Want an enchanting wildlife experience? Visit Mudumalai National Park, a declared tiger reserve,
which lies on the Nilgiri Hills or the Blue Mountains about 150 kilometres away from Coimbatore, a
city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The national park shares its boundaries with two other
South Indian states Karnataka and Kerala.
The sanctuary is home to many vulnerable and endangered species such as the Indian elephant,
gaur, Indian leopard, and Bengal tiger. As many as 266 species of birds can be found in the
Tourist attractions in Mudumalai include the Moyar River, Moyar River Gorge, Elephant Feeding
Camp, Mudumalai Museum, Kallatty falls, and Pykara Lake. In addition to these attractions, there are
many scenic spots in the wildlife sanctuary. Excursions to Bandipur National Park, Wayanad
Sanctuary, and Masinagudi from Mudumalai are also available. Masinagudi is famous for night
safaris in open jeeps.
Other activities in Mudumalai include bird watching, camping, tree house stay, visits to waterfalls,
village tour, and swimming. February to June is the best time to visit the park. During this period the
animals come to lakes and watering holes to quench thirst. Bird population will also be the highest
during this period because of migration. The trees will all be covered with flowers.