A few words about Periyar
Spread over an ample 777 sq. km in all its bounty is the Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady, one of the 27 tiger reserves in India. with its bamboo groves and boat rides along the two rivers Periyar and Pamba, Periyar has come up as a major benchmark in ecotourism. Comprising mainly of tropical evergreen and semi evergreen vegetation, Periyar is famous for its biodiversity which support a wide variety of wildlife. At the Periyar you can find 62 species of mammals, 320 species of birds, 45 species of reptiles, 27 species of amphibians and 38 species of fishes. This wide biodiversity and the indigenous wildlife resorts at Periyar draw thousands of tourists to Periyar from in and outside the country every year.
|Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary|
|Periyar Happenings||Birds in Periyar|
|Climate in Periyar||Flora in Periyar|
|Fauna in Periyar||How to reach Periyar|
|Transport in Periyar||Wildlife in Periyar|
Wildlife resorts at Periyar
Famous for its thatched roofed cottages built on stilts is The Taj Garden Retreat. With its boat rides in the Lake Periyar coupled with Ayurvedic massage centre what you will find here more than just a wildlife tour. At a distance of 140 km from the Kochi airport, this resort offers you all urban amenities in a rustic package.
|Wildlife Resorts in Periyar|
|First Class Resorts in Periyar|
|Hotel Taj Garden Retreat||Hotel Spice Village|
|Lake Palace Hotel||Jungle Village Resort|
|Muthoot Cardamom County Hotel|
|Economy Resorts in Periyar|
|Hotel Tree Top||Aranya Niwas Hotel|
|Shalimar Gardens||Silver Crest|
|Carmelia Havens Resort||Hotel Lissiya International|
|Green Berg Holiday Resort||Beaver River Resort|
|Paradisa Plantation Retreat||Edassery Resorts|
|Woodlands Prime Castle|
|Budget Resorts in Periyar|
|Hotel Ambadi||Thrisangu Haven Hotel|
|Edappalayam Tourist Bungalow|
|Resorts near Periyar|
|Highland Resorts Idukki||Sterling Resort Idukki|
|Vagamon Hideout Idukki||Hotel SN International Kumily|
|Victoria International Idukki|
Safely tucked in amidst the Periyar forest on a peninsula on the periyar lake, is the Lake Palace Hotel, Periyar. With a variety of wildlife tours including elephant safaris and adventure treks, this hotel takes care of your adrenalin without disturbing your tranquility. A 3 ½ hours drive from Madurai airport and a 4 ½ hours drive from the Kottayam railway terminal will take you to this oasis of order at the heart of wilderness.
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