Periyar National Park Safari
Periyar National Park is a Tiger Reserve and the most famous and oldest National Park, set high in the ranges of the Western Ghats of Kerala, India. Covering an area of 777 sq km it is a gift of nature having great scenic beauty and rich biodiversity. It is situated in the lap of mountains having a 100-year-old artificial and picturesque Periyar lake in its heart which is a permanent source of water for the local wildlife.
The availability of Jeep Safari, elephant safari, and most charming boat cruises at Periyar Lake will bring the wildlife experience more enjoying. These Safaris will bring you deep into the Periyar National Park and experience the appealing beauty of nature at its best. The Forest Department of National Park provides a local tribal guide with you who will guide you to recognize the sounds and movements of animal’s, to specific birds and tells you about the rules inside the park and unique vegetation. Undoubtedly Periyar National Park will give you a perfect of many dangerous species like lion, Indian elephants, Wild Pigs, Sambar deer, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Dole or Indian Wild Dog, clawless otters, wild boars, porcupine, gaur, bison, mouse deer, palm civet, jackal, mongoose, Malabar squirrel, monitor lizards, flying snakes and many more. There are more than 100 species of butterfly and around 240 species of birds also.
During your safari, apart from wildlife you can enjoy this canvas of many shades having hills and valleys, tropical forests, sprawling grass lands, sholas, cascading waterfalls and cardamom plantation and many more. The presence Periyar River and Pamba River also added the four moons in the beauty of Periyar National Park and also the source of water for the animals. Visitors can enjoy the animals in the lakes when they come to the lake only in search of water.
Safari Zones at Periyar National Park
Elephant safari at Periyar National Park
Elephant Safari in Periyar is such an interesting activity for the tourists. By this thrilling experience you can explore the dense woodlands and the abundant wildlife. Elephant safari is the best and safest way to explore the remotest and densest areas of the Periyar National Park. The elephant moves slowly and steadily, so that you can see the wild animals very closely.
Jeep safari at Periyar National Park
Jeep safari is the most secure and best way to get the inside look of the forest. It gives a chance to cover maximum area in a short time. You can view wild animals including tigers in open jeeps. In a jeep six persons can sit comfortably, including visitors the jeep has an expert driver and a nature guide who helps you to spot wildlife and make sure that they do not lose their way inside the forest.
Boat safari at Periyar National Park
You can also enjoy boat safari in the Lake Periyar. This is the outstanding way to see the Periyar Wildlife sanctuary. You can see the animals’ drinking water and roaming along the banks of the Lake, especially a number of bating and playing elephant. During this boat safari you can see the Flora and Fauna of the Sanctuary.
So this vacation plans for the Periyar Wildlife sanctuary.