Weekend Trip to Mudumalai, Tamil Nadu
- Bird Watching and Hills
Summer 22 to 37°C
Winter 19 to 32°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Bangalore: 243 kilometers / 4 h ,46 m
Best Time To Visit
Located in the northwestern part of the Nilgiri Hills, in the southern part of India, Mudumalai is quite well-known among the people who want to have firsthand experience about the exotic animals that reside in the area. Also, most tourists want to visit Mudumalai only because they want to rub shoulders with the exotic wildlife that live in the region. Some noteworthy animals that are found in this region include tigers, leopards, dholes, golden jackals, sloth bears, striped hyenas, Asian elephants, gray langur and the bonnet macaque.
How to Reach Mudumalai
Udagamandalam Railway Station is the nearest railhead to Mudumalai. It is located around 64 kilometers away from Mudumalai. The major broad gauge railway station nearby is Coimbatore Junction. Coimbatore Junction is connected to all major cities in the country such as Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. Taxi cabs ply between Udagamandalam and Mudumalai.
Coimbatore is the nearest airport to Mudumalai. It is located around 160 kilometers away from Mudumalai. Coimbatore is linked to all major South Indian cities such as Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.
The National Highway 209 and Bangalore-Mysore Road connect Bangalore and Mudumalai. The journey via road from Bangalore to Mysore will take around 4 to 5 hours. Regular bus services are available between Udagamandalam and other South Indian cities such as Bangalore, Mysore, Madurai, Coimbatore and Chennai.