Elephant's eye to South India - Longer holiday category - (18Nights/ 19 Days)
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Elephant's eye to South India - Longer holiday category - (18Nights/ 19 Days)

Wild Elephant - Training Elephant - Working Elephant - Temple Elephant & South India.

7 types of life styles and cultures, 3 historical destinations, 3 World Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO, more than 15 species of wild animals and 160 birds, and varieties of butterflies,flowers and plants; all through the eyes of elephant.

Cost of the trip - INR 12, 583 / Night for 02 people, ( Economy category )

Important to note : It is not only for specialists, but for generalists also...

Asian WIld Elephant at Periyar Tiger Reserve a South Indian Destination.

Freely grazing wild Elephant.

 Detailed itinerary

Day 1. Meet and Greet our Accompanying Naturalist at Banglore international Airport. Transfer to hotel for rest and overnight stay.
Day 2.Shravanabelagola visit to see the huge monolithic statue.
Dinner and overnight stay at Hassan.
Day 3.  Belur & Halebeedu temple visits...
Dinner and overnight stay at Hassan.
Day 4.Dubare and Dubare village visits...
Dinner and overnight stay at Dubare.
 
Day 5. Visit dubare elephant training centre , Interact with the tribal elephant trainers to
understand their elephant training methods. Wash and feed training elephants.
Proceed to Mysore.
Dinner and overnight stay at Mysore.
Day 6. Ranganathittu bird sanctuary, Mysore palace and Mysore city visits...
Dinner and overnight stay at Mysore.
Day 7.  Kabini and evening boat safari in the Kabani reservoir to see the majestic wild life of Bandipur and
Nagarhole National parks.
Dinner and overnight stay at Kabini.
Day 8.Jeep safaris in the morning and evening.
Dinner and overnight stay at Kabini.
Day 9. Edakkal caves visit and Sulthan Bathery.
Dinner and overnight stay at Sulthan Bathery.
Day 10. Coffee plantation visit and lunch.
After lunch visit Mudumalai and proceed to Ooty.
Dinner and overnight stay at Ooty.
 
Day 11. Ooty outing with packed lunch to see the Toda tribal village, The Droog of Coonoor, & Kattery falls and dam.
Dinner and overnight stay at Ooty.
Day 12. Check out from the hotel after an early breakfast and proceed to Ooty railway station. Have a journey to Mettuppalayam alongthe beautiful and mind boggling Nilgiri rail. (Subject to ticket availability.)
Reach Mettuppalayam by noon. Catch the vehicle and proceed to Coimbatore. Reach Coimbatore in the afternoon.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Coimbatore.
Day 13. Pollachi and the beautiful country sides of Tamil Nadu, and proceed to Valparai.
Have lunch at Valapara. Proceed to Guruvayur after lunch. Enjoy the Sholayar dam, the forest road with occasional wild life sightings, Vazhachal and Athirapplly waterfalls.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Guruvayur.
Day 14. Visit Guruvayur elephant fort, the largest captive elephant centre of India.
Proceed to Cochin.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Cochin.
Day 15. Visit Chinese fishing net,Jew synagogue, Jew Street & Dutch palace.
Dinner and overnight stay at Cochin.
 
Day 16. Alappey and the house boat to enjoy the Vembanadu Lake and associatedback waters.
Dinner & Overnight stay with in the house boat.
Day 17.Check out from the house boat after the breakfast and visit Mannarasala snake temple and proceed to Kovalam.
Enjoy Kovalam beach in the evening.
Dinner and overnight stay at Kovalam.
Day 18. Padmanabhaswamy temple, Kuthiramalika palace, & Museum visits.
Enjoy Kovalam beach in the evening.
Dinner and overnight stay at Kovalam.
Day 19.Check out from the hotel after breakfast and proceed to Trivandrum Airport to leave India with a handful of memories to cherish.
 
Cost of the trip - INR 12, 583 / Night for 02 people ( Economy category )

  • Elements of attraction

    Agricultural elements – Coffee plantation of Coorg, Pepper plantation of Vazhachal, Peculiar style of paddy cultivation of the back waters of Kerala etc…Life styles covered by the tour – Tribal elephant trainers, Silk making people of Mysore, Toda tribes of Ooty, Black clam collectors of Vembanadu lake etc…Natural Elements – Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Bandipur -  Nagarhole National Parks, Vembanadu lake and associated back waters, Kovalam beach,  etc Read More