If you are a wildlife safari enthusiast, you will probably agree that among all animals that walk the woods, the Tiger is India is most famous feline. This is an India wildlife tour where your senses have to constantly be on the alert to the sounds, sights and smells of nature. Here you will be in the mountainous tropical rain forests of south India, a region endemic to a large variety of fauna and flora. Amongst the fauna, you will find the rare and endangered lion-tailed macaque, the Nilgiri langur, the Malabar hornbill, the Malabar giant squirrel to name a few. For the birds, the best time of year is in winter as many Himalayan birds migrate here. If you are looking for wildlife in India and you are going down South, buy this Tiger safari tour with us now! You will be glad to travel with Maavalan. You can thank us later.

India Wildlife itinerary

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Day 1 | Arrival in Cochin kerala tourist places

When you arrive in Cochin you will be welcomed by a smiling Maavalan representative to be seamlessly checked in at your hotel to get over the jet lag. Your Kerala holidays are about to begin. It is good to be fresh. And for wildlife in India, you need to stay sharp! Time permitting, we will be taking you on a guided tour of the places to visit in Cochin, notably the Matancherry Palace, St Francis Church, the Synagogue and of course the area of Fort Cochin visits with the Chinese fishing nets.

Visiting places: Matancherry Palace, St Francis Church, Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets.

kerala tourist places You may change some amount of currency in Indian Rupees before coming out of the Airport at the banks at the Airport which remain open 24×7 The best way to overcome Jet leg is to adjust yourself with the new destination; if you arrive during the day, do not rest, enjoy the day (pool or massage) or if you arrive at night, then try to catch some sleep immediately.

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Day 2 | Cochin-Periyar kabini river lodge

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. Maavalan will have a plan ready for you to visit the Periyar tiger reserve to suite your needs. Walk through a spice plantation and the hotel to familiarize yourself with the vegetation of this region.

Visiting places: Plantation photo stops, Spice garden

india wildlife tours Do not forget to buy some world famous spices for back home right from the plantations!

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Day 3 | Periyar

We customise your activities according to your needs, walk in the spice plantations, bamboo rafting on the river, moments of pure bliss in the middle of nature and lush greenery. 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. Get a glimpse of wildlife safari with this India Wildlife Tours.

Visiting places: Periyar Wildlife Reserve

periyar tiger reserve Prepare your Binoculars for game viewing and charge your Camera batteries to enjoy the wildlife

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Day 4 | Periyar-Thattekad  bangalore tourist places

A drive in the Western Ghats coming down a little in altitude arrive at Thattekkad Bird sanctuary, a bird watchers delight during the winter months with many of the Himalayan birds having migrated here. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is situated on banks of the Periyar river and is home to the rarest of rare birds of the world.

Visiting places: Thattekad Bird sanctuary

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Day 5 | Thattekad-Cochin bangalore tourist places

Chance your luck and try to spot the shy Frogmouth, the Great Pied Hornbill, or the Black-Crested Baza to name a few. It is a lovely walk in the forest with your naturalist. In the evening a short drive to Cochin.

Visiting places: Thattekad Bird sanctuary

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Day 6 | Cochin-Wayanad bangalore tourist places

An early morning train to the busy city of Calicut, hop back in to your car and go up the Western Ghats again to about 1000 meters and walk around on the fringes of a large wild life reserve. Here you are close to a point where the three states meet; Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Karnataka each has a reserve that inter connect. In Tamil Nadu it is known as Mudumalai, in Kerala it is Wayanad, and in Karnataka it is the famous Bandipur or Nagarhole reserve. It is a relaxing ambience whose tranquility is broken only by nature’s birds and the call of crickets. Try your luck at some Bandipur safari lodge to make a peaceful stay for few hours

Visiting places: Short Trek on the fringes of the forest

bandipur safari lodgeCarry your water bottles for the short trek.

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Day 7 | Wayanad-Kabini kerala holiday packages

Kabini is situated to the North-west of the Bandhipur reserve along the river Kabini. Driving there 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 600² kms. It is also part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and is being considered by the UNESCO Committee as a World Heritage Site.

Visiting places: Jeep Safari at Kabini

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Day 8 | Kabini

Kabani is known for a lot of sightings of Leopard and Tiger in India. Depending on the preceding monsoon and the level of water in the river, one can go on a boat safari which can be an absolutely a wonderful experience. Stay at some Kabini River Lodge to have and relieve yourself in between.

Visiting places: Jeep and Boat Safari at Kabini

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Day 9 | Kabini

Another day with Indian wildlife safari in Kabani to give you the maximum possibility of observing as much as the forest which offers an opportunity for spotting wildlife in India which is luck on your side.

Visiting places: Jeep and Boat Safari at Kabini

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Day 10 | Kabini-Bangalore periyar tiger reserve

On this last day of your India wildlife safari tour leaving the calm of Nature go to the IT capital of India for a sumptuous farewell dinner before going to the Airport with a Maavalan rep. to help you check in for your homeward journey, with memories of beautiful fauna and flora that are a major part of Bangalore Tourist Places.

Day 11 |  kerala holiday packages

Early morning fly out of Bangalore

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