Palakkad Holidays

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Bull Temple

Day 1: Bangalore

Welcome to India! Upon arrival into Bangalore this morning, we will be awaiting you at the airport to transfer to our accommodation.

Bangalore city view

Day 2: Bangalore - Mysore

This morning we enjoy a sightseeing tour around Bangalore. Sights visited include Lalbagh gardens, Tipu's palace, Bangalore Palace, and the Bull Temple. Later we drive to Mysore, a city which has long fascinated travellers from all over the globe.

Day 3: Mysore - Nagerhole NP

This mornings sightseeing tour of Myore takes in Brindavan Gardens, Mysore Palace and Chamundi Hill. Later we leave Mysore to drive to Nagerhole National Park. Enroute we visit Sri Rangapatnam, the historic capital of Tipu Sultan known for his struggle against British rule.

Day 4: Nagerhole NP

Today we enjoy morning and afternoon game drives through the National Park in shared jeeps.

Day 5: Nagerhole NP - Biligirirangan Hills

Today we drive to BR Hills. Upon arrival we check into the hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 6: Biligirirangan Hills

Today enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the National Park.

Day 7: Biligirirangan Hills - Bandipur N.P.

Drive to Bandipur National Park. On arrival we transfer to the hotel, before and afternoon game drive in the National Park.

Day 8: Bandipur N.P. - Ooty

Enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive in the National Park.

Day 9: Ooty

This morning a final Game drive in the National Park. Later we drive onwards to Ooty. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore.

Day 10: Ooty - Palakkad

Today we take the approximately 4 hour drive to Palakkad. On arrival we transfer to our hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 11: Palakkad - Munnar

Today we continue our drive to Munnar (approx. 4 hours.)Transfer to hotel on arrival and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Tea pickers

Day 12: Munnar

Today we visit a local Tea Estate - for which the region is reknowned for! We also visit the nearby Eravikulam National Park before returning to Munnar.

Rolling plantation

Day 13: Munnar - Periyar NP

Drive to Periyar (approx 3.5 hours) This afternoon we visit one of India's most fascinating natural wildlife sanctuaries, where one can watch wildlife at close range.

Periyar birds

Day 14: Periyar NP

Enjoy half day visit to Periyar NP. Rest of the day at leisure.

Elephants

Day 15: Periyar NP - Kumarakom

Early this morning we take a boat ride to view wildlife in the sanctuary on Lake Periyar. Later today we drive to Kumarakom.

Sunrise boat trip

Day 16: Kumarakom

Today we visit the bird Sanctuary. From February to July there are darters (snake birds), night herons, egrets, & Siberian storks. It also has golden backed woodpecker, crow pheasant, & white-breasted water hens. Later today we board our houseboat for a cruise through the fascinating local backwaters.

Local house

Day 17: Kumarakom - Kovalam

We disembark our housebout at Alleeppy and drive to Kovalam where on arrival we check into our hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Kovalam Beach

Day 18: Kovalam

Today we transfer for the Trivandrum airport for your onward travels, and bid you farewell.

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