Periyar Lake Boat Cruise – A Photo Essay

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Boats on Periyar Lake

Periyar Lake is a reservoir measuring 26 sq km (10 sq mi). Construction of  Mullaperiyar Dam created the reservoir in 1895. Many trees got submerged in the lake. You can still see tree stumps sticking out of the water. Thickly wooded hills of Periyar Tiger Reserve surround the lake. It is 1 km from Kumily in Idukki District of Kerala.