Ooty India offers The Wild Adventure Tour covers different wildlife destinations of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. This meticulously designed tour covers some of the finest wildlife destinations present in Ooty including Nagarhole and Bandipur sanctuaries in Karnataka along with Periyar Wildlife sanctuary in Kerala. Visiting these prime wildlife centers are sure to have a thrilling wildlife encounter with some of the rare species. The tour is not all about wildlife but is also allows you to explore some the stunning tourist destinations like Kovalam, Kochi and KanyaKumari.
Duration : 17Nights/18Days
Destination Covered : Bangalore - Mysore - Bannarghatta - Ranganathittu - Nagarhole - Bandipur - Ooty - Kochi - Periyar - Kanyakumari - Kovalam
Arrive at the Bangalore Airport/Railway Station. Get welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Check in, freshen up and take a little rest. You may spend the remaining hours at leisure. Enjoy gradual walks down the streets, explore local markets, talk to locals, taste scrumptious street food, etc. Return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Bangalore - Bannerghatta National Park - Bangalore
In the morning, after breakfast, get ready for an excursion to Bannerghatta National Park (22 km south of Bangalore). Here, take pleasure in the lion safari and spot some of the rare and endangered species. The park also serves as an abode for a large variety of birds. After exploring the exotic flora and fauna, return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Bangalore - Mysore
Next morning after breakfast, drive to Mysore by road. On reaching Mysore, check-in at one of our listed hotels and refresh yourself. After resting for a while in the hotel move out to explore the Lalitha Mahal Palace in Mysore. Built in the Indo-Saracenic style in 1912 this grand palace features a magnificent Durbar Hall and elegantly decorated rooms. Also visit the Shri Ramachamarajendra Art Gallery in the Jagmohan Palace has a valuable collection of Tanjore paintings and photographs of the royal family of Raja Ravi Verma. After visiting the art gallery visit the St Philomena’s Church famous for its Gothic architecture. Later drive to Chamundi hills to attend Darshan of the Chamundeshwari Temple. Later in the evening visit the beautiful Brindavan gardens to attend the impressive musical fountain and light show which transform the garden into a beautiful fairyland. Enjoy a lavish dinner and a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Mysore.
Mysore - Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary- Mysore
Early morning after breakfast, leave to visit the Ranganathittu Bir Sanctuary. The visit is sure to leave the avid bird lovers splendid as they get to view many rare birds including the water birds. The sight of birds feeding and nesting in the trees on this island situated on the banks of Cauvery River is sure to elate the visitors. After the bird watching experience, take a boat cruise to have a closer look of the water birds. In the evening return to the hotel for a sumptuous dinner and overnight stay.
Mysore - Nagarhole
On the following morning leave for Nagarhole, situated to the south of Mysore. Upon reaching Nagarhole, check-in at one of our listed guest houses. After resting and relaxing for a while in the comfort of your hotel rooms move out to explore the serene surroundings of the place. Enjoy comfortable overnight stay at the camps.
Today the day is reserved for exploring the rich flora and fauna of Nagarhole Wildlife sanctuary. While exploring this finest wildlife resort one may enjoy the great sights of birds, monkeys, squirrels and mongoose. Enjoy the sight of the big cats that hide in the dense undergrowth, but can be traced through their pugmarks clearly visible on the forest trails.
Nagarhole - Bandipur
On the 7th day leave for Bandipur National Park. On reaching Bandipur, get accommodated at one of our listed hotels. After straightening your backs for a while move out to explore exotic flora and fauna of the Bandipur National Park. Enjoy exploring the park in an open-top jeep or on foot. The park is famous for supporting a large population of endangered species like gaurs, big cats, muggers, Indian elephants, Indian rock pythons, dholes along with four-horned antelopes. After exploring the park return to the hotel in the evening for a lavish dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.
Today spend the day exploring Bandipur National Park, which occupies a special place in India's efforts towards Eco-conservation. While exploring the park observe great varieties of deer, monkeys, birds and squirrels. Apart from wildlife the park is also has unique flora and fauna and is famous for Sandalwood trees. You may also indulge in activities like fishing and trekking after exploring the park. Later return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Bandipur - Ooty
In the morning post breakfast, drive to Ooty, the queen of hills. After reaching Ooty get accommodated at one of our listed hotels in Ooty. After resting for a while in the hotel move out to explore the natural beauty of Ooty. The prime attractions to visit in Ooty include the Botanical Garden, Doddabetta Park and the mesmerizing tea gardens. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in the hotel in Ooty.
Today explore the traditional lifestyle of the Toda tribes residing in the tribal villages of Ooty. Toda tribes are popular for practicing shepherding and agriculture. The hand woven clothing of them comes in red, black and white is very striking and is a perfect souvenir item. Enjoy staying at the hotel along with enjoying a lavish dinner
Ooty - Bangalore
Next morning drive straight to Kochi, distinctive known for its Chinese fishing nets. On reaching Kochi, get accommodated at one of our listed hotels to relax in its cozy comforts. Spend the day at leisure, in the evening enjoy a Kathakali dance performance by the trained dancers. After the show you may take a leisurely walk to explore the nearby area. Retire for the night in the hotel.
Post breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Kochi, the Queen of the Arabian Sea. The prime attractions to visit in Ooty include Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace and St Francis Church. Later in the day take a leisurely walk to the spice market of Kochi. Also enjoy the magnificent sight of Chinese fishing nets being lowered in the Kochi Fort. In the evening return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Kochi - Periyar
Today after breakfast, drive up the hills to reach the Periyar National Park. As you reach Periyar, check-in at one of our listed forest lodge. After straightening your backs move out to explore the rich flora and fauna of this popular national park of Periyar. Retire for the night at the hotel.
Post breakfast, set off to explore the exotic wildlife residing in the Periyar National Park. After exploring the park head on to enjoy a boat cruise on the beautiful Periyar Lake offering great views to observe as the animals come to the Lake’s edge to drink water. Enjoy a lavish dinner at the forest resort in the evening along with sound sleep.
Periyar - Kovalam
Today post breakfast leave for Kovalam to visit its majestic backwaters. On reaching Kovalam, check-in at one of our listed hotels. After relaxing for a while, head to visit the enchanting views offered by Kovalam beaches. Enjoy the sight of sunset on the beautiful beaches of Kovalam. Later in the night return to the hotel in Kovalam for dinner and overnight stay.
Spend the day at leisure and in accordance to your liking. You may laze and sunbathe around on the golden sand of the Kovalam beach. Another option is to pamper your jaded body by indulging in an Ayurvedic massage. You may also enjoy water sports activities like surfing, sailing, catamaran rides ad parasailing. After the tiring day return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Kovalam - Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin) - Kovalam
Today enjoy a long day excursion to Cape Comorin located in the southern state of India. Better known as Kanyakumari the city is dotted with a large number of tourist attractions. On reaching KanyaKumari embark on a sightseeing tour of Kanyakumari. The prime attractions to visit in Cape Comorin are Kanyakumari thiruvalluvar statue, Vivekananda rock memorial and its beautiful beaches. Later return to Kovalam and enjoy a lavish dinner and a comfortable overnight stay at the Kovalam hotel.
Kovalam - Trivandrum - Delhi / Bombay
In the morning after breakfast, transfer to airport to board a flight for your onward destination which marks the end of your Wildlife Adventure Tour