Periyar Lake

Periyar Lake is a beautiful artificial lake in the heart of Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve. Periyar is located in Thekkady, around 4 km from Kumili in the Idukki district of central Kerala. This lake was conceived by A British engineer, Col.V.Pennycuick who was the then chief engineer of Madras Presidency. Boat ride is the best way to explore the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve; this will make your Periyar tour absolutely fantastic. The lake is also the most ideal place to watch the birds and to enjoy the picturesque surroundings of the lake.

Periyar Lake Palace, situated on the banks of the famed Periyar, 20 min by boat from the mainland, is the perfect abode that overlooks the calm and serene river. Lake Palace was once summer palace of the King of Travancore. This resort offers you unlimited peace and tranquility, interrupted only by the twitter of birds, a cry in the wilds or the excitement of spotting wildlife from your window.