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... bison near some bushes. They were big and brown with thick horns. We saw one male and two females. We saw some Hanuman langur monkeys. They were grey-brown and had black faces. They were frolicking around and swinging from the trees. When we were driving near a tree we saw a serpent eagle on it. We saw it really up close. Serpent eagles are golden and eat mostly snakes. The eagle had majestic eyes and a stripe down its back. Nikhil felt like it was the best thing ever. We ...
So the time was 5.30 am and we we're up
and ready to leave. Today we we were heading towards Mudumalai which
is a wildlife sanctuary in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The good
thing here was that we took the local bus the whole way to save
money, might have been worth it just a bit tight on space. The ride
itself was split up in 2 parts where the first ride was up to Ooty,
which is ...
Bandipur national park. Road opens at 6 am. Heavy traffic: highway from Ooty to Mysore. No elephant rides here; only in a van.
There are elephant rides at Mudumalai Tiger Sanctuary. But most get booked in advance at the Ooty Forest office (hearsay). Beware of aggressive monkeys. The preserve may be closed because of wildlife census. Example: February 19 to 25, 2010. Van rides tickets may be available. Ticket office opens at 7am.
From 19th to 22nd March 2009.
The trip i started writing
It was running in our minds for couple of months to visit /explore a monument place Humpi around 300 km away from Bangalore. Though it was originally Sreeni & I who thought to make it with Sreeni's new born baby, Royal Enfield (2 months old). Later with so many twists & turns in the story and some research work done by us we changed our plan to Masinagudi in Mudhumalai 95Km from Mysore (~35Km from ...
... to us at check-in. The only other tourists in our jeep were a couple from Texas who were in India on a business trip to Bangalore. There was supposed to be an Indian family coming in a different jeep, but they had not yet arrived, so their naturalist rode with us as well. We started out and the rain began to come down, making the rest of the ride cold and wet.
We drove through the broken roads to enter the park and immediately saw many spotted ...