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Why Travel Masinagudi?

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General Information about Masinagudi

Masinagudi is a nature getaway located on Mysore-Ooty highway right next to Mudumalai Wildlife sanctuary. It is a hilly terrain Western Ghats, clothed in dense mixed and moist deciduous forests. Located just on the border of Karnataka and Tamilnadu (Other side of the border being Bandipur National Park), it is renowned for off-beat getaways offering nature centric stays. Guests to Masinagudi prefer to walk, trek and do bird watching around the area. It is surrounded by forests that are rich in bird life. Birds comprise crested hawk eagle and the crested serpent eagle, hornbills, woodpeckers, red crest, mynas, owls, barbets and parakeets. Wildlife around Masinagudi comprise wild elephant, gaur, deer and primates like the bonnet macaque and langurs all inhabit the Park.

The area of Masinagudi in Tamilnadu is settled on the northwest side of the Nilgiri Mountains (also known as Blue Mountains). Masinagudi tour packages, Trekking in masinagudi, Masinagudi sight seeings is the best in nilgris to enjoy your holiday trip.The region of Masinagudi touches its border with two neighboring states, Kerala and Karnataka. The name of this flourishing green destination is adopted from the name of the Indian goddess Masaniamma. This masinagudi tour package astonishing place is a perfect destination for memorable holidays. Adventurous and nature loving people pin this place on their priority list.

Few Places of Interest :

Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, just 20 Kms away is widely famous as Mudumalai National Park and has some interesting places to visit. This Sanctuary includes several bird species like Bulbul, Parrot and its flora consists of various trees such as shrub and swamp, moist mixed deciduous Sal, Teak, Moist teak forest, and Bamboo. It also serves as a dwelling place for animals like Rhinoceros, Elephants, Jackals, Four-horned antelopes, Leopards, Chinkara, Black bucks and Jungle cats.


"Mudumalai (Masinagudi is where lodges and resorts are located) is a prime bird watching are in Nilgiris (Tamilnadu) at 32 kms from Ooty. The area of the Nilgiris is home to over 320 species of birds, both migratory as well as resident. Regional endemics include Malabar trogon and Malabar grey hornbill. Predatory birds include the crested hawk-eagle and the crested serpent eagle. It also holds an isolated southern population of the Striped Tit-babbler.

Moyar River
Located just at 7 Kms from Masinagudi, this river runs from the forest and offers beautiful panoramic views to its visitors. If you are interested to see animals so please do not forget to visit here as many animals come here to drink water from this running river.

Theppakadu Elephant Camp :
While planning Masinagudi tour package, including wildlife safaris is a must. These are perfect for wildlife lovers and nature buffs as one can spot animals such as deers, elephants, jackals, pythons, wild boar, cobra and many more.

The presence of gentle streams and flowing waterfalls in the forest cools up the environment and brings respite to tired travellers. Hotels in Masinagudiare strategically located to provide spectacular views of the surrounding hills and forests. Set amindst utterly tranquil environment, these accommodations in the form of villas, resorts and rooms are great places to relax and spend intimate moments with nature.

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