The very sound of the name conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hill and spice scented plantations. With the animals of the wild and the simple mountain people. In the Periyar forest od thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India, and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks.

To see wild animals particularly elephant (large nos.) When you go for boat ride in the lake around the forest area. Stay in the jungle is very adventuring and very interesting. Periyar is south india most popular wild life sanctuary..

  • The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary (Open 0600-1800hrs)
  • Kumily (4Km)
  • Murikkady (KM)
  • Pandikuzhi(9km)
  • Mangala Devi Temple (15km)
  • Chellarkovil(19km)
  • Vandiperiyar(18km)
  • Vandanmedu (29km)
  • Pullumedu (43km)