Ooty Adventurous Wildlife Tour is the perfect option for all those who are passionate about wildlife adventures. The itinerary includes visits to the famous wildlife reserves in India including Bannerghatta National Park, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Nagarhole National Park and Bandipur National Park. The tour also allows you to capture the sceneries of Bangalore, Mysore and Ooty. The visit to a nomadic village in Ooty is one of the unique features of the tour.
Duration : 10 Nights/11 Days
Destination Covered : Bangalore - Mysore - Ranganathittu - Nagarhole - Bandipur - Ooty
Arrival at Bangalore
Your tour starts as soon as you as arrive at Bangalore airport or railway station, from where you will be given an assisted transfer to your hotel. Check-in, freshen up and take a little rest. After having the delicious lunch at the hotel, get ready to enjoy the city tour of Bangalore ‘The garden city’. Visit some of the major attractions of the city like Lal Bagh, Bangalore Palace, Vidhana Soudha and many more. Thereafter, return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Bangalore - Bannerghatta - Bangalore
After having your breakfast, be prepared to be awed by the wildlife safari at Bannerghatta National Park, where you will be viewing a large number of reserves of tigers and lions that have been rescued from the Indian circuses. This safari will take you to a joy ride as you will witness some of the wildest animals including tigers, lions, leopards, elephants, several species of deer, along with other animals. The tour also provides you the opportunity to witness the popular wildlife attractions such as Children’s Corner, the Snake Park and the Reptile House. Get back to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Bangalore - Mysore
Next day, after breakfast, get ready for the road journey to Mysore, which is popularly called as the “Scotland of India”. When you reach there, you have to complete your check-in formalities at your hotel. Have some rest, freshen up, have your lunch and use the remaining hours of the day for sightseeing around the city. The popular tourist attractions include the Mysore Palace and Chamundi Hills. The beautiful Brindavan Gardens are also a must visit. Evening is the best time of the day to visit as they look stunning with musical fountains and colorful lights in the dark. Return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Mysore - Ranganathittu - Mysore
The next day of the tour allows you to witness the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, located on the banks of river Kaveri, popularly called as Paksi Kashi of Karnataka. You will find various varieties of birds, both native and migratory, in this sanctuary. You can spot species like storks, cormorants, herons, egrets, kingfishers, darters and many more. You will also see otters and wild crocodiles. A joyful boat ride along the river will uplift your spirits. Later, visit the popular picnic spot, Balmuri Falls and spend a wonderful evening. Return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Mysore - Nagarhole
Post breakfast, fasten your seat belts for the road journey towards the South of Mysore to Nagarhole National Park, which is popularly known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park. This park is popular for its healthy tiger-predator ratio. When you arrive here, check in at the jungle lodge. Get some rest, freshen up, have your lunch and then use the day to explore the appealing nature around you. An overnight stay at the lodge.
Nagarhole National Park
Get ready for the wildlife safaris to the park on the 6thday of the tour, where you will get to view a large number of animals and birds, including, deer, gaur, sambar, elephants, chital, leopard, squirrels, monkeys, white cheeked barbet, Malabar grey hornbill etc. Return back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Nagarhole - Bandipur
After breakfast, on the 7th day, make your way eastwards of Nagarghole towards the Bandipur National Park. This park was the hunting grounds of theMaharajas of Mysore. This park was declared as a tiger reserve in the year 1973. When you arrive, check into a lodge, have some rest, freshen up and have some lunch. Thereafter, you can enjoy the lush greenery around you. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Get ready for an exciting wildlife safari into the Bandipur National Park on the 8th dayafter breakfast. Witness various wildlife animals during this safari including Indian elephants, tigers, gaurs, sloth bears, gray langurs, chital, Indian giant squirrels and around 220 species of birds. Thereafter, return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Bandipur - Ooty
After breakfast, make your way to the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, Ooty, which is a beautiful hill town in Tamil Nadu. After arrival, complete your check-in formalities, have some rest and after lunch, explore the popular tourist spots of the city like the Doddabetta Peak, Botanical garden, and tea plantations. An overnight stay at the hotel.
The 10th day of the tour takes you for an excursion to a Toda Tribal village, which is inhabited by the Todas, a pastoral communal tribe. You will be witnesses to the daily lifestyle of these tribal people. Also, you can shop for handicrafts and handwoven shawls in various bright colors. You can also visit the cone-shaped local Dairy temple. Return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Ooty - bangalore
Early morning, after breakfast, get assisted and transferred to Bangalore airport or railway station to board a flight or train towards your onward journey.