Jungle patrol in Thekkady is an activity made part of the regular night patrols along the eco-development zones of the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Tourists who are in for adrenaline pumping activities will find a fitting answer in jungle patrol. It offers a completely different experience from the other daytime activities in Thekkady. The unpredictability of a nocturnal walk through the Periyar Tiger Reserve makes jungle patrol all the more exciting. Tourisits are compelled to keep their senses focused on the unusual sounds that emanate from the jungle during the patrol.
A more significant objective of introducing jungle patrol in Thekkady is to impart a need for conservation of our rapidly degrading environment by highlighting the unflinching determination of the night patrol personnel to keep poachers at bay and forest degradation in check. Tourists involved in jungle patrols will get the impression that they too are being an instrumental part of conserving the forest and wildlife of Thekkady.