Karnataka will offer you multiple adventure activities that are as expanded as its landscapes whether it's on land, life below, in the sky above, upon the peaks or even under the sea. There are plenty of selections for adrenaline junkies in Karnataka. Ferocious people can quest their adventure hunger by involving in skydiving and for others, there is cycling. From the Nilgiri hills to spotting endangered animals in the famous national park and from its gigantic coastline that supports many water sports activities to skydiving, there is no limitation of options in Karnataka. So get ready to experience the richness of India's rare and exclusive nature’s treasures by opting for Karnataka Adventure tour of 10 nights and 11 days. You will be exploring some of the extremely popular wildlife reserves such as the Bannerghatta national park, Ranganathittu bird sanctuary, Nagarhole national park and Bandipur national park. The tour will also contain the destinations of Bangalore, Mysore and Ooty. Another destination is a visit to a nomadic village in Ooty. Blessed with some of the rarest species on the earth, Karnataka is one of the best wildlife destinations in India. There are more Asiatic elephants, tigers in Karnataka than any other state of India. From rare Lion‐tailed macaque to Indian bison, Karnataka may be graded as India's most elusive destination.
Tour Duration : ( 10 Nights / 11 Days )
Destinations Covered : Bangalore - Mysore - Nagarhole - Bandipur - Ooty - Bangalore
Day 1: Arrival at Bangalore
Once you arrive at the Bangalore Airport meet and transfer to your hotel. After that explore the Garden City of Bangalore, cover attractions like LalBagh, VidhanaSoudha, Bangalore Palace etc. Overnight stay.
Day 2: Bangalore - Bannerghatta - Bangalore
After breakfast, leave for enjoying a wildlife safari at Bannerghatta National Park, popular for housing tigers and lions, rescued from circuses of India. During your safari, you are going to cover wild animals which will include tigers, lions, leopards, elephants, several species of deer and other animals too. Do not miss visiting the Children’s Corner, the Reptile House and the Snake Park. Overnight stay.
Day 3: Bangalore – Mysore (150 km / 3 hrs)
After breakfast, begin your road journey towards for Mysore, referred to as the "Scotland of India." On reaching, complete the check-in formalities at your hotel. Later, leave for sightseeing that will include the Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, and theBrindavan Gardens. During the evening the garden looks beautiful with musical fountains and colorful lights. Overnight stay.
Day 4: Mysore - Ranganathittu - Mysore
Morning breakfast tour is fixed for visiting the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. Also referred to as PaksiKashi of Karnataka, it is located on the banks of river Kaveri. Indulge in bird watching that will include both home and migratory birds. The avifauna species you can spot include storks, herons, cormorants, egrets, darters, kingfishers and more. Along with this, you will also see crocodiles and otters in action. Enjoy a boat ride along the river; visit Balmurli Falls, a popular picnic spot. Return to Mysore for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Mysore –Nagarhole (90 km / 2 hrs)
After breakfast, hit the road to go to Nagarhole National Park, towards the south of Mysore. Also popular as Rajiv Gandhi National Park, it is known for a healthy tiger-predator ratio. After arrival, check- in at the jungle lodge. Have your lunch and later leave for nature walk, exploring the lush greenery around you. Overnight stay.
Day 6: Nagarhole National Park
After breakfast the tour is fixed for the morning and, later, evening wildlife safaris to the park. You are going to spot a variety of animals and birds, include Gaur, deer, sambar, chital, elephants, leopard, monkeys, squirrels, Malabar grey hornbill, white cheeked barbet etc. Stay overnight.
Day 7: Nagarhole–Bandipur (140 km / 3 hrs)
Today, after breakfast, drive eastwards of Nagarhole towards Bandipur National Park, former private hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Mysore. In the year 1973, it was declared as a tiger reserve. On arrival, check into a lodge. Enjoy a nature walk around your lodge. Overnight stay.
Day 8: Bandipur
Morningleave a wildlife safari into the Bandipur National Park, post-breakfast and post-lunch. During the safari, you are going to spot various species of animals such as Indian elephants, gaurs, tigers, sloth bears, chital, gray langurs, Indian giant squirrels and around 220 species of birds. Overnight stay.
Day 9: Bandipur – Ooty (50 km / 1 hrs)
Have your breakfast and hit the road to go to Ooty, a beautiful hill town in Tamil Nadu, referred to as ‘Queen of Hill Stations’. Complete the check-in formalities, once you arrive in. After lunch, leave for exploring the tourist spots like the Botanical garden, Doddabettapark and tea plantations. Stay overnight.
Day 10: Ooty
Morning fixed for an excursion to a Toda Tribal village, inhabited by the Todas which is a pastoral community. Observe the daily lifestyle of people. If you want then you can visit the local Dairy Temple, made in a cone shape. Back to Ooty for an overnight stay.
Day 11: Ooty - Bangalore
Return to the Bangalore airport or railway station, for boarding a train or flight for your onward destination.