Destinations: Periyar Duration: 03 Nights and 04 Days Best Season: November to March Tour Code: 1006-MP Good For: Birders and Wildlifers, Photographers
Description: Thekkady is a true paradise for wildlife and nature lovers and is one of the best tourist attractions to visit in Kerala. Thekkady attracts many tourists from across the world with its cool climate, undulated forests covered in lush greenery, serene ambience and the exotic wildlife sanctuary. It offers thrilling adventure activities, unique wildlife, untouched nature, picturesque hill stations, tea gardens and rich biodiversity. The famous tourist place in Thekkady is Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, home to tigers and a significant elephant population. The sanctuary has a picturesque lake at the heart of the sanctuary. Thekkady is a perfect retreat for anyone who loves adventure, fun, wildlife and nature.
Periyar National Park lies in the middle of a mountainous area of the Cardamom Hills in Kerala. The park is made up of a variety of ecosystems, including tropical evergreen and moist deciduous forests, grasslands, stands of eucalyptus, and lake and river ecosystems. Apart from being both a tiger and elephant reserve, the park is also home to a variety of wildlife, including endemic mammal and bird species like Travancore Flying Squirrel, Nilgiri Marten, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Blue-winged Parakeet, Nilgiri Thrush, and more.
Itinerary Overview Day 01 : Arrive at Kochi and drive to Periyar Day 02 : Periyar Day 03 : Periyar Day 04 : Departure
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