Govt Van Safari’s organised by the Forest Dept in Mudumalai and Bandipur Tiger Reserves. Duration of these drives is between 45 mins to an hour and spotting wildlife is common.
Private Jeep Safaris are also organised. Primarily a main road drive around Mudumalai Tiger Reserve to spot wildlife and usually lasts about 2 hrs.
Walk up the mountains enjoying the flora and fauna the jungle has to offer. Chances of spotting wildlife (elephants, bears, deer, gaur…if lucky a tiger or panther) and a large variety of birds.
Alternatively, one can also do a short trek along the main road and walk up the hill upto the Murugan Temple and get a panoramic view of the entire area.
A lounge with a common TV and books for reference
Bonfire in the evenings
Day trips to Ooty and Coonoor are also organised.
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Coonoor offers a visit to Lambs Rock.
Mudumalai is home to over 230 species of Birds. Forest Hills offers a wonderful opportunity for their Guests to sight many of these beautiful birds on the property itself!
Gold-fronted Chloropsis, Coppersmith Barbet, White Bellied Minivet, White-breasted Kingfisher, White Bellied Woodpecker, Streak Throated Wookpecker, Indian Pitta, Great Pied Hornbill, Malabar Grey Hornbill, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Malkoha, Drongo Cuckoo, Black Eagle, Blue Face Malkoha, Malabar Crested Lark, Indian Blue Robin, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Brown Fish Owl, Eurasian Eagle Owl, Stork Billed Kingfisher, Green Bee Eater, White Cheeked Barbet, Asian Fairy Bluebird, Wire Tailed Swallow, Crested Tree Swift, Bay Back Shrike, Large Grey Babbler, White Rumped Shama, Olive Backed Pipit, Forest Wag Tail, Scaly-breasted Munia, Plain Flower Pecker, Chestnut Shouldered Petronia, Indian Hanging Parrot, Paradise Fly Catcher...are just some of the birds one can sight while in Forest Hills!!!