Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady

#4 of 8 in Wildlife in Thekkady
Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
Head high up into the hills to explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, a protected area notable for its tiger and elephant populations, as well as its forested and mountainous scenery. Take a guided tour of the area by boat or foot, with trained guides pointing out the sounds, sights, and smells of the diverse and expansive park. Aside from its famous mammals, the park offers sights of many rare and endemic animal and plant species, including a wide variety of orchids and flowering plants, the Malabar grey hornbill, and the king cobra. A visit to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Thekkady trip itinerary maker site to plot your vacation.
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  • It was a nice boat trip through the Waters in the morning hours. We could spot some animals at a distance, but the journey was enjoyable. We liked that the staff was very strict and ensured that...  more »
  • the boats were very busy and it was almost impossible to take photos. You are allocated a seat and there are 4 seats in a row so it is pot luck as to whether you have a good seat or not. A little...  more »

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