Experience the beauty and serenity of nature at Periyar Tiger Reserve is a globally renowned tourism destination providing unparalleled opportunities. The conservation value of these forests is enhanced by the presence of a large number of Western Ghats-endemic species of flora (519 species of flowering plants and 350 species of medicinal plants) and fauna (7 endemic species of mammals, 14 birds, 17 reptiles, 12 amphibians, 16 fish and 20 butterfly species).
Depart from your hotel in Madurai at 7am with our experienced professional driver in well maintained air conditioned private car, while travelling you can enjoy the rural side of indian life and agricultural landscapes, reach at roughly 3hours 15minutes. Discover the beauty and tranquillity of boating trip on Periyar Lake is the ideal way to sight a variety of wildlife ranging from elephants, sambar and gaur to bears, otters and a variety of birds and reptiles. If you plan your trip to coincide with the monsoons, be prepared to experience the rains of India in all its glory. A trip outdoors on any of several eco-tourism packages can also give you a birds-eye view of the flora and lesser fauna of the Reserve Cheerful townsfolk, after visits you will be drop-off at your hotel in Madurai.