Duration15 Nights 16 Days
DestinationsDelhi - Bangalore - Mysore - Nagarhole National Park - BR Hills - Bandipur National Park - Ooty - Munnar - Eravikulam National Park - Periyar - Kumarakom - Kochi
Day 1: Arrive Delhi.
Welcome to India, You will be received by Premium India Tours representative at international airport and assisted to your hotel. In the Hotel you will have a brief description of your tour and the representative will hand over your documents regarding the tour, Overnight in Hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast take sightseeing tour of historic city visiting Old Delhi visiting the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, both built by emperor Shah Jahan of Taj Mahal fame, Rajghat - memorial of Mahatma Gandhi & a Rickshaw ride past through the silver street in Chandani Chowk, the city tour continues covering New Delhi, visiting Rashtrapati Bhawan, one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; the Laxmi Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of India’s leading industrial families; Humayun’s Tomb, lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple , Qutub Minar , built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; in the evening you can visit see speculative Light and Sound Show at Red Fort. Return to the hotel for overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Delhi – Bangalore (Flight) – Mysore
Breakfast at hotel, in time transfer to airport for morning flight to Bangalore. On arrival meet and assistance. Drive to Mysore. Two and half hours drive. On arrival check in your hotel, later enjoy sightseeing tour of Mysore, One can visit the exotically beautiful Brindaban gardens and the historic and ornately decorated Mysore palace, too as part of the whole tour. The day ends with an overnight at Hotel.
Day 4: Mysore - Nagarhole National Park
In the morning drive to the Nagarhole national park, sharing its boundaries with Bandipur National Park, Nagarhole National Park is situated 90km away from Mysore in Karnataka. Interestingly, these two sanctuaries for a part of Mudumalai Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu and Wayanad Reserve in Kerala. Nagarhole is a tiger's home and some of the rare wild species of India. This national park of India gets irrigated by the waters of Kabini river, which has a dam on it that separates Nagarhole from other sanctuaries in the surrounding area. A wildlife trip on the afternoon jeep safari trip is followed by an overnight at Hotel.
Day 5: Nagarhole National Park
Early morning wildlife tours and bird screening in the park or a Coracle ride on the Kabini River are the engagements which kick start an eventful day 5 of the tour. Enjoy an evening jeep ride or an Elephant ride into the Nagarhole jungle with the day culminating with an overnight at Hotel.
Day 6: Nagarhole National Park - BR Hills (Biligirirangana Ranges)
Breakfast at Hotel, drive to BR. Hills with an eventful and exciting trekking in B R Hills for witnessing the spectacular wildlife of the region. An overnight stay follows in the specially provided tents.
Day 7: BR Hills (Biligirirangana Ranges)
The Biligirirangana Ranges of hills are picturesquely situated between the Cauvery & Kapila Rivers. At a height of 5,091 feet above sea level, this hill stretches from north to south for about 16 Kms. All rounds are deciduous trees. And roaming amidst the long grass and tall trees are animals. Plenty of them! So if you're looking for a cool time with a little bit of wild excitement thrown in, welcome to B.R.Hills. Wake up to the chirping of birds & humming of bees. Breathe in fresh, clean air. Take a stroll through the sylvan surroundings. And let the cool breeze blow your cares away. Another day of morning and evening wildlife viewing and strenuous bird watching. An overnight stay in the tents follows suit to round up the day's activities. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 8: BR Hills - Bandipur National Park
Morning breakfast at Hotel, later drive to to Bandipur which is a 4 hour drive after devouring a hearty breakfast. A sumptuous lunch at the resort follows and the afternoon is spent inside the wildlife sanctuary in jeeps. Overnight stay at the resort follows suit after the daylong tete a tete with the wildlife of the region.
Day 9: Bandipur National Park
Day includes within its schedule a round of morning and evening wildlife viewing and bird watching. The day ends with an overnight stay in the resort.
Day 10: Bandipur National Park - Ooty
An early morning drive to Ooty for a distance of 80 kilometers from Bandipur National Park begins the day. On arrival at Ooty in the afternoon check in your schedule hotel and for the rest of the day you can spend at your own discretion. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Ooty - Munnar - Eravikulam National Park
On day 11, the tourists move towards the legendary hill station, which is also the spice capital of Kerala, Munnar. A trip to Eravikulam national park will consume the rest of the day for a weary tourist with a subsequent overnight stay in the local resort, ending the day.
Day 12: Eravikulam National Park - Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
A morning visit to the national park for wildlife sights will include a drive to Periyar in the afternoon which happens to be a run of 3 hours. A preplanned overnight stay in the locally available resort will round off the day. The Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve is situated high in the ranges of the Western Ghats, in south Indian state of Kerala - known as the God’s Own Country. Periyar wildlife sanctuary in Kerala has a scenic lake at the heart of the sanctuary. Formed with the building of a dam in 1895, this reservoir runs around the contours of the wooded hills, providing water to the local wildlife through out the year. Though Periyar Kerala is a Tiger Reserve, tourists visit this place to view the Indian elephants in the act of sprinkling water and playfulness by the Periyar lake. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13: Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
A morning and evening boat cruise is the star attraction of the sanctuary with the whole concoction being made too good to neglect as one is witness to the regaling sight of wild elephants pleasing themselves in the lake or one can opt for the antics of the domestic and migratory birds, also. Overnight stay in the local hotel ends the day on a relaxing note.
Day 14: Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary – Kumarakom
Breakfast at Hotel, drive to Kumarakom after a a long drive of 5 hours. Arrival at Kumarakom leads to the tourists spending the rest of the day at their own comfort. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 15: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
A gratifying backwater cruise coupled with an evening visit to the picturesque Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is located 12km from Kottayam in Kerela. Among the finest bird sanctuaries in India, Kumarakom is situated on the banks of Vembanand Lake. Well renowned for its avian population, Kumarakom offers a range of bird watching spots for avid bird watchers. Sprawling over a wide expanse of 101 acres, the enchanting wooded beauty of the sanctuary lures a large number of foreign visitors. Most interesting is the time when Siberian Cranes visit this sanctuary. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 16: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary - Kochi - Onward Destination
Morning breakfast at leisure, later drive to Kochi, on arrival enjoy city