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“a great experience”
Review of Periyar Lake

Periyar Lake
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$606.00*
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4-Night Best of Kerala Tour
Ranked #3 of 33 things to do in Thekkady
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Pune
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43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“a great experience”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

The timings of the boat which takes you in the forest are from 7.30 or 9.30 are good to see the wild animals if you are lucky you can even see a tiger also. the boats are comfortable and the staff on the boat is very co operative. it takes 1.30 minutes for this ride. and the charges for this ride are very low.

Visited December 2012
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Somerset, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Peaceful and relaxing boat ride”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

Getting the ticket to the boat ride was stressful. But the ride itself was so relaxing and peaceful. I enjoyed the serene surroundings. Was lucky to spot deers and elephants.

Visited December 2012
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CHENNAI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
“Balas Periar Lake visit”
Reviewed December 25, 2012

This is a huge lake spreading over 90 Sq Kms area with small islands and hills comprising thick forest. Nature with forest and lake waters is highly refreshing and soothing for Eyes.

Visited December 2012
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Kozhikode, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A bit too boring........”
Reviewed December 24, 2012

Unlike your expectations, you wont see wild animals often. To be honest, it depends on your luck. When we went for boating, i could see some elephants, deer, rhinos, etc. Maybe, I was lucky.\But, you need not be.
And, another thing, we started boating arount 4 pm. Actually, you can go boating upto the Mullaperiyar dam, but as it was going to be late, we were foced to end it up within 2 hrs. So please be careful to have maximum time. Also, take immense care and precautions as the boats seem not that safe. Also remember the 'JALAKANYAKA' boat accident which took place here. If you have some other plans, its better to leave this place off. Or, still if you insist, go on, good luck dude...!!

Visited March 2012
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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Half a day affair with wild life”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

It is good to be amidst nature sprawling around you. We got comfortable lower deck front seats. Need to be there early as the tickets are first come first serve basis. Last boat time is 3 PM. If you are lucky you would spot some elephants, hyenas, deer, variety of birds.

Visited December 2012
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