Periyar National Park remains a must visit place in Thekkady. This is perhaps the best-protected reserve area where some abundant significant species can be spotted, including royal tigers and majestic elephants. Boating facilities are also available here apart from exciting jungle safaris. Adventure enthusiasts must also partake in trek along the Tiger Trail to spot stunning sights of wildlife, including elephants, sambhars, and tigers. Spending some time at the serene Periyar Lake also bestows seamless pleasure to nature lovers.