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iXiGOers Aug 19 2013

Which are the best stay options in Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary?

Kshitiz Ahuja Aug 19 2013
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You have a wide range of stay options, from luxurious to basic in Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady. Many of these places offer all-inclusive packages. Here are some of the most popular ones.

Inside the forest

KTDC’s Aranya Nivas has a restaurant and pool. Tel: +91-4869-222023; Tariff: INR 3500 to INR 6500.
KTDC’s Lake Palace has lovely interiors. The hotel can be approached only by boat, as a result of which guests have to be back by dusk. Tel: +91-4869-223887-88; Tariff: INR 10000 to INR 25000, with meals.
KTDC’s Periyar House stands midway between the entrance and the boathouse. Tel: +91-4869-222026/220546; Tariff: INR 1850 to 4050, with meals.

A photo of KTDC's Lake Palace (Edapalayam Palace)

Outside the forest

The CGH Earth Group’s Spice Village is located in a spice garden near the forest. Tel: +91-4869-222315-16; Tariff: INR 16600 to 25300, with meals.
Club Mahindra Tusker Trails is close to the main gate and has cottages with a rural ambience. Tel: +91-4869-222273, 222401; Tariff: INR 6000 to 9000.
Muthoot Cardamom County has a café, gym, pool and massage centre. Tel: +91-4869-224501-03; Tariff: INR 9500 to INR 15500, with meals. Hotel Tree Top has cottages, rooms and a bungalow. Tel: +91-4869-223286-87; Tariff: INR 3000 to INR 8000.

A photo of Elephants in Periyar National Park

Mid-range options include Hotel Kumily Gate, which offers views of the Periyar Dam. Tel: +91-4869-222279; Tariff: INR 1200 to INR 2500. Bamboo Grove Lodge has cottages. Tel: +91-4869-224571; Tariff: INR 1500, with breakfast.

Now here's an important point to be noted: Nearly all hotels offer meals; non-guests can dine too.

Phew! With those many options, I hope you will have a comfortable stay! To know more about what Thekkady has to offer, check out the cool travel guide.

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