Periyar Sanctuary Things to Do

  • Part of Periyar lake
    Part of Periyar lake
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  • Passed Periyar lake on our trek
    Passed Periyar lake on our trek
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    on top of a hill
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    Plantation Tours.

    by ushar Written Sep 22, 2005

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    Plantation torus are arranged from the District Tourism information office at Thekkady Junction in Kumily. Enjoy the freshness of cardamom, pepper, coffeee and tea plantations.Tour also covers tea factories , tribal settlements and surronding hill regions.

    Cardamom Cardamom 2 Tea garden
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    The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

    by ushar Written Sep 22, 2005

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    Lying close to the plantations, in the rich jungles of Periyar in Thekkady is one of the worlds most facinating natural wildlife reserves- the periyar Wild life sanctuary. Spread across 777 aq. Km , of which 360 sq. km is thick ever green forest. This Tiger a reserve is noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty and it acctracts the visitors from all over the world.
    The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar add to the charm of the park. This is the only sanctury in India where you can have the uniwuew experience of viewing the wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. The greatest attraction of Periyar , however , are the heards of wild elephants that come down to play in the lake.
    The entry timings 6 am to 6 pm.

    Resting boats at Periyar Lake Road leading to Thekkady A view thru the woods to Periyar lake Wooden tigers at Thekkady Cool Tortoise - Thekkady
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    Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - wildlife

    by suvanki Updated Jun 24, 2008

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    During our boat trip we spotted these wild boar, grazing by the lakeside.

    It may be possible to spot bison, antelope, monkeys, sambar, elephants and very rarely, tigers.

    Periyar  Lake  wild boar
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