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  • The most interesting thing about Masinagudi tourist places is that they are for everyone. From adventure seekers and nature lovers to wildlife photographers and explorers, Masinagudi has treats to delight all kind of tourists. It is located in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu, and is one of the five ranges in Mudumalai National Park. Masinagudi lies at a distance of 30 km from the famous hill station, Ooty. Majorly known for its biodiversity and wildlife spaces, Masinagudi is frequented by tourists all year round. Lush green forests, inhabited by a wide array of flora and fauna species, stunning tall waterfalls, gushing rivers offering animals sightings, and picture-perfect landscapes are just a few of the attributes that make Masinagudi a must visit place.


    If you long for the adventure of wildlife safaris and love being surrounded by the wild, Masinagudi is the ultimate destination. Wildlife spaces like Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandipur National Park and Theppakadu Elephant Camp make it a wildlife hotspot. Besides, there is a lot to explore in Masinagudi even for those who are all about nature. Such places to visit in Masinagudi are Moyar River and Pykara Lake. Masinagudi is an apt place that surprises explorers wanting with it nature has blessed it with. It is the kind of destination that offers a variety of experiences and numerous places to explore in such great numbers that a few days in Masinagudi cannot suffice.


  • 01Masinagudi Jeep Safari

    Masinagudi Jeep Safari
    • h2 Hours
    • lMasinagudi
    • NNNNN39 ratings
    • Hemant
      Supplier
      Hemant

    About the Activity:

    • Experience 2 hours of wilderness fun with a jeep safari in Masinagudi; a forest region located at the foothills of the Nilgiris.
    • Organised every early morning and late evening, this jeep safari will take you through amazing forests and lush green thickets that provides refuge for many species of animals.
    • You can opt for an early morning jeep safari starting at around 06:00 AM, 07:00 AM or the late evening rides at 05:00 PM or 07:00 PM.
    • Come face-to-face with the rarely seen wildlife in their most natural form. Spot an elephant herd freely roam in their own natural premise and hidden amongst shrubs could be chitals and wild boars.

     

     

  • 02Maravakandy Dam

    If capturing some great wildlife pictures is one of the reasons for you to visit Masinagudi, this dam will give you just what you want. This dam, built in 1951, is surrounded by lush greenery, and is an absolute beauty in the morning. Maravakandy is the primary water resource to Moyar hydro-electric power house, and is easily one of the primary Masinagudi tourist places. There is an animal watching tower here from where you can witness some breathtaking views, and can get your lens on some amazing bird species and animals. Animals residing in the region come to this dam to quench their thirst, so if you visit this place in the morning, there is a good possibility that you will spot tigers and elephants here. The natural beauty of this place makes it all the more interesting for visitors.

    Timing: 9 AM to 6 PM

    Entry Fee: No entry fee


  • 03Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary

    This national park is a treat for wildlife lovers in a true sense, and that is the reason why it is one of the most sought after places to visit in Masinagudi. It is home to many endangered wildlife species, and has been declared a tiger reserve. Some of the major species you can find in Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary are Bengal Tiger, Indian Leopard and Indian Elephant. A visit to this sanctuary is also a delight for nature lovers as three types of forest constitute it: tropical moist deciduous, tropical dry deciduous and southern tropical dry thorn forest. The best time to visit the sanctuary is between December and June. A safari through the dense forests of Mudumalai is a great experience to get your adrenaline rushing. If you get lucky, you can enjoy up-close sightings of wild beasts like Bengal tigers and Indian leopards, including other animals and birds that can easily be sighted here.

    Timing: Van Safari - 6:30 AM to 9 AM and 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM; Elephant safari – 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM and 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM.

    Entry Fee: Rs. 15 per adult


  • 04Adventure Jungle Stay in Masinagudi

    Adventure Jungle Stay in Masinagudi
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    • lMasinagudi
    • NNNNN35 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 6636296

    About the Activity:

    Embraced in the lap of the stunning Nilgiris, Masinagudi is one of the most preferred tourist hot-spot in Southern India. A tiny hamlet lying between the Tiger Reserve of Bandipur and Mudumalai, this place is a dream destination that one can think of!

    Home to some of the most exotic wildlife and with its rich bio-diversity, this place is certainly an ideal weekend getaway. Masinagudi jungle stay provides you with an UN-beatable experience of staying in a nature’s abode that is surrounded by lush-green thickets and unique wildlife.

    A well-known tourist hot-spot, Jungle Resort Masinagudi provides its visitors with a perfect quietude. With a wide range of activities available here, this place is a heaven especially for nature lovers and wild life enthusiast!                                                                                                                                          

    Masinagudi jungle stay, certainly is a one-stop destination that will not let you get bored even for a minute! With its proximity with Mudumalai and Bandipur National Parks, get ready to experience exotic wildlife in their natural habitat like never before.

