Showing posts with label Ooty hill station‎. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ooty hill station‎. Show all posts

Monday, 24 November 2014

Mudumalai National Park: A Safe Abode for Wildlife

Mudumalai National Park is a peaceful abode for wide range of fauna such as elephants, bison, deer, wild boar, porcupine, deer, barking deer etc. You can also find reptiles such as cobra, python and flying lizards. Some commonly found bird species in this sanctuary are bulbuls, fowls, whistling thrush, mynahs etc. On your trip to this sanctuary, you should not miss out visiting Mayar waterfalls & Thepakkad Elephant. You should get the necessary permission from the forest department before going on a jeep or elephant safari. If you are lucky, then you might get a sneak-peak of elephant or various other wild animals. It is advisable to visit in the sanctuary with a guide.


Ooty is connected to different cities and states through train and bus services. It is interesting to note that this city has its own train service. The toy train in the Nilgiri region draws a lot of attention. In addition to visiting this wildlife sanctuary, you can also go on a trekking trip. Ooty is widely popular for its trekking routes, so you should definitely consider this activity apart from other Ooty attractions. Apart from this, there are various other adventure activities that you can perform in order to seek thrill.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Sanctuary Avalanche: An Eco-friendly & Picturesque Destination in Ooty


Revered as ‘Queen of the Hill Stations’, Ooty is one of the most popular hill stations in southern India. Nature has been extremely generous on this region, so you can find green meadows and hills spread everywhere you see. On your trip to Ooty, you shouldn’t miss out visiting Sanctuary Avalanche, which is among tourists visiting this hill station.

Sanctuary Avalanche, situated in the widely famous Nilgiris Hills, is a wildlife sanctuary. It was primarily constructed with an intention for protecting wildlife in Southern India. Here, you can find several species on the verge of extinction. The best aspect of this sanctuary is that all the species are taken care with extreme care. They are offered eco-friendly environment, which helps them breed with ease. This sanctuary is one of the key attractions in Ooty.

Sanctuary Avalanche Lake, Ooty
Situated at approximately 67 kilometres distance from the national park, this sanctuary is home for a plethora of wild animals. Killing wildlife is strictly forbidden in this area, so if you’re a passionate shooter, then you should either avoid shooting here or give it a miss. This sanctuary is named after an immensely popular that took place in the year 1823. It is a natural paradise for water bodies, Shola trees and orchids. Trekking enthusiasts can have fun on various trekking trails around this area. The most popular trek is along Bhawani River. You can even trek up to adjoining hills of Aravali.