Short Escape to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - Ex Cochin


02 Nights / 03 Days

Destination Covered:

Cochin - Periyar - Cochin


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Tour Description


‘Short Escape to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary’ will give the chance to explore one of the most popular and oldest wildlife sanctuary of Southern India, ‘Periyar National Park. Having great scenic charm, amazing rich and exotic bio diversity, the Sanctuary is surrounded by dense forest and grass lands lies in the middle of Cardamom Hills. It is an important tiger and elephant reserve, apart from this it is also the home of gaur, sambar, Indian giant squirrel, Travancore flying squirrel, jungle cat, sloth bear, Nilgiri tahr, lion-tailed macaque, wild pig, Nilgiri langur and Nilgiri marten etc. During the tour you will get the chance to explore the amazing wildlife of this region along with that also enjoy the boating here at Periyar Lake.


Day 1: Cochin – Periyar (By Road- 146.6kms/ 03hrs 51min)
Upon arrival at Periyar, meet with our local representative, check in to the hotel. Rest for a while then proceed for wildlife safari into the Periyar National Park. The sanctuary is surrounded with dense forest and grass lands. It is home of Indian tigers, elephants, lion tailed macaques, gaurs, deer, sambars apart from this 45 species of reptiles , 30 species of snakes, 13 lizard species. Post lunch, cover the spice plantations. After exploring the Periyar National Park, return back to the hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Periyar
After Breakfast proceed to explore Periyar Lake. Enjoy boat ride on Periyar Lake. While boating you may also spot wild boar, deer, monkeys, elephant, and various other species. Then explore some local markets. Then back to hotel. Overnight Stay in the hotel.
Day 3: Periyar – Cochin (By Road- 146.6kms/ 03hrs 51min)
On the last day of the tour. After breakfast, and check out from the hotel/resort later you will proceed to Cochin for your onward destination.
Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights
  1. Explore the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
  2. Enjoy boat ride in Periyar Lake
  3. Explore Local Market
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