Periyar National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary, locating in Thekkady is
the perfect example of nature's bounty with great scenic beauty and rich
biodiversity. In this astounding location of Kerala, the Periyar
National Park is considered as the most protected area for the elephants
and the tigers. One of the most renowned national parks in South India,
the Periyar National Park is set high at the Western Ghat ranges. The
protected area is widespread along the area of 925 sq km (357 sq mi).
The rest of 350 sq km (140 sq mi) of the core zone was declared as the
Periyar National Park in the year 1982.