Bandipur TR & Mudumalai TR

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BANDIPUR National Park

With the scenic Western Ghats towering by its side, forming a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Bandipur National Park stands out from others due to its lush green backdrops. It spans an area of 874 sq.km and helps protect 200 species of birds, several species of India's endangered wildlife and also provides refuge to other threatened and vulnerable species of flora and fauna.

 

MUDUMALAI National Park

Another wilderness falling under the Western Ghats Nilgiri Sub-Cluster (which is under consideration by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for selection as a World Heritage Site), the 150 sq.km of Mudumalai National Park are truly India’s gem. The sheer amount of fauna found in the park is mind boggling. 55 species of mammals, 230 species of birds, 34 species of reptiles, 21 species of amphibians, 50 species of fish and the list goes on! A survey revealed that 13% of all mammalian species found in India are also found here.

Highlights

BANDIPUR NP

Location: Chamarajanagara, Karnataka, India

Area: 874 sq.km

Type of Forest : Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest

Temperature:

Min = 8 °C

Max = 42 °C

When To Go: April to February

Nearest City: Mysore

Nearest Airport: Bangalore

Nearest Railhead : Nanjangud

MUDUMALAI NP

Location: Nilgiri, Tamil Nadu, India

Area: 321 sq.km

Type of Forest : Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest

Temperature:

Min = 8 °C

Max = 42 °C

When To Go: April to February

Nearest City: Mysore

Nearest Airport: Bangalore

Nearest Railhead : Nanjangud

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