Periyar National Park In Kerala

Posted in Asia | July 23, 2013 | Comment Now


Periyar National Park is the pride of the wild life in south India, and one of the best protected and maintained wild life reserves in India. The park is located in Idukki in Kerala.

The Periyar National Park is strategically located near the Periyar lake covering area of about 925 sq km, which is formed lush green dense forests and with water supplied from the lake, the park is blessed with exotic trees planted here, and the reserve is rich n bio-diversity and smartly effective measures have been initiated to protect the wild life from poaching and fires.

The park is a haven for tigers and elephants and you may spot varied mammal species, reptiles, exotic birds, amphibians, leopards, lions and Nilgiri langurs all inhabiting in the splendor of nature and the fauna and the flora here will mesmerize you.

Elephants at Periyar National Park Tiger in Periyar National Park

The national park is an ideal destination for wild life enthusiasts and you will be delighted at witnessing the herds of elephants romping their way in the forests, or you may cruise along the Periyar lake and get enchanted by the glory of nature here.

You may also visit the Mangaladevi temple here which is famous for its ancient structure and seek blessings and enjoy picnicking in the serene surroundings of the park.

Cruise Tour in Periyar lake Mangala Devi Temple in Kerala

Ironically the park today is protected by people who at one time indulged in poaching and killing animals and these people are committed to protecting and preserving the wild life in the park.

Asia is dotted with numerous such wildlife parks which are a haven for all animal lovers.


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