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Periyar Lake

Thekkady, India
+91 4869 223 888
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Thekkady, India
+91 4869 223 888
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the boat ride around the lake . Kids may enjoy for a bit , but not very exciting. No aminals we had spotted rather than some Dears. Very exosting as it was april month . But for once its ok to try for...More

Thank swapnil s
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is very good experience. Forest department is managing boating and you can also watch animals roaming freely in jungle. You need to buy tickets for bus and after this for boating. Timing of boating is fixed and accordingly needs to be managed.

Thank vipinekta
Reviewed 1 week ago

Periyar Lake, Periyar tiger reserve, Periyar Wild life sanctuary ........all are in one single place only. Actually Thekkady is not your place to go. You should go to Kumili and to kerala tourism point in Kumili town. There you can park your vehicle (fee70/-) and...More

Thank ShankarBharadwaj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Online booking for the boat ride is a must, otherwise you end up in a queue where only the remaining balance seats other than online booking is only given . So if your slot is full for online booking you end up waiting. The staffs...More

Thank premalu
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guides took groups of no more than five people and our guide was extremely knowledgeable and informative. He pointed out various things that we would have passed by and helped taking photographs very expertly. The whole visit was more interesting than we had expected....More

Thank Sandra J
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for peace then this is the perfect place. Sleep in the lap of the nature....Its just Wow.

Thank Danny K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lake is huge but when we visited there was very less water so we had to taken by small boat to a bigger boat and then the ride is for 1 hour that takes you to different parts of the lake, we sighted 5...More

2  Thank Shyam P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i visited periyar lake in the month of April along with my wife. It was a sunny afternoon but rainforests of periyar national park more than made up for it as it provided a lot of cool breeze and scenic views makes u forget everything....More

Thank Paras B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to take the evening boating at around 3:30 pm. Had taken the tickets to reach the lake inside tiger reserve and bus ride from the counter in the morning. Post lunch got into the bus and reached the lake area. Had to wait in...More

Thank HulikalKeshava
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told that the morning 06.00 hr or evening 15.00 hr boat trips are the best for sighting animals.The Periyar House booked me the evening ride (actually tickets are hard to come by and staying at a KTDC hotel is the best way of...More

Thank Pavanan P
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Navin N
There is water available in Thekkady ...
12 March 2017|
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Response from koushal1990 | Reviewed this property |
Plan to visit between May to Oct Its a best part to get mesmirizing view
Where exactly do we catch the boat? Is the map accurate?
9 January 2017|
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Response from chettiyappan | Reviewed this property |
Boat jetty is inside periyar reserve. Vehicle can go up to boat jetty. From car park the jetty is just 5 mts walk only. Moreover there all roads go to boat jetty only. Boat jetty is visible also from distance
Ravi K T
I booked ticket online for periyar lake boating 18th jan 3:30pm slot 2..seat numbers 3 & 4 cost around 570 rs . can someone tell these seats are on upper or lower deck? do we need to take print of online ticket? are entrance charges taken along with boating charge in online booking?
27 December 2016|
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Response from raythealchemist | Reviewed this property |
Take a printout.