Jungle Safari - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Kumily Bus Station): 4 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): Full Day

Transportation Options: Cab

Travel Tips: This activity can be booked at Eco Tourism Information Center in Kumily, on the way to Thekkady Boat House.

Jungle Safari is a fascinating program which includes Jeep Safari, Jungle Trek, Rafting and Night Camping.

The 40 Km scenic drive program starts at 5.30 AM through the jungle by Jeep. The trail passes through dense forest where truly man meets nature in all its majesty and glory. After crossing Periyar Tiger Reserve by jeep early morning, breakfast will be served at Gavi's forest lodge, followed by a jungle trekking for three hours. Lunch is offered here and you can have canoeing in the Gavi Lake. The visitors are taken to the camping area in the Jeep from the Gavi Lake. The accommodation is provided in tents and dinner is offered here with camp fire. Next day morning after the breakfast, visitors are taken back to Thekkady. The Jeep will arrive at the hotel for picking up the guest at 5.30 AM.

Jungle Safari Day Package is also available. The visitors are taken back to Thekkady after evening tea by 4.30 PM.

Tariff: Rs. 2200 per person.

Day Package: Rs.1000 per person.

Timings: 5.30 AM to 4.30 PM for day trip. 5.30 AM to Next day 9 AM for overnight trip.