Reserve, Thekkady, is an example of nature’s bounty, with great
scenic charm, rich bio diversity and providing veritable visitor
satisfaction. Sprawled over an area of 925 Sq .km., Periyar is
one of the 27 tiger reserves in India. Zealously guarded and
efficiently managed reserve is a repository of rare, endemic and
endangered flora and fauna and forms the major watershed of two
important rivers of Kerala, the Periyar and Pamba.
undulating with lofty peaks of over 1700 meters bordering the
north and east. Towards the west it merges into an extensive
tableland Mount Plateau of average elevation 1200 meters.