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Address: Kumily, Thekkady, India
Phone Number: +914869224571
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Activities: Camping, Group tours/safari, Hiking

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Beautiful nature in beautiful surrounding

I took a 2 hour boat trip at 7 o'clock in the morning when the sun was rising and it was all calm and peaceful. The quiet water was now and then disturbed by beautiful birds like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Views are excellent . Didn't see much animals We had lovely snacks and coffee. Very serene truly Gods Country

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I took a 2 hour boat trip at 7 o'clock in the morning when the sun was rising and it was all calm and peaceful. The quiet water was now and then disturbed by beautiful birds like the Kingfisher with its amazing blue wings. Groups of elephants were strolling over the hills, monkeys were playing on the banks and gaurs... More 

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Periyar Tiger Reserve,Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary are same palces. best is to book advance tickets for a boat ride

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Mumbai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

July is not the best time to see animals. Fortunate to see some elephants and deer. Summer is the best time. However we could see a lot of birds

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It's a nice trip, but beside the monkeys, that you can see by millions, not a lot to see. We where lucky and catch about 15 elephants very close but many people didn't. The tigers,... well,... if you're incredibly lucky...

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A simple walk around the sanctuary gives you an idea of how densely populated it is with green trees and flora. The boat ride is good but if you are a photographer, do carry your extra zoom lens camera as they don't go close to the animals. The sanctuary overall is well maintained and I would have loved to stay... More 

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mumbai
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Hey its an artificial lake made for tourist attraction where a boat kind of takes you to see animals like elephant ,monkeys and deers.No tiger is seen in this boat ride as this jungle is very huge and tigers ofcourse are deep inside the jungle and they dont come out.There is an entry fee to enter the place and also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Next to Thekkady a beautiful wildlife sanctuary. Beautiful forest, well maintained & good facilities for tourist. Had been there during winter & the forest was very pleasant & temperature/climate was great.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

God's own country - says it all...this wildlife sanctuary takes the cake amongst all places in and around Thekkady! The leisurely boat ride around the sanctuary on the water body is simply breath-taking simply for the bountiful nature that it throws all around!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We went there for a 2,5 hour morning walk. The rikshaw always charges 80 rupies from Kumily center to the boat landing, do don't let them fool you if they stop at the official park entrance and ticket office and don't want to carry on after (there's another 3 km to go). Vinod, our guide and one of the local... More 

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Additional Information about Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Address: Kumily, Thekkady, India
Phone Number: +914869224571
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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