This 08 Days short tour is a perfect way to touch base with the major attractions of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in a short time. The Southern Delights with tigers covers Bangalore, Mysore, Kabini, and Ooty, four of South India's most exotic destinations. These destinations offer a diverse selection of ancient cultures, history, wildlife, and hill stations. Let's take a look at what each day has in store for you, as well as all the surprises in hand for those who choose this tour.
You will be received at Bangalore airport, assisted and transferred straight to your hotel. After brief leisure, you may visit the popular markets of Bangalore for window shopping. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Morning enjoy a half-day long sightseeing tour of Bangalore. Later proceed to Mysore. If interested and if time allows, you may visit the interesting ‘Lacquerware Craft Complex’ on Tatekere road on the way. Finally, reach to Mysore- the legendary city of palaces, sandalwood, perfumes and jasmine... and check in at your hotel. Remaining time is at leisure till next morning.
Morning enjoy a visit to the very colourful ‘Devraja Flower Market’. Post breakfast proceed for a sightseeing tour of Mysore city, which includes your visit to Mysore Palace, Brindawan Garden, Chamundi Hills and Mysore Zoo. You may visit Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation during the evening. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Mysore – Nagarhole National Park
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
Early morning after tea/coffee proceed for another jeep safari to track the wildlife of Nagarhole National Park, also have a ride on the elephant in the jungle. After safari return back to your hotel and enjoy late breakfast. After lunch and brief leisure, proceed for a trip through the serene backwaters of the Kabini River on a motor boat. You will get to see a variety of wildlife and birdlife during this boat ride. Stay overnight at your wildlife resort.
Nagarhole – Ooty
Morning proceed for another jungle safari into Nagarhole to track the vast wildlife. Post breakfast checkout and you will be transferred to Ooty- one of India’s best known Hill stations. After brief leisure, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Ooty including Botanical Gardens, Dodda Betta, Ooty Lake and other attractions.
Ooty – Coonoor (Toy Train ride)
Morning you will be transferred to Ooty railway station to enjoy the scenic toy train ride in the beautiful Nilgiri Hills. Afterwards visit the Sim’s Park, Tea Gardens, Dolphin’s Nose and other popular attractions.
Departure to Bangalore
Morning checkout and you will be driven to Bangalore. At appropriate time you will be transferred to Bangalore airport/railway station for your onward journey. Tour ends.