Exploring the lush green forests, which show nature's abundance at its finest, is a great pleasure. The wilderness contained in the park amplifies the gratification by a factor of ten. The Rajiv Gandhi National Park, also known as Nagarhole National Park, is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. What could be a better tour idea than combining a tour of nature's empyrean with a tour of Mysore's historically and culturally prosperous region?
This itinerary brings the traveler to Nagarhole Srirangapatna and Mysore over four nights and five days. The trip's highlights include a stop in Srirangapatna, Tipu Sultan's capital, a city tour of Mysore, a wildlife safari at Nagarhole National Park, It's a wonderful tour to see nature, history, and ancient architectural marvels all in one ride.
Bangalore – Mysore
At appropriate time you will be picked up from your place of stay in Bangalore or from Bangalore airport and proceed to Mysore. If interested and if time allows, you may visit the interesting ‘Lacquerware Craft Complex’ on Tatekere road on the way. Finally, drive to Mysore- the legendary city of palaces, sandalwood, perfumes and jasmine... and check in at your hotel. Evening enjoy the visit to Brindavan Gardens.
Post breakfast proceed for a sightseeing tour of Mysore city, which includes your visit to Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills and Mysore Zoo etc. Later you may visit Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation where you may witness the silk weaving process if the same will be going on, during the time of your visit. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Mysore – Nagarhole National Park
Morning enjoy a visit to ‘Devraja Flower Market’- a photographer’s delight. Post breakfast, checkout from your hotel and you will be transferred straight to Nagarhole National Park. On arrival, check in at unique Kabini River Lodge. After brief leisure proceed for your first jungle safari in an open jeep into Nagarhole National Park. Post safari, return back to your resort and enjoy a wildlife movie followed by dinner. Stay overnight at your wildlife resort.
Nagarhole National Park
Morning enjoy Jungle safari through an open 4WD to spot the tiger and other wildlife of Nagarhole. You may get to see the wild animals like deer, Neelgai, wild boar, Chinkara, porcupines, black faced langur, Indian Bison, hyenas and Chausingha. Apart from wild animals you may also see variety of beautiful birds. A qualified naturalist accompanies you on every trip to help you interpret the exotic flora and fauna of the region. During the day enjoy another jeep safari or boat safari to see the rich wildlife of park. Boat safari offers nice opportunity to see aquatic bird-life & crocodile and other wild life on the water edge. Rest of time is completely at leisure.
Nagarhole – Departure
Early morning after tea/coffee proceed for another jeep safari, following a different route to track the wildlife of Nagarhole National Park. After safari return back to your hotel and enjoy late breakfast. Later check out and at appropriate time you will be transferred to Bangalore airport/railway station for your onward journey. Tour ends.