South India Wildlife Tour Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destinations Covered: Bangalore - Nagarhole - BR Hills - Bandipur - Ooty - Munnar - Eravikulam - Periyar - Kumarakom - Kochi
Day 01: Arrival at Bangalore
Upon arrival at Bangalore you will be driven to Mysore (125-kms / 3
hrs.). Mysore is one of the most popular cultural and tourist
destinations in South India. On reaching Mysore you will go for a
sightseeing tour of Mysore including the famous Brindaban gardens,
Chamundi Hills, Lalitha Mahal Palace and the Mysore palace. Overnight
will be at the hotel in Mysore.
Day 02: Nagarhole National Park
After breakfast you will be transferred to the Nagarhole National Park
(80 km). Nagarhole National Park (also known as the Rajiv Gandhi
National Park) is a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, which
includes the sanctuaries of Bandipur, Mudumalai and Wynad. Nagarhole
National Park provides refuge for a wide range of animals and birds such
as Nilgiri langur, Nilgiri tahr, leopard, bison, Asian elephant, wild
boar, deer, dhole and porcupine, besides tigers. Enjoy wildlife viewing
on your afternoon jeep safari trip. Overnight stay will be at the
Day 03: Nagarhole National Park
Early in the morning you will be taken for wildlife viewing and bird
watching in the Park or a ride on the Kabini River. You can enjoy a jeep
ride or an Elephant ride into the Nagarhole jungle in the evening.
Overnight stay will be at the wildlife lodge.
Day 04: Nagarhole National Park - BR Hills
After breakfast you will be driven to B R Hills (6 hrs.) The B.R Hills
Wildlife Sanctuary is a unique blend of resort and wildlife sanctuary.
It is home to many species of wild animals. The B R Hills offer a
variety of flora and fauna including Gaurs, sambhars, chitals, bears,
panthers and elephants. If you happen to be a nature lover than it is
the place for you as you can study over 200 species of birds. In
addition to this you will have lots of adventure related activities like
angling, amateur fishing, coracle boat rides, bird watching, river
rafting, trekking, and outdoor camping. In the afternoon you will be
taken for trekking in B R Hills for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay
will be in tents.
Day 05: BR Hills
There is no end to your wildlife adventure at B R Hills as we take you
to yet another day of wildlife viewing and bird watching. Overnight stay
will be in tents.
Day 06: BR Hills - Bandipur National Park
In the morning you will be driven to Bandipur National Park (4hr). One
of the best managed Tiger reserves; the Bandipur National Park is
located at the foothills of the Western Ghats and beckons one and all.
It has a sizeable population of elephants, sambar, spotted deer, gaur
and flying squirrel, four horned antelope, sloth bear and Nilgiri
langur. Among all the prominent animals at the Park, elephants are the
dominant one in terms of numbers. Upon your arrival at the resort we
will take you for lunch. In the afternoon you will visit the wildlife
sanctuary in jeeps. Overnight stay will be at the resort.
Day 07: Bandipur National Park
Enjoy your breakfast and spend rest of the day and evening in wildlife
viewing and bird watching. Overnight stay will be at the resort.
Day 08: Bandipur National Park - Ooty
Early morning, we will drive to Ooty (80 km) from Bandipur National
Park. Upon arrival at Ooty you will transfer into resort and spend the
rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay will be in the resort at
Day 09: Ooty - Munnar - Eravikulam National Park
After breakfast you will be driven towards Munnar to reach the
Eravikulam National Park. The Eravikulam National Park is well known for
the endangered Nilgiri Tahr (Hemitragas hylocres). Besides the Nilgiri
tahr other important fauna at the Eravikulam National Park are elephant,
leopard, malabar civet, tiger, barking deer, sambar, nilgai, langur etc.
In the afternoon we will drive to Eravikulam National Park to see the
Nilgiri Thar and other wildlife. Overnight stay will be in the resort.
Day 10: Eravikulam National Park - Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
In the morning we will take you for a visit to the park for wildlife
and bird watching and in the afternoon you will be driven to Periyar (3
hrs.) for yet another wildlife sojourn. One of the world's most
fascinating wildlife sanctuaries, the Periyar reserve is home to a
diverse wildlife such as Elephant, Tiger, Panther, Wild Dog, Gaur,
Sambar, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Sloth Bear, Malabar Giant Squirrel,
Lion-Tailed Macaque, Civet, Leopard, Nilgiri Tahr, Nilgiri Langur and a
large number of reptiles and avifauna. Overnight stay will be in the
Day 11: Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
After your breakfast you will spend the day and evening enjoying boat
cruise, bird watching and witness the wild elephants frolicking in the
lake. Overnight stay will be in the resort.
Day 12: Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - Kumarakom
Early morning, we will drive to Kumarakom (5 hr). Upon arrival at
Kumarakom in the afternoon you will transfer to resort and spend the
rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay will be in the resort.
Day 13: Kumarakoram Bird Sanctuary
Situated on the banks of the Vembanand Lake, Kumarakom bird sanctuary
is known for its varied avian population. You can spot local varieties
such as waterfowls, cuckoos and owls, as well as the migratory Siberian
Cranes here at the sanctuary. In the morning, enjoy the backwater cruise
and in the evening visit the Kumarakoram Bird Sanctuary. Overnight stay
will be at the resort.
Day 14: Kumarakoram Bird Sanctuary - Kochi - Onward Destination
After breakfast you will be driven to Kochi (3 hr). Upon arrival at
Kochi/Cochin you will spend the full day sightseeing tour of Kochi.
Cochin sightseeing covers Fort Cochin, Church of Saint Francis, Anvin
Ayurvedic Panchakarma Clinic, Paradesi Synagogue, Vasco da Gama Square,
Mattancherry Palace etc. Later you will be transferred to the airport
for onward journey.
South India wildlife tour covers various wildlife destinations in South India. Come and explore the South Indian wildlife with us!