Mudumalai National Park is a wildlife sanctuary and tiger
reserve located on the border of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala. The park is
321sq Km large, and in combination with three other
protected reserves forms India’s largest biospehere, known as the Nilgiri
Biosphere Reserve. It is home to several endangered species, including the
Indian Elephant, Bengal Tiger, and the Indian Leopard. It is also home to more
than 266 different types of birds, making it an extremely important ecosystem
to protect in the future. Whether you are an animal lover or nature enthusiast,
Mudumalai National park is a great place to visit for the weekend with friends
Rent a car from Zoom and arrive in Mudumalai National Park with ease! The best way to get there is via the Bangalore-Mysore highway. Continue along this road until you reach NH212/SH33, and then follow signs towards the park. The entire trip is just over 240KM and should take four to five hours, but if you get lost our GPS can guide you the entire way! Get there faster than with a bus or train and stop at your own convenience.
Rent an SUV if you have a big group or rent a sedan such as the Vento or Ford Figo if you have a smaller group or are with your significant other.
If you don't own a car or don't want to take your own car, then Zoom has several options for you to consider:
Hatchback : Take our Ford Figo ZXI for flexibility in your travels. The Figo gives you freedom to explore Mudumalai National Park however you want.
Sedans : Zoom with Volkswagen Vento or BMW 320d if you want to ride around Mudumalai National Park in style. These cars are great if you have a small group or are with your significant other.
SUV : If trekking is what you crave, the mighty Scorpio is all yours to explore the unexplored. No need to worry about steep uphill climbs or rough terrain, the Scorpio can handle it all. The Scorpio is especially good if you are with a large group of people.
All Zoom cars come with the following: -
- All-inclusive tariff which includes fuel, comprehensive insurance and taxes.
- A 3G enabled tablet, which makes navigation a breeze.
- No deposit required to Zoom off.
In order to get the most out of
your experience, rent a car from Zoom so that you have the freedom to explore the
Mudumalai National Park as you please. No need to negotiate with rickshaw
drivers or walk for kilometers, you can drive however and wherever you want.
Here are three of the best things to see and do in Mudumalai National Park:
Viewpoints: One of the best things to do at Mudumalai National park is to grab some binoculars and head up to one of the many scenic viewpoints. Some of these include Chief Minister’s Watchtower, Kargudi, and Ombetta Lake. Make sure to bring a camera as these are some of the best viewpoints you will be able to get of the park and the various animals!
Elephant Feeding Camp: Do you like to feed animals? Look no further! Here you can not only watch the animals eat, but you can also feed them yourself! These animals are kept safe from poachers and are in captivity to protect them, and they are well behaved around children of all ages.
Kallaty Falls: Located close by, these falls offer an incredible viewpoint of the national park. Just a small trek up to the top, but worth the effort to say the least! If you are visiting Mudumalai National Park this is a must see!
Insiders Tip: If you have some extra time make sure to visit Pykara Lake!
The best time of year to visit Mudumalai National Park is from February to May, and then September to October.