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

Address: Thekkady
Directions: Thekkady,
Idukki District,
State of Kerala,
India,
Asia

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  • Written Sep 22, 2005
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Comments (2)

  • elpariente's Profile Photo
    Jan 21, 2013 at 3:15 PM

    After a busy travel in India this will be a great place to relax and recover
    Good and interesting tips
    Gracias

    • elpariente's Profile Photo
      Jan 24, 2013 at 3:55 AM

      You know that the problem of the traveller is the time and I must leave Trivandrum for our next travel . I t should be very nice to meet you there

    • ushar's Profile Photo
      Mar 14, 2013 at 10:06 AM

      yes i can understand.. time is the most difficult prblm of a traveller..:)

  • elpariente's Profile Photo
    Jan 21, 2013 at 3:15 PM

    After a busy travel in India this will be a great place to relax and recover
    Good and interesting tips
    Gracias

ushar

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