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Periyar National Park

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Closed Now: 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Banks Of Artificial Periyar Lake, Thekkady, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

During our trip to Kerala, we decided to visit Munnar, Thekkady and Alleppy. Out of these 3 Munnar was awsome; Alleppy was also worth visiting especially the boat ride. But Thekkady was an average from our point of vies. We reached the place Thekkady around...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 219rudras
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normal forest or national park... you will be really lucky to see some wild animals... guards were creating pollution by burning leaves

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Puneet K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A boat ride inside the Periyar National Park is something that cannot be missed if you are visiting Thekkady. Boat rides lasting 2 hours each are organised by the Kerala Tourism Department. Five slots are available daily with the first ride starting at 7.30 a.m....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DSKTraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reached the park at noon and we got boat after waiting for 2hrs. Nothing was visible during our boating in the park, only few dear and one elephant was seen. The best time to visit is early morning as most of the animals are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank UmaBG
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Saddest Nationalpark we‘ve ever seen so far! And no bycicles allowed but Tuck tuck and buses are very commend!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank StillerMoench
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Nature walk for approximately 2 hours with guides in small groups. Sadly only saw bison but thats life!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank patmcadden
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

My trip to periyar national Park was expected to see some wild animals during boating. (As for one hour boating they charge sharing basis 240 rs) but we hv not seen any wild animals. And boating is so common in kerala so I found nothing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Rishavxyz
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

We went Here just couple of day ago and we booked tickets online as we had foreign passports - we paid total of rs 1550 for two of us as online it charged us rs 1000 for two park entrance fees - so we took...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank neel s
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

We went here as part of our Citrus Holiday itinerary to do boat trip on the lake. As with everything in India it was a little chaotic. You have to catch a special bus there after purchasing you ticket. Getting the bus there is quite...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank stevebL2753ZB
Reviewed February 11, 2019

A very peaceful cruise in the on the upper deck of the KTDC river boat. Very few animals observed except for four elephants, a couple of elephants far away, some wild buffaloes, otters and many birds. The view of the sanctuary was very scenic. A...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DLeather132
March 1, 2019|
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Response from BSreeraj | Reviewed this property |
Hai.. You can go the Kerala Forest Department website and select Gavi .. The dates will be visible for booking..
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ShridharH23
August 10, 2018|
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Response from meha_gaurav | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry for late reply, I don’t think so it’s good to travel at this time as mostly park is closed at this time I guess, you can check there online number.
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