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South Indian Nature and Culture trip map

Tour Name : South Indian Nature and Culture Trip

Places Covered : Bangalore - Mysore - Nagarhole - Bandipur - Ooty - Anamalai - Munnar Earvikulam- Periyar- Alleppey - Cochin- Bangalore

Duration : 16 Nights / 17 Days

South India is an incredible region of India .This is a multidimensional region of India where tourists can see the beauty of nature in the form of, beaches, hill stations, diverse flora and fauna, colorful fairs and festivals. This nature & Culture tour is the best way to explore and experience the scattered charm of South India & it covers almost all the prominent tourist destinations that provide tourists a chance to explore and experience its cultural legacies.

Day 1
We take a connecting flight to Delhi . (Meals Aloft)

Day 2 Bangalore
Arrival at Bangalore , International airport Welcome by Representative of Tiger Expeditions and transfers to Hotel - The Ginger, Bangalore . (B, L, D)

Day 3 Bangalore - Mysore
Before we begin our journey to Mysore , we will go for city drive of Bangalore and also visit Tipu's Palace. On way to Mysore , we will visit Srirangapatna 14 kms prior to Mysore . This place had been once the capital of the warrior-kings Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. We would take our lunch either at restaurant or in Hotel Ginger. Dinner & over night stay at hotel Ginger. (B, L, D)

Day 4 Mysore - Nagarhole National Park
After breakfast, we will visit Mysore Palace and Somanathanpur temple. Return to Hotel for late lunch. Check out Hotel before 1600 hrs & drive to Nagarhole National Park 96 Kms/ 2-3 hrs drive. Arrive at about 1900 hrs. Check into Wild life Lodge. Over night in wild life lodge (B, L, D)

Day 5 Nagarhole National Park
Early morning & in afternoon keep riding in jeep to viewing grasslands, forests & also to watch elephants and gaur. Over night in wild life lodge. (B, L, D)

Day 6 Nagarhole National Park - Bandipur National Park
After breakfast drive to Bandipur for about 100 kms for 3 hrs. Check into Forest Lodge and in the afternoon start park excursion. Over night stay at forest lodge . (B, L, D)

Day 7 Bandipur National Park - Ooty
Early morning after breakfast drive to Ooty about 80 kms /2 hrs. Check into Hotel Nilgiri woodland drive for Ooty sightseeing's. (B, L, D)

Day: 8 Ooty - Anamalai
After breakfast drive about 150kms/3 hrs to Annamalai National Park, which covers an area of 960 sq.kms here we are going to stay in hotel Top slip.Afternoon, we walk through forest. Overnight at Top slip. (B, L, D) 

Day 9 Anamalai
After early breakfast, we begin our trek through deep jungles to see wildlife of Annamalai. Over night at the hotel Topslip. (B, L, D)

Day 10 Anamalai - Munnar - Eraviculam National Park
After breakfast, we take one of the most interesting drives (I30kms), in the Western Ghats , with splendid view to Munnar through cardamom plantations, mixed forest and tea gardens. On arrival check in Munnar Inn. Evening drive to Eravikulam National Park for about 16 Kms. Return to Munnar Inn. (B, L, D)
Munnar, the erstwhile 'summer capital of the British', has become the most sought after holiday destination in South India .

Day 11 Eraviculam National Park
Full day visit in Munnar and Eravikulam National park (B, L, D)

Day 12 Munnar - Periyar National Park
After breakfast drive for about 160 kms/ 3-4 hrs to Periyar on arrival check into Periyar House. One of Asia 's most renowned and picturesque sanctuaries. Evening we explore the sanctuary by boat to see the rich flora and fauna. Return to Periyar House. (B, L, D)

Day 13 Periyar National Park
After breakfast get on boating through Periyar Lake & viewing of Wildlife. We will be able to watch the rare species of Flora and fauna While sailing through boat. Disembark from boat and return to Hotel Periyar House. (B, L, D)

Day 14 Periyar National Park - Allepey
Post lunch (at about 1500 hrs) drive to Alleppey about 130 kms/ 3hrs. Check into Kareliyan lake resorts. Over night in the resort. (B, L, D)

Day 15 Allepey
After breakfast we will start sailing Via Houseboats in Kerala backwater toward Kumarakom (83 x 14 kms) Vembanad Lake , narrow canals, Paddy fields and we will watch Kumarakom bird sanctuary on reaching here. Tea/snacks & Lunch at House Boat. We will disembark at Alleppey in the Evening. Over night at Keralyeeyam Lake Resort. (B, L, D)

Day 16 Allepey - Cochin - Bangalore
After breakfast about 0700 hrs drive for about 90 kms /2-3 hrs to Cochin & stop at various places of interests .Also take a halt for
Lunch at restaurant. Catch Flight # IC909 aircraft no.320 flying from Cochin at 1435 hrs & arriving at Bangalore 1645 hrs. (B, L, D)

Day 17 Bangalore - Back Home
Upon Arrival at Bangalore international airport check in to hotel Ginger and after dinner transfer to international airport to catch your international flight to back home