Located in the lush green state of Kerala, The Periyar National Park is one of the most alluring attractions of the state. It lies in the lovely Thekkady region surrounded by mesmerizing green mountains of the Western Ghats. Also known as Peiryar Tiger reserve, the national park is home to not just the Royal Bengal Tiger but also other magnificent species like elephants, sambar, leopards and the Indian bison. One of the most gorgeous parts of the wildlife safari here is the serene boat ride in Periyar lake that takes you through breathtaking landscapes of wilderness. Here are some beautiful photos of Periyar that will tempt you to add this south Indian delight to your bucket list. Also Read - 'Why Rush to HC Instead of Going to Magistrate Court?' Madras HC Dismisses Case Against Rajinikanth Over Periyar Remark

Lush green Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady, Idukki District, Kerala, India – Scenic view of the forest and mountains on a cloudy day

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Beautiful landscape with wild forest and river in Periyar National Park, Kerala, India

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Tourist boat on the lake in the Periyar National Park, India

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Elephant bathing on southern banks of the Periyar river at Kodanad training center, Kerala, India

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Periyar National Park – tourists trekking across countryside

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Beautiful Periyar lake

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An elephant and her calf strolling in the Periyar Wildlife Reserve

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A scenic view of tourist boat on lake at Periyar National Park, Kerala

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A tea plantation in Periyar, Thekkady

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Beautiful nature and lake lake landscape at Periyar

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Traditional Chinese fishing nets line the banks of the Periyar river in India at sunset

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Beautiful, isn’t it? Visit Periyar at the earliest for a memorable vacation amidst nature.