Periyar National Park Wildlife Safaris in Periyar Tiger Reserve in India

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Periyar National Park

Wildlife Safari in Periyar National Park

One of the oldest wildlife sanctuaries in India, Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve was established in the verdant stretches of Kerala in 1895 and declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. The Periyar Widlife Sanctuary covers an area of 777 sq km, out of which 360 sq km is under thick and dense evergreen forests. Surrounded by the dense forests, it is quite popular for the Periyar Lake.

An ideal habitat for Indian Elephant, you can see this mighty herbivore living in accord with the ferocious carnivore - Tiger - in the national park. Whereas the wooded hills and the forest provide shelter to the resident animals, the Periyar Lake is the vast water resource, which quenches their thirst anytime and everytime. The national park and the tiger reserve is rated as one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in India for wildlife photography, bird watching, elephant herds and tiger watching.




Best Time to Visit: 1st October till 30th June

Distance from major cities
Kochi 150 kms
Munnar 95 kms
Kumarakom 125 kms


How to reach there
Kochi Airport is the nearest airport and well connected all major cities of India.
The nearest railhead from Periyar is at Kottayam, which is 114 kms away.
Thekkady is well connected with Kottayam, Ernakulam and Madurai in Tamil Nadu with a good network of roads.




Frequently Asked Questions


Best time to visit India?

The best time to visit India is between October and March when the monsoon rains have ceased and the country is largely warm and dry. The climate does vary considerably by region though this is the peak travel season in Rajasthan and Kerala due to the agreeable weather conditions.


Which places should I visit in India?

The most visited regions in India is Rajasthan and Kerala. Rajasthan is in North India and Kerala is in South India. Rajasthan is known for fairs and festivals, songs and ballads, folklore and folktales, and the traditional costumes these are still the part of the colourful and captivating state of Rajasthan. Apart from Rajasthan in North India Agra, Orchha, Khajuraho and Varanasi are also the most visited places. In South India Kerala is perhaps the most beautiful region on earth. It is less of a tour and more of a chance to find your peace, with a bit of sightseeing along the way. Kerala is also known for Kerala Backwaters, Ayurveda and Yoga. Apart from Kerala Tamil Nadu is equally most visited place in South India. Tamil Nadu is mainly known for the ancient temples in India. If still you are confused, please cunsult CozyNuk tour expert to help you.


How much does it cost to visit India?

Cost of tours depends on the category of hotels, transportation, air-fair and services. Off-season, high season and peak season also put major effect on the cost of tour. The more higher you go, the more you pay. Please go through below per person per day cost, for your reference:

1. Budget Tour : Less than 70 Euro / 80 USD
2. Medium Tour : 70 Eu to 150 Euro / 80 USD to 170 USD
3. Luxury Tour : 150 Eu to 250 Euro / 170 USD to 285 USD
4. High-End Tour : Above 250 Euro / Above 285 USD

In Budget Tours guests will get clean and decent 3 star to 4 star mixed category hotels and executive car with driver, with all expenses covered. Please consult CozyNuk tour advisor to set your holidays within your budget.


What are the best selling tours of India?

Most popular and best selling travel itineraries we have already given in our India tour packages. Check out few best selling tours of India. Book now to get the best deals:

1. 12 Days Kerala Ayurveda and Yoga Tour @ 655 USD
2. 15 Days Best of Rajasthan @ 895 USD
3. 13 Days Best of North India @ 900 USD
4. 15 Days Best of North India and Nepal @ 1050 USD
5. 6 Days Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi @ 360 USD

If you want any specific theme or idea of your own holidays, please contact CozyNuk tour expert to help you.


Can I choose my own travel dates?

CozyNuk offers personalized & individual organized tours upto any number of travelers and can be started at any time of the year. Our package tours are based on private departures, where you are benefit from having a private executive car and freedom to stop en-route for breaks or for photographic opportunities. Also note that our tours can be customized according to your holidays and your interest.


Do you have Ayurveda and Yoga tours?

Ayurveda and Yoga tour is one of the most best selling tours of India. We have 10 days, 12 days and 15 days tour of Ayurveda and Yoga with other tourist places in Kerala. Ayurveda and Yoga tour includes 5 days Rejuvenation Therapy program with early morning yoga sessions during the treatment program.

1. 10 Days Tourism & Yoga - Kerala Retreat
2. 12 Days Kerala Ayurveda and Yoga Tour
3. 15 Días Kerala Ayurveda and Yoga Tour