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Duration : 12 Nights - 13 Days (Depending on flight times)
Destinations : Bangalore - Bannerghetta - Malur - Marakanam - Pondicherry - Chennai

Day 01: Arrival Bangalore
On arrival at Bangalore international airport, one of our representatives will collect you and transfer you to your chosen accommodation. Check in after 12:00, earlier check in will carry an extra cost.

Day 02: Bangalore
After breakfast your driver will collect you and take you on a sightseeing tour around Bangalore, this will include the Iskcon Sri Radha Krishna-Chandra Temple, the GaviGangahareshwara Temple, the RagiguddaAnjaneya Temple and the Surayanarayana Temple, the Malleswaram and the Bull Temple. Once the day is over, you will be returned to your chose accommodation to rest for the evening.

Day 03: Bangalore to Bannerghatta(30km 1hr)
After an early breakfast you will be driven onto the Bannerghetta national reserve park:
10:00: Arrival
10:30 > 12:00: Visit the biological gardens and butterfly park
13:30 > 14:30: Lunch buffet
14:30 > 16:00: Grand safari, bears, lions, and tiger’s
17:00 > 18:00: Tea
19:00 > 20:00: Wildlife movie show
20:30 > 22:00: Campfire followed by diner

Day 04: Bannerghatta toMalur (70km 1hr 45min)
06:30: Wake up call
07:00 > 08:30: Nature walk
08:30 > 09:30:Breakfast
11:00: Checkout
After checkout you will be driven on to Malur Elephant Sanctuary. Once the day is over, you will be returned to your chosen accommodation to enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Day 05: WRRC Malur Elephant Center
After breakfast you will be driven on to Malur Elephant Sanctuary. Once the day is over, you will be returned to your chosen accommodation to enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Day 06: WRRC Malur Elephant Centerto Marakanam (320km 6.5hrs)
After breakfast you will be driven on to Marakanam. On arrival at your chosen accommodation you will be left to enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Day 07: Marakanam, Ele-friends 101
After an early breakfast you will be driven on to the Ele-friends 101 chain free elephant center
08:45: You will assist the elephants caregivers prepare the fruits and vegetables for the elephants
09:30: You will assist feeding the elephants
10:30: You will go on an observation walk through the coconut grove with the elephants and their caregivers
13:30 > 14:30: Lunch at the center
14:30 > 15:00: Observe the elephant’s behavior and record the data in a logbook
15:00 > 15:45: Take a walk to the bioversity trail
16:00 > 17:00: Walk with the caregivers/mahouts
17:30 > 18:00: Assist feeding the elephants their evening meal
18:15: you will be collected and returned to your chosen accommodation, where you will be left to enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Day 08: Marakanam, Ele-friends 101
After an early breakfast you will be driven on to the Ele-friends 101 chain free elephant center
08:45: You will assist the elephants caregivers prepare the fruits and vegetables for the elephants
09:30: You will assist feeding the elephants
10:30: You will go on an observation walk through the coconut grove with the elephants and their caregivers
13:30 > 14:30: Lunch at the center
14:30 > 15:00: Observe the elephant’s behavior and record the data in a logbook
15:00 > 15:45: Take a walk to the bioversity trail
16:00 > 17:00: Walk with the caregivers/mahouts
17:30 > 18:00: Assist feeding the elephants their evening meal
18:15: you will be collected and returned to your chosen accommodation, where you will be left to enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Day 09: Marakanam, Ele-friends 101 Excursion toPondicherry (30km, 45mins each way)
After an early breakfast you will be driven on to the Ele-friends 101 chain free elephant center
08:45: You will assist the elephants caregivers prepare the fruits and vegetables for the elephants
09:30: You will assist feeding the elephants
10:30: You will go on an observation walk through the coconut grove with the elephants and their caregivers
13:30: Today you will have an early finish at the center as you will be driven to Pondicherry for an afternoon of sightseeing, once all has been done, you will be returned to your chosen accommodation to enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure.

Day 10: Marakanam to Chennai (155km, 2hrs)
After an early breakfast you will be driven on to the Ele-friends 101 chain free elephant center
08:45: You will assist the elephants caregivers prepare the fruits and vegetables for the elephants
09:30: You will assist feeding the elephants
10:30: You will go on an observation walk through the coconut grove with the elephants and their caregivers
13:30: Today you will have an early finish at the center, as you will be driven to Chennai. On arrival in Chennai you will be left at your chosen accommodation to enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 11:Chennai to the Tree Foundation Rescue & Rehabilitation Center Chennai) to Chennai (35km, 1.5hrs)
After an early breakfast you will driven to the turtle rescue center
10:30 > 10:40: A brief Introduction of the Turtles in the Rehabilitation Centre
10:45 > 11:15: Feeding the Turtles
Interested people can observe how it is done and they can volunteer in the feeding, hands to be washed between feeding individual turtles.
11:15 > 11:40: Documentary screening (Every Turtles Matters) Before the documentary starts fact sheets on turtles will be distributed and the participants read it. 11:40 > 11:50: Q & A session
11:50 > 13:00: Turtle cleaning, observe the cleaning of the Sea Turtles; Participant can help in cleaning the Fresh Water Turtles. For those who are coming regularly second day onwards they can start helping in cleaning the Sea Turtle.
1:30 > 14:30: Lunch Break (at the center)
2:30 > 15:00: Documentary “Ambassadors of the Oceans”
They can go through the book “Why healthy Oceans need Sea Turtles”
16:30: You will be taken for a walk on the Neelankarai beach to understand the Coastal Ecosystem/Dune Ecosystem and they can learn about the Intertidal organisms and flora of the dune ecosystem.
After the visit is over you will drive on to Chennai, on arrival you will be left at your accommodation to rest until the morning.

Day 12: Chennai
After breakfast you will be taken on a sight seeing tour in and around Chennai. This will include the Fort ST George, the 1st fort built by the British in India, completed in 1639. It houses St Mary's Church, the oldest Anglican Church east of the Suez Canal. It is this fort that enabled the British to take over the "jewel of the British empire, " India. The city of Chennai also took shape around the fort. The Santhome Basilica: Originally built by the Portuguese in 16 CE, the cathedral is a magnificent building. Portuguese tradition has it that St. Thomas arrived and preached in Chennai between 52 A. D. and 72 A. D. The tour will end by visiting the Kapaleeshwara Temple: A living temple, the age of the temple is the source of much debate. The commonly held view is that it was built in the 7th century CE by the ruling Pallavas. After all has been seen, you will be returned to your chosen accommodation to enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Day 13: Departure
On this day you will be transferred to Chennai international airport 3.5 hours before your designated departure.

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