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Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

#6 of 33 things to do in Thekkady Features Animals
Kumily, Thekkady, India
+91 4869 224 571
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Kumily, Thekkady, India
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+91 4869 224 571
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Reviewed today

Book your tickets online, this is an amazing place. Long lenses are must have here, worth every money you spend here.

Thank Mahesh R
Reviewed today via mobile

It's ethereal to write about this place. Some tips - Stay at ktdc lodging in gavi Stay at least for three days if you really want to see tigers and elephants. Start your journey early if you wanna get glimpse of wild animals There is...More

Thank prsnthg
Reviewed 4 days ago

Actually forest department is not managing this activity and local peoples are making fools of tourists by name of jungle safari. They will take you 35 kilometres from thekkady on some rough terrain. that's all and no animals are available

Thank vipinekta
Reviewed 5 days ago

Jungle camp near Vallakadavu Forest checkpost is a wonderful experience of stay in a forest. Staff are very hospitable and the camp feels quite secure even though it is in tiger country, Food is not at all a problem and infact it is better than...More

Thank ravihari
Reviewed 5 days ago

Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary is must do tour who love the nature. We started our tour in morning by first boat which start @ 07:30. There are some important things to note like if you want to take early morning tour than must get your...More

1  Thank KaranSaggar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sanctuary is also known as Thekkady. If you visit there book boat tickets in advance otherwise ticket is not get. A nice place for trekking, there is lot of trekking packages are available. Enjoy the flora and fauna of the nature.

1  Thank SAVIN55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place for trekking, boating , elephant ride and many more nature discovering. Loved so much. Never can this place be missed.

Thank tourguide6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

South India is home to an extraordinary variety of flor and fauna, with many of its most exotic species native to the region. We learned a lot about the area's rich biodiversity while on a jungle walk in the national park. It is set high...More

Thank Judi L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Also known as Periyar Tiger Reserve, is Near Theekady. But watching Tiger is difficult, however one see Sambar deer, Indian Bison, Elephants. Lake is famous for Boat Ride, which covers the wild life sanctuary. Very well Managed by KTDC.

Thank BRTiwari
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The trip is a must visit in Thekady. The nature at its best can only be felt not said. The wildlife is not not much to be seen though.

Thank Rajani1981
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Hafiz_vj
How much time i need to spend at Thekady?
21 January 2017|
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Response from Amrender | Reviewed this property |
The main attracation is the lake ride. If you are short on time, one days is sufficient.
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UKGirl95
My partner and I are in Kerala at the moment and we want to visit Periyar wildlife sanctuary and elephant junction to meet the elephants next week - how do we travel to here? Is the manager able to organise a driver to take us from Cochin to Periyar and back?
3 January 2017|
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Response from UKGirl95 |
We didn't go in the end, instead we went to an orphan elephant sanctuary near to Periyar. The reviews for this place are really bad and it is not nice to ride the elephants - it's cruel to the animals
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UKGirl95
My partner and I are in Kerala at the moment and we want to visit Periyar wildlife sanctuary and elephant junction to meet the elephants next week - how do we travel to here? Is the manager able to organise a driver to take us from Cochin to Periyar and back?
3 January 2017|
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Response from Lizbeth M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed near the wildlife santurary and then took a boat trip to see the wild life. When we went evenings were best to see the elephants.
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