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Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Kumily, Thekkady, India
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Ranked #7 of 12 Attractions in Thekkady
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
Activities: Camping, Group tours/safari, Hiking
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Nagpur, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We visited periyar on a 3 day trip, including the tiger trail program. On our whole trip we could not see any wildlife, as the tour organised in periyar are in the buffer zone only, they dont allow tourists into the heart of the reserve. So if you are planning on witnessing any wildlife action, you are in for a... More

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Ahmedabad, India
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 NEW

Very green.... Very beautiful.... There are three way to see the sanctuary by boating, trekking with foresters or bamboo rafting.... Jeep safaris are not possible in periyar sanctuary. By taking morning boat, possibility of seeing animals increases.... A must do activity,... Boat ride can be booked online also....

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Thane, India
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6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Long queue for tickets. Very badly organised. Better book on line to avoid queue. There is a counter inside for online booking, they sell 200 tickets. No wild animal worth mentioning. Actually it is not worth the trouble. Walking around is better

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

very nice place for them who love nature, wildlife. for animal lovers you need to be patient to watch them. You need to be lucky to fine more animals there . but nice place to explore and enjoy.

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Seeing fresh tiger prints in mud. Fresh elephant dung on path. Witnessed charge of herd of bison. Rangers very informative and kind. Good English.

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Pune, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Boat safari was good and had to wait in the queue. The ride is very unique and peaceful. If you are lucky, you get to see some wild life, we were not so lucky !!

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Sunbury-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I guess the rain did not help! No wild life as such, a couple of monkeys, deer and some birds. We were pleased when the trip ended early! 2 people actually fell asleep!!

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Surat, Gujarat, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Not seen much animal than dear, turtles, monkey & few birds but good ride for family in boat enjoy. now tickets can be booked online through periyarfoundation.org

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

superb.. many packages available. full green . must go : boating. but hard to spot tigers. greenish.

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Israel
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Long waiting for the boat service. Kept us locked inside the boat during the sailing. Almost no visible animals. Money attacks are common and very frightening for adults and kids.

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