Mudumalai is an ideal home to several endangered and vulnerable species nestling Indian elephant, Bengal Tiger, Gaur and Indian Leopard. There is a high diversity of animal life in the sanctuary with about 50 species of fishes, 21 species of amphibians, 34 species of reptiles, 227 species of birds and 55 species of mammals. Mammal diversity is higher in the dry deciduous and dry thorn forests than in the other habitats. Thirteen percent of all mammal species in India are present in Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary. There are at least 266 species of birds in the sanctuary, including critically endangered Indian White-rumped Vulture and long-billed vulture.Around 8 % of the bird species in India can be found in Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary. Among the counts of 227 bird species in the area, 110 species are insectivores, 62 are carnivores, 23 species are fishivores, 12 species are omnivores and 20 species are grainivores.
ItineraryDay 1: Pickup from centrally located bangalore hotelsPass By: Bangalore Palace, Bengaluru, Bangalore District, KarnatakaPickup from centrally located bangalore hotelsStop At: Mudumalai National Park, Ooty (Udhagamandalam), The Nilgiris District, Tamil NaduAfter pickup from bangalore hotels get driven to mudumalai wildlife sanctuary. Arrive and check in your hotel. The Mudumalai Sanctuary is an important wildlife habitat due to its strategic position as a Wildlife corridor between several other protected areas making an essential part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Its north is being crusted with Bandipur National Park and Nagarhole National Park and at its west is the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary along the south corner is flourished with Mukurthi National Park and Silent Valley National Park. These parks, sanctuaries and the adjoining Reserve forests cover over 3,300 sq kms of forest supporting a population of 1800–2300 elephants.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in a budget category hotels.Day 2: Safari in mudumalai and travel back to BangaloreStop At: Bangalore Palace, Bengaluru, Bangalore District, KarnatakaEarly morning safari in the wildlife park. Later get driven back to the bangalore location. Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.