Wildlife of South India

Wildlife of South India

Wildlife of South India

PLACES TO VISIT: Bangalore - Mysore - Nagarhole - Ooty - Wayanad - Calicut - Guruvayur - Cochin - Alleppey - Kovalam

Day 01: Bangalore
On arrival in Bangalore airport you will be met by our staff and transfer to hotel afternoon city tour visiting Bull Temple, Vidhan Soudha & Tipu's Summer Fort overnight in Bangalore

Day 2: Bangalore - Mysore
After breakfast drive to Mysore enroute Srirangapatnam - an island fortress of the legendary warrior - Tipu Sultan on arrival in Mysore check into your hotel. later visit Chamundi Hill, the summit offers a panoramic view of Mysore's lakes, parks and palaces and evening witness the Maharaja Palace which will be illuminated with thousands of bulbs overnight in Mysore

Day 3: Mysore
Day excursion to Somnathpur, visit the Hoysala temple - the exquisitely carved, star-shaped temple with triple towers is a typical example of Hoysala architecture evening visit Brindhavan Gardens overnight in Mysore

Day 4: Mysore - Nagarhole
After breakfast drive to Kabini check into your Eco lodge, after noon jungle activities which include Boat Safari on Kabini River accompanied by naturalist, Nature Walk and Bird Watching, evening enjoy barbeque, campfire and dinner overnight in Kabini

Day 5: Nagarhole
Day jeep ride into Nagarhole wildlife sanctuary chances of viewing wild animals overnight in Kabini

Day 6: Nagarhole - Mudhumalai - Ooty
After breakfast drive to Mudhumalai take Jeep Safari into Mudhumalai Wildlife Sanctuary later transfer to Ooty check into your hotel rest of the day free overnight in Ooty

Day 07: Mudhumalai
After breakfast transfer to Ooty Railway station board Toy Train No: 56139 departs Ooty 09.15am enjoy the scenic beauty of nilgiri hills arrive Coonoor at 10.25am later visit botanical garden and boating on the lake & visit the tea plantations that spread as green carpet over the mountains overnight in Ooty

Day 8: Ooty - Wayanad
After breakfast drive to Wayanad check into your resort afternoon guided trekking to the natural waterfalls, streams, natural pools, evening enjoy bonfire, music and dinner overnight in Wayanad

Day 9: Wayanad
After breakfast drive to Muthanga wildlife sanctuary by jeep you can explore the wildlife, chances of viewing wild animals and visit Edakkal Caves overnight in Wayanad

Day 10: Vythiri - Calicut
After breakfast leave for Calicut, check into your hotel after noon visit Beypore - home to Asia's biggest wood market and traditional wooden ship making industry and visit weaving Centre - a centre for creative weaving translates the lifestyle and flavour of local culture to hand woven fabrics, evening witness the demonstration of Kalaripayattu, the martial art of Kerala overnight in Calicut

Day 11: Calicut - Cheruthrothy
Early morning depart for Cheruthrothy visit the Kalamandalam and take the tour of "Day with Masters" - is a pilgrimage to the most sacred temple of arts, giving a world class experience to the visitors, with a unique menu of presentations that bring out the grandeur of the institution, the programme starts at 9.30am and ends 1.00pm with a traditional lunch later check into hotel after noon visit Pottery Village overnight in Cheruthrothy

Day 12: Cheruthrothy - Guruvayur
After breakfast drive to Guruvayur check into your hotel afternoon visit Guruvayur Temple and visit Punnathur Kotta Elephant Camp overnight in Guruvayur

Day 13: Guruvayur - Cochin
After breakfast drive to Cochin - known as Queen of Arabian Sea check into your hotel after noon tour of historic Fort Cochin visit Jewish Synagogue - oldest synagogue in the commonwealth, decorated by Belgium Chandeliers and Chinese hand painted tiles & visit the Mattancherry Palace - houses lots of mural paintings and visit St. Francis Church - the oldest European Church in India and leisure walk through Fort Cochin area to witness the operation of huge cantilevered Chinese fishing nets still used in Kerala backwaters as a traditional way of fishing, evening watch Kathakali Dance Show - traditional dance of Kerala overnight in Cochin

Day 14: Cochin - Alleppey
After breakfast drive to Alleppey board your houseboat at 12.30pm & cruise into the canals of Vembanad Lake to witness the traditional Kerala village life remind unchanged for many years here your crew will prepare you delicious Kerala meal on board overnight in Houseboat

Day 15: Alleppey - Kovalam
After breakfast drive to Kovalam and check into beach resort rest of the day free and relax in the beachovernight in Kovalam

Day 16: Kovalam
Day free and relax in the beach overnight in Kovalam

Day 17: Trivandrum Departure
Transfer to Trivandrum airport board your flight for onward destination