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Bamboo Rafting

This is a dawn-to-dusk protection-oriented range hiking and rafting programme. The route is through some of the richest forest tracts of Periyar Tiger Reserve. In this programme, the tourists can enjoy trekking for a few hours through a variety of habitats and then they are taken on a bamboo raft on the lake. After lunch break, the tourists return to base in the same manner.

In this package, tourists stand a high chance of spotting exotic wildlife like the giant squirrels and the Nilgiri Langurs. Various birds, elephants, gaur, sambar and other animals are usually sighted during the rafting trip. While rafting across the lake you can also feast your eyes on the thick greenery of the shores and on a good day, you may even get to see aboriginals fishing in the lake.

An armed guard and four guides accompany a maximum of 10 tourists in this package. Tea, snacks and packed lunch are provided.

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