Bamboo Rafting

Bamboo Rafting – A unique rowing experience

A unique rowing experience cruising on the century old locally designed bamboo rafts through the vast reservoirs of Parambikulam Tiger Reserve. During the rafting one can witness the magnificent gift of nature. Also one will have an opportunity to unearth the history of Parambikulam Dam. This package is available for the day visitors as well as the visitors halting in different packages who like cruising in the dam with bamboo raft. During rafting one cannot miss the opportunity of sighting elephants, Guars, Sambar, Spotted Deer, Hornbill, Nilgiri Langoor, Wild dogs, Leopard, Crocodile and perhaps the king of jungle – The Royal Tiger may join this elite list also.

    • Bamboo rafting is available in both Parambikulam and Peruvaripallam dam managed by the Kadas and Sungam EDC boatmans.
    • The tickets may be obtained either from Information centre, Anappady and Parambikulam.
    • Maximum 5 visitors are permitted/ trip with 4 boatmans. Wearing of life Jackets are mandatory for the person taking raft ride.
  • The charges are Rs 100/ person/trip for thirty minutes. Maximum of 5 persons / trip.