Located on the boundaries of the Western Ghats in the southern Indian state of Kerala, the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve is one of the popular wildlife parks in the world. Also popular as Thekkady, Periyar is a park where one can witness the playful elephants. The park is in fact famous for Elephants. Other inhabitants of Periyar include the leopard, wild dog, barking deer, mouse deer, Nilgiri langur (a primate), bonnet macaque, sambhar, porcupines, squirrels, gaur (Indian bison), wild boar and sloth bear. There are various options for leisure stay around the Periyar National Park, to make the visit even more memorable. Some of the popular hotels in Periyar are ?
Elephant Court Thekkady
Surrounded with a peaceful and scenic view, the Elephant Court in Idukki houses an outdoor pool, pampering spa, and a gym. Adorned with amazing garden view, and equipped with well-designed rooms, the hotel also offers traditional Ayurvedic treatments.
Featuring majestic views of the organic garen, the Cardamom County offers an Ayurvedic massage centre, and a fitness centre. The guest rooms are well equipped with a work desk, a mini-bar, and a cable television. Laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.
Set amidst beautiful natural greenery, the Greenwoods Resort boasts an outdoor pool and elegant rooms. The resort offers a variety of recreational options including hiking and working out at the gym. All the rooms are equipped with a TV, tea/coffee maker and work desk. The in-house restaurant of the Resort, offers Indian, Chinese and Continental dishes.
Hills & Hues
Situated in Thekkady, Hills & Hues houses a garden, terrace, and an on-site dining. The place also offers 24 hour front desk and tour desk for guests. Guests at Hills & Hues can enjoy a continental breakfast.
Amaana Resort Thekkady
Amaana Resort Thekkady offers accommodations with private balconies, so that you can enjoy the beautiful view from your room. The resort provides continental breakfast every morning.
Other popular hotels and resorts in Periyar are ?