|Best Time||Oct - April|
|Routing||Arrival Banglore-Mysore-Nagarhol-Bandipur-Ooty-Munnar-Periyar-Kumarakom-Cochin Departure|
Tropical rain forests are primary centers of species richness and endemism within the Western Ghats in India. There are more than 450 known bird species from this hotspot, of which 16 are endemic, mostly found in the lowland rainforests and high altitude montage forests of the Kerala. The Western Ghats is also considered as an Endemic Bird Area by Birdlife International. This tour is specifically designed to sight most of the endemic birds of the Western Ghats. Periyar is one of a birding Hot Spot in the Indian Subcontinent with nearly hosts 280 species in a narrow geographical area. Munnar on the other hand is mountainous and home to many of the endemic of the Western Ghats. The Bird sanctuary at Kumarakom National Park and Bodi Ghats area is present near Munnar.
DAY 01 :
Upon arrival at Bangalore (Bangaluru) airport meet to our representative, transfer to hotel, (Mostly the international flights arrive midnight).
DAY 02 :
Breakfast at hotel, later proceed to sightseeing of the Silicon City Bangalore.
After lunch check out from the hotel and transfer to Mysore, en route visit Srirangapatna and several places like:
On arrival at Mysore, check in to the hotel and for rest of the day you can involve yourself in some individual activities.
DAY 03 :
Breakfast at hotel, later full day local sightseeing of Mysore City, which includes:
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04 :
Breakfast at hotel, later proceed to Nagarhole,
DAY 05 :
After an earlybreakfast at the Hotel or Resort, get ready to experience
DAY 06 :
Breakfast at hotel or resort, later commence full day park ride to experience
Once done, take an overnight stay at the hotel or resort.
DAY 07 :
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Ooty "Udhagamandalam"
Take an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 08 :
Breakfast at hotel, later take a long day drive to Munnar.
DAY 09 :
After breakfast proceed to full day sightseeing of Munnar
Overnight at hotel or resort.
DAY 10 :
After an early breakfast drive to Periyar, Kumali or Thekkady.
Once done with day's activity take an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 11 :
Early in the morning commence sightseeing
DAY 12 :
After the breakfast at hotel, you can start of with the sightseeing of Kumarakom, which includes:
DAY 13 :
Full day sightseeing of Kochin City, including
|Banglore||Basant Residency||The Leea|
|Mysore||Sandesh The Price||Lalitha Mahal Palace|
|Nagarhol||Jungle Camp||Jungel Camp|
|Bandipura||Jungle Camp||Jungle Camp|
|Ooty||Hotel Sinclair||Holiday Inn|
|Periyar (Thekkady)||Silver Crest||Spice Village|
|Kumarakom||K. Lake Resort||K. Lake Resort|
Small supplements apply for travel between 15th December'2010 and 15th January'2011.