Welcome to our Wildlife Tour Package, an immersive 16-night, 17-day adventure through some of the most beautiful and diverse wildlife destinations in southern India. The tour takes you on a journey from Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, to the lush forests of Nagarhole, BR Hills, Bandipur, and Periyar, where you'll get to witness a variety of wildlife in their natural habitats. The package also includes a visit to the charming cities of Mysore, Ooty, Kumarakom, and Kovalam, where you can enjoy the local cuisine and experience the unique culture of each place. With comfortable accommodations and expert guides to lead you through the tour, this wildlife adventure promises to be an unforgettable experience.
Welcome to Bangalore, the start of an exciting Wildlife tour of South India tour package. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to the hotel. After checking in and freshening up, you will embark on a sightseeing tour of Bangalore, also known as Garden City. The tour includes visits to popular landmarks such as Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha, and Bangalore Palace. You will also have the opportunity to indulge in some shopping at the local markets and malls. In the evening, you will return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay. Get ready to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and wildlife of South India on this exciting tour!
Drive from Bangalore to Mysore. The distance covered is around 135 kilometres, and the journey takes approximately 3 hours. Before departing for Mysore, a half-day tour of Bangalore is included in the package. Bangalore is known for its vibrant culture, modern infrastructure, and greenery. The half-day tour covers popular tourist spots such as Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Cubbon Park, and the Bull Temple. After the tour, you will proceed towards Mysore, a city famous for its rich heritage and culture. Once you reach Mysore, you can relax and explore the city's magnificent palaces, museums, and temples. Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant history and culture of South India on the Wildlife tour of South India.
Travel from Mysore to Nagarhole National Park, covering a distance of 95 kilometres in about 2 hours. The park is known for its dense forests, cascading waterfalls, and abundant wildlife. Upon arrival, we will check into our resort and embark on a thrilling safari into the wilderness of the park. You will have the chance to spot a variety of wildlife, including tigers, leopards, elephants, and deer, as well as exotic birds and reptiles. You can also take a guided nature walk to explore the park's flora and fauna up close. In the evening, relax and unwind at the resort, soaking in the natural beauty of the park. This promises to be an unforgettable experience for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
On day 4, dedicate the entire day to explore Nagarhole National Park, also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park. This picturesque park is located in the Kodagu and Mysore districts of Karnataka and is home to a wide range of wildlife, including tigers, leopards, elephants, and various species of deer. Our day will start with an early morning safari, where we will have the opportunity to spot some of these incredible animals in their natural habitat. After the safari, we will enjoy a hearty breakfast before embarking on a guided nature walk, where we will learn about the park's flora and fauna. The park is also home to over 270 species of birds, making it a bird watcher's paradise. In the afternoon, we will enjoy another safari before returning to our accommodation for a relaxing evening. Get ready for an unforgettable wildlife experience as we explore the beautiful Nagarhole National Park on day 4 of our tour.
On day 5, drive from Nagarhole National Park to BR Hills, covering a distance of approximately 100 kilometres in just 2 hours. BR Hills, also known as Biligiriranga Hills, is a pristine forest region located in the Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka. The road journey from Nagarhole National Park to BR Hills is incredibly scenic, with lush greenery and panoramic views of the Western Ghats. Once we reach BR Hills, we will check into our hotel and get ready for an exciting jungle safari, where you can spot various wildlife species such as elephants, tigers, leopards, and sloth bears. You can also indulge in bird watching, trekking, and nature walks, making for an immersive and unforgettable experience in the heart of nature. Get ready for an adventurous day in the wilderness as we explore the beauty of BR Hills on day 5 of our Wildlife Tour of South India tour package.
On day 6, explore the rich wildlife of BR Hills. The day will begin with a morning wildlife viewing session, where you can witness the beautiful and exotic flora and fauna of the region. The park is home to a wide variety of animals such as tigers, leopards, elephants, wild dogs, and various species of deer. In the evening, you will indulge in a strenuous bird-watching session, where you can spot numerous species of birds. After a long day of wildlife watching, you will retire to the comfort of your tents for an overnight stay in the picturesque location. The tents are equipped with all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay in the wilderness. Get ready to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of BR Hills on day 6 of the Wildlife Tour of South India package.
