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Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary

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Gudalur, Tamil Nadu, Gudalur, India
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Mesmerized by beauty of Nature

We criss-crossed the area twice - once in the evening around 5.30 PM and the next one was at 8AM in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kalyan G
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Chennai (Madras), India
Beautiful fresh morning

I visited this place while going ro Ooty. Its beautifuly maintained sanctuary. There are 3 other... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
iTravelEngineeR
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Bengaluru, India
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“sambar deer” (4 reviews)
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Gudalur, Tamil Nadu, Gudalur, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We criss-crossed the area twice - once in the evening around 5.30 PM and the next one was at 8AM in the morning. We spotted around 4 herds of elephants, many peacocks, peachicks, herds & herds of deer & Yak. Would recommend people to opt...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I visited this place while going ro Ooty. Its beautifuly maintained sanctuary. There are 3 other reserved forests in surroundings like Bandipur, Masanagudi, Nagarhole.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

You will enjoy the non-stop drive through the forests. Madumalai forests are in continuation of Bandipur forests. Bandipur falls in Karnataka & Madumalai falls in Tamil Nadu

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

You can visit this place while you are returning from ooty on the way to Mysore. It 20 km from gudalur town. You can see elephant deer,etc in this place... Pls do follow the rules of forestry department...

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We went with high hopes and booked an excluive gypsy safari for Rs. 3000 at 2 pm on 3rd June. We set off by 1.30pm but our driver-cum-guide could speak neither Hindi nor English. He couldn't answer a single question and didn't take the trouble...More

Thank Shernaz D
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Take a two wheeler from Ooty and visit Mudumalai via Coonoor. You will never regret it. You will find a lot of rented two wheeler shops in ooty, sharging from Rs. 200 to 500/day. It is a fun ride via Coonoor till Madumalai where will...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This forest is in Tamilnadu and Karnataka both. Its named different everywhere. Its a nice place if you havent seen any forests in India. But since we had already seen Gir, this wasnt a treat. There are buses and jeeps available if you want to...More

Thank Ketki P
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

It is situated in Tamilnadu, it shares its boundaries with the states of Karnataka and Kerala. This is a protected area is home to several endangered and vulnerable species including Indian elephant, Bengal tiger, Gaur and Indian leopard. There you can see animals on road...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

There is no online reservation facility so we had to get the safari tickets from the sanctuary's reception center. We went here in the evening after finishing safari at Bandipur. We found safari at Bandipur better than this. That could be because of the time...More

Thank Srinivasan S
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

The main highway road runs through the sanctuary. Many animals e.g. elephants,sambar deer, bison, malabar squirrel, & many varieties of monkeys can be seen on the road side. Also numerous species of birds. No sign of elephants or tigers, but didn't expect to see them...More

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nanib2016
14 May 2018|
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Response from JP R | Reviewed this property |
While driving through the forest, it is not advisable for anyone to stop and get out of the vehicle. You can generally see elephants crossing the road. If you see an elephant crossing in front of you, stop the vehicle... More
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14 September 2017|
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Response from SAVIN55 | Reviewed this property |
FOREST DEPARTMENT ACCOMODATION The Forest department has accomodation (suites as well as dormotories) at Theppakadu, Kargudi and Masinagudi. Rates for suites range from Rs 150 to 300 per suite per day. Dormitories... More
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