Periyar National Park

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Banks Of Artificial Periyar Lake, Thekkady, India
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 300 INR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: National Park, Trail, Park, Hiking Trail, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Adventure

Periyar National Park - Review

The jungles of Periyar National Park is very appealing natural wildlife reserves. The sanctuary covers almost 780 square kilo-meters of area out of which 360 square kilo-meters is covered with ever-green forest. It is known for its geographical structure, diversity in wildlife and the charming beauty which attracts visitors from across the world. Many adventurous activities are carried out here such as hiking, rafting and trekking.

Periyar National Park Information

  • Border hiking and Bamboo rafting can be done at 8 A.M. every-day.
  • Nature walk that last for around three hours start between 7.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m.

Periyar National Park Ticket Prices


  • Adults - Rs.300/-
  • Kids - Rs. 105/-


  • Adults - Rs.25/-
  • Kids - Rs. 5/- 

Periyar National Park Opening and Closing Hours

  • Two hours of sightseeing which is only available by boat.

How To reach Periyar National Park by Public Transport

  • Can hire a taxi or can use the public transport buses.

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TripHobo Highlights for Periyar National Park

  • Periyar National Park Address: Banks Of Artificial Periyar Lake, Thekkady, India
  • Periyar National Park Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Periyar National Park Price: 300 INR
  • Best time to visit Periyar National Park(preferred time): 07:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Periyar National Park: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Periyar National Park

  • 95% of people who visit Thekkady include Periyar National Park in their plan

  • 31.09% of people start their Periyar National Park visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Periyar National Park

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

92.4% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Periyar National Park

People normally club together Periyar Lake and Deepa World Spice And Ayurvedic Garden while planning their visit to Periyar National Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Periyar National Park, Thekkady Reviews

  • Nice wildlife sanctuary. We got to see some wild buffaloes and elephants during our ferry ride. They also have a resort (run by the tourism department) right inside the sanctuary. Would like to stay at the resort next time, to enjoy the wilderness thoroughly and to experience mother nature at its fullest! Found this review useful? GIVE IT A LIKE to encourage me to keep doing the good work!

  • Periyar National Park in Kerala is a protected wildlife reserve. The area covering 350 sq km right in the middle of serene Periyar Lake was declared as a National Park in the year 1982. The National Park is situated right at the heart of Pandalam Hills and Cardamom Hills of Southern Western Ghats. Periyar National Park remains open for the most part of the year. Climate-wise, the best season to visit is during the winter months of November to February as the weather remains pleasant. Though, the aroma of wet mud during monsoon season gives a special appeal to the National park during this season, even though a lot of wildlife is not spotted at this time. Elephants in search of water come out during summer months of March to June and hence, for best wildlife viewing, summer is the best time to visit Periyar Tiger Reserve.

  • Periyar National park is a delightful, peaceful place. Not ideal for spotting big, flashy wildlife - it’s more the sort of contemplative place you would like to visit whilst working on a novel. The only activity worth writing about is the ferry ride - a lazy hour long ride down the backwaters, spent best in contemplative silence, trying to spot elephants on the shore

  • If you are a photographer and visiting Kerala then my suggestion you must go to this beautiful place you can capture amazing time lapse of clouds, while boating you can click too many pictures of animals, mountains and sky 😁😁 and the atmosphere of this national park is amazing, many foreigners do visit this beautiful place and this place is good to visit with your family and friends. And one more thing you have to pay extra charges for your camera πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ and while collecting tickets please be careful with monkeys 😬😬 πŸ’πŸ’

  • It is a lovely place to spend some time with the family. Though I couldn't see any elephants or such animals there. We saw turtles, rare birds and wild buffaloes. The boat ride experience was pleasant. If you wish to see animals then opt for their night camp program as the boating is available only during the day. Best time for boating is at morning 7-10 am

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