the eastern border of the Indian state of Kerala are
the fabled Cardamom Hills.
In the heart of this mountain fastness is a silent
tropic wilderness, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.
To experience Periyar is to know freedom.
And The Wildernest is created to give you the
freedom to experience it, your way.
We make Periyar special.
Because we keep it simple.
Perched on our logotype is the Great Pied Hornbill,
(Buceros Bicornis Linnaeus) the state bird of Kerala.
In Malayalam, it's called, simply, 'Vezhambal'. .
With spacious, open sit-outs upstairs.
With an intimate little garden that offers total
privacy and seclusion.
It is best to discover your dining options while
walking down the road. It only takes a few minutes
and you can pick from Kerala, North Indian, Chinese
and continental dishes. Rates differ, based on the
classiness of the place, but clean and delicious
options abound, at pretty reasonable prices too.
Look around our small but bustling market streets
for Kerala and Kashmiri handicrafts, bookstores,
speciality nature shops, and of course the spice
Walk about the town, through the market place, through
the bus stand and off the main road and further on
through the quaint tribal village and spice
Of course, you just need to keep walking south for a
few more minutes and you are at the gates of the
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.