Category Archives: Mudumalai

Meeting the Man Who Shot a Tigress

He shot a tigress between its eyes with a Winchester .458 Mag rifle.  After tracking the animal – that killed five people and injured thirty five others – for forty days, Nawab Shafath Ali Khan from Hyderabad finally accomplished the … Continue reading

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Pictures From Our Daytime Safari, Plus Tales of the Annoying Photographers

So after the night safari, which frankly wasn’t so bad, we started off early the next morning for the daytime safari.  I was particularly excited about this one because trips like these are organized by the forest officials themselves.  Which … Continue reading

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Night Safari Experience: Spotting Animals In the Dark

We started the safari just when the sun was setting … We went in a jeep driven by a nice guy (who happens to be a local of Mudumalai, so somehow we felt safe), and were instructed not to get … Continue reading

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An Afternoon at the Mudumalai National Park

Mudumalai is a quiet and beautiful place.   After being declared a Tiger Reserve by the government officials just three years ago, efforts are being made to monitor and look after the 48 tigers that roam the park freely.  Only … Continue reading

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Things To Do at the Safari Land Resorts (And How We Spent the Night in the Jungle)

We did not expect that our stay at the Safari Land Resorts was more than just about staying in a tree house.  Well, we knew about the guided safari tour, but there were more surprises when we arrived.  A gorgeous … Continue reading

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Our Room, High Up on a Tree!

Both Masood and I found ourselves excited like children, checking out everything in the tree house.  After putting down our bags, the guy who showed us our tree house excused himself to return ten minutes later with two glasses of … Continue reading

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The Tree House

“So this tree house that you are taking us to, it is really a tree house, right?” we asked Abbas, our driver (and practically a guide as well, since he was the one who suggested both the wonderful hotel in … Continue reading

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