    With its diversified animal life, Jungle Resort Masinagudi, provides you close glimpses of as much as 55 mammals and 227 birds sprawling across the sanctuaries. Get ready to trek through beautiful ranges of Thepakadu, Mudumalai, Kargudi and Nellakota within the sanctuary.

    Get smitten with wonderful landscapes, lush-green thickets, feel the warm sunshine touching your face as you make your way through dense forests. Cherish these wonderful moments spent in the stunning land of Masinagudi!



  • 05Adventure in Masinagudi

    Adventure in Masinagudi
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lMasinagudi
    • NNNNN36 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 6636296

    About the Destination:

    The beautiful terrains of Masinagudi are a stretch of bliss between the Tiger Reserves of Bandipur and the exotic hill ranges of Mudumalai.  Beneath the foothills of the beautiful Nilgiris lie the exotic lands of Masinagudi, a picturesque village known for its immense beauty and serenity.

    The beautiful hill ranges are strewn with an abundance of sunlight that shine bright through the trees and through the mystical silence you can hear the sounds of the jungle! The unique wildlife sanctuary is divided into 5 ranges namely, Masinagudi, Thepakadu, Mudumalai, Kargudi and Nellakota. Adventure in Masinagudi offers unlimited thrill to those looking for a stint in the wild and trekkers looking for tenacious terrain.

    About the Activity:

    If you have a thirst for adventure and a curiosity to try something new, then you need to head to Masinagudi for an exquisite and one of a kind adventure! The Masinagudi safari will take you scouring through the deep jungles of this exotic location and if you are in for some distinguished adventure, then why not strap on your gear and head for trekking in Masinagudi’s rugged terrains! The different activities in Masinagudi will leave you wanting more by the time you need to leave, and luckily, you can always come back for more wildlife adventure!

  • 06Moyar River

    Located at a distance of 7 km from Masinagudi, this river separates Bandipur and Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary. Originating from a small town named Moyar, Moyar River is a tributary to Bhavani River. Owing to the abundant beauty and rich biodiversity in the surrounding regions, it is one of the major Masinagudi tourist places. The scenic beauty of this place makes it a ideal place for photographers to capture wildlife and nature in their cameras. Since this river is also a major water source for many animals, you can spot animals like tiger, elephant, etc. in mornings and evenings. You can also enhance your Masinagudi experience by indulging in activities like fishing and boating in Moyar River. All in all, Moyar River is a good option for spending some quality time with nature and wildlife. This is easily one of the best places to visit in Masinagudi.
  • 07Homestay With Camping in Masinagudi

    Homestay With Camping in Masinagudi
    • d1 Dayn1 Night
    • lMasinagudi
    • NNNNN176 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 6636296

    About the Activity:

    A rugged stretch of land, Masinagudi is tucked away between the Tiger Reserves of Bandipur and the exotic hill ranges of Mudumalai. With the captivating Nilgiris towering this blissful countryside, it serves as an ideal getaway from all the humdrums of city life.

    Offering several adventure and leisure options to the visitors, the lush green, fascinating and rugged trails of Masinagudi are also known for their wilderness! While its location makes it an ideal hotspot for wildlife spotting, its scenic beauty makes it for a serene and blissful holiday destination. Mark this nature escapade in your travel calendar, and you will never find any dull moment during your days in Masinagudi! 

    Camping in Masinagudi is a one of a kind experience that you need to try with your friends and family! Adding more to your quintessential experience, the deep and dense thickets around will keep you engulfed along with the thrills and excitement of a quaint stay in Masinagudi.

    In case, you are carving for more, trekking through the rugged and challenging terrains will fulfil all your desires! In addition to all these, there are a range of other activities that will make you desire for more and will sure persuade you visit this magical land again and again!



  • 08Theppakadu Elephant Camp

    Masinagudi has some gem of the places for wildlife lovers to explore and experience wildlife and nature from a minimal distance. Theppakadu Elephant Camp is one of those gems which are equally loved by wildlife lovers, wildlife photographers, nature enthusiasts and wanderers. Located close to Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, this elephant camp is home to huge number of elephants. Elephants are trained here. It was declared an elephant camp in 1972, and since then, it has been enticing tourists coming to Masinagudi for varied wildlife experiences. If you have never fed an elephant in your life, this place gives you an opportunity to do so in a controlled environment. A must-try activity here is a thrill-filled elephant safari that you must not skip.

