This tour is purely a suggested itinerary; it can be booked as it is, or alternatively used as a starting point for creating your own ideal tailor-made holiday.
The forests of the Indian subcontinent are home to a teeming diversity of plant and animal life. Being one with nature is never too formidable here. A robust list of jungles that allow tiger, rhino and elephant sightings makes India one of the most loved wildlife destinations in the world. From the one horned rhino sighting in Kaziranga to Ranthambore and Panna’s lure of seeing the tiger, the National Parks and Sanctuaries of India offer ample opportunities.
To get mesmerized by the Avian life of Indian birding hot spots, you can head in the direction of Bharatpur in Rajasthan, Pulicat Lake in South East India, Namdapha in the North East region and many more. Being one of the 12 most bio-diverse regions of the world, a mix of rainforest, tropical and semi deciduous covers makes for a large part of the Indian topography. The wonder of Sundarbans, cold desert national parks and the arresting beauty of the less treaded jungles of Chhattisgarh add to the list of soul satiating jungles of the Indian subcontinent.
Arrive Bangalore on arrival meet and assist at the airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast half day city tour of Bangalore.
Bangalore – Bangalore is a booming city and considered fifth largest and the fastest growing city in Asia. There are a number of tourist attractions to visit in and around the city of Bangalore. Of historical, religious and contemporary interests, Sightseeing tour of the “Garden City” which covers the Lal Bagh having variety of old Trees, Fountains, Lotus, Pools, Terraces and an assortment of Tropical Herbs and Sub – Tropical Herbs. Also see the Government Buildings and the Maharaja‘s Palace.
Later continue drive towards Mysore. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Overnight in Mysore.
After breakfast city tour of Mysore.
Mysore – Today it has developed into a modern city like many other cities in the country. The city of Mysore is known as the ‘City Of Palaces’. There are number of buildings built by the Royal family sightseeing tour of Mysore visiting the palace of the Maharaja built in 1911-12. The palace is a harmonious synthesis of the Hindu and saracenic styles of architecture with magnificent Archways, Domes, Turrets, Colonnades and Sculptures. Also visit the Art Gallery, drive up to Chamundi hill to see Chamundeshwari Temple & panoramic view of Mysore. On your way back see the Nandi Bull -a monolith structure. Later continue drive towards Nagarhole on arrival check in at the resort overnight in Nagrhole.
Morning after breakfast full day free for excursion. Overnight in Nagarhole.
(Boat Safari Operates from October to March Only)
After breakfast enjoy safari later drive towards BR Hills on arrival check in at the hotel .Overnight in BR Hills.
Breakfast at hotel, enjoy morning safari ride. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast drive towards Bandipur on arrival check in at the hotel. Evening enjoy safari ride. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast full day free enjoy morning safari. Overnight in the hotel.
Bandipur National Park is known for its wildlife and has many types of biomes, but dry deciduous forest is dominant. Established in 1974 as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger, is a national park located in the south Indian state of Karnataka. It was once a private hunting reserve for the Maharaja of the Kingdom of Mysore.
After breakfast drive towards ooty on arrival check in at the hotel.
PM city tour of Ooty. Overnight in Ooty.
Ooty – also known as Udhagamandalam is the “Queen of hill stations” and the capital of Nilgiris district in South India. It is known for its pleasant climate, tea plantations, fruit orchards and scenic hills of the Nilgiris. The annual Tea and Tourism Festival attracts crowds in huge numbers. Tourist Attractions: Botanical Gardens, St. Stevens Church, Charing Cross, Fernhill Palace, Rose Garden, Ooty Lake, Kandal Cross, Kamaraj Sagar.
After breakfast drive towards Eravikulam National park on arrival check in at the hotel. Evening go for nature wallk .Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast enjoy morning safari in the park. Later continue drive towards Periyar. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Evening free to walk along the nearby place. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast full day city tour of Periyar.
Periyar – is one of the most well preserved biosphere reserves in India and is an important tourist attraction in the state of Kerala. It was in the year 1933 that S.C.H. Robinson was made the first game warden of the park and a year later Nellikkampatty Game Sanctuary was formed here. Another important event took place in the Periyar’s history when it was declared a wildlife sanctuary. Due to an appreciable number of tigers in this sanctuary it was declared as Tiger reserve in the year 1978, thus adding to the park’s importance. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast drive towards Cochin. On arrival city tour of Cochin.
Cochin – the palm green commercial town of Kerala has one of the finest natural harbours in the world. Known as commercial capital of Kerala, Kochi is also offers forts, palaces, beaches, backwaters, old churches, snakes boat races, Kathakali, and museums etc. Kochi is basically a collection of islands and narrow peninsulas which makes it more attractive for nature lovers. Cochin is sometimes referred to as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’
Santa Cruz Basilica – This monumental church dates back to 1558 and has beautiful paintings on the ceiling.
St. Francis Church – Built in 1503 by Portuguese Friars, it is the India’s oldest European church. It was restored in 1779 by the protestant Dutch, converted to an Anglican Church by the British in 1795, and is presently used by the church of South India.
Mattancherry – Palace It was built by the Portuguese in 1557 and presented to Raja Veera Kerala Varma of Cochin. The Dutch renovated the palace in 1663. On display here are beautiful murals depicting scenes from the epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata and some of the Puranic legends.
Bolghatty Palace – A beautiful island near the Ernakulam, Bolghatty is famous for the Bolghatty Palace built by the Dutch. The Bolghatty palace, once the residence of the British resident of Cochin, is now a KTDC (Kerala Tourism Development Corporation) hotel.
Later transfer to airport to catch the flight for home.
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