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Address: Thekkady, India
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06:00 - 15:00
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Beautiful place but unfortunately no elephants

We took this trek from The Spice Village Hotel and whilst we were not promised sightings of elephants we were led to believe that it was rare NOT to see them. There was evidence... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a lovely early morning trip on Periyar lake. Chilly but beautiful in the slight mist and very peaceful. Excellent crew who pointed out all birds. Did not see elephants etc but didn't really expect to as some of the tourists were very noisy and refused to listen to the crew who tried valiantly to get them to sit down... More 

Thank TheJsRedditch
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful boat trip. We saw elephants, wild boar, otters, kingfisher, brown kite, white spotted eagle. Well worth the early morning trip.

Thank buck674
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took this trek from The Spice Village Hotel and whilst we were not promised sightings of elephants we were led to believe that it was rare NOT to see them. There was evidence of their presence but unfortunately no sighting. The park itself is beautiful but it does get very hot walking back as it is nearing mid day.

Thank cornwalldw
Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view was breath taking. Our 1st visit to Thekkady and we enjoyed the beautiful view. We even saw many "visitor" on the way to the lake.

Thank Vikib_14
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Opt for evening ride and you will see lot of animals. Elephant, bison, safari... good guide available.... just go one hour early and all is fine

2 Thank Sunil K
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57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A journey into a landscape for Jurassic Park Film enthusiasts... ruined wooden trees rise from the waters as you pile into a boat packed full of people....take binos and long lenses to truly appreciate the bird life and animals that lurk in nature... it is not going to come out readily for a hoarde load of noisy tourists!

Thank Julie D
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15 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing much to rave about. A poor monsoon has had an effect on the water level. Besides there was nothing worth seeing here.

Thank Ashok K
New Lambton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 9.30am cruise, probably a bit late, as the wildlife,,including elephants are usually seen early in the morning. The cruise however was pleasant, and we saw lots of birds. One of the park guides was very good at spotting and identifying wildlife. We saw a group of wild boar in the distance but the highlight was the family... More 

Thank Gregory D
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Time to visit is early mornings when you get to to see many animals and amazing sites. Better to book online as chaotic getting tickets and offer sold out in season

Thank annrenton
Kent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boats are old and noisy. The wearing of the scruffy life jackets were mandatory. We had been for a walking trek around the lake that morning and we didn't see any more wildlife from the boat except for a few deer. But, it was a lovely afternoon weather wise and a nice cool breeze through the open windows.

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