South India Wildlife Tour
Duration : 15 Days/14 Nights
Destinations Covered : Bangalore - Mysore - Nagarhole National Park - BR Hills - Bandipur National Park - Ooty - Muunar - Eravikulam National Park - Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - Kumarakom - Kumarakoam Bird Sanctuary - Kochi
Day 01 : Arrive Bangalore
On arrival at Bangalore airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02 : Bangalore - Mysore, 120 km
Morning after breakfast transfer to domestic airport time to catch flight fo Bangalore in the morning. Arrival at Bangalore and transfer to Mysore (125-kms / 3 hrs.). A sightseeing tour of Mysore visiting Brindaban gardens and Mysore palace. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 : Mysore - Nagarhole National Park, 80 km
Morning after breakfast drive to Nagahole National Park. On arrival check in at the wildlife resorts. In the after safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay at resort.
Nagarhole National Park derives its name from the combination of two Kannada words. 'Nagar,' meaning snake, and 'hole,' meaning streams. True to its name, quite a few serpentine streams fork through the rich tropical forests of the park. Nagarhole Park was set up in 1955. In 1975, its area was increased to include a greater expanse of forest reserve. Nagarhole National Park is counted among India. s best wildlife parks. It has a large elephant and bison population. It also hosts a variety of animal species along with approximately 250 species of birds. On its northern confines is the Kabini River and on its southern fringes is the Bandipur national park. A dam on the Kabini River and its picturesque reservoir demarcates the two national parks. During the dry season (February. June), this artificial lake attracts a large number of animals, making it an ideal spot for sighting wildlife.
Day 04 : Nagarhole National Park
Early morning wildlife viewing and bird watching in the park or a Coracle ride on the Kabini River. Enjoy an evening jeep ride or an Elephant ride into the Nagarhole jungle. Overnight at the wildlife lodge.
Day 05 : Nagarhole National Park - BR Hills
Early morning drive to BR Hills. On arrival check in at the wildlife Camps. In the afternoon a guided trekking in BR Hills for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay in Camps.
Day 06 : BR Hills
Morning and evening wildlife viewing and bird watching. Overnight stay in camps.
Day 07 : BR Hills - Bandipur National Park, 86 km
Morning after breakfast drive to Bandipur National park. On arrival check in at the hotel. In the afternoon safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay at resort.
Day 08 : Bandipur National Park
Morning & afternoon safari to the national park for wildlife viewing & bird watching. Overnight stay at resort.
Day 09 : Bandipur National Park - Ooty, 80 km
Morning after breakfast drive to Ooty (the queen of hills). On arrival check in at the resort. In the afternoon visit botanical garden and Ooty Lake. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10 : Ooty - Munnar, 241 km
Morning after breakfast drive to Munnar. On arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Munnar, known as the Kashmir of South India is a peaceful hill station with its impeccable beauty has become the most sought after destination for a holiday. Munnar was the erstwhile 'Summer Capital' of the British Government in South India. It is the luxuriant gift of nature to the Western Ghats, the eastern border of Kerala and an adjoining parts of Tamilnadu. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11 : Munnar - Eravikulam National Park - Munnar
Morning after breakfast visit tea gardens, Mattuprtty Dam & Eravikulam national park for wild flora & fauna. Return to Munnar in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 12 : Munnar - Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, 110 km
Morning after breakfast drive to Periyar, on arrival check in at the hotel. In the afternoon enjoy a boat ride on Periyar lake to view to witness the wild elephants frolicking in the lake or go bird watching. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 13 : Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - Kumarakom, 128 km
Morning after breakfast drive to Kumarakom. On arrival check in at the resort. Rest of the free at leisure. Overnight stay at resort.
Day 14 : Kumarakoram Bird Sanctuary
Enjoy the morning backwater cruise and in the evening visit to the Kumarakoram Bird Sanctuary. Overnight at the resort.
Day 15 : Kumarakoram Bird Sanctuary - Kochi, 60 km - Onward Destination
Transfer to Cochin airport to board the flight for onward destination.
Tour and Services Ends