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Address: | Idukki and Pathanamthitta Districts, Thekkady 685536, India
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+91 486 922 2027
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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The Periyar Tiger Trail is a protection-oriented trekking programme. The...

The Periyar Tiger Trail is a protection-oriented trekking programme. The trek route passes through hills and valleys.

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No Tigers but Elephants and Water Bufflo and lots of birds!

The boat ride is charming with lots of Kingfishers, White necked Storks and Cormorants. We did see some Elephants and Water Bufflo grazing on the shore. The chance of seeing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Lichfield
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The boat ride is charming with lots of Kingfishers, White necked Storks and Cormorants. We did see some Elephants and Water Bufflo grazing on the shore. The chance of seeing Tigers is remote but even without that a nice relaxing trip and worth an hour and a half of your time.

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Pune
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As per others we were lucky to spot an elephant family, Bison, and other animals like deer etc. Though the view from boat safari itself is soul satisfying and fulfilling. Greenery around and jungle, water inbetween in form of lake was too good to enjoy. Being with family including small kids we were having boat safari as only option available... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a totally different experience to hike early morning in the reserve. Ability to spots lots of Birds / Deers and Elephants (if you are lucky). Boating / Nature Walk / Staying inside the Lake (KTDC) and many more options available within the Reserve

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did the 3 hour morning hike called Nature walk and loved it. We saw elephants from close quarters in their natural habitat and many birds and wild indian guar (bison). We wish we knew about the multi-day hiking and camping options in the tiger reserve before hand. We would have stayed longer at Thekkady just to explore this beautiful... More 

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Thank Yo-Go-Girl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is must visit as it gives so much infirmation about flora fauna and animals.My 7years old son thoroughly enjoyed the PRT trip.however you have limited scope of trekking,bamboo rafting,night safari etc fir below 12 years. You must buy souvenirs for the shop inside which contributes towards saving our TIGERS.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Periyar tiger reserve is huge and beautiful! We were lucky to see plenty of animals in our nature walk.(nilgiri mokneys,malabar squirrels,gaur, a family of elephants feeding quaintly behind the bushes,wild boar and deers and 15-20 bird species. Tiger sighting is incredibly rare and we werent lucky enough. Our forest giude was very knowledgeable and polite. The kerala govenrment offers nature... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose Bamboo Rafting. I was not aware that it will include a long hiking of 1-2 hours. It was scary for me since it was in jungle and our mobile signal were lost since it was jungle and I am not so brave. In our way, the guards asked us to keep quite. I was too afraid but then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip to Periyar Tiger Reserve gave us the opportunity to see a family of elephants close enough that the mother felt the need to protect her baby! A stomp in the dirt and she started running! Our guide yelled RUN and we booked it to safety. My Mets hat was a casualty. I here one of the guides was... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the border hike and it was ok. No animal spotting except for boars, deers and monkeys. Not sure if ever anyone sees much more, as it is not really wild. You can hear motor noises in large parts where we went. We were a group of six with two guards and a third gunman.

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Thank Inesja
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The border hike (along the Tamil Nadu< > Kerala border) is nearly a 20Km hike with some parts being uphill and steep. Technically, you could use the entire day to do the hike or you could accomplish it faster depending on the average speed of the group. The hike is beautiful and you have higher chances of viewing some of... More 

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