Periyar is located in the central Kerala amidst the cool hills of the western Ghatswhere the heartland luxuriate in matted coffee, tea, pepper and cardamom plantations.

The pride of Kerala and a testimony to nature’s splendour and human innovation, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the banks of the Periyar Lake – an artificial lake. Here the high ranges of the Western Ghats are clothed in dense evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savannah grasslands.
Boat Ride, Plantation Visit, Nature Walk, Elephant Ride and Bullock Cart Ride. Bamboo Rafting etc.
Apart from Elephants, the other animals to be seen are Gaur, Wild Pigs, Sambar, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Dole or Indian Wild Dog and very rarely a Tiger. Four species of primates are found at Periyar - the rare lion-tailed macaque, the Nilgiri Langur, Gee's Golden Langur, Common Langur And Bonnet Macaque. The birdlife comprises of Darters, Cormorants, Kingfishers, the great Malabar Hornbill and racket-tailed Drongoes.
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Spice Village – CGH Earth
900 ms away Rated ??
Cardamom County
1.1 Kms away Rated ??
Niraamaya Retreats Cardamom Club
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