Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady

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#4 of 8 in Wildlife in Thekkady
Head high up into the hills to explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, a protected area notable for its tiger and elephant populations, as well as its forested and mountainous scenery. Take a guided tour of the area by boat or foot, with trained guides pointing out the sounds, sights, and smells of the diverse and expansive park. Aside from its famous mammals, the park offers sights of many rare and endemic animal and plant species, including a wide variety of orchids and flowering plants, the Malabar grey hornbill, and the king cobra. A visit to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Thekkady trip itinerary maker site to plot your vacation.
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  • First adventure was to cross the lake on a bamboo raft! Then we walked for approx 1 hour beside the lake and then into the forest. We were delighted to see many birds including a golden oriole, kingfi...  more »
  • We had a relaxing ride on a boat looking at wildlife. We were fortunate to see elephants, deer, bison and many different birds. No tigers but not surprised. The boat was clean and the staff helpful. S...  more »
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