Western Ghats Endemics Tour

Code: #801-MP
14 Days

Description

The Western Ghats range of southwest India is naturally abundant with wildlife, and is a paradise for birdwatchers, nature lovers, and photographers alike.

Apart from many large mammals, including Gaur, Asiatic Elephant, Tigers, and more, the region is best known among birdwatchers for the 37 South Indian endemics, plus many birds shared with Sri Lanka, such as Malabar Whistling Thrush, White-bellied Treepie, Malabar Barbet, and many more
birds with Malabar and Nilgiri in their names!

However, not only is South India a region rich wildlife, but it is also a region that faces many threats. On this specially-handcrafted tour, not only will you get the chance to explore the lush Edens of South India in search of these beautiful birds and animals, but you will also get the opportunity to
learn about the conservation efforts being taken to protect their fragile habitats in detail.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
INCLUDED
Accommodation on twin sharing basis Meals as per the itinerary
Birding at all the places as per the itinerary Dedicated Birding guide for full tour
All park entrances Dedicated transport for full tour
All taxes
NOT INCLUDED
Optional Tour, tips, laundry, phone calls, drinks, meals not specified, any monument entrance fee, camera fee
Air fare, visa, insurance, boat ride, elephant ride.

Highlights

  • Endemic avifauna of Nilgiris’ and Indian western Ghats
  • The splendour of the Nilgiri Hills
  • Wildlife experience of Asian Elephant, Tiger, Gaur, Spotted Deer, Nilgiri Tahr, Sambar, Muntjac
  • The former  British hill station of ‘Ooty’.
  • Nilgiri Mountain Railway, a World Heritage Site
  • Popular Karnatic  cuisine and a glimpse of the culture of Karnataka
  • Amazing landscape & Forests
  • Farm fresh Indian meals
  • Cosy lodging

 

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Bangalore and travel to Mysore
Day 02: Mysore to Masinagudi
Day 03: Masinagudi
Day 04: Masinagudi to Ooty
Day 05: Ooty
Day 06: Ooty to Top Slip
Day 07: Top Slip to Munnar
Day 08: Munnar
Day 09: Munnar to Periyar
Day 10: Periyar
Day 11: Periyar to Thattekad
Day 12: Thattekad
Day 13: Thattekad
Day 14: Thattekad to Kochi

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