Mudumalai National Park is also renowned as the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary. It is located north eastern side of Nilgiris, in Tamil Nadu. In fact, it is the first and foremost wildlife sanctuary in South India. It was established in the year of 1940. Hence, it is one of the best photo tour destinations in India. In fact, this is one of the major parts of Indian tourisms. For that reason, a lot of photographers and tourists come to this national park every year.

The Mudumalai National Park takes in Nilgiri Sub-Cluster as well as the Western Ghats. It covers more than the area of 3300 square kilometers. The park is yet under consideration by the UNESCO for selecting it as one the World Heritage Sites. The Moyar Riveris the most significant source of water of the park. Huge size elephants are the most attractive part of this national park. However, Bengal Tigers take a noteworthy role as well.


Tiger and Dhole, the Asiatic Wild Dog are the foremost predators of Mudumalai National Park. Asian Elephants and Bengal Tigers are increasing the popularity of the park as well. Not only that but large numbers of Leopards are also found here. Jackal, Sloth Bear and Striped Hyena are some of the mammals found in this park. Apart from that Indian Muntjac, Gaur, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Mouse Deer and Sambar are there as well. Birds such as Lesser Whitethroat, Yellow billed Babbler, Pacific Swallow, Temminck's Stint, Orphean Warbler, Grass Owl and White-rumped Needletail are usually found in the Mudumalai National Park.  Hence, a wonderful photo tour can be expected from here.


The forest of the Mudumalai National Park can be separated into three types. First one is Tropical Dry Deciduous. Second one is Tropical Moist Deciduous and lastly the Southern Tropical.

Important Info of the Mudumalai National Park:

  • State of the national park : Tamil Nadu

  • Area of the national park : Approximately 321 square kilometers

  • Water resources of the national park : Biden Halla and Moyar

  • Altitude of the national park : 350 to 1266 m

  • Vegetation of the national park : Tropical moist as well dry deciduous

  • Monsoon in the national park : June to September

  • Summer in the national park : April to May

  • Winter in the national park: December to January

  • Temperature of the national park : 15°C - 30°C

  • Rainfall in the national park : 1420 mm

Contact Details

Corporate Office

Dawar Creativity

F-76, Basement, Sushant Lok-2, Near Hong Kong Bazaar,

Sector 57, Gurgaon 122011, Haryana, India

Branch Office

50 Todar Mal Road, Bengali Market
New Delhi 110001, India

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