Kerala Wildlife Tour
Duration: 13 Days / 12 Nights
Destination Covered: Mysore – Mudumalai – Wayanad – Calicut – Palaghat – Munnar – Periyar – Houseboat – Cochin
Day 01 – Bangalore – Mysore
Arrival at Bangalore meet our representative and then drive to Mysore upon arrival at Mysore check in at the hotel. Visit Maharaja Palace, Devaraja Fruit and vegetable market and Tipu Sultan Palace and overnight stay at Hotel – Wind Flower.
Day 02 – Mudumalai
Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary was the first sanctuary in south India. The land is extremely varied with hills, valleys, narrow valleys, waterways and swamps. It includes of tropical moist deciduous forests, dry deciduous forests and scrub forests. Compared to the nearby reserves, the climate is warmer in Mudumalai – Jungle Retreat.
Day 03 – Mudumalai
The range of Mudumalai wildlife Sanctuary is the same as in Bandipur (another famous sanctuary near it) but the Mudumalai has two features which makes different from its neighbors – the Moyar River and closeness to the Nilgiri mountain ranges which has variety of wildlife. The Mudumalai wildlife Sanctuary has varied mixture of flat land, rising and falling parkland, open grassland, swamp, valleys and nullas. The Mayyar River in this area shapes a sequence of spectacular view on its way from Udhagamandalam – Mysore highway. Mudumalai wildlife Sanctuary could be reached from Mysore as well – Jungle Retreat.
Day 04 – Wayanad
After Breakfast check out the hotel & proceed to Wayanad. Wayanad name is derived from “wayalnadu” mean’s land of paddy fields. Having the largest concentration of tribal population was once known as “Africa” in kerala. This is tourist’s paradise of kerala & kerala’s answer to Tamilnadu’s Ooty or Karnataka’s Coorg. Wayanad is the largest producer of pepper in the country. On the way visit Nanjungud, Banasura dam (The second largest dam in Asia) & Bhagavathi temple. On arrival Wayanad check in the hotel. Enjoy a tasteful dinner & over night relax at Vythiri Resort – Tree House
Day 05 – Wayanad
After Breakfast visit Lakkidi, the gateway to Wayanad, Pazhassiraja Museum and Art Gallery, Pookkot Lake & kuruvadeep where one would come across a variety of vegetation, some rare orchids and wild flowers. These are also haven for migratory birds. The avian life here includes hornbills, parrots and a host of butterfly species. Late in the evening return back to the hotel. Have a delicious dinner & over night relax at Vythiri Resort – Tree House
Day 06 – Calicut
Today morning after breakfast proceed to Calicut. On arrival, check into you hotel where you can unwind. It was in Calicut that the great voyager Vasco Da Gama landed in the 14th century in his quest for spices thus putting it on the world map. The traditional capital of North Kerala and a leading trading centre for spices on the west, the city has retained its glorious past and presents travellers with historic sites and a unique culture. In the afternoon drive to Beypore, a prominent port and fishing harbour of ancient Kerala. You could visit the fish markets or venture into town and visit the Sweet Meat Street and the many colourful shops. Overnight at Kadavu Resort.