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South India Wildlife Tour

South India Wildlife Tour

Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days



DESTINATION COVERED: Delhi - Bangalore - Nagarhole - BR Hills - Bandipur - Ooty - Munnar - Eravikulam - Periyar (Thekkady)- Kumarakom - Kochi (Cochin)

Destination Covered

  • Delhi

  • Bangalore

  • Nagarhole

  • BR Hills

  • Bandipur

  • Ooty

  • Munnar

  • Eravikulam

  • Periyar (Thekkady)

  • Kumarakom

  • Kochi (Cochin)

Day 01: Arrival in Delhi

On arrival at New Delhi International Airport, a representative from Rover Holidays will receive you with warm and traditional welcome. Then your will be transferred to the hotel. Freshen up and relax. Spend remaining time in your own individual activities. You may interact with locals, explore bazaars and enjoy lip-smacking street foods. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 02: Delhi

Take hearty breakfast at the hotel. Embark on full day Delhi sightseeing tour covering key attractions of Old Delhi and New Delhi as well. Delhi is the national capital of India. It is home to several historical monuments and beautiful modern buildings. Major attractions to see in the city include Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandani Chowk, Rajghat, India Gate, President House, Parliament House, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Akshardham Temple, Lotus Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, and National Museum. Get back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 03: Delhi - Bangalore 

After breakfast check out from the hotel in Delhi. On time you will be transferred to Delhi Airport to board flight for Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka state. Our representative will receive you from Bangalore Airport and transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and relax. Later proceed for sightseeing tour covering Bangalore’s key attractions landscaped Lal Bagh gardens, Cubbon Park, Bangalore Fort, Bangalore Palace, Mayo Hall, Government Museum, Karnataka Folk Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art, and several others. On time get back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 04: Bangalore - Nagarhole National Park

Take hearty breakfast at the hotel. Later drive to Nagarhole National Park, also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park. The park is located around 80 km away from the city of Bangalore. On arrival at, check in at the jungle resort. In the afternoon enjoy exciting jeep safari trip inside the national park. The park has rich forest cover, valleys, hills, small streams, and waterfalls. You can spot several animals inside the park during the jungle safari. Major animals found in the park include tigers, elephants, Indian bison, wild dogs, sambar deer, spotted deer (chital), barking deer, wild boar, four-horned antelopes, golden jackals, leopards, sloth bears, striped hyenas, black-naped hares, mouse deer, Indian pangolins, Indian porcupine, Indian giant flying squirrels, etc. The park is also home to various species of birds, reptiles, insects, trees, and plants. On time get back to the jungle resort for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 05: Nagarhole National Park

Take hearty breakfast at the jungle resort. Opt for an early morning jungle safari for bird watching in the park. Opt for a coracle ride on the Kabini River. In the evening, enjoy an elephant ride or a jeep safari ride to the park. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the jungle resort.

Day 06: Nagarhole National Park - BR Hills

Take breakfast and then check out from the resort at Nagarhole. Drive to Biligirirangana Hills (BR Hills). On arrival check in at the tents. Freshen up and relax. Later proceed for trekking tour to explore the marvelous wildlife of the region around Biligirirangana Hills. The region is called Biligiriranganatha Swamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary or simply BRT Wildlife Sanctuary. Treat your eyes and pamper yourself with abundant natural beauty and lush greenery. Dinner and overnight will be at the tents.

Day 07: BR Hills

Have a very hearty breakfast. Enjoy morning wildlife viewing and bird watching in the BRT Wildlife Sanctuary. You can spot the herds of wild elephants. You can also spot several other animals like gaur, bovines, sambar, chital, barking deer, four-horned antelopes, leopards, wild dogs, sloth bears, squirrels, giant flying squirrels, etc. Take break and relax at the tent. Proceed for evening wildlife and bird watching in the sanctuary. On time get back to the tents for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 08: BR Hills - Bandipur National Park

Have a very hearty breakfast. Later drive to Bandipur National Park, one of popular national parks in Karnataka state. On arrival check in at the jungle resort at Bandipur. Freshen up and relax. Have your lunch. Later proceed for exciting jeep safari for wildlife viewing in the park. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the jungle resort.

Day 09: Bandipur National Park

Take a very hearty breakfast at the jungle resort and then proceed for wildlife viewing and bird watching the park. The park features rich flora and fauna. It is home to several species of trees, plants, mammals, reptiles, and birds. At the park you can spot animals like elephants, gaurs, sloth bears, tigers, muggers, four-horned antelopes, Indian rock pythons, spotted deer (chital), gray langurs, Indian giant squirrels, wild boars, etc. Most commonly seen birds in the park include grey junglefowl, crows and drongos. The park is home to more than 200 different species of birds. On time get back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10: Bandipur National Park - Ooty

After breakfast drive to Ooty, lovingly called the Queen of Hill Stations in South India. Check in at the hotel upon arrival Ooty. Freshen up and relax. Later proceed to explore Ooty charm. Visit Ooty Lake and Botanical Garden. Enjoy shopping at local market. Interact with local people. Take a stroll around the lush tea garden. On time get back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 11: Ooty - Munnar - Eravikulam National Park

Check out from the hotel in Ooty after breakfast. Drive to Munnar, a beautiful and well-known hill station of Kerala. It is also known as the spice capital of Kerala state. On arrival in Munnar, directly make a visit to famous Eravikulam National Park and check in at the resort there. Freshen up and relax. Take a nature walk or simply admire the abundant lush green and beauty of nature. Explore the national park for wildlife viewing and bird watching. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the resort.

