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Address: Kumily, Thekkady, India
Phone Number: +91 4869 224 571
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We were in Periyar in November, still knowing that it is not the best time to see animals. It cost a lot of money the entrance, plus the bamboo rafting tour. The tour was too... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Palma de Mallorca
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Periyar in November, still knowing that it is not the best time to see animals. It cost a lot of money the entrance, plus the bamboo rafting tour. The tour was too long, we walked for several hours, paddled for several more hours, walked more... We were offered breakfast and lunch, but it was too hot to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't get to see animals here.. Maybe its not the right time to visit. Will certainly do this trip again next time

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The boat ride is the highlight of the sanctuary We were not lucky enough to see the elephants, could manage only few birds and bison.

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Thank Amrender
Thrissur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful sanctuary with lots of wildlife which are healthy and comfortable , from their ethological observations.larger mammals and smaller mammals are in plenty and its a professionally managed sanctuary Kerala Forest Department can be proud of.Tiger population is the best and as a predator they have all territorial comforts here ..sighting depends on your luck .the flora and fauna of... More 

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Jaipur
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

People who intend to visit it must online book their tickets in season time. Its one of the most facinating rides. For nearly 1.30hr one gets to see the wild animals in their natural habitat. Must visit place.

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Thank SachBolo
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled all the way from Munnar and reached thekkady at 1 pm. We visited this place by 2.45 pm. Spent surround 4k for seeing wildlife which was told to us but we never spot an animal here. Just simply avoid wasting time, money and energy. The driver was honest enough to tell us that, that the last time he... More 

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india
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The walk through the jungle was amazing. The guides were very helpful. They told us about the various trees that were growing in the forest. We got to see black monkey, mongoose and few wild dogs during our walk. Walking through the dense forest was very peaceful. On our return, we got to see few elephants too in the wild.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

You would never spot an animal here. Just simply avoid wasting time, money and energy. We woke up at 4 in the morning, got into the jeep and off to the Periyar wildlife sanctuary. The driver was honest enough to tell us that, that the last time he saw any animal (elephant) at all in the drive was a year... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

I made a 3 hours trekking with a guide. This park is huge, has more than 100 species of animals but rare to see them. I was lucky to spot wild elephants. At the entrance you can see monkeys.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

These kind of Safaris are there in and around Thekkady. I had booked one of them called 'Thekkady Jeep Safari' Price for hiring the Jeep is 3500/-, due to absence of information one assumes that it will have at least some element of thrill and will come across animals. As per the Organisers the safari is for three hours and... More 

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