Summary of South India Wildlife Tour

  • Duration: 16 Nights/ 17 Days
  • Major Attractions: Nagarhole, B.R. Hills, Bandipur, Ooty, Munnar, Eravikulam, Periyar, Kumarakom
  • Destination Covered: Delhi, Bangalore-Mysore, Nagarhole National Park, Biligiri Ranganna Hills, Bandipur National Park, Munnar-Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Highlights of South India Wildlife Tour

South India is a major circuit in Indian Wildlife Travel. An Indian Wildlife Tour will not be complete without visiting the national parks of South India. South India Wildlife Tour will include three states Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Kerala.

The trip will also include the historical sites of Mysore city especially Mysore Palace, which is one of the biggest palaces of India and finest too. Nagarhole National Park or Rajiv Gandhi National Park is an ideal tiger reserve for tiger safari in India.

If lucky, you can track the Indian Elephants on the banks of Kabini River. Safari Tours in India and that too in Southern part will always be covering Bandipur National Park as it is a prominent tiger reserve and offers maximum changes to see Royal Bengal Tiger in South India. In B.R. Hills, you will see gaur families, herds of elephants, the bears and the leopards.

This tour would also pass through Nilgiri Mountains and you will get the opportunity to visit picturesque hill stations of Ooty and Munnar. Eravikulam National Park is probably the best wildlife park of India to view Nilgiri Thar. While taking a boat ride over Lake Periyar in Periyar National Park, one can easily witness Wild Elephants, birds and wild boars.

Nilgiri Hills are full with spice and coffee plantations, which increase the overall nature experience of South India tour. The tour will finish with unforgettable birding experience at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, as it is quite famous for birding tours in India.

Itinerary Details

  1. Day 01

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    Bangalore–Arrival

    Arrive at the international airport, you will be assisted by our representative and transferred to the hotel.

  2. Day 02

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    Bangalore–Nagarhole National Park

    After having breakfast, transfer to Nagarhole National Park or Rajiv Gandhi National Park. Arrive at Nagarhole, check in to the hotel. After lunch, take the wildlife safari in the Nagarhole National Park with our expert naturalist. In the evening enjoy one of the wildlife movies.

  3. Day 03

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    Nagarhole National Park

    After sipping a cup of tea or coffee, start a boat ride in the backwater of Kabini River to view the crocodiles, various birds and major animals like elephants etc. In the day you may take one elephant ride. In the late afternoon, take one more jeep safari.

  4. Day 04

    Tigeress In Nagarhole National Park
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    Nagarhole–Biligiri Ranganna Hills (B.R. Hills)

    In the morning, drive to B R Hills (Biligiri Ranganna Hills). Once you will arrive you will feel the freshness of tree covered hills. Check in and have a hot lunch. After having a refreshing cup of tea or coffee, our expert naturalists will take you to the jungle though the jeep. During this safari you will encounter various gaur families, few herds of elephants, the bears and if lucky the leopards hanging on the trees.

  5. Day 05

    Bison in Bandipur National Park
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    Biligiri Ranganna Hills (B.R. Hills)

    In the morning wake up with listening the songs of mynas of the hill and greet the beautiful misty morning sipping a cup of tea. Take another ride through the depths of the wonderful jungle which might give you the opportunity to see the ruler of the jungle the Tiger and also the sloth bear. Later take the breakfast at the Gol Ghar. After lunch take an afternoon jeep safari along with our naturalist to track the various wild animals.

  6. Day 06

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    BR Hills-Bandipur National Park

    After breakfast, transfer to Bandipur National Park, also famous as Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Arrive at Bandipur and check in to the wildlife lodge. After taking the lunch, take a jeep safari in the park with our expert naturalist.

  7. Day 07

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    Bandipur National Park

    After having tea/ coffee, join a nature walk with the naturalist in Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Later, take an afternoon jeep ride in the park to see different wild animals. Stay overnight in the wildlife resort.

  8. Day 08

    Ooty
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    Bandipur National Park-Ooty

    Today, take one more jeep safari in the morning. After breakfast depart for picturesque hill station of Ooty. Arrive in Ooty and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is proposed free to appreciate the natural beauty of Ooty surrounded by Nilgiri Hills.

  9. Day 09

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    Ooty-Munnar

    In the morning drive towards Kerala’s highest hill station Munnar (1524 meters) on the way viewing the spice & tea plantations. Munnar is known for its bracing & wonderful climate which displays the charm of an ancient world. The environment of Munnar is purified by the plantations of tea, cardamom and other spices. In Munnar, you will witness many charming mountains, marvelous lakes, various streams and beautiful views of the valleys and clouds touching them.

  10. Day 10

    Munnar
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    Munnar- Eravikulam National Park-Munnar

    Today take an excursion to Eravikulam National Park to see the Nilgiri Thar. In the evening, you will return back to Munnar to stay overnight.

  11. Day 11

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    Munnar-Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

    After having breakfast depart Munnar for Thekkady (Periyar National Park) by a charming route. Arrive in Periyar and check in to your hotel. Late, enjoy a boat ride on Periyar Lake which will give you an opportunity to view the wildlife.

  12. Day 12

    Periyar Lake
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    Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

    Today, take one more boat ride on Lake Periyar to see some more wild animals if lucky you might see the herds of wild elephants. During the day, join a spice plantation tour with our guide.

  13. Day 13

    Tiger in Periyar
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    Periyar–Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

    Today depart for Kumarakom – the exotic destination of Kerala known for its backwaters. On arrival in Kumarakom, check in to your hotel. Later in the afternoon, take an excursion to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

  14. Day 14

    Kumarakom
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    Kumarakom-Kochi-Departure

    Today, transfer to Cochin international airport to embark the flight back to the home country. The tour ends.

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