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Mudumalai National Park

Location : Near Ooty, Tamil Nadu
Area : 321 sq kms

Wildlife :

Macaque, common langur, tigers, leopards, giant squirrels, flying squirrels, elephants, gaurs, sambar, chital, barking deer and mouse deer thrive here.

The other species in the sanctuary include racket-tailed drongo, black woodpecker, parakeets, barbets, mynas, cuckoos, Malabar trogon, Malabar gray hornbill, crested hawk eagle, and crested serpent eagle.

Best Season : June - December

The Mudumalai National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary also a declared Tiger Reserve, lies on the northwestern side of the Nilgiri Hills (Blue Mountains), in Nilgiri District, about 150 km (93 mi) north-west of Coimbatore city in Kongu Nadu region of Tamil Nadu. It shares its boundaries with the states of Karnataka and Kerala. The sanctuary is divided into 5 ranges – Masinagudi, Thepakadu, Mudumalai, Kargudi and Nellakota.

The protected area is home to several endangered and vulnerable species dinging Indian elephant, Bengal Tiger, Gaur and Indian Leopard. There are at least 266 species of birds in the sanctuary, including critically endangered Indian White-rumped Vulture and long-billed vulture.

Transport

By Air: Coimbatore, 160 km. away is the closest airport.

By Rail: Udhagamandalam or Ooty at a distance of 64 km. is the nearest railhead.

By Road: Gudalur, 16 km. away from the reserve, is the nearest town.

Further Booking please contact :

Mobile : 93459-15047 , 99525-50447.

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