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Why travel Periyar?
Set high in the ranges of the Western Ghats, in God’s Own Country, Kerala, is the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve. It serve as a perfect example of nature's bounty with great scenic beauty and rich biodiversity. Periyar wildlife sanctuary has a picturesque lake at the heart of the sanctuary. Many tourists come here just to get view of the Indian elephants in the act of ablution and playfulness by the Periyar lake. The wildlife lovers will enjoy excursion at the zone of the sanctuary and can visit Cradomom and Pandalom Hills that bring the most splendid Kerala's natural beauty. Besides, these two fascinations the tourists can also enjoy boat cruising at the famous Periyar Lake.
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Ideal time to stay: 1 - 3 days
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Height(Altitude) of Periyar from sea level: 2719 feet
Latitude/Longitude: 9.5907817°N, 77.0801431°E
Food, Culture and Language at Periyar
Food Type Available: Indian, South Indian
Regional Language: Malayalam
Currency: ₹ - Rupee (INR)
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Periyar Tiger Reserve
The very sound of the word Periyar conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. The Periyar Tiger Reserve of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India. Spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks.
Expenses - ₹25
Time needed - 2.5 hours
Gavi, mainly known for its wildlife is an eco-tourist spot in Kerala which has widely become popular after 'Alistair International' the world acclaimed tourism major listed it among the leading eco-tourism centres and one of the must-see places in India. Endangered species including the Nilgiri Tahr and Lion-tailed macaque are often sighted at the outskirts of Gavi. With more than 260 species of birds including the great pied hornbill, woodpecker, and kingfishers, Gavi is a heaven for birdwatchers. A must visit place for all nature lovers as Gavi is preserved in its natural scenic beauty untainted by the mighty hands of modernity.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 6 hours
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