Mudumalai National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve on the north-western side of Nilgiris Hills, in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the tiger reserves of India and a national park that shares borders with the states of Karnataka and Kerala. The sanctuary is divided into five ranges – Masinagudi, Thepakadu, Mudumalai, Kargudi and Nellakota.
Madhumalai Sanctuary has a high diversity of animal life with about 50 species of fishes, 21 species of amphibians, 34 species of reptiles, 227 species of birds and 55 species of mammals. It houses endangered and vulnerable species like the Indian elephant, Bengal tiger, gaur, Indian leopard, panther, sambar, spotted deer, barking deer, mouse deer, common langur, Malabar giant squirrel, wild dog, mongoose, jungle cat and hyenas. Followed by, it has 266 species of birds including the critically endangered white-rumped vulture and long-billed vulture. There are about 50 tigers which roam in this reserve.
The best time to visit the Mudumalai National Park is from December to June.
Vehicle Safari Timings: 7 AM - 9 AM & 3 PM - 5 PM
Entry Fees: Bus Safari: Rs.340/adult for Indians & Rs.2500/adult for Foreigners.
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