Mudumalai is 150 km from Coimbatore and is located on the north-western side of the Nilgiri Hills. It is a popular destination for the Mudumalai National Park situated within town. The National Park is home to various endangered species such as the Indian Leopard, Gaur and the Bengal Tiger. It is said that the park has 50 tigers in its vicinity making it one of the highest tiger population density areas in India. It is certainly a must visit for wildlife and adventure enthusiasts. Within the park, River Moya is an ideal spot to capture some brilliant shots while the beautiful Moyar Falls is a treat for the eyes. For those who want to experience the wonders of nature, head to the Elephant Feeding Camp to interact with elephants and gain an experience of a lifetime.
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Mudumalai National Park
Forming a part of the Nilgiri Forest Reserve, this park is at the meeting point of Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. This was just a simple game reserve before it eas declared a national park in the year 1940. The Mudumalai National Park has the Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary to the North and the Wynad National Park to the West of it. The park has rich flora and fauna out of which most of the plants and wildlife species are of the local origin. The most important flowers found here are the bamboo, teak, rosewood, mathi, Vengai and others. The main animal species are of the butterflies, rock python, Indian Gaur, bonnet macaque, Nilgiri Langur.