Day 01: Bangalore: On arrival in Bangalore, India, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel. In the afternoon you are free to enjoy the splendor of the Garden City of Bangalore. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Bangalore – Bannerghatta – Bangalore: Today enjoy a wild adventure in Bannerghatta National Park. The park is a unique relocation area for tigers and lions rescued from circuses in India. They can be seen in securely fenced areas within the 25,000 acres of the Bannerghatta National Park.See tigers, lions, leopards, elephants, various species of deer and other animals on safari tours within the park. The reptile house, Snake Park and children’s corner are other attractions for tourists on a wild adventure tour of Bannerghatta National Park. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Bangalore – Mysore: In the morning have your breakfast and ride with us to the exclusive locale of Mysore – the “Scotland of India.” On arrival, check into the hotel, refresh yourself and then visit the Mysore Palace, Chamundi hills – Towering over the city are the Brindavan Gardens – A site to be loved. The musical fountains and colorful lights transform this place into a fairyland. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Mysore – Ranganathittu – Mysore: Full Day excursion to Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, situated on the banks of the Kaveri River. Enjoy seeing many species of birds including storks, herons, cormorants, egrets, darters, kingfishers and other water birds. Crocodiles and otters also live in the water surrounding the six islets that comprise the sanctuary. The picturesque Balmurli Falls are also a pretty sight. You can travel by boat along the Kaveri River to see the native and migratory birds nesting and feeding in the sanctuary. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Mysore – Nagarhole: Drive to Nagarhole wildlife sanctuary, south of Mysore. Arrive and check in into the Tourist camp / lodge. Stay overnight at the Wild camp.
Day 06: Nagarhole: Enjoy a full day’s game viewing in Nagarhole National Park. See gaur, various deer including sambar and chital, elephants and if you’re lucky, a leopard or tiger. You can also see monkeys, squirrels and many species of birds. Stay overnight at the Wild Camp.
Day 07: Nagarhole – Bandipur: Travel East from Nagarhole on your way to Bandipur National Park. Arrive and check in into the forest lodge. Stay overnight at the forest lodge.
Day 08: Bandipur: Enjoy a full day’s jungle tour in Bandipur National Park. Here you can see elephants, gaur, different species of deer, monkeys, porcupine, many varieties of birds, monitor lizards, sloth bear, civet cats and leopards and tigers. Stay overnight at the forest lodge.
Day 09: Bandipur – Ooty: Drive to Ooty, a beautiful hill station in Tamil Nadu. On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon visit the Botanical garden, Doddabetta park, and tea plantations. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Ooty: Full Day excursion to a Toda Tribal village. See the life of the Toda people, who live close to nature. Their handicrafts and hand woven shawls in bright red, white and black colors, make interesting souvenirs of your trip. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Ooty – Bangalore: Drive back to Bangalore to board the flight to your onward destination. Extended Tour
Day 11: Ooty – Cochin: After having your breakfast in the morning drive to Cochin – “Queen of the Arabian Sea” On arrival check into the hotel. In the evening see a traditional Kathakali Dance show. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Cochin: Have your breakfast and come with us to visit: Jewish Synagogue – Built in 1568, the oldest synagogue in the commonwealth stands, adorned by hundreds of exquisite hand painted Chinese tiles in blue and white. St. Francis Church – originally built out of wood in 1503 and thus earning fame as the oldest European church in India. Dutch Palace – as you climb its stone steps you enter a different world of palanquins and heraldry, and rich murals. Roam about in the cobbled streets, you will love it. Recall your memories of the day while you spend the night at the hotel.
Day 13: Cochin – Periyar: Today you will drive to Periyar wildlife sanctuary. Arrive and check into the hotel. In the evening enjoy a boat ride at Lake. You can see the elephants and other animals coming down to the lake’s edge to drink and bathe. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 14: Periyar: Explore the Periyar wildlife sanctuary. See elephants, deer, monkeys, squirrels, porcupines and many different kinds of birds. If you’re lucky you can see a tiger in the dense undergrowth of the sanctuary. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 15: Periyar – Kovalam: Drive to Kovalam, known for its beautiful beaches. Arrive and check into the hotel and relax. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 16: Kovalam: Day free to relax on Kovalam beach. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 17: Kovalam – Cape Comorin – Kovalam: Full Day excursion to Cape Comorin. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 18: Kovalam – Thiruvananthapuram – Delhi / Mumbai: Transfer to Airport for the flight to Delhi or Mumbai for to connecting International flight back home at the end of your India Wildlife Tour.