Trip reference number: 6871

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Jungle Trails Of Southern India

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Discover India’s unspoilt south on a trip that explores Periyar National Park, the backwaters of Kerala and its amazing bird life, elephants at Nagarhole National Park, and guided walks, game drives and boat tours in Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

Less travelled than northern India - as tigers are more elusive and difficult to spot in the south - this region is nevertheless a true gem when it comes to natural wonders and wildlife away from the crowd.

Elephants and birds are the key focus, with numerous mammal species such as Indian bison, sloth bear, chital, leopard, wild boar, giant flying squirrel, lion-tailed macaque and occasionally tiger. You travel through six different national parks and reserves on foot, by boat and vehicle safari - a complete wildlife immersion!

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart UK
  2. Day 2: Arrive Bangalore
  3. Days 3-4: Nagarhole National Park: vehicle safaris & nature walks
  4. Days 5-6: Bandipur National Park: vehicle safaris & nature walks
  5. Day 7: Fly to Kochi
  6. Days 8-9: Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary, Munnar & Eravikulam National Park
  7. Days 10-12: Periyar National Park: nature walks & boat ride
  8. Days 13-14: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary: boat ride & bird walk
  9. Day 15: Drive to Kochi
  10. Day 16: Fly back to the UK

Please note: New regulations in India’s national parks mean that safaris must be booked and paid in advance on a first-come, first-served basis. As places are limited, we recommend you book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

  • Available*: Oct to Apr
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £4,395 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £3,575 pp
  • Activities available:
    • Birdwatching
    • Boat trip
    • Culture
    • Nature drive
    • Photography
    • Walking

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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