On day 7, drive from BR Hills to Bandipur National Park, covering a distance of 60 kilometres in approximately 1 hour. Bandipur National Park, located in the southern state of Karnataka, is a well-known wildlife sanctuary and one of the country's most beautiful parks. The park boasts a diverse range of flora and fauna, including tigers, leopards, elephants, gaurs, sloth bears, and numerous species of birds. You will be exploring the park on a jeep safari, giving you the chance to spot some of the park's exotic wildlife in its natural habitat. Bandipur National Park is also home to a sizeable population of Indian elephants, and the park's Elephant Conservation Center is a must-visit for all nature lovers.
On day 8, visit the Bandipur National Park. Known for its incredible biodiversity, the park is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts. Located in the foothills of the Western Ghats, the park covers an area of over 800 square kilometres and is home to a wide range of animals including tigers, leopards, elephants, Indian bison, and many more. You can also spot various species of birds here. During the safari, you will be accompanied by experienced naturalists who will provide you with insights into the flora and fauna of the region. The park is also a popular destination for trekking and camping, offering a chance to connect with nature in a unique way. Get ready for an exhilarating experience as you explore the stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife of Bandipur National Park.
On day 9, drive from Bandipur National Park to Ooty, covering a distance of 80 kilometres in around 2 hours. Bandipur National Park is one of the most popular wildlife reserves in India, known for its rich biodiversity and the highest number of tigers in South India. The park is also home to a variety of other animals like elephants, Indian bison, spotted deer, and more. After exploring the wilderness of Bandipur, you will head towards the beautiful hill station of Ooty, also known as the Queen of Hill Stations. The scenic drive to Ooty offers mesmerizing views of the Nilgiri mountains and lush green tea estates. Upon arrival in Ooty, you can relax and enjoy the cool weather and explore the charming town. The tour offers a perfect blend of wildlife adventure and scenic beauty, making it an unforgettable experience.
On day 10, embark on an exhilarating journey from Ooty to Munnar via Eravikulam National Park. The drive covers a distance of approximately 350 kilometres and takes around 9 hours. En route, you will be treated to breathtaking views of the Western Ghats, dotted with tea plantations, waterfalls, and quaint villages. Upon reaching Munnar, you will visit the picturesque Eravikulam National Park, which is home to the endangered Nilgiri Tahr, a species of mountain goat that is endemic to the region. The park also boasts a rich variety of flora and fauna, making it a paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. Get ready to be awestruck by the natural beauty of this region and the fascinating wildlife that calls it home on day 10 of the Wildlife Tour of South India tour package!
On day 11, explore the beautiful hill station of Munnar with a half-day wildlife tour. Munnar is famous for its lush green tea plantations and scenic beauty, but it is also home to a wide variety of wildlife. Our tour will take us through the Eravikulam National Park, which is home to the endangered Nilgiri Tahr, a species of mountain goat found only in the Western Ghats. The park is also home to several other species of animals and birds such as sambar deer, bison, and the Nilgiri langur. We will be accompanied by an experienced naturalist who will guide us through the park and provide insights about the flora and fauna. The half-day wildlife tour is sure to be a memorable experience for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts alike, as we explore the diverse range of wildlife that South India has to offer.
Travel from Munnar to Periyar, covering a distance of 160 kilometres in approximately 4 hours. Periyar, also known as Thekkady, is a popular wildlife destination and home to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, a protected reserve that houses a diverse range of flora and fauna. Upon arrival, you can embark on a jungle safari to explore the sanctuary and its inhabitants, including elephants, tigers, wild boars, and various species of birds. You can also enjoy a boat ride on Periyar Lake, where you can spot animals coming to the water's edge for a drink. The scenic beauty of the sanctuary, combined with the thrill of spotting wildlife, makes for an unforgettable experience. Get ready for a thrilling day in the wilds of Periyar on the Wildlife Tour of South India!
