The Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR) is a 46 Km long 1000 mm gauge railway connecting Mettupalayam (1069 ft) to Ooty (7228 ft). Its first section upto Coonoor was completed in 1899 by the Nilgiri Railway Company and was extended to Ooty in 1903. In those days it served as a popular getaway from the sweltering heat of the plains for the British in India. Even today it is a popular hill resort attracting hoards of tourists. Nilgiri Mountail Railway is the steepest one in Asia ( the steepest gradient is about 1in12). In... read more
The Mukkurthi National Park is located in the Nilgiri Hills and forms a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere reserves. It is interspersed with sholas and woodland. Situated about 40 Km from Udhagamandalam, Mukkurthi National Park is home to a variety of animal and bird life. Some of the important animal lives that you can spot in the Park are the Nilgiri Tahr (Hamitragus-hilocrius), Sambhar, Nilgiris Marten, River Otter, Barking deer, Jackal, Jungle cat and many other animal species.
The avifauna at the Mukkurthi Natio... read more
Area Covered- 321square.kilometers.
Location- Mudumalai Sanctuary is located among the Nilgiri hills, in the district of Nilgiri.
Best Time to Visit- September-May.
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Mudumalai Sanctuary is situated in the hills of Nilgiri and offers a picturesque view of Mother Nature. The sanctuary comprises of various hills, ravines, valleys, swamps and watercourses. The beautiful Moyar River cuts its way and flows through the sanctuary. Due to the Moyar River various small ... read more