State: Tamil Nadu
Coordinates: 11.583000 76.584297
Mudumalai- Treasure trove of Mother Nature
Mudumalai is a wildlife reserve as well as a magnificent hill station housed in the state of Tamil Nadu. Mudumalai is located at a point where three states, namely Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala share their border. Enclosed from all sides by thick forest cover of Nilgiris, it is one of the most enriched wildlife sanctuaries across India in terms of both, flora and fauna. Another name given to Mudumalai by the local residents is Masinagudi Sanctuary.
To enjoy the full view of Mudumalai Sanctuary tourists can opt to go for Jungle Safari. The variety of flora present here includes swamps, grasslands and evergreen forest cover. One can also spot deciduous forest and dry thorn forests, etc. Fauna on the other hand includes species like Gaur, Tigers, Deer, Panther, Chital, Flying Squirrel, Monitor Lizards, Antelopes and Macaques. In a nutshell, Mudumalai provides you with an opportunity to get a glimpse of the huge diversity of both flora and fauna at one place.
Mudumalai is an interesting delight for bird lovers as well. Bird watchers from all across India visit Mudumalai to witness more than 200 different species of the bird kingdom. Tiger reserve located in Mudumalai has the highest population of tigers in India. One can avail several discounted packages for Mudumalai. Another remarkable fact about the wildlife reserve here is that it has been declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Some other tourist attractions are located in the close proximity of the sanctuary and these are Bandipur National Park, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and Masinagudi.