Located in the Kongu Nadu region of Tamil Nadu, Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is not only a popular park but ranks among the firsts to be opened in India. Sharing the boundary with Kerala and Karnataka, this sanctuary is in Nilgiri District and attracts nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts from across India. In 2007, it was declared tiger reserve as tourists can see close to 48 tigers here.
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of rare and vulnerable animal species including Indian elephant, Bengal tiger, Indian leopard and gaur. It’s has some 266 varieties of birds among them, two of the “rarest of rare” include Indian white-rumped vulture and long-billed vulture. Nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts visit this park which is conversing the ever-declining tiger population in India.
At Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, it may take a lot of effort to see tigers as they tend to be elusive for most of the time but tourists can easily see leopards or on-the-move wild dogs. Other animals to be see here include elephant, gaur, sloth bear, spotted deer, barking deer black buck and much more. If you’re a wildlife and nature lover, this sanctuary then deserves a visit by you.