Periyar Tiger Reserve is a globally renowned tourism destination, providing unparalleled opportunities
to experience the beauty and serenity of nature. A boating trip on Periyar Lake is the ideal way to sight
a variety of wildlife ranging from elephants, sambar and gaur to bears, otters and a variety of birds and
reptiles. If you are lucky, you might even sight the pride of the Reserve, the tiger! If you plan your trip to
coincide with the monsoons, be prepared to experience the rains of India in all its glory. A trip outdoors
on any of several eco-tourism packages can also give you a birds-eye view of the flora and lesser fauna
of the Reserve. Cheerful townsfolk, ever ready to lend a helping hand, energetic staff and a variety
of accommodation choices to suit everyone’s budget all come together to make a trip to Thekkady a
memory to cherish..
How To Reach
How to Reach Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady is about 4 km from Kumili in Idukki district, central Kerala and is well connected by road from all the major towns of Kerala.
Cochin International Airport : 190 Kms.
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport : 267 Kms.
Madurai: 140 Kms.
Kottayam : 114 Kms.
Changanassery: 120 Kms.
Ernakulam : 190 Kms.
Madurai : 135 Kms.
Direct bus links to / from Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin, Kottayam, Munnar & Madurai.