On day 13, visit Periyar National Park, located in the beautiful Western Ghats in the state of Kerala. Periyar is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in South India and is known for its vast biodiversity and scenic beauty. The sanctuary is home to a large population of elephants, as well as tigers, leopards, and many other species of animals and birds. Your day at Periyar will begin with a boat ride on Periyar Lake, where you can witness the fascinating wildlife up close in their natural habitat. The park also offers various trekking routes, nature walks, and bamboo rafting activities, giving you the opportunity to explore the sanctuary's diverse flora and fauna. A visit to the spice plantations in the surrounding area is also included in the tour, where you can learn about the different spices that are grown in the region. Periyar National Park is a must-visit destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, and this tour package ensures that you get the best experience during your visit to this fascinating sanctuary.
On day 14, travel from Periyar to Kumarakom, covering a distance of 135 kilometres in approximately 4 hours. The journey takes you through the scenic landscapes of the Western Ghats and the backwaters of Kerala, offering breathtaking views of the lush green hills and tranquil waters. Kumarakom is a beautiful village situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake and is a popular tourist destination known for its exotic birdlife and serene backwaters. Once you reach Kumarakom, you can relax and enjoy the tranquil surroundings or take a boat ride on the backwaters to explore the village and its surroundings. This journey from Periyar to Kumarakom is a perfect way to end your wildlife tour of South India, taking back unforgettable memories of the unique flora and fauna of the region.
On day 15, visit Kumarakom, a small village located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake, one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia. Kumarakom is renowned for its lush greenery, tranquil backwaters, and exotic birdlife. Here, you can explore the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, a birdwatcher's paradise, and spot numerous species of birds such as kingfishers, woodpeckers, and migratory birds like the Siberian Crane. After a visit to the sanctuary, we'll take you to Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, where you will board your overnight houseboat. The houseboat is a unique way to experience the serene backwaters of Kerala. You can relax on the deck of the houseboat and watch the picturesque landscape unfold before you, while the boat gently cruises through the tranquil waters. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the backwaters as you spend the night on the houseboat, and wake up to the stunning views of the sunrise over the water in the morning. The Kumarakom-Alleppey houseboat experience is an unmissable part of the Wildlife Tour of South India.
On day 16th, you will be travelling from Alleppey to Kovalam, covering approximately 90 kilometres in about 2 hours. Kovalam is a coastal town located in the southern Indian state of Kerala, known for its beautiful beaches and serene surroundings. Upon arrival, you can check in at your hotel and relax for a while, taking in the refreshing sea breeze and the stunning views of the Arabian Sea. Later, you can explore the town and visit some of the local attractions, including the iconic lighthouse on the beach, Hawa Beach, and Samudra Beach. You can also indulge in some water sports activities or simply relax on the golden sands and soak up the sun. Enjoy a peaceful evening by the beach, savouring some delicious seafood and watching the sunset over the Arabian Sea.
On last day of the trip, it's time to say goodbye to the enchanting land of Kerala. After a leisurely breakfast at Kovalam, you will be transferred to Trivandrum Airport, which is just 16 kilometres away and a 30-minute drive. Along the way, you can take in the scenic beauty of the palm-fringed coastline and reflect on the memorable experiences you've had on this tour. From spotting tigers and elephants in the wild to exploring ancient temples and colourful markets, this tour has offered a glimpse into the rich cultural and natural diversity of South India. As you bid farewell to this land of beauty and wonder, you can carry back with you a treasure trove of memories that will last a lifetime.
|Hotel accommodation on twin sharing with buffet breakfast.|
|Aircon car with English speaking driver throughout the tour for all transfers, sightseeing, intercity travel.|
|Car services are inclusive of all services; right from pick up from the airport till departure.|
|Driver allowance (food & Stay)|
|All toll taxes, entry permit and parking charges.|
|English Speaking guide at the time of sightseeing.|
|Any international/domestic air/train fare.|
|Monuments/sightseeing entry charges.|
|Government Service Tax (GST) 5% on the tour package.|
|Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, tips, phone calls, insurance, portage, soft/hard drinks, meals unless not specified etc.|
|Anything which is not mentioned in the 'Inclusions' shall not be the part of this package.|