variety of fine habitats which ranges from
tropical evergreen, moist deciduous and teak forests to
grasslands and swamps. Various wildlife animals like deer,
Chital or Spotted deer, Sambar, Barking Deer and elephants can
be seen throughout the sanctuary. Whereas, the great predators
like the tiger and leopard are rarely visible, the wild dog or
dhole can be seen occasionally. The other animals which can be
seen in this sanctuary are Jackal, Hyena, Wild cat, Civet cat,
Bonnet macaque, Langur, the giant squirrel and flying
squirrel. Besides various animals, various birds are also
found in this sanctuary which includes the Malabar Trogon, the
Malabar Hornbill, the Malabar Grey Hornbill, the Great Black
Woodpecker, the Crested Hawk Eagle, Crested Serpent Eagle,
Owls, Barbets, Parakeets, Minivets, Jungle fowl, Peafowl, etc.
Jungle Safari in Mudumalai Wildlife
You can visit the sanctuary either by having an elephant or a
jeep Safari. A guide will always accompany you during the
safari in the park. Besides the jeep or elephant safari you
can also move around in the park in the private vehicles.
Best Time to Visit Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
The best time to visit the Mudumalai Wildlife sanctuary is
from March to June.
Other Attractions in Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
Various other picturesque places in the sanctuary are the
Moyar Waterfalls, Ombetta Swamp, Theppacadu Elephant Camp,
How to reach Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
The nearest airport is located at Coimbatore which is about
The nearest railway stations are located at Ooty and Mysore.
The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is easily accessible by road
from Ooty via Kalhatti (36 m) and Gudalur (67 km) and also
from Mysore and Bangalore.