Wildlife Tour

Wildlife Tour

Bangalore (Arrival) - Br Hills - Mysore - Kabini - Mudumalai - Athirampally - Periyar - Alleppey - Cochin (Departure)

Starting Price : USD 1650 / Euro 1230

Wildlife buffs will definitely like our jungle resorts situated by the side of wildlife sanctuaries, thus ensuring abundant glimpses of elephant roaming in the forest, tigers on the prowl. You can spend the whole the day in pursuit of those jungle lives.
If your wildlife knowledge is still trapped inside books, photographs and documentaries, this is your chance to watch before your eyes how animals like elephant, gaur, chital, wild boar, sambar, leopard and wild dogs are getting on with their lives naturally
If wildlife attracts you, Explore our wildlife tour to get to know them better. Out of the reach of noises and screams of urban life, you can watch them in their natural habitat, living life to the fullest and setting their own rule !!!

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Wildlife TourTour Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destinations Covered: Bangalore (Arrival) - Br Hills - Mysore - Kabini - Mudumalai - Athirampally - Periyar - Alleppey - Cochin (Departure)

Package Inclusions:
. Accommodation on twin sharing basis at the listed hotels or equivalent
. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as per the itinerary
. Transfers/ transportation by air condition car as per the itinerary
. One night in air condition houseboat on full board basis. Cruises: Alleppey round trip
. Entrances at sightseeing places as per the itinerary
. Service of English speaking tourist guide at Mysore and Cochin only
. Plantation tour in Periyar
. Trekking and boat ride at Periyar national park
. Kathakali dance performance visit tickets at Cochin
. All taxes included

Package Exclusions:
. Meals at hotels except those listed in above inclusions
. Camera fee
. Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc..
. Inland / International flight charges any
. All other than those listed in above inclusions

Day 01: Arrival Bangalore Airport And Transfer To The Hotel
Upon arrival in Bangalore, our representative will meet you at the airport followed by transfer from airport to hotel. (Overnight stay in Bangalore)

Day 02: Bangalore To Br Hills (250km / 5h)
After breakfast check out of the hotel and drive towards Biligirirangana or BR Hills. Situated at an altitude of more than 5,091 ft above sea level, it has a lot to offer for a nature enthusiast-quiet stroll, beautiful deciduous trees, roaming wildlife and a serene surrounding. On arrival check into the hotel and in the evening depart for the sightseeing of the sanctuary here. (Overnight stay in BR Hills)

Day 03: In Br Hills
Day free for own activities exploring the near by places. (Overnight stay in BR hills)

Day 04: Br Hills To Mysore (120km / 3h)
Check out from the hotel after breakfast and drive towards Mysore. On arrival, check into the hotel and relax. (Overnight stay in Mysore)

Day 05: Mysore Sightseeing
After breakfast depart for the sightseeing of Mysore visiting Maharaja's Palace, built recently in 1897, which is one of the biggest in India and Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery housed in the Jagmohan Palace, which has a collection of exquisite paintings and is a perfect place for art lovers. In the evening we proceed to visit Chamundi hill temple and the Bull temple. A view of Mysore city from the hilltop is breath taking. (Overnight stay in Mysore)

Day 06: Mysore To Kabini (145km / 3.5h)
Check out from the hotel after breakfast and drive towards Kabini. On arrival check in the hotel and in the evening depart for a jeep safari and savor the beauty of nature. (Overnight stay in Kabini ) Note: Jeep safari is subject to climatic conditions

Day 07: In Kabini
After breakfast depart for the sightseeing of the Nagarhole sanctuary. Nagarhole National Park (also known as the Rajiv Gandhi National Park) is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, India's largest stretch of protected forest. The sanctuary stretches across expanse of 640 kmē north of the river Kabini in a gentle blend of hills and valley. The place is a paradise for nature lovers and gives you an opportunity to take a close view of the plants and animals in their natural habitat. Here you can see a wide range of animals and birds, with some rare species. Nagarhole has all the resident wildlife of the Nilgiri hills: Nilgiri tahr, Nilgiri langur, bison, leopard, Asian elephant, wild boar, deer, dhole (wild dog), porcupine and tigers. The other highlights include activities like camping, bonfire and relaxing nature walk. (Overnight stay in Kabini )

Day 08: Kabini To Mudhumalai (80km / 2h)
After breakfast check out of the hotel and travel towards Mudhumalai. On arrival check into the hotel and in the evening enjoy the jeep safari which takes you around the forest. (Overnight stay at Mudhumalai) Note: Jeep safari is subject to climatic conditions

