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Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
+91 471 236 0762
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Awesome Place

I just travelled to see the lions . and the male lion was in treatment at that time. but we could... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
highly recommended

this place is highly recommended for sightseeing. you can enjoy beauty of nature and wild animals... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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The Neyyar reservoir is easily navigable and extends 9.06 sq. km. The vegetation varies from tropical wet evergreen to grasslands. The Agasthyakoodam hill, 1890 metres high, lies in the premises of the sanctuary. Elephants, gaur, sloth bear, Nilgiri tahr, jungle cat, wild boar, Nilgiri langur etc. are seen. A crocodile rearing centre, deer farm and lion safari park are the main attractions.
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  • Poor8%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
+91 471 236 0762

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

I just travelled to see the lions . and the male lion was in treatment at that time. but we could see the lion so close within meters and it was a nice relaxing trip for a day. raining season is the best said by...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

this place is highly recommended for sightseeing. you can enjoy beauty of nature and wild animals such as deers , elephants, lions

Thank alirezak1983
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I never knew that such a place did exist and that it would be so thrilling for the children. Its really good and a nice place for the family and children. The Tamarind Restaurant and Hotel was quite good. We had booked in advance and...More

1  Thank vinjan6618
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This place is not very well known to tourists and tour operators. Even our chauffeur was having no knowledge of this place. We reached there by following Google map. The place was beautiful. There were provision for mechanized boating in the lake, taking us to...More

Thank santpur
Reviewed 9 March 2017

lion safari park - you can access by crossing the river . ktdc operates boat service (250 rs / head ) for river boating . later you will be transferred to a well protected bus , which takes you near to lions . a must...More

1  Thank Nivin T
Reviewed 27 February 2017

we rent a boat and we travel across the lake to discover the different part and different animals. We saw crocodiles, elephants, deers and lions. Everything was really good and worth it. We spend about 3 hours in this adventure. Really reccomended! If you are...More

Thank Elena R
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Good place for Nature lovers. We have to travel by a boat. Then we have to enter into a forest vehicle. They charged only Rs 250/person. Its really amusing. There is a lion safari park. In that we can see lions very closely. It's very...More

1  Thank sivanarayana m
Reviewed 8 January 2017

It will take almost 45 minutes to reach there from Trivandrum City.I could visit the following. 1.Crocodile Park. You can see a few Crocodiles drying under the sun and a few Pythons. (Spend 20 - 30 minutes watching them) 2. Lion Safari. & Deer Park...More

2  Thank Sudheer E
Reviewed 2 January 2017

No safety measures have been taken . No one use the Life saving jackets and lifebuoys inside these old boats and there is no one to tell/instruct about the same from Govt's side. In return, they tempt to board more people in the boat than...More

1  Thank Gireesh K
Reviewed 28 December 2016

2 thirsty lioness waiting for the bus passing in a "mini Jurassic park" atmosphere Then another island with some sun dried crocodiles and after a short walk a supposed group of 150 dears : we only saw one far away. This place is only worth...More

Thank Fleur A
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Shahanas M
23 January 2017|
Response from sivanarayana m | Reviewed this property |
@Shaganas Only Rs.250/-(Including Boating & van trip.
12 November 2016|
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Response from UMESH1977 | Reviewed this property |
You need to go early in day to book your tickets at counter. I think online ticket s are not available. It is not trekking, you need to book at boat , and the boat will ferry to different places , like lions safari, then... More
10 October 2016|
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Response from churchinbensg1946 | Reviewed this property |
31 kilometer by road from Trivandrum