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Address: Thekkady, India
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US$772.00*
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4-Night Best of Kerala Tour
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Lazy lake ride

It was a lazy and pleasant lake ride for an hour.We could sea different type of water birds and the best part was the playful otters.The boatswain kept on narrating and showing us... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
ananda71
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Madurai, India
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were on the 9,30 Boat ride. Please book your tickets well in advance as there was a mad rush for the same and miss a particular time slot. We had booked the tickets online. A very special mention to all the staff from the forest department, who man this site. Well organized. Once we boarded we had to put... More 

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Thank nairajitn
San Diego, California
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224 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Getting up at 6 am for a so-so overcrowded boat ride just didn't do it for me. We had already been to Rathambhore and Nagarhole so this felt like "an add on just for something to do." would have rather slept in. But that's me!

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1 Thank Conrad C
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Long ques for tickets...Right now less water in the lake...need to first take tickets for entry into the National Park, then go to the park...walk 300 to 400 meters to reach boating ticket counter... Online tickets are already sold...No elephant seen... Saw some deers and wild boar...take binoculars to see them....best bet is to go early morning..

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Weybridge surrey
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did a boat trip on this lake. There are 3 large boats full of people, It is beautiful and peaceful aside from the noise from the boat. We didn't see many animals and I imagine they hide away from the boats. I would recommend the trip and a guide did advise that the best time to travel to see... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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61 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is nothing much to write home about. The Lake has to be reached through a mini forest area with Teak and other plantations where one can see many violent monkeys. The walk is for around 2 KMs. The Lake was closed for boating as there was no sufficient water. This is the Lake where boat tragedy had occurred some... More 

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Perth, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was an enjoyable hour and a half on Periyar Lake, but barely an animal to be seen . I had read this might be the case, but still had my fingers crossed. Damn, no luck at all. Some bisson grazing was pretty much it. Surprisingly the return journey on the boat was quite cool, and I wished I had... More 

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Madurai, India
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a lazy and pleasant lake ride for an hour.We could sea different type of water birds and the best part was the playful otters.The boatswain kept on narrating and showing us a few creatures, wild boars,deer, tortoise etc.

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Thank ananda71
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So let's get one thing out of the way - Periyar Lake is gorgeous. Early mornings in particular have a way of highlighting this beautiful lake and the magnificent bio-diversity that surrounds it. So, get your online tickets, especially if you plan to visit it during peak seasons like end of December / New Year's, etc. If you do not... More 

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Thane, India
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The day was a bit cloudy and it did rain for some time. it turned out to be the best time to visit the lake which is one of the best attraction in this place. A must for all visitors.

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So serene and beautiful. Don't miss it. Don't just go for the wildlife. Enjoy the beauty! It is an hour and a half of one of the best places in the world tucked in our very own Kerala: God's own country.

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