South India Wildlife
 
   
 
  Nature and Wildlife

Taj and Tiger  
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India's Best with the Tiger
(14 Days)

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(13 Days)

Best of South India Wildlife
(14 Days)

Excitement Unlimited
(14 Days)

   

Best of South India Wildlife (14 Days)

With its evergreen mountains, dense forests, stately palms, swift flowing rivers, extensive backwaters and blue lagoons, and diverse wildlife, Kerala is the place to be for nature lovers. Nestled in the lush forests of the Western ghats, there are 12 Wildlife sanctuaries and two National Parks in Kerala. Enjoy this refreshing and thrilling south Indian adventure.

Destinations :

       >>    Mumbai - Bangalore - Nagarhole - Mysore - Mudumalai - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Cochin - Mumbai

Highlights :

       >>    Nagarhole National Park
       >>    Mudumalai wildlife reserve
       >>    Kerala tea and spices plantations
       >>    Boating in the Periyar lake
       >>    Kumarakom bird sanctuary

 
   
Day 01 Mumbai (Arrival)

Arrive Mumbai. Transfer to the hotel and check-in assistance will be provided. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 - Mumbai

After breakfast take a boat ride to Elephanta Caves. These 7th century rock - cut temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva. In the afternoon half day city sightseeing of Mumbai. Visit The Gateway of India, The Prince of Wales Museum, Marine Drive. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 03 - Mumbai - Bangalore - Nagarhole

After an early breakfast transfer to airport to catch flight to Bangalore. Then continue drive to Nagarhole National Park. This Park has an astonishing abundance of wildlife including large mammals such as tiger, leopard, wild elephant, dhole (Indian wild dog), and gaur (Indian bison). Other species present are chital spotted deer, muntjac (barking deer), mouse deer, four-horned antelope, wild boar, sloth bear, hyena, mongoose, civet, otter, and more. The landscape is one of gentle slopes and shallow valleys. On arrival check-in into hotel. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 04 - Nagarhole

After breakfast enjoy full day exploration of Nagarhole National Park. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 05 Nagarhole Mysore

After breakfast drive to Mysore. On arrival check-in into hotel and proceed for full day excursion of this city. It is known the world over for its exotic sandalwood and rich silks. Its grand and imposing palaces, majestic temples, gardens leave an ever-lasting impression on the visitor. Overnight at hotel. (breakfast)

Day 06 Mysore - Mudumalai

After breakfast check-out from the resort and drive to Mudumalai wildlife reserve which is a continuation of the Bandipur National Park. On arrival check-in into the Resort. Overnight at resort. (Breakfast)

Day 07 - Mudumalai

After breakfast full day free to explore Mudumalai Wildlife Reserv. Overnight at Resort. (Breakfast)

Day 08 - Mudumalai - Thekkady

After breakfast drive to one of the best game sanctuaries in India - Periyar wild life sanctuary. Periyar wildlife sanctuary has a picturesque lake at the heart of the sanctuary. Your journey to Thekkady ( Periyar) is through breathtakingly beautiful dense rubber, tea and spices plantations. On arrival check-in into resort. Overnight at resort. (Breakfast)

   


Day 09 - Thekkady

Enjoy in the morning take a boat ride for elephant tracking and bird watching. Return back to the resort for having breakfast. You can opt for taking up a forest trail and explore the Periyar park surroundings. Afternoon, enjoy boating in the Periyar lake. From your motor boat, you can watch wild elephants, wild boars, bisons and dears. Overnight at resort. (Breakfast)

Day 10 - Thekkady - Kumarakom

After breakfast drive through the tea and coffee plantations and proceed to Kumarakom. On arrival check-in into Resort situated amidst natural backwater setting, it is a place where you can relax in the luxury of tranquility. Overnight at resort. (Breakfast)

Day 11 - Kumarakom

After breakfast full day excursion of Kumarakom bird sanctuary which is a favorite haunt of migratory birds and an ornithologist's paradise. Egrets, darters, herons, teal, waterfowl, cuckoo, wild duck, and migratory birds like the Siberian stork that live there in flocks fascinates the visitors. Overnight at resort. (Breakfast)

Day 12 Kumarakom (Houseboat)

After breakfast enjoy the facilities at the Backwater resort. In the afternoon board a Houseboat for a cruise through the backwaters of Kerala. On the boat ride, enjoy magnificent scenery of these palm-shaded backwaters. Spend the evening on the house boat enjoying the exciting night life in the lake, the outstanding food and royal service. Overnight on the houseboat. (Breakfast/Lunch/dinner)

Day 13 - Kumarakom - Cochin

After breakfast drive to Cochin. On arrival check-in into hotel and proceed for full day city sightseeing of Cochin - known as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea". Visit the Dutch Palace, theJewish Synagogue, the Church of St. Francis, the Bolghatty Palace & the famous Chinese fishing nets. Afternoon, Harbour cruise - Cochin has one of the finest natural harbours. This evening enjoy the Kathakali Dance Show. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 14 Cochin Mumbai (departure)

After breakfast day free to relax. In the afternoon fly from Cochin to Mumbai. Arrive Mumbai & a car and driver is at your disposal until transfer to International Airport. (Breakfast)

 


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