The Wild Adventure Tours
The Wild Adventure Tours are inclusive of various wildlife destinations in South India like Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The wildlife destinations, which are part of the Wild Adventure Tour, are Bandipur and Nagarhole sanctuaries in Karnataka, and the Periyar Wildlife sanctuary in Kerala. You can be sure of a thrilling wildlife encounter with the Wild Adventure Tour.
Day 1 - Bangalore
When you come to Bangalore airport, you would be greeted by our official representatives and he would be helping you with reaching your hotel.
Day 2 - Bangalore - Bannarghatta - Bangalore
You can leave for an excursion to Bannerghatta National Park once you have completed your breakfast. This park is close to Bangalore. You can have an enjoyable lion safari at Bannerghatta National Park.
Day 3 - Bangalore - Mysore
The journey to Mysore is by road. Once in Mysore you can visit the Lalitha Mahal Palace in Mysore. This grand structure was constructed as per the Indo-Saracenic style in 1912. It has a stupendous Durbar Hall as well as rooms, that have been decorated in a grand style. You should also see the Shri Ramachamarajendra Art Gallery, which is in the Jagmohan Palace.
This art gallery has an invaluable collection of Tanjore paintings as well as portraits of the members of the royal family by Raja Ravi Verma. Also check out St Philomena's Church, which is reputed for its Gothic architectural style. The Chamundeshwari Temple, which is in the Chamundi Hills, is worth mentioning in this regard. During the evening, see the delectable Brindavan gardens. It is here that musical fountains and lights change the gardens to a fairyland.
Day 4 - Mysore - Ranganathittu - Mysore
The Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is a well known one. Here you can see a number of rare birds. This sanctuary is located on an island on the Cauvery River. You can avail boat cruises for seeing the birds from close quarters. The crocodiles and otters are some other attractions of the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary.
Day 5 - Mysore - Nagarhole
Nagarhole, another attraction of wildlife adventure tours, is to the south of Mysore. You should explore the surroundings as you would be able to see birds, monkeys and squirrels. Enjoy an overnight stay at the camp.
Day 6 - Nagarhole
You can spend an entire day in the forests of Nagarhole wildlife sanctuary when you are touring this wildlife destination. You should also see various species of birds, squirrels, monkeys and mongoose. The tigers stay hidden in the undergrowth, which is dense. However, the marks of their paws are pretty well visible in the forest trails.
Day 7 - Nagarhole - Bandipur
Bandipur National Park is the next stop on the exciting wildlife adventure tours. Go around the surroundings of the lodge as well as the camp area. You can also feed the deer and monkeys in the open spaces within the lodges in the jungle.
Day 8 - Bandipur
You should spend an entire day by going around the forests of Bandipur. You should be seeing different varieties of birds, deer, monkeys and squirrels. There are other animals to see like the Gaur or Indian Bison, elephants. If you are fortunate enough you would catch a tiger or two.
Day 9 - Bandipur - Ooty
Ooty is a major hill station of the south. There are a number of places to see like the Botanical Garden, Doddabetta Park as well as tea plantations, which are located nearby.
Day 10 - Ooty
There is an excursion to a tribal village of the Toda tribe in the Nilgiri Hills. The Todas are a pastoral tribe, which practices agriculture as well as shepherding. Hand woven clothing by the Todas is available in red, white and black colors. These are pretty striking and make for attractive souvenirs.
Day 11 - Ooty - Bangalore
After having your breakfast you can drive back to Bangalore and catch the flight to the next destination of the Wild Adventure Tour. You might as well avail the Extension Tour.
Day 11 - Ooty - Kochi
You can come to Kochi in Kerala,check into your hotel and chill out and enjoy lovely performances by Kathakali dancers in the evening.
Day 12 - Kochi
You should see the Jewish Synagogue,which is decorated with blue and white Chinese Tiles and was built in 1568. St Francis Church is the oldest European Church in India and was built in 1503. The Dutch Palace at Matancherry and the spice markets are the other attractions. The ambiance and heritage of Kochi is truly mind boggling.
Day 13 - Kochi - Periyar
You should visit the Periyar National Park.
Day 14 - Periyar
There are options for boat cruises on Periyar Lake. You can see the animals as they drink and bathe at the edge of the Periyar Lake. The elephants arrive in groups and are a delight to watch as they present a cute sight drinking and playing.
Day 15 - Periyar - Kovalam
You can arrive at Kovalam and enjoy a good night's stay at the hotel.
Day 16 - Kovalam
Kovalam is one of the best beaches of Kerala. You can sunbathe and take Ayurvedic treatments as well as take part in a variety of water sports like surfing, catamaran rides, wind surfing, parasailing and sailing.
Day 17 - Kovalam - Cape Comorin - Kovalam
You can avail a day long excursion to Cape Comorin.
Day 18 - Kovalam - Trivandrum - Delhi / Bombay
The tour ends with a flight from Trivandrum to Delhi and Bombay.