Honeymoon in Periyar
Get an unusual experience with Honeymoon in Periyar. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is known particularly for the tigers. At one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in India, you can enjoy your Honeymoon in Periyar
taking a ride on the elephant, going on jungle trail, enjoying the boat ride and healthy mountain walks. The lush greenery and wild population are the major attractions of Honeymoon in Periyar.
Periyar national park is one of the most prominent names in Kerala tourism, especially in the wildlife tourism segment. Based in the scenic land of Idukki, the park location itself is so captivating that you find yourself transported to the divine land of Mother Nature. Hot vegetation and diversity of wildlife adds lots and lots of charm to the tourism appeal of the park.
While on the elephant safari on Honeymoon in Periyar, spot the cormorant, darter, deer, gray heron, kingfisher, monkey, mynas, parakeet, pigeon, orioles, sambar, sloth bear, squirrel and tiger. The other way to explore the jungle is by taking a boat ride on the Periyar Lake. The places nearby to visit on Honeymoon in Periyar are Chellarkovil, Kumily, Mangla Devi Temple, Murikkady, Pandikuzhi, Pullumedu, Vandanmedu and Vandiperiyar.
Honeymoon in Periyar is incomplete without the excursion tours to nearby places. Visit Idukki, Trivandrum, Chirhirapuram, Peermede, Vagamon, Kumarakom, Periyar, Kottayam, Rajamala Wildlife Sanctuary and Madurai. The adventure on honeymoon in Periyar comes from boat cruises, elephant safaris, jeep safaris and visit to the tribal village.
Honeymoon Attractions in Periyar
Counted on top of the most well managed wildlife sanctuaries of India, Periyar is known for its elephant and tiger population. Core area of the reserve is restricted for tourist access abiding by the protection of valued wildlife species and population. You can delight yourself with the safari ride(s) in the buffer zones of Periyar, but for the limited accessibility and permits, you would need to get advance permission for your safari.
Honeymoon Hotels to Stay in Periyar
Best honeymoon hotels and resorts of and around Periyar National Park are:
- Green Woods Resort, Thekkady
- Paradisa Plantation Retreat, Thekkady
- Birds Lagoon, Periyar
- Shalimar Spice Garden, Thekkady
- Thekkady Wild Corridor, Thekkady
Best Time to Visit to Periyar
Different from other wildlife Periyar is open throughout the year, except the core zone, which is strictly closed for tourists in all seasons. You can thus, pick the season of your choice to plan a trip to Periyar. The peak season around the park lies between the months of September to May or more specifically December-January. Summer months though are uncomfortable due to heat, but the same reason pulls out animals towards open area's water sources, where you can easily spot them around and delight yourselves.
How to Reach to Periyar
Kochi in Kerala and Madurai in Tamil Nadu are the closest airports to reach to Periyar. Other airports that you can choose to travel to, can be Mangalore, Trivandrum, Kozhikode and Chennai International Airport.
Periyar is accessible by the Trivandrum-Ernakulam rail line on the southern zone of Indian Railways. Periyar and Thekkady are devoid of their own rail terminals, Kottayam railway station is the closest. Other railheads where you can get down as per your convenience are Mysore, Teni and Changanassery.
Periyar is directly accessible only by roads. Even if you are travelling by rail or air ways, finally you will have to take a drive to your Periyar hotel destination. There are ply of buses and private transportations available from various major cities around like Trivandrum, Kochi, Kottayam, etc. to reach Periyar.
What Things to Carry to Periyar
List of must to carry things on your Periyar National Park vacation:
- Identity Proof
- Casual Shoes
- Wrist watch
- Comfortable Casuals
- Trekking Shoes
- Chargers/Batteries, Data Cables, Ear Plugs etc. of all Gadgets
- Styling Kit and Accessories
Before How Many Days the Booking Must be Done
Book your tour and travel details at least 1.5 to 2 months prior your marriage. And when you start your journey for your honeymoon trip, share your happiness with everyone that you are going for your honeymoon and see the magic begin around you.