Day 12: Eravikulam National Park - Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

After an early morning breakfast, enjoy wildlife safari inside the Eravikulam National Park. The park is home rare mountain goats called Nilgiri Tahr. You can also spot several other animals during your wildlife safari at the park. Major wildlife attractions of the park include Nilgiri Tahr, Nilgiri Langur, Nilgiri Verditer Flycatcher, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Nilgiri Pipit, Leopard, Bison, Sambar, Chital, Jungle Cat, Golden Jackal, Wild Dog, Dhole, etc. Return to resort and have lunch. Then drive to Periyar National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary at Thekkady in Kerala. It is one of the best tiger and elephant reserves in India. On arrival at Periyar check in at the resort. Spend the day at leisure admiring the beauty of nature and lush green landscapes. Enjoy a nature walk. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the resort.

Day 13: Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Have a very hearty breakfast at the resort. Enjoy morning boat cruise on the Periyar Lake inside the wildlife sanctuary for wildlife viewing. Spot wildlife including elephants, tigers, gaurs, Nilgiri langurs, mongooses, foxes, leopards, barking deer, sambar deer, spotted deer, mouse deer, dhole, wild dogs, etc. Spend rest of the day at leisure. In the evening enjoy another boat ride on the Periyar Like for wildlife viewing and bird watching. On time get back to the resort for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 14: Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - Kumarakom

After breakfast check out from the resort at Periyar (Thekkady). Begin driving to Kumarakom, a well-known and beautiful backwater tourism destination of Kerala state. On arrival at Kumarakom, check in at the pre-booked hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure and enjoying delightful activities. Exploring surrounding areas and admire the beauty of nature. Visit the picturesque Vembanad Lake and enjoy boat ride. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 15: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Take a very hearty breakfast at the hotel. Later board the very exciting houseboat cruise to explore the exceptionally beautiful Kerala backwaters. The houseboat cruise sails over the serene water of backwaters and transport you into the world of copious nature beauty. Treat your eyes with spectacular views of coconut groves, lush paddy fields and nearby villages from the deck of the houseboat. Later, get transferred to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, a great place for bird watching. On time get back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 16: Kumarakom - Kochi - Onward Destination

Take hearty breakfast at the hotel at Kumarakom. Get transferred to Kochi by a representative from Rover Holidays. On arrival indulge yourself in sightseeing of Kochi covering Fort Kochi, St Francis Church, Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Chinese Fishing Nets, Jewish Synagogue, and Santa Cruise Basilica. Check at the hotel. Freshen up and relax. After a farewell dinner, you will be transferred to the Kochi Airport on time by our representative. Take flight back to your onward destination with sweet memories of South India Wildlife tour. Tour concludes.

Package Cost Includes:

 

  • Well appointed above mentioned/base category room accommodation on twin/Triple sharing basis.
  • Daily Buffet/Fixed breakfast & Dinner at the hotel.
  • AC vehicle for all surface transfers & sightseeing for the above mentioned places.
  • GST 5% Extra.

 

 

Package Cost Excludes:

 

  • Any meals other than those mentioned above.
  • Any Airfare / Train fare.
  • Entrance fees to Amusement parks & Boating charges other than that which is mentioned in the includes.
  • Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.
  • Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.

 

 

Note:

 

  • The above package is only an offer and not a confirmation. We shall proceed with the booking only after we receive confirmation your end.
  • In case of non-availability of rooms at the hotels mentioned, we shall provide you alternate hotels of similar category.
  • Check-in time at the hotel is 14.00 hrs.
  • Check-out time is 11.00hrs
  • Booking confirmation is subject to availability. 
  • The above rates are valid for the mentioned period only.

 

Advance Booking Fee for Normal Period (01 Oct – 31 Mar)

 

  • 30 days or more before departure:                                 25% of total cost
  • 29-16 days before departure:                                        50% of total cost
  • Less than 15- 0 days before departure:                        100% of total cost

 

 

Advance Booking Fee for peak period (20 Oct – 20 Nov. 2015 & 20 Dec – 10 Jan))

 

  • At the time of booking/confirmation:                                      50 % of total cost
  • After 05 - 07 days of booking/confirmation:                            50% of total cost
  • Less than 15 days before departure:                                     100% of total cost

 

 

Cancellation Policy

 

If You Cancel Your Holiday:

 

You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
 

Cancellation charges per person

 

  • 30 days or more before departure                                   25% of total cost
  • 29-20 days before departure                                           50% of total cost
  • Less than 19 days before departure                                100% of total cost

 

 

 

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