South India Wild Life Tour
Duration: 14 Nights/ 15 Days
Destinations Covered : Bangalore – Mysore – Nagarhole – Bandipur – Ooty – Munnar – Eravikulam – Periyar – Houseboat - Kumarakom - Kochi
Day 01: Bangalore:
You will be received at Bangalore airport, assisted and transferred to your hotel. Remaining time is at leisure till next morning. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Bangalore - Mysore:
Morning enjoy the half day sightseeing tour of Bangalore. Later you will be driven to Mysore. On reaching to Mysore, the legendary city of palaces, sandalwood, perfumes and jasmine..., check in at your hotel. Evening enjoy the visit to Brindavan Gardens. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 03: Mysore:
Post breakfast proceed for a guided sightseeing tour of Mysore city, which includes visit to Mysore Palace, Mysore Zoo and Chamundi Hills. If desired, you may visit Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation during the evening. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 04: Mysore – Nagarhole National Park:
Morning visit ‘Devraja Flower Market’. Post breakfast, checkout and you will be transferred straight to Nagarhole National Park. On arrival, check in at beautiful Kabini River Lodge. After brief leisure proceed for your first jungle safari in an open jeep into Nagarhole National Park. Stay overnight at your wildlife resort.
Day 05: Nagarhole National Park:
Early morning proceed for another jeep safari to track the wildlife of Nagarhole National Park, also have a ride on the elephant in the jungle. After safari return back to your hotel and enjoy late breakfast. After lunch and brief leisure, move out for a trip on motor boat through the serene backwaters of Kabini River. Stay overnight at your wildlife resort.
Day 06: Bandipur National Park:
This day you will be transferred to Bandipur National Park. During the day enjoy an afternoon jungle safari into an open 4WD into Bandipur National Park. Stay overnight at your wildlife resort.
Day 07: Bandipur – Ooty:
Early morning after tea/coffee proceed for a hiking trip into the wildlife park for bird watching and wildlife tracking. Post breakfast checkout and you will be transferred to your hotel in Ooty- one of India’s best known Hill stations of India. Remaining day is kept at leisure. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 08: Ooty:
Morning enjoy toy train ride experiencing the beauty of Nilgiri Hills. During the day visit the Tea Gardens, Sim’s Park, Dolphin’s Nose and other attractions. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 09: Munnar:
Morning after breakfast proceed towards Munnar, undoubtedly one among the most famous destinations of Kerala. Enjoy your days in sprawling tea plantations, pristine valleys and mountains of the lofty Western ghats. You may also visit Spice Plantations and some waterfalls on the way. On arrival at Munnar, check-in at your hotel. Remaining time is at leisure till next morning.
Day 10: Eravikulam National Park - Munnar city tour:
Morning proceed for a tour to Eravikulam National Park where you can see the very rare mountain goats also known as “Nilgiri Tahr”. Later you may enjoy boating and horse riding at Mattupetty Lake and can enjoy trekking and bird watching in The Shola forests. Afterwards visit Echo Point & Tea Gardens.
Day 11: Periyar Tiger Reserve:
Morning after breakfast proceed to Periyar which offers diverse attractions like Wildlife Sanctuary, Hill Station and Spice Plantations. After checking in & brief leisure, proceed for a wildlife cruise over Periyar Lake to view an amazing variety of birds, animals, flora and fauna. If lucky you may get to see Nilgiri Langur, Sambar Deer, Wild Elephants, Wild Bison and Wild Boar etc. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 12: Periyar Tiger Reserve:
Early morning proceed for an Elephant ride. Also enjoy a guided tour to spice plantations. You may enjoy optional activities like Bamboo Rafting, Trekking, Jeep safari, tribal tour and hiking inside the jungle during the day. In the late evening you have an option to enjoy a night patrolling inside the jungle.
Day 13: Kumarakom (Houseboat):
Morning checkout and you will be transferred to Kumarakom jetty point to embark in your houseboat (Kettuvallam). Begin your journey through enchanting backwaters. Since Kerala has large stretches of backwaters with plenty of natural sceneries, sailing through the houseboat makes it a wonderful experience. Enjoy the day sailing through the scenic backwater canals of Kumarakom/Alleppey. Stay overnight in your houseboat.
Day 14: Kochi:
Morning you will be driven to reach Kochi. Later visit the major tourist attractions of Kochi including St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets, Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue, and Mattancherry Palace. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 15: Departure:
At appropriate time you will be transferred to Kochi airport for your onward journey. The tour ends.