A fascinating place to enjoy vacations from the busy schedules of the work, Periyar is an enchanting place to cruise on the lake to enjoy a jungle walk with an opportunity to witness the inhabits of wild animals. It is located in the ranges of the Western Ghats in Kerala, India known as famous National Park and Tiger Reserve.
The park has a charming lake at the heart of the sanctuary which is formed with the building of a dam in 1895. It is surrounded by the wooded hills providing a perennial source of water for the local wildlife. Visitors can see wild Elephant herds which come to the lake to frolic in the water. Tourists can also get boat services which takes them around the lake. The ideal time to visit the park is between October and June.
During the driest period here, especially in March and April, the animals spend
a lot of time near the lake and visitors can see the way of bathing and swimming
of the elephants in the reservoir. Periyar is considered a home of harbors the
leopard, wild dog, barking deer and mouse deer. The special attraction can be
seen by the tourists is on the rocky outcrops along the lake when lizards are
basking in the sun. You can thus travel to periyar through various means of transport
such as Safari Jeeps, hire a motorbike and a lot more.