After a leisurely morning, youll be taken on a sightseeing tour of New Delhi. Delhi is one of the oldest living cities of the world. Its where the heart of India throbs. With a diverse population and people from all cultures, creeds and ethnicities inhabiting in Delhi, its the window to the wonderland that is India. Youll be visiting famous sites of attraction including Qutb Minar, India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, Rashtrapati Bhawan and Red Fort. Night stay at the hotel.
The sojourn now shifts to South India. Youll be boarding a flight to Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka, in the morning. On arrival in Bangalore, youll be escorted to Mysore, a 3-hour drive from Bangalore. En route, youll be visiting paradisiacal Vrindavan Gardens on Krishnrajasagar Dam and elaborate Mysore Palace. Check into a hotel in Mysore on reaching for overnight stay.
Today, youll be driven to Nagarhole National Park also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park, 80 km from Mysore. On reaching check into a resort here. Afternoon is slated for an exciting jungle jeep safari. Enjoy the thrill of being in the thick of jungle amidst wilderness in its raw form.
Return to hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Nagarhole Park or Rajiv Gandhi National Park is one of the most exquisite wildlife reserves in India. This day, youll be exploring the national park. Other activities include bird watching, boat cruise in river Kabini, elephant and jeep safari. Retire to your hotel after a weary day of adventure in the jungles.
The sole activity today is trekking and exploring the forests. Enjoy the sight of wild animals and breathtaking vistas of the valley. Return to the camp for dinner and night stay. Youll spend night in special tents.
This day is entirely dedicated to exploring the wilderness and viewing the avifauna. Trek in the jungles. Youll escorted by expert naturalists. Retire to your hotel after a day full of adventurous activities.
Following a zesty breakfast, youll be driven to a resort in Bandipur. Enjoy the sumptuous lunch here before setting out for jungle safari. Spend the day in jungle, exploring the exotic wildlife. Night stay at the hotel.
During the day, youll be driven to Ooty, 80 km from Bandipur. Ooty served as the headquarters of Madras Presidency during the British era. The weather is pleasant around the year and the hill station offers breathtaking views of tea plantations and eucalyptus jungles.
Youll be arriving in Ooty sometime in the afternoon. The day is at leisure. Unwind and relax in the comfort youre your cozy room or explore the breathtaking Ooty. Night stay is scheduled at hotel.
Today, youll be driven to Munnar, an exotic hill station and spice capital of Kerala. Enjoy the drive as the sight of lush green tea plantations wash you over. Youll also be visiting Eravikulam National Park. Overnight stay is scheduled at a local resort.
Day 12: Eravikulam National Park - Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Morning, youll be taken on a jungle safari in the Eravikulam National Park. Explore the exquisite flora and fauna of the Park. In the afternoon, youll be heading for Periyar. Following a 30hour drive to Periyar, youll find yourself checking into a jungle resort. Retire to the comfort of your hotel.
Today, youll be enjoying an exhilarating boat cruise in the morning and evening. During the day, explore the sanctuary. The sight of exquisite birds and playing elephants is incredible. Stay overnight at hotel.
In the morning, youll be hitting the road to Kumarakom. The 5-hour drive will be exciting winding through the lush green palm jungles. On arriving Kumarakom, check into a hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Explore the surroundings and enjoy the breathtaking views to the hilt. Night stay is scheduled at hotel.
This is the last day of your unforgettable sojourn of South India Wildlife. Youll be taking a 3-hour drive down to Kochi. At Kochi, youll be visiting famous attractions of the city including Jew Street and Synagogue, Fort Kochi, St. Francis Church, Dutch Palace, and Museum. Later, youll head to airport to catch the flight back home.