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Periyar Tiger Reserve

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| Idukki and Pathanamthitta Districts, Thekkady 685536, India
+91 4869 222 027
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A pleasant boat ride

The periyar boat ride is a pleasant experience but not really a place to see animals up close. The... read more

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go there only for relaxing. Don't go there with expectation of seeing tiger but go there to enjoy... read more

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The Periyar Tiger Trail is a protection-oriented trekking programme. The trek route passes through hills and valleys.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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| Idukki and Pathanamthitta Districts, Thekkady 685536, India
+91 4869 222 027

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The periyar boat ride is a pleasant experience but not really a place to see animals up close. The animals are seen in the far distance and one can often not distinguish what type of animal it is. For safety reasons the boat does not...More

Thank Tsunami786
Reviewed 3 days ago

go there only for relaxing. Don't go there with expectation of seeing tiger but go there to enjoy nature.

Thank royNaviMumbai
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is our second trip this time with young adult children.Do nit bother with the cruise: it is noisy and you don’t see any animals due to that. The self guided walk to the lakeside was quite magnificent. Previously we went and a guided walk...More

Thank Janetta M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's around 30rps for a local entrance fee, but 450rps for a foreigner. Over 10 times the price! Come on. I don't mind paying a bit more, but 10 times is a little rich. Then we paid 20rps per hour for a bike, that stays...More

Thank gem_black
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very quite and serene place but can't go inside much as highly guided place. Not many things to do with young children. Just enjoy the nature

Thank kalpanakhasa
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit but unless you’re prepared to do an overnight trek there is no chance of seeing a tiger. Not as much wildlife as we thought but plenty of monkeys near to where you take the boat ride. The only thing we saw was...More

Thank JanVerney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you really want to see animals you have to stay inside the park Archaic system of staying in line paying for bus fare (Rs 20 for Indians) then another line and pay for boat and entry to park (Rs 33 and 225). Though there...More

Thank supuvjmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the night scout program conducted by Periyar Tiger reserve. We started at 10 PM and had to walk 6 km through the buffer area of Periyar tiger reserve. We was accompanied by a guide and a forest guard with gun for protection....More

Thank Nikkukhan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from the Tiger Trail, which was a once-in a lifetime experience. Highly recommended! We saw many elephants, wild boar, Indian bison, Sambar deer, countless birds, and the rare/endagered Dhole (wild dogs). The guides were very knowledgable and made our trip comfortable, including...More

1  Thank Nigel_Sharp
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time on this trek! It was one of the highlights of our trip to Kerala. The trek may be the best way to get deep into the forest of the reserve and experience the nature and wildlife, as we found it...More

Thank Lauren H
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