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Periyar Lake

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Thekkady, India
+91 95148 34350
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“boat ride” (438 reviews)
“wild animals” (143 reviews)
“bison” (130 reviews)
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LOCATION
Thekkady, India
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+91 95148 34350
Ways to Experience Periyar Lake
from US$606.00
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"boat ride"
in 438 reviews
"wild animals"
in 143 reviews
"bison"
in 130 reviews
"early morning"
in 77 reviews
"ticket counter"
in 46 reviews
"water level"
in 24 reviews
"in advance"
in 65 reviews
"the upper deck"
in 32 reviews
"boating experience"
in 28 reviews
"wear life jackets"
in 18 reviews
"seat numbers"
in 19 reviews
"kerala tourism"
in 19 reviews
"spot animals"
in 22 reviews
"forest department"
in 35 reviews
"bird life"
in 21 reviews
"boating tickets"
in 18 reviews
"scenic beauty"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had booked the early morning boat ride at the Periyar Lake. The lake is very clean and it was a wonderful experience to see the forest from the boat. We saw a number of birds, deer, bisons and even a herd of elephants (from...More

Thank TravelShip
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There was some wildlife but not that much (some deer, gaur, monkeys, and lots of birds) ...mostly a pretty boat ride. A lot of people on the boat.

Thank Valerie K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

more than we expected and delighted in too. Need to discover time to visit this area in any event once in the existence time If you are fortunate, you can see assortment of untamed life animals over yonder

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Periyar Lake at Thekkady is located inside a sanctuary. It's a beautiful lake. A boat ride is also available. However one should book tickets in advance as there is a long que. Unfornately when I reached at 5pm, the timings were over.

Thank Pinaz D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolute must visit to the PTR the Periyar Tigre reserve as its called, 925Sq KMs of just dense nature, forest and a slight drizzle while on a 90 mins cruise, is an experience of life time

Thank RajeswarRao
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have to find time to visit this location at least once in the life time If you are lucky, you can see variety of wild life creatures over there

Thank sarjujm
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were five persons. We planned to visit Kerala in the last week of May and first week of June 2018. This time there was early monsoon and it had started to rain from 25th May 2018. So, it was not hot. Outdoor activities like...More

Thank damayanti2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The vast expanse of Periyar Lake on the fringes of Periyar Tiger Reserves is beautiful sight. One must opt for a boat ride and go deep into the lake to enjoy breathtaking views of greenery, birds, water bodies, Lake Palace Hotel, wildlife (we saw big...More

Thank sandeepsahajpal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to see the lake in full bloom. Boating experience was fabulous and spotted a few wildlife as well.

Thank Preethi343
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Limited seats we must stand in a big que for tickets. Transportation is not upto average... They are charging parking fee as compulsory... And its not for parking charge its absolutely for comfort station

Thank Sashank m
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nidhi k
19 January 2018|
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Response from PuneTouristGuide | Reviewed this property |
Actually you have to go with your ticket to the BUS stand and then they will drive you to the forest in their own buses. Where you have to buy the tickets for the Boating
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nidhi k
12 January 2018|
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Response from kalpan | Reviewed this property |
it coasted around 270/- per head,its better to book early though online booking.
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