Mudumalai (Masinagudi) Tourism

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Vijay raja

2 reviews

Deep forest .. Things to carry

It is a deep forest .. Many elephant Rome here and there in main roads ... Don't make huge noise and sound .. Don't carry plastic things ... Don't get down form car or vehicle keep moving. Otherwise wild animals like bull, elephant will attack you

Karthishan Rajagopal

8 reviews

Jungle safari was my main attraction also mother nature for all work stress free.

People who love mother nature wild safari out of city life without pollution fresh oxygen but one advice please don't pollute nature with all artificial waste which are harmful for flora and fauna.

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Mudumalai (Masinagudi) Overview

History of Madumalai

Madumalai is a place located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It lies at the meeting point of the three southern states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. Situated in the Nilgiri forest, Madumalai is known for its wildlife sanctuary which is one of the richest sanctuaries of Southern India.

Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. It was established in the year 1940. The most popular attraction of the region, Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is home to many species of flora and fauna. It is also home to many endangered species such as the Bengal Tiger, Indian Leopard, etc. In April 2007, it was declared as a Tiger Reserve by the Tamil Nadu state government.

Things to Do of Madumalai

There are many interesting places to visit in Madumalai (Masinagudi). Madumalai National Park, also known as Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is among the most eminent Madumalai (Masinagudi) tourist places. Covering an area of 321 sq. km., it offers shelter to numerous species of flora and fauna among which are the striped-neck mongoose, the mouse deer, Asian Elephant, etc. It was declared a Tiger Reserve. The Moyar River, Kallatty Falls and Pykara Lake are some of the attractions of the Park. One can also go on a jungle safari and explore the natural habitat. The elephant safari is also a great experience.

Another great way to take a Madumalai (Masinagudi) tour is by minibus.

Tourists looking for interesting things to do inMadumalai (Masinagudi) can head over to the Theppakadu Elephant Camp which is a popular Madumalai (Masinagudi) attraction. An elephant show is organized in the park on Saturday and Sunday evenings. One can also interact with elephants, bathe and feed them in the camp.

Food and Shopping in Madumalai

The cuisine of the area is authentic South Indian food which mainly comprises dosas, idlis, sambaar and vada. After a tiring day of sightseeing in Madumalai (Masinagudi), one an indulge in mouth watering food at the various restaurants located in and around the place.

Masinagudi does not have much to offer when it comes to shopping. There are few shops and stores from where one can buy souvenirs.

Accommodation in Madumalai

Those who are inquiring about how to reach Madumalai (Masinagudi) can choose from among the many transport options available. The closest airport and railway station to Masinagudi are in Coimbatore which is located at a distance of 116 km from. One can also take a cab or bus to reach the place. There are regular buses from various places such as Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore and Cochin.

There are hosts of hotels, guesthouses, lodges and resorts in Madumalai (Masinagudi). Tourists can also look for accommodation close to Madumalai (Masinagudi) sightseeing places. It is advisable to make advanced bookings to get good deals.



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