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    Best time to Visit Mudumalai Madumalai Masinagudi: Jan,Oct,Nav,dec

    Category : Nature Explorer: Nature Explorer,Forest/Wildlife,River/Lakes/Waterfront

    Duration(days) : 2 Days


    The Mudumalai National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is a declared tiger reserve, which shares its boundaries with Karnataka and Kerala.

    The sanctuary is divided into five ranges – Masinagudi, Mudumalai, Thepakadu, Kargudi and Nellakota.


    The protected area is home to several endangered and vulnerable species including Indian elephant, Bengal tiger, gaur and Indian leopard. There are at least 266 species of birds in the sanctuary.


    Bandipur Tiger Reserve (Karnataka) and Wynad Wildlife Sanctuary (Kerala) are situated close to Mudumalai.


    Masinagudi has turned out to be popular camping and trekking destination for weekenders from nearby cities.

    Jeep safaris, Van safaris and Elephant safaris in the sanctuary are the best way to experience the wild life from a close proximity. There is option for guided jungle walks also.
    • Van safari - Rs.45 for half an hour round trip.
    • Elephant safari - Rs.100 for half an hour round trip.

    Safari Timing – 
        7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
        3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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    Entry Fees :₹ 45 to 100 Time To Visit :7 AM - 9 AM and 3:30 PM - 6 PM

    The forest department conducts Jeep safari, Van safari and Elephant Safari and Van Safari to explore the wild life in close distance. The safari counter is located at Theppakadu for Mudumalai national park. Safari Timing – 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM and 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM.
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      Bird Watching

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      Mudumalai is a recommended Bird watching destination. It is home to 200+ bird species.
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        Walking in Masinagudi

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        Walking in jungle is possible around Masinagudi. Forest department permission is must for this and its restricted by authorities from time to time based on various factors. One can take upto 10 km walk / trek around doing a bit of bird watching and spotting wild animals. Taking a guide along is a must.
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          Elephant Camp at Theppakadu

          Entry Fees :₹ 20 Time To Visit :7:00 AM - 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

          Theppakadu Elephant camp is where one can enjoy being around elephants, feed them and enjoy a kind of elephant experience. This is popular with inbound travellers and families with kids.
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            Madumalai Museum

            Entry Fees :₹ Time To Visit :7:00 AM - 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

            Madumalai Museum lies near the Elephant feeding camp, this museum is the perfect location where some animals (who once lived in the Mudumalai Jungle) are preserved.
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              Moyar Falls

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              Moyar River Gorge, also called the Moyar Canyon, is a dramatic 20 km long gorge dug out by Moyar River, which plunges into the gorge below Theppakadu near Elephant camp. This is popularly known as Moyar falls. It is one of popular tourist destination and a fascinating sight. As Moyar River runs through the dense forest this river is an ideal place to cite animals that come to drink water along its bank.
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                Pykara lake & Dam

                Entry Fees :₹ Time To Visit :8.30am to 5pm

                The Pykara Lake formed after a dam was constructed on Pykara river. There are two waterfalls over 50 meters height that are popularly known as Pykara falls and are a major tourist attraction. It is located 40 km from Theppakadu, and is a perfect place to enjoy boating. On the way to Pyakara you will find 'Shooting point', where many movies have been shot in the past.
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                  Kallatty falls

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                  Kallatty falls is located 30 km from Theppakadu. It is a beautiful falls with magnificent view.
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                    By Air
                    Nearest airport is at Coimbatore – 160 KM and Bangalore – 245 KM.


                    By Train
                    Nearest Railway station is Ooty – 67 KM., Mysore – 90 KM


                    By Road
                    The Sanctuary is well connected by National Highway. And there are frequent buses plying from neighbouring cities.
                    Distances to Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary from Major Cities
                       • Ooty : 50 km
                       • Mysore : 85 km
                       • Coimbatore : 129 km
                       • Bangalore : 237 km