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Mukurthi National Park in Nilgiri

Summer: 12 to 29° C (Average Temperature)
Winter: 5 to 24° C (Pleasant& Cool)
Monsoon: June to September

Best time to visit:  February to May and September to November

Opening Time: 09:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 05:30 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: Tuesdays

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  INR 15
Children:  INR 10
Cameras:  INR 25
Video Camera:  INR 150, V
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  INR 15
Children:  INR 10
Cameras:  INR 25
Video Camera:  INR 150, V
Unfolded in over 78 km. Mukurthi National Park in the Nilgiris District is home to the rare Nilgiri Tahr. The park is home to a number of endangered species like Asian Elephant and Royal Bengal Tiger. Previously renowned as Nilgiri Tahr National Park, Mukurthi National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since July 1, 2012. 
Habitat to several endangered flora and fauna, Mukurthi National Park gives you an opportunity to capture Sambhar, Barking Deer, Jackals and Nilgiri Marten in your camera. Other than animals, this national park also has colourful and lovely birds like woodcock, wild pigeon, black eagle and laughing and whistling thrushes. 
If exploring various species of butterflies entices you, a visit to this park will certainly be a grand treat. Visitors can explore a large variety of butterflies like Indian Fritillary, Blue Admiral, Rainbow Trouts and Indian Red Admiral etc. 


Road: The road condition is good to reach this national park. Regular buses are available from the nearby cities to reach Mukurthi National Park.

Railway: Ooty Railway Station (located about 35 km.) is the nearest railhead to reach this national park. Visitors can take a taxi or bus from the station.

Airway: Coimbatore Airport (located about 127 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Mukurthi National Park. Visitors can book a cab from airport to the park.