Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve (Kerala)

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Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is in the districts of Idukki, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta in Kerala. Nearly 265 species of birds are recorded in this National Park, including migrants and endemic birds.

Birds commonly seen:

Endemic birds include the Malabar grey hornbill, Nilgiri wood pigeon, Blue-winged parakeet, Nilgiri flycatcher, Crimson-backed sunbird, and White-bellied blue flycatcher.

Other birds include Black baza, Spot-bellied eagle-owl, Nilgiri thrush, Little spiderhunter, Rufous-bellied hawk-eagle, Brahminy kite, Great hornbill, Sri Lanka frogmouth, Oriental darter, Black-necked stork.

Nearest airport:

Cochin (200kms), Madurai in Tamil Nadu (140kms)

Nearest railway station:

Kottayam (114 Kms)

Nearest bus station:

The Periyar National Park is well connected by roads with various cities: Cochin (250 km), Trivandrum (250 km) in Kerala and Coimbatore City (250 km) in Tamil Nadu.

Timings:

6 am to 6 pm

Best time to visit :

October to June

Phone number:

04869 224 571


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