Periyar Nest Resorts
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
TripAdvisor Reviews Periyar Nest Resorts Kumily
Travel Blogs from Kumily
... were found in Bamboo Grove. This resort was a small ecotourism establishment intended for tourists visiting Periyar, and consists of 9 or 10 little bamboo huts where guests stay. Near the front of the grove is the kitchen, which is adjacent to a covered porch where meals are served. Every meal was prepared by some lovely local women, and I would go as far as to say that this was probably the best food that we ate the entire trip.
The grove itself had a lush ...
The bus ride up to Kumily was beautiful... Winding roads leading into beautiful looking tea plantations and mountainous lush beauty. The buses here have no windows too so we got the full effect from the fresh air of the place... Kumily was again an annoying place of pushy annoying shop keepers and rickshaw (tuk tuk) drivers... Next day one driver took us to the national park but on arrival pointed out the cost of entry and boat ride was £9 but for half that cost we could do a half ...
... spot, but before we could tuck into our array of pastries, we were off for a walk. Quietly, we were told, and stick together. The man with the rifle led the group. At one point we saw a gaur, a bison. It studied us though the trees for a few moments as we stared at it in slack jawed wonder before it decided that we just weren't that interesting and ****** off back into the forest.
... insisted on pointing out massive spiders too and couldn't understand why I was even scared of them if they didn't contain venom that'd melt my eyeballs or cause all my skin to fall off.
"It is not poisonly," one guy assured me. "If it bite you then maybe you get some rash, but you will not die." Erm, yeah, that still sounds pretty ******* poisonly to me, dude!
But anyway. This ...
... through the hotel at a substantial fixed cost but we were not overly surprised to find a little extra was required to hasten our way through the gates. There was a power cut so everything was being done slowly by hand with a crowd of drivers all trying to speed things up for their clients. After about half an hour or so we were in and by now it was light, if slightly misty and cool enough for a fleece. Now we were not expecting to see tigers but as we ...