The Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve are popular tourist destinations for adventure seekers and regular tourists. Located within the Western Ghats, the artificial lake of Periyar offers the best means of touring the Periyar National Park in order to check out its diverse and enchanting flora and fauna. There are many wildlife resorts in and around Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve where you can comfortably stay during your tour to Periyar.
Some of the popular Wildlife Resorts in Periyar National Park include:
Spice Village Hotel
Spice Village Hotel, a wildlife resort built on the Cardamom Hills of Kerala, is conveniently located on the outskirts of the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve. The Spice Village Hotel offers 52 tribal styled cottages including 5 suites with picturesque views of the spice plantations. Recreational facilities available at the Spice Village Hotel include boat safaris at the Periyar Tiger Reserve, forest treks, walks through spice plantations and ayurvedic rejuvenating therapies.
Taj Garden Retreat
Located near the Periyar Tiger Reserve, Taj Garden Retreat is a wildlife resort that offers 32 well furnished thatched roof villas raised on stilts; each room has attached bathrooms fitted with showers. This wildlife resort at Periyar has a multi-cuisine restaurant, swimming pool, ayurveda center and a bookshop. Taj Garden Retreat also offers boating excursions on the Lake Periyar and tours of its spice plantations.
Lake Palace Hotel
Located in the picturesque environs of the Periyar forest, overlooking the Periyar Lake, Lake Palace Hotel is a wildlife resort that offers 6 suites and deluxe rooms with all the modern amenities and entertainment options. Recreational facilities at the Lake Palace Hotel ranges from dining at the restaurant to elephant rides, wildlife safaris, treks through the forests and spice and coffee plantations, and boat rides on the Periyar Lake. Excursions to the Munnar, Devikulam and Peermede besides the Periyar National Park are also popular with the adventurous tourists.