South India Wildlife Tour


Duration

15 Nights / 16 Days


Destinations

Bangalore – Mysore – Nagarhole – BR Hills – Bandipur – Ooty – Munnar – Periyar – Kumarakom – Kovalam

Day 01 : Arrive Bangalore

Upon arrival at Bangalore international airport, our company representative will meet & assist you with traditional welcome and transfer to your hotel for check-in. Rest of the day free & easy for own activities and acclimatization with Indian weather conditions.
Overnight at Bangalore hotel

Day 02 : Bangalore – Mysore (135 kms. / 03 hours drive)

After breakfast, proceed for a guided tour in Bangalore visiting Tipu Sultan Palace, ISKCON Temple and Lal Bagh Garden. Afternoon, check-out and drive to Mysore; capital city of the Wodeyars kingdom. En-route visit Sirangapatnam; the capital of the king Hyder Ali & his son Tipu Sultan. Upon arrival in Mysore, check-in to the hotel.
Overnight at Mysore hotel

Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park

Day 03 : Mysore – Nagarhole National Park (95 Kms. / 02 hours drive)

After breakfast, proceed for a guided tour in Mysore visiting Mysore Palace, Chamundi hills, Brindavan Gardens, Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery.
Afternoon; drve to Nagarhole National Park. Upon arrival, check-in to the resort.
Overnight at Nagarhole Resort

Day 04 : Nagarhole National Park

After breakfast, proceed for a jungle safari to Nagarhole National Park; famous for the tawny, black-striped Royal Bengal Tiger, elusive & stealthy, noble & regal. The park today stretches in a series of gentle hills & valleys, north of the river Kabini. It has all the resident wildlife of the Nilgiri hills: Nilgiri Tahr, Nilgiri Langur, bison, leopard, Asian elephant, wild boar, deer, dhole (wild dog) & porcupine, besides tigers.

Evening; proceed for one more jeep ride or an Elephant ride to the Park.
Overnight at Nagarhole Resort

Day 05 : Nagarhole National Park – BR Hills (100 kms. / 2.5 hours drive)

After breakfast, drive to BR Hills; Biligirirangana range of hills are picturesquely situated between the Cauvery & Kapila rivers. The hill range from north to south for about 16 Kms. All round are deciduous trees. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel and later day free at leisure to enjoy this beautiful paradise.
Overnight at BR Hills Hotel/Resort

Day 06 : BR Hills – Wildlife viewing

Morning and afternoon; wildlife viewing and bird watching.
Overnight at BR Hills Hotel/Resort

Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park

Day 07 : BR Hills – Bandipur National Park (60 Kms. / 01 hour)

After breakfast, drive to Bandipur National Park; Famous for its Tigers. Upon arrival, check-in to the resort and later day free at leisure for own activities and relax in the resort.
Overnight at Bandipur hotel/resort

Day 08 : Bandipur National Park

Morning and afternoon; wildlife viewing and bird watching.
Overnight at Bandipur hotel/resort

Day 09 : Bandipur National Park – Ooty (80 Kms. / 03 hours drive)

Today we drive to Ooty; queen of hill stations. It is one of the beautiful and popular hill stations in the south India. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel and later enjoy the beautiful hill station.
Overnight at Ooty hotel

Day 10 : Ooty - Eravikulam National Park (Munnar) (250 Kms. / 06 hours drive)

After breakfast; drive to Munnar; surrounded by wild Jungle. During the British rule of India, it was developed to cultivate tea plants. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel.
Overnight at Munnar hotel

Day 11 : Munnar

After breakfast, proceed to Eravikulam National Park; preservation of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. Park has the largest known population of Tahr existing in the world & also shelters Atlas Moth, Elephants, Sambhars, Gaurs, Lion-tailed Macaque, Nilgiri, Langur and Tiger & Leopard. (The Park remains close January & February).

Afternoon; return back to Munnar and visit to Munnar tea estate, The rolling hills, lush mountain and breathtaking scenery.
Overnight at Munnar hotel

Day 12 : Munnar – Periyar (150 kms. / 03 hours drive)

After breakfast; drive to Periyar (Thekkady), one of India's most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries. The vegetation, the flora & fauna & the birds are uniquely rich, vast & varied that it does not bear semblance to any other wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel.

Evening; enjoy the boat ride through the Periyar lake around which the wild-life sanctuary is situated, offers a soul stirring pleasant experience.
Overnight at Thekkady hotel

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Day 13 : Periyar – Kumarakom (135 kms. / 04 hours drive)

Early in the morning, take a boat ride to view wildlife in the sanctuary on Lake Periyar. After two hours of wildlife viewing, return back to the hotel and have your breakfast.

Further; check-out from the hotel and drive down to Kumarakom; a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel and later day free at leisure to enjoy the beautiful backwaters of Kerala.
Overnight at Kumarakom Hotel/Resort

Day 14 : Kumarakom – Alleppey (Houseboat)

Early in the morning leave for a bird watching tour to the Kumarakom Bird sanctuary. The sanctuary is the home of Cormorants, Teals, Ducks, Darters (snake birds), Night Herons, Egrets, Siberian Storks, Golden Backed Woodpecker, Crow Pheasant, White-Breasted Water Hen and Tree Pie.

Afternoon; board the houseboat locally know Kettuvallam; cruise around beautiful backwaters of Kerala to observe & experience the daily life of the villagers along the backwaters.
Overnight at Houseboat

Day 15 : Alleppey – Cochin (70 kms. / 02 hours drive)

Post breakfast; disembark houseboat at Alleppey and drive to Cochin. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel and later proceed for a guided tour visiting Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, ST. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Cathedral, Maritime Museum and Chinese Fishing Nets.
Evening enjoy the famous classical Kathak Kali Dance show.
Overnight at Cochin hotel

Day 16 : Cochin – Departure

Post breakfast; on time departure transfer to Cochin airport to board the flight to onward journey.