    Timing: Elephant Safari - Morning: 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM; Evening: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Safari Fee: Indian Visitors: Rs. 1,120 per trip; Foreign Visitor: Rs. 11,600 per trip


  • 09Nature Stay Experience In Masinagudi

    Nature Stay Experience In Masinagudi
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lMasinagudi
    • NNNNN69 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 6244828
    • 2,290

    About the Stay : 

    Established in 1974 and located beside the Avarhalla River, the property is one of the scenic holiday destinations in Masinagudi. Standing graciously at the foothills of the Nilgiris since last 40 years, it is surrounded with a stunning range of flora and fauna. This pleasant holiday home is located around 85km from Calicut Airport and 250km from Bangalore Airport.

    Meant as a getaway spot for couples because of its spectacular surrounding and as a mix of corporate plasticity, the farm house wins the hearts of all its visitors. Family with kids and nature lovers will love this place too because kids enjoy nature as well as adults do. It is open to visitors from different corners of the world.

    In addition to all the offerings, they also serve delicious foods to its patrons. Starting from breakfast, lunch and dinner, it serves a mixed array of Continental, South and North Indian dishes. Idly, dosa, eggs, toast, jam, chicken, fish fry and mutton are usually served to the visitors. 
  • 10Mudumalai Masinagudi Team Adventure

    Mudumalai Masinagudi Team Adventure
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lMasinagudi
    • NNNNN30 ratings
    • Suresh Kumar
      Supplier
      Suresh Kumar

    Sandwiched between the Bandipur and Annamalai sanctuaries, the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary has varied mixture of flat land, undulating parkland, open grassland and swamp valleys. The sanctuary is famous for its elephant habitat and it is one of India's best sanctuaries. Madumalai is divided into many sections, Masinagudi being the most popular of them.

    About the Resort :

    It is an eco-Friendly jungle getaway located in the heart of Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary. With a serene and tranquil backdrop, the resort is surrounded with enchanting lush and green forest area. As a part of stay, it has tree houses, cottages and machans. A home away from home, this holiday destination serves only local cuisines that allure the visitors with a dew fresh flavour.

    Jungle Survival Theme:

    Welcome to the jungle! Enter into a tribal world where technology is completely unheard of. In this exciting outdoor activity, it is the man verses the wild where you and your team have to face ordeals that come across in the forest. Bond as a group and use your creativity to come up with solutions to the various problems. The team that can tackle all the obstacles and survive will be heralded as the winning team.

    In this activity, each group will be divided into different tribes.  You and your team will have to present some innovative ideas and choose your own tribal name, jingle and dance. All of this has to be unique to garner good points.

    Get into the tribal zone with props of sticks and leaves. There are several adventurous tasks at hand. Provide for your tribe with the theme of collecting water. The catch is that you and your team will be given a basket with many holes and will have to use leaves to cover it up. Manage the whole thing in such a way that the water does not leak. Either that or you would have to collect water with a bamboo stick. Other activities include starting a fire using old techniques and hunting for food with a game of archery. You will also have to find shelter and build it with the materials that are provided. Engage in Scavenger Hunt where the utensils will be hidden across. You and your group will have to scout for them. Somewhere along the way, a lion is on the prowl and you have to undertake Jumaring (rope climbing activity). Also, one of your tribesmen is injured. The team has to make a stretcher with what is provided and will have to carry him back on top of it.

    The team that manages to complete all of these activities successfully at the earliest will be titled the winner. 

  • 11Trekking in Masinagudi

    Trekking in Masinagudi
    • h4 Hours
    • lMasinagudi
    • NNNNN38 ratings
    • Hemant
      Supplier
      Hemant
    • 470

    Masinagudi is home to the Nilgiris, a part of the Western Ghats known for its pristine and enthralling beauty. The surrounding hilly terrain provides for a number of adventurous escapades. On this guided trek of around 4 hours, you’re bound to find exotic and endemic species roaming.

    This early morning trek begins around 6am from your accommodation and will cover around 7-8km. You could either pack breakfast to have it en route along the banks of River Singara or choose to have upon return. On the trek, surrender yourself to the divine nature abundance in this deciduous forest range. Spot wild animals and rare species of migratory birds such as the Eurasian Blackbird, Collared dove, Sandpiper and Ashy prinia.

    Duration: 3-4hours

    Difficulty: Moderate

  • 12Masinagudi Camping

    Masinagudi Camping
    • d1 Day
    • lMasinagudi
    • NNNNN32 ratings
    • WILD WOODS HAVEN
      Supplier
      WILD WOODS HAVEN

    Masinagudi is a part of the Mudumalai National Park in Tamil Nadu. The Mudumalai National Park is a large wildlife sanctuary which has been declared as Tiger Reserve and extends into the states of Karnataka and Kerala. Masinagudi is noted for its rich forests and abundant flora and fauna.


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