spot only few animals, but enjoyed with family. Got upper deck in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Banks Of Artificial Periyar Lake, Thekkady, India
+91 98562 52532

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This walk with a guide is really interesting. Be prepared - you have to have long pants and decent covered walking shoes. We bought cheap light weight pants in a shop in town. You have to wear leg coverings for leeches, hence the long pants....More

3  Thank Stan061
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great experience. Was able to spot only few animals, but enjoyed with family. Got upper deck in the boat for boat ride, so the view was stunning.Not able to experience bamboo rafting and nature walk due to time constraints.A must visit at Thekkady.

1  Thank mohamedriji
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited on Periyar tiger reserve national park only thing is you have luck see some sambar, forest, different kinds of birds and different category of Monkey and one small restaurant also there the restaurant roof is designed as a turtoise so nature like...More

Thank Mutheeswaran
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Very organized trip with breakfast and lunch.. Together with small group, four guides and one with weapon.. Going alone could be dengeroues.We walked by a snake, venomous spiders and wild elephants. Costed 2500 for person includes entrance to Periyar NAtional park and bus two ways.

1  Thank leo l
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It's very nice place for viewing wild animals. The bamboo rafting is an interesting program in periya lake, thekkady is a dream destination . Enjoyed a lot.

Thank nakshatrabharadwaj
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is activity like you have to plan properly. Multiple Q Lines you have to make to get tickets. first line for Entry Tickets, which will open at morning 06;00 am. Then 2nd line will be for boating tickets. that will be open at 08;00...More

1  Thank SURYA K
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A must visit at Thekkady. To take the boat ride, right time is morning 0600 hrs. Next slots are at 0930, 1130 and 1500 hrs. There are around 4-5 boats, some of them have upper Deck too. Early morning ride will have higher probability of...More

Thank gokulavan
Reviewed 19 August 2017

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 12 August 2017

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 11 August 2017 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 Ruth B
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8 July 2017|
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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
21 October 2016|
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Response from Shahpramod | Reviewed this property |
its nice to see the jungle around but you seldom find any animals