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Calm Waters n Cool Greenery.... Beckons !

Lush Green forest surroundings breached by Water body, with hilly range as the backdrop, Periyar Lake is bestowed with endless Beauty ~ Natures Perfect Canvas. 'God's Own... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Ranchi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Lush Green forest surroundings breached by Water body, with hilly range as the backdrop, Periyar Lake is bestowed with endless Beauty ~ Natures Perfect Canvas. 'God's Own Country', Revels in this Green Natural Cover. Drive upto the barrier gates of Periyar Forest , from there, its a Long Winding Forest Like walking Trail leading up to the Lakes lovely view.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

it is a beautiful place. The forest department guides who accompany you on the boat are excellent guys! glad that they now insist on safety. The walk to Periyar from the parking is too long and the elders accompanying me found it very difficult. The battery cars do not operate. At least, they can employ locals with a bullock cart!... More 

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Rajapalayam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

we a family of five visited the periyar lake. the periyar lake was one of the must visit spots in thekkadi...everywhere greeny.... we saw a big bluish lake surrounded by dense green forest and the hills faraway which captures our eyes and made us more eager to get in the boat for ride. the highlight of the spot was in... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

we went for the morning 7:30 boating we saw lot of elephants and many kind of birds.. our guide told us it rarely happen to get chance to see elephants like this.. we enjoyed a lot..!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

awesome experience we had in between the lake . Although we were bit late but still got opportunity to experience boating

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The periyar lake looks calm, peaceful and quite serene. One would love to go for boating in the lake. While booking the tickets for boating do ask for seat on top floor of the boat. Most of the boats are double decker. And on the tickets the seat numbers are printed. So it isn't who enters boat first has the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Sat an a very basic boat chugging very slowly around the lake. Uncomfortable seats for an hour and a half. Barely any animals to be seen. Don't waste your time and money.

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Dahod, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

nice place but i don't understand that why everyone is running for tickets early morning forest men knows that they have how much tickets then why .....???

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We traveled on our a Vacation from Canada and visited Periyar Lake. Guess it was the time and day of the journey that made the experience dud. We really could not see much of the wild animals that we were expecting to see, but yes I realize they are not at anyone's wish or mercy to show up, but a... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lake i s really beautiful and the location add to the beauty but don't raise your expectation to sight any animals or may be in monsoon u don't happen to see any of them.

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Address: Thekkady, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thekkady
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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