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India Wildlife Holidays Kerala

SOUTH INDIA WILDLIFE TOUR

The Tiger is India’s most famous feline. This is a tour where your senses are honed to be constantly on the alert to the sounds, sights and smells of nature. We will take you through different states and you will cross varied terrains like the mountainous tropical rain forests of south India, a region endemic to a large variety of fauna and flora. Amongst the fauna the rare and endangered lion tailed macaque, the Nilgiri langoor, the Malabar hornbill, the Malabar giant squirrel and a lot more to be discovered. It is not just about tigers as we have often mentioned. Among our Kerala tour packages, this is particularly chosen to quench the thirst of the wildlife enthusiasts who are keen to explore the national parks in India.

Programme Details

Day 1 : IN/COCHIN

You will be greeted by a smiling face of a our representative helping in a seamless check in at your hotel after receiving you at the airport and driving you to the airport. Spend the day walking around Fort Cochin and Mattancherry, discovering the new land and mingling with the locals and getting over your jet lag.

Hotel: BRUNTON BOATYARD.

Day 2 :  COCHIN-PERIYAR

After your breakfast, you will take the colourful roads and highways of Kerala. Soon you will reach the Western ghats. Driving through plantations of rubber, tea, coffee, and you will also get the whiff of the spices that grow abundantly while climbing the Western Ghats to an altitude of 900 meters above sea level. At Periyar you will check-in at your eco-friendly organic hotel. We will have a plan ready for you to visit the Periyar tiger reserve to suit your needs. We advise you to walk through a spice plantation and the hotel to familiarise yourself with the vegetation of this region.

Hotel: SPICE VILLAGE.

Day 3 : PERIYAR

We will customise your activities according to your wishes; our activities include a walk in the spice plantations, bamboo rafting on the river, elephant walk in the plantations.

The full day Bamboo Raft comprising a trek and bamboo raft is fantastic with a lot of sightings especially on the return. Animals commonly seen in this region are Elephants, Gaur (Indian bison), Samba (deer), Malabar Giant Squirrel, Bonnet Macaque, Nilgiri Langoor.

More rarely sighted wild animals are Dole (Indian wild dog), Leopard, Tiger, and Sloth Bear.

Hotel: SPICE VILLAGE.

Day 4 : PERIYAR- COCHIN

You will be driving back to Cochin and stay overnight at the hotel. You will be taking a train in the morning to go to a natural paradise!

Hotel: BRUNTON BOATYARD.

Day 5 : COCHIN- CALICUT-WAYANAD

You will take an early morning train to the bustling city of Calicut. From there you will take the car and go up the Western Ghats to an altitude of about 1000 meters and walk around on the fringes of a large wild life reserve. Here you will be checked into a resort that as they say is “nature’s home ground!” It is a relaxing ambience whose tranquillity is broken only by nature’s birds and the call of crickets.

Hotels: VYTHIRI

Day 6: WAYANAD

Relax and discover nature at Vythiri.

Hotel: VYTHIRI

Day 7: WAYANAD-KABINI

After your leisurely breakfast, leave your tree house abode in the forest and drive to the next destination. Kabini is situated to the North-west of the Bandhipur reserve along the river Kabini. Even the drive can be interesting and you might spot a few animals especially elephants that are known to wander close to the road. The Nagarhole National Park has a rich forest cover, waterfalls and covers over 600kms².

Hotel: ORANGE COUNTY

Day 8 : KABINI

Nagarhole is known for a lot of sightings of Leopard and Tiger. Depending on the preceding monsoon and the level of water in the river one can go on a boat safari that is absolutely a wonderful experience. Nagarhole is also known for the largest number of herbivores per km² in any reserve forest on the Indian subcontinent. Make the most of the jungle safaris.

Hotel: ORANGE COUNTY

Day 9 : KABINI

Your South India Kerala luxury tour comes to an end with Nagarhole, Kabini. We will take you from here to the IT capital of Asia, Bangalore. We will give you a dinner before you leave for the airport for your final departure.

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