Periyar Lake Thekkady

Periyar Lake Thekkady Boating Timings, Entry fees and History

Boating Timings: 7:30 am, 9:30 am, 11:15 am, 1:45 pm and 3:30 pm

Periyar Lake Thekkady Boating Charges

TicketEntry fees
Adult ( 11+ years)Rs.225
Children (5-11 years)Rs.75
Still CameraRs.38
Video CameraRs.300

One can purchase 2 tickets at the counter. One boat trip runs for 1 hour 30 mins across the lake. This boating unit comes under KTDC.

Best Time to visit: Feb – May months. During summer animals gather at the lake in the evening hours. Bison, Deer, Wild Boars, Elephants are commonly seen here while boating. When the water level falls down boating will be cancelled. Advisable to plan between Feb, Mar and Apr months as the water level will be good.

This Periyar Lake was formed while building Mullaperiyar Dam across the Mullaperiyar River in the year 1895.

How to reach Periyar Lake Thekkady?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Madurai which is 140 km away. Kochi airport is 200 km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Kottayam which is 114 km away.

By Road

  1. The direct bus is available from Ernakulam, Kottayam to Kumily. From Kumily, Periyar is 12 km away.

Periyar Lake Thekkady Images

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