Best Places to Visit in Mudumalai

  • Mudumalai National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary


Mudumalai National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary located on the Northwest side of the Nilgiri hills. It is a sanctuary to many of the critically endangered species of animals and birds in India. It is also one of the most important tiger reserves in India, being a safe haven for about 48 of them. With at least 266 known species of birds, Mudumalai’s bird population constitutes of about 8% of the bird species in India. The mammals constitute of about 13 % of all mammal species in India.

Being completely surrounded by tropical forests, Mudumalai makes a perfect means to connect with nature. Main attractions and sightings include the Indian elephant, Bengal tiger, gaur, leopard, sambar deer, Gray langur and striped hyena and also the endangered white billed vulture. With an average rainfall of 2000 mm, Mudumalai makes for an ideal climate which remains serene year round. Birds are a constant sight throughout and bird watching is a popular attraction for many bird enthusiasts.

Among the other popular nearby attractions are, elephant safari, elephant feeding camp, Pykara lake which is a boating hotspot. Moyar river is another place, where many animals come to quench their thirst is a sight for sore eyes. Mudumalai, one of the ranges of the park along with Thepakadu, Mudumalai, Kargudi and Nellakota, has a jungle safari managed by the forest department and lasts about 45 minutes. This one is not be missed as it provides an opportunity to get a front row view of many of the animals in the park. Camping location are available throughout and also a wide selection of hotels and resorts are available to choose from. Many of these resorts are at scenic locations from which the beauty and loftiness of nature can truly be appreciated.

Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary can be combined with Bandipur, Ooty, Mysore, Wayanad and Coorg.

Mudumalai National Park - Brown Fish Owl

Brown Fish Owl at the Mudumalai National Park. Image Credit: Dave Irving

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How to Reach Best Places to Visit in Mudumalai

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Bangalore to Mudumalai Route:Bangalore to Mudumalai route is Bangalore-Mandy-Mysore-Nanjangud-Gundalpet-Mudumalai. Bangalore to Mudumalai distance is 243 km, covered in 5 h.

Coimbatore to Mudumalai Route:Coimbatore to Mudumalai route is Coimbatore-Mettupalayam-Ooty-Mudumalai. Coimbatore to Mudumalai distance is 132 km, covered in 4 h 25 min.

Mysore to Mudumalai Route:Mysore to Mudumalai route is Mysore-Nanjangud-Gundalpet-Mudumalai. Mysore to Mudumalai distance is 88 km, covered in 2 h.

Kochi to Mudumalai Route:Kochi to Mudumalai route is Kochi-Thrissur-Pattambi-Perinthalmanna-Nilambur-Gudalur-Mudumalai. Kochi to Mudumalai distance is 268 km, covered in 7 h 10 min.

Nearest major railway station to Mudumalai is Mysore at a distance of 88 km. Coimbatore railway station is 132 km from Mudumalai.

The nearest airport to Mudumalai is the Coimbatore airport, which is well connected to other cities of India.

Best Time to Visit Mudumalai

Mudumalai has good weather almost year round. Best time to visit Mudumalai would be between September to April. If you love Monsoon period June-September is a good time.

Distance to Best Places to Visit in Mudumalai

From PlaceDistance (in Km)
Coimbatore132 km
Bangalore243 km
Mysore90 km
kochi268 km
Calicut135 km



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