The Periyar Tiger Trail
Kumily Thekkady Road, Thekkady, Kumily, 685509
Average Price: $ 0 per person
Tiger Trail is an adventurous trekking and camping programme, offered in two packages; one night and two night stays. The programme is unique in being conducted by a team of rehabilitated poachers and tree cutters of the park, hardy and dependable individuals with an intimate knowledge of the forest terrain. A maximum number of six tourists are taken at a time accompanied by five guides and one armed forest guard. Here, one may chance to encounter much indigenous wildlife like Nilgiri langur, giant squirrel, elephant and who knows, even the tiger! Normally, 20 to 35kms of trekking distance will be covered, depending on the route chosen.