Day 09: Mudhumalai To Athirampally (220 km/5.5h )
Check out from the hotel and drive towards Athirampally. On arrival check in the hotel and rest of the day free for own activities. (Overnight stay in Athirampally)

Day 10: Athirampally To Periyar (280km / 7h)
Check out from the hotel after breakfast and drive towards Periyar (also known as Thekkady). The famous Periyar wild life reserve here is an ideal place to track wild life such as Elephants, Bison, Deer and numerous other varieties of birds. The cascading landscape is surrounded by tea, coffee and other spice plantations. On arrival check into to the hotel and at 16.00hrs leave for a guided plantation tour to the nearby garden where different species of spices and other aromatic plants are cultivated. The guide explains and clarifies your doubts on this nature tour. Depending on the day's opportunity you might be taken to a nearby tea factory where you can learn the process of tea making. You could stop at the local market and shop for some fragrant spices. (Overnight stay at Periyar)

Day 11: Periyar Sightseeing
Early morning at 06.00 am you will go on a guided Jungle walk at the Periyar Tiger Reserve National Park. This 03-hour-walk is not very taxing and gives you the chance to observe the wildlife at a very close distance in their natural habitat. Periyar Reserve is home to herds of elephants, sambar, gaur, macaques and Nilgiri langur. On a lucky day, you may even spot the rarely sighted leopards and tigers. By 15.30hrs we leave for the most popular boat trip at the National Park in the Periyar reservoir, an artificial body created due to the dam which takes care of the water supply to the park. This trip is the safest and most comfortable way to observe game in the wild. There are many animals to see, including herds of elephants, bison's and packs of wild boars that roam through the woods. You can also see also different species of primates, including the endangered golden langur monkey which is rare in rest of India. Otters, porcupines, water turtles, osprey and cormorants are some of the other interesting wildlife of this region. (Overnight stay at Thekkady)

Day 12: Periyar To Alleppey (145km / 3.5h)
After breakfast check out of the hotel and drive towards Alleppey - Venice of the East. In Alleppey you will cruise on the traditional houseboat (Kettuvalam) and explore the crisscrossing narrow villages located in the backwater shore lined with coconut palms. On the houseboat with thatched roof, you will laze around and escape from the busy city life, indulge in sunbathing on the deck and when hungry relish on the traditional Kerala food. During this trip you can observe the daily activities of the local people living in the backwaters area immersed in construction of Kettuvalam , making coconut oil and designing toys and souveniers with coconut shells. (Overnight on the Houseboat).

Day 13: Alleppey To Cochin (65km / 1.5h)
After breakfast check out of the houseboat and drive towards Cochin. On arrival check in the hotel and depart for the sightseeing of Cochin visiting - the Dutch Palace at Mattancherry is renowned for its wall murals depicting scenes from the Ramayana, The Jewish Synagogue at the heart of what is locally called the Jew Town, The St. Francis Church, the oldest European Church in India, The Santa Cruz Basilica originally built in 1557 by the Portuguese. Evening at 16.30hrs visit the Chinese fishing nets - huge cantilevered fishing nets believed to have brought to Kochi by Chinese traders. Onward at 17.30pm we visit to the famous dance drama of Kerala, the "Kathakali". This dance can be characterized by grotesque gesticulations, amazing costumes and very extensive make-up. The stories are mostly taken from the epics Mahabharatha and Ramayana. Evenings by the Chinese fishing area is very lively with the daily fish market in here. All the live catch from time to time comes to sale. (Overnight stay in Cochin) ** Dutch palace and Jewish synagogue are closed on Friday's and Saturday's

Day 14: Departure Transfer To Cochin Airport
Check out from the hotel and drive towards Cochin airport to board the onward flight to respective destination

End Of Services

TOUR LODGING INFO: 12 Nights in hotel + 01 Night in Houseboat
Accommodation is provided on a twin sharing room with Breakfast / Lunch & Dinner at the listed hotels or equivalent .The hotel list is as follows:

Places Nights Hotels Room Type
Bangalore 01 Night Jayamahal palace Standard room
Br Hills 02 Nights K gudi camp Standard room
Mysore 02 Nights Regaalis Superior room
Kabini 02 Nights Kabini river lodge Cottage
Mudumalai 01 Night Casadeep woods Superior room
Athirampally 01 Night Rainforest Luxury room
Periyar 02 Nights Elephant court Patio
Alleppey 01 Night Muthoot river escapes Air condition houseboat
Cochin 01 Night Travancore court Deluxe room

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