White Tiger Safari and Wildlife safari inside Mukundpur Zoo in Madha Pradesh

White Tiger Safari trips is available to tourists inside the “Mukundpur Zoo and Mohan White Tiger Safari” situated at Mand, Mukundpur Forest, Govindgarh. It is located near to Rewa in Madha Pradesh state of India, White Tiger Safari trips tour packages offers tourists an opportunity to hear the roar of the rare white Tigers. White Tiger Safari at Mukundpur is the the World’s first White Tiger Safari and only one of its Kind. This safari park is open to tourists from 3rd April 2016. Do not think that the safari animals there are White Tigers; its motor vehicles that takes you inside the forests to watch the White Tigers there.

Mukundpur was once home to this rare breed of the White big cats. There is a breeding center for white Tigers, which is named after Maharaja Martand Singh. Maharaja Martand Singh spotted the world’s first white Tiger in the forests of Sidhi in 1951 and caught that white Tiger on May 27, 1951 from Bargadi forest. Maharaja brought this white tiger to Govindarh Palace in Rewa and named it Mohan, from where it escaped the very next day. Later on, the same white tiger was found in Mukundpur forests.

Princess Vindhya, the Grand Grand Daughter of Mohan ,has reached her home Town Rewa on 09-11-2015. Two more white Tigers, Raghu and Radha, can now seen as part of the White Tiger Safari trips in the safari zoo at the Mukundpur Forest, Rewa. Royal Bengal Tigers are also seen at Mukundpur Zoo.

Can you provide me with the details of White Tiger Safari vacation package tour?

There is a 2 Nights / 3 Days vacation package tour, which includes 2 Nights Stay at Bandhavgarh National Park, out of which 1 day is for the White Tiger Safari by Covered AC Bus, another day for the Mukundpur Zoo visit by Battery Operated Vehicle and third day for Open Jeep Jungle Safari inside Bandhavgarh National Park. Pick Up and Drop facilities are available to Satna, Katni, Umaria and Jabalpur Railway Stations.

For details, you may call the following telephone number +91-76622-52036 or call the mobile Number +91-88784-21931. Contact E Mail id is [email protected]

How Do I go for the World’s First White Tiger Safari?

To enjoy the First of its Kind White Tiger Safari Trip in the World, you can get down at Rewa Railway station, the nearest railway station to the White Tiger Safari, which is at around 16 kilometers distance.



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Betla National Park in Jharkhand; National Park with its name derived from its Habitats;

Betla National Park is situated in Latehar district, Jharkhand, India. Betla National Park is part of the Chota Nagpur Plateau. This National Park is part of the Chota Nagpur Plateau. This National Park’s name was derived from the first letters of five animals found there; Bison, Elephant, Tiger, Leopard, and Axis-axis (chital or cheetal, an axis deer or spotted deer).

A Monkey in Betla National ParkA Monkey in Betla National Park

This National Park is also a tiger reserve, under Project Tiger scheme to save Royal Bengal tiger endangered species; even though no Tigers were spotted in this park in recent past!

The park is rich in flora and fauna. Lower reaches of the park consists mainly of tropical wet evergreen forests. Moist & dry deciduous forests forms the middle reaches and alpine forests forms the upper reaches. There are a large variety of animals in the park. Elephants and Langurs are seen in plenty. Other animals found in the national park includes Sloth bear, panther, Jackal , wolf, hyena, gaur, chital, sambhar, mouse deer, four-horned antelopes, kakar, small Indian civets, ant eating pangolin, porcupine, nilgai and mongoose. Large variety of birds are also seen in the Betla National Park. Kamaldah lake is famous for its water birds.

Deep inside the forests of Betla National Park, one can see the main sentinel of the 16th century old fort, which was the seat of the Chero Kings. There is one more old fort inside the Betla National Park.

Betla National Park has many Watch towers and ground hides to those interested in watching the beasts of the jungle. Safari animals for elephant ride are there in park. Jeeps, with guides to help the tourists, are also available in the park. November to March is the ideal time to explore the park. Summer months of May and June are the ideal for those interested to explore the wildlife (when vegetation dries up).

How Do I Go to Betla National Park?

Betla National Park can be accessed only from Betla village, which is situated at a distance of 25 kilometers from Daltonganj. Latehar is at a distance of 65 kilometers from Betla village. Ranchi, the capital city of the Jharkhand state, is at around 170 kilometers from Betla village. #betla

Mudumalai National Park

Mudumalai tiger reserve entrance

On the northwestern side of the Nilgriri hills in Nilgiri district of Tamilnadu, India, lies the Mudumalai National Park. It was declared as a Tiger Reserve in 2007 by Government of Tamilnadu after giving 1 million Indian Rupees as compensation to 350 families who lived there in the core area of the tiger reserve. Come and see Incredible India at Mudumalai and surrounding states.

Mudumalai wild life sanctuary is home to many wild animals. Several vulnerable species and endangered species are found in Indian wild Life Sanctuaries. Those endangered birds of India found at Mudumalai Wild Life Sanctuary includes critically endangered species Indian White-Rumped Vulture and long-billed vulture.

Mudumalai National Park
Forest elephant at Mudumalai National Park (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mudumalai National Park is surrounded by many other Indian wild life sanctuaries in nearby states. There are around 48 tigers in the reserve as per last data available. 50 species of fishes and 55 species of mammals which is 39 per cent of Indian mammal population are found in the area.

Mudumalai National Park is rich is flora and fauna and these areas have tropical climatic conditions.

Where is Mudumalai National Park situated?

Mudumalai National Park or Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is on the Otty – Mysore road, on National Highway NH 67, on border  areas of Karnataka.

There are two routes to select while going to Mysore from Ooty.  One goes through Gudallur town which is around 45 kilometers longer than the Masinagudi route. This route starts at around 7 kilometers from Ooty and is safer than the other route. This route is through Pykara lake (near Ooty) and Gudallur town and this road joins the other route at Theppakkadu on NH 67

The second route which starts at around 7 kilometers from Ooty. It  goes through very steep Ghat sections with 36 hairpin bends. This road passes through Masinagudi and joins the first route at Theppakkadu. Then it is NH 67. Only expert drivers should take this route.

Once you cross the bridge on the border of Tamilnadu, the same forests are part of  Bandipur Wildlife sanctuary which is also called Bandipur National Park. Around 8 km from the border is the safari point where you can go for an Elephant Safari in Bandipur National Park.

Where can I stay on a Visit to Mudumalai National Park?

Mudumalai wild life sanctuary and nearby Bandipur Wild Life Sanctuaries are famous weekend getaways for the nearby residents of Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Kerala states. This has resulted in many leading hotels and resorts establishing their properties at both of these wild life sanctuaries. Nijaguna Residency is 3 star hotel at Chamarajanagar near Bandipur. There are many cheap motels and cheap hotels offering rooms for the budget conscious tourists. Many hotels and resorts give discounted hotel rooms in off-peak season.

Kodagu Alias Coorg Known for Whitewater Rafting & Coffee Plantations

Kodagu Alias Coorg; Coffee and Brave Warriors

Kodagu earlier known as Coorg, in Karnatake state, India is located on the Eastern Slopes of the Western Ghats sharing borders with Kerala districts Wyanad and Kannur. Madikeri, a hill station, is the head quarters of Kodagu alias Coorg district.

Kodagu hill station’s high-ranges is famous for its Coffee Plantations along with Eucalyptus and Vanilla. The Coorg valley is famous for its Ginger and Paddy. Spices like black pepper, cardamon, etc, are also cultivated hereg. Rubber, Coca, etc, are also found in plenty in Kodagu and surrounding hill areas.

Kodagu is famous for its amazing food and the hospitality of its people. Kodagu alias Coorg is also famous for its brave warriors.  India’s first Army Chief Field Marshal Kariappa was from Kodagu. Kodagu has its own language ‘Kodava’ even though there is no script for the language.

Two members of Legislative assembly to Karnataka State are elected from Kodagu; one each from two taluks (taluk is an administrative unit in India) of Kodagu.

Visiting Coorg, or Koadag as it is called now, is an experience one will never forget in his or her lifetime. October to April is the ideal time to visit Coorg hill station.

Which are the Nearby Tourist places to  Coorg

Namdroling Monastery or Bylekuppe Monastery

Namdroling Monastery or Bylekuppe Monastery title=Namdroling Monastery or Bylekuppe Monastery

Bylekuppe at around six kilometers from Kushalanagar, is one of the most famous Tibetan settlements in India. Namdroling Monastery alias Bylekuppe Monastery is a major Buddhist Monastery here. The Golden temple inside the Namdroling Monastery is a Buddhist temple. Golden statues of Guru Padmasambhava, Buddha Sakyamuni and Amityaus can be seen here.

Prayer rituals are conducted around 1 pm or so. Prayer wheels and the shrine should be circled with the right hand in clockwise direction. It is the largest teaching center for the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. It is situated on the Madikeri-Mysuru road, after crossing the Kaveri River Bridge.

Dubare Elephant Camp and River Rafting

Dubare elephant camp and river rafting is at around 15 kilometers from Kushalnagar. It is very famous among tourists to Koorg and is situated inside reserve forests. Here you can go for elephant ride (in the morning and evenings only). Dubare water rafting is allowed all through the day. It is shallow waters.

Barapole River Rafting

Barapole river which originates in the Brahmagiri range in south Coorg,  also offers excellent Whitewater rafting and is very popular among tourists to  Coorg. There are many places in and around Kodagu, offering Whitewater rafting. Kayaking and  Rappelling facilities are also available in Kodagu and its surrounding areas.

Nisargadhama Island

28 kilometers from Madikeri is the famous 64 acre Nisargadhama island, off the state highways, which can be reached by walking across a small hanging bridge (suspension bridge) over River Cauvery. Entry fee is INR 10.

Nisargadhama island has a beautiful garden, which is ideal for nature walk.  There is a small zoo, with deer(s), rabbits, peacocks,sparrows, etc.  Few tree top watchtowers are also there. You can take selfies here.

Nisargadhama island offers elephant safari.  Boating is also available here (both are separately charged).

Just outside of Nisargadhama, there are adventure activities like wall climbing, zip line ride, 3D glass maze.


Tadiandamol, is the highest mountain peak in Kodagu district and is famous among trekkers. Nalaknad palace at Tadiandamol foot hills is an important historical landmark near Kodagu; mapped during the Great Trigonometric Survey, carried out by the Survey of India in the 19th century.

Omkareshwara Temple

Omkareshwara temple is another major tourist center near to Coorg. This 200 year old Lord Shiva temple in Islamic and Gothic style of architecture looks similar to Taj Mahal.

Other Tourist Attractions

Madikeri Fort is another nearby tourist attraction.

Raja Tombs, an Islamic style tombs built by Hindu Kings, have deity’s of Lord Shiva being work-shipped. Igguthappa temