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Madumalai National Park-Get lost in the beautiful Madumalai

Madumalai in Tamil means old hills. Situated in the beautiful Nilgiri hills, it is one of the earliest wild sanctuaries of India. It is surrounded by reserves, forests and sanctuaries. The sanctuary is distributed among three southern states, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The sanctuary is home to the largest mammals, elephants. Their population in this sanctuary and the ones surrounding it is very mammoth.

Besides elephants, this sanctuary is known for protecting jeopardized animal and bird species. The premises is an abode to langurs, sloth bears, hyenas, jackals and many such animals which are not easily found everywhere. A wide range of bird species are found in the sanctuary. The flora is not wanting; the abundant and rich flora includes beautiful flowers, herbs, cotton trees, etc. It has gathered all the beauty leaving the visitors gazing in awe. The best time to visit is during December to June, also after showers.

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Karnataka, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
4 hours
Altitude / Height:
3393 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
11.5622819°N, 76.5323334°E
Distance from Bandipur to Madumalai National Park
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Read traveller's reviews about Madumalai National Park..

Overall Rating:4

  '5' out of 5
"For NH67 Users : Drive slowly , No Horn , No Photography ,No Halting , Animals and Check posts everywhere ,No feeding of Animals, 08pm-06am(Ooty going People must avoid this hours) no vehicle is allowed (except KSRTC/SETC Buses). For National Park Lovers : Take Safari around the Park , Elephants and Deers are everywhere, You can find wild pigs, Peacocks and other animals on road side."
  '5' out of 5
"The real blessing of the nature You can see plenty of spotted deers and elephants You can also choose a drive through Masinagudi it is ideal for nature lovers It also the shorter way to Ootty Keep in mind that no heavy vehicles are allowed through this route"
  '4' out of 5
"Perfect for a holiday for nature loving people like us and so close to ooty. "
  '3' out of 5
"it was a good ride in a govt van we have seen elephants and deers... about 25mins travelling ... kids will love it... for adult some what ok..."
  '5' out of 5
"A great place to visit... Requires a full day though... Plan adequately.."

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