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Periyar Lake

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Thekkady, India
+91 95148 34350
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best boating lake is periyar ..is situated in deep forest. . special mention ..that's the tiger reserve forest

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting Place. Must be visited with our family and friends. It not then alone is not at all a bad option.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenic boat ride. Worthwhile a trip. Do not carry any food or eat in frount of monkeys as they will snatch it away in the waiting area before boarding the boat. Ladies do not stand alone. Saw very few elephants. Not much other animals...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ragms
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very natural. The steamer ride through the lake is unique. One can see the dead stumps of the trees in the lake. One can see the deers coming to the banks of the lake, even sometime elephants can also be seen The boat ride itself...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a boat safari at 7:30am. We knew that we had almost no chance to see tigers but we had hopes for seeing some elephants which we didn't see neither. But the tour was nice, we could see many wild buffalos, dears...and we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently took a common boat ride on the Periyar Lake. It was a very peaceful and serene experience. Since we did it in the morning, we enjoyed a good weather and some wild life sightings and various birds. Overall a very good experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GenesisTravelogues
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These rides are on double decker boats that run continously along the lake. We still had most of the time when there was just our boat and we got to see some wildlife although not much due to the time of day. The guys on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gregdU3263YH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well it is tiger sanctuary but no one talks about tigers here. Most talks are of White stocking bison and deer etc. We have been to many sanctuary but for the first time we did not see a single deer , but we saw lots...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank YashGoyal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Boat ride with family, it an wonderful experience through pariyar wild life sanctuary seen lot of rare birds and animal Wonderful experience..

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jijo_Joy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the boating here , different experience we had , lucky we have seen group of elephants .but no tigers . must to see

Date of experience: March 2019
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February 8, 2019|
Response from Celia G | Reviewed this property |
I was in a group of 30 people in a tour group but the tour company booked it. The boats were full and it was busy
September 13, 2018|
Response from 381ratheeshb | Reviewed this property |
5-15 minutes only
September 13, 2018|
Response from sandeepsahajpal | Reviewed this property |
In Thekkady, you’ll find two days too little. But, you can go for Periyar Lake, Tiger Reserve, Spice Garden Tour, Kathakali Show, Kalaripattu Show, Safari for Elephant sighting, and the local food which is a very vast... More