Thekkady has one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in Idnia is a dream destination for any tourist visiting India . The most popular activity that a tourist can enjoy in Thekkady is boating in the Periyar lake. One can see the wild animals along the gringe of the lake foraging, bathing, drinking and resting. It would be a greater fun if one is lucky enough to see the elephants playing with their babies in the lake. KTDC and Forest Departments are operating the Boat Services and there are 5 Trips daily with and each trips lasting Two Hours.
The boating is almost 1.0 – 1.50 hours journey through the Periyar lake, clubbed inside the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Boating at Periyar Lake is one of the major attraction at Thekkady. If you are lucky, you will get a unique opportunity to view wildlife at a closer distance from the boat.