Photo Tour in 3 States of South India - Journey through the lens

Photo Tour in 3 States of South India - Journey through the lens

Package Duration
15 Days / 14 Nights
Destination Covered
Bangalore - Mysore - Ooty - Wayanad - Bylakuppe - Kasaragod - Hassan - Bangalore

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  • Description :
    This unique tour leads you through beautiful, exciting and surprising parts of 3 different states of India: Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Very different places and settings will give you the opportunity for maximum range of photography. We don’t hesitate to go off the beaten track to find hidden treasures or get deeper insight into Indian daily life. With a professional photographer at your side, and all organizational aspects carefully looked after, you can concentrate on extending your photography skills and have enough time for your own creativity.
    Package Includes :
    • Accompanying professional local photographer
    • Guide
    • Overnight stays in hotels (see the Hotel list)
    • Transfer within the tour by bus
    • Breakfast and Dinner without drinks
    • Entrance and camera fees for activities in the program
    • Water whilst on road
    • Indian Sim card for the tour. Pre-charged with 100RS
    Package Excludes :
    • Your travel to Bangalore before and after the tour
    • Visa for India
    • Lunch
    • Optional activities 8th day
    • Other drinks than water
    • Tips and donations
    • Rikshaw in Bylakuppe (10th day)

  • Day 1: Arrival and meet up in Bangalore

    Meals: Dinner

    We pick you up at the airport, railway station or bus stand. You meet your photographer guide and determine your level and preferences.

    Day 2: Bangalore - Mysore

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    On the road to Mysore and stop at Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary. Various kinds of birds like painted storks, ibises, spoon bills can be seen and photographed. The Cauvery River is also known for its population of crocodiles, which you can spot if you are lucky. At Mysore Palace we have a sunset photo shoot.

    Day 3: Mysore

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Stroll through the Devaraja Market and capture street life in the City.
    Mysore Palace with Indo-Saracenic architecture has blends of Hindu, Muslim, Rajput, and Gothic styles. Sunset shoot in the city. We have dinner at a rooftop restaurant in the city.

    Day 4: Mysore - Ooty

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Visit Srikanteshwara Temple on the banks of the river Kapila in a serene atmosphere provides a variety of motifs for photography.
    In Coonoor you visit an old English cemetery. With the historical Nilgiri Mountain Railway you are going up to Ooty. In the evening light we pass scenic views of the rocky terrain, plantations and forested hills, various bridges and tunnels.

    Day 5: Ooty and around

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Tour leads you in the area around Ooty, passing vegetable and tea plantations, scenic villages, reservoir lakes and thick forests.
    A peak with a fantastic view over the neighboring mountains and plains is our turning point before we head back our accommodation.

    Day 6: Ooty - Wayanad

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We travel in beautiful scenery to Kalpetta. On the way we have various possibilities to stop and capture beautiful landscapes and nature. We visit Sochiapally Waterfall and a view point for sunset shots.

    Day 7: Wayanad

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Visit the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in a Jeep tour is a chance to spot wildlife. Afterwards we have a stop at Phantom Rock and an old Jain temple in Sultan Bathery. On our way back to Kalpetta we are passing rice paddies in a scenic area with a reservoir lake.

    Day 8: Wayanad - optional activities

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    This day is free for you to choose optional activities:
    Eddakkal Caves are natural caves with stoneage carvings, expansive views at the top.
    Chembra Peak:. The trek to the top takes 3 hours with a heart shaped lake halfway.
    Ayurveda: various treatments are possible.
    Take a walk in the beautifully arranged accommodation area and around
    In the evening we have a campfire in our accommodation place.

    Day 9: Wayanad - Bylakuppe

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Visit the more than 3000 years old Thirunelly temple and the spring of the river Papanasini, of which it is said the one dip washes away all sins.
    Bylakuppe, an Tibetan settlement with several Monasteries house a large number of Buddhist monks.

    Day 10: Bylakuppe

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    For getting around the settlement and hunting photos, it is recommend to take a rickshaw. You will get a map with some highlights, but there is so much more to discover. We meet in late afternoon to visit the Golden Temple.

    Day 11: Bylakuppe - Bekal / Kasaragod

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We visit Bekal Fort, located 3 minutes from our accommodation, in late afternoon. The 300 year old fort is one of the largest and best-preserved forts in Kerala. The fort itself covers an area 40 acres with several original observation towers, huge walls and a well maintained garden inside.

    Day 12: Bekal - Kasaragod

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Visit the fish market in Kasaragod and a small factory where women are producing Beedis the traditional Indian cigarettes. In a local house we have a homemade meal at lunch time. Capture the sunset at a beach next to Bekal fort and whiteness a Theyyam in the evening, a ritual dance which is popular in north Kerala.

    Day 13: Bekal - Kasaragod - Hassan

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We have a stopover at Madhur Temple. Its three-tiered dome, and copper-plated roofing makes the architecture unique. Close by our accommodation, outside Hassan by a reservoir lake, we visit a beautiful church ruin for a photo shoot in the evening.

    Day 14: Hassan - Bangalore

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    In the historical Jain town of Shravana Belagola you can take about 650 steps on Vindhyagiri Hill to reach the majestic 58-feet tall monolithic statue of Gommateshvara on top. In the town various temples, a white pond and street life give a lot of opportunities for photography.

    Day 15: Bangalore - Departure

    Meals: Breakfast

    After breakfast, depending on your plans, we can take you to the airport, railway station or bus stand.

Contact Detail

Jungle Dream Tours India Pvt. Ltd.

Contact Person :-

Adel Hassan

Address :-

By Pass Road 685509 Thekkady, Kerala, India, Thekkady, Kerala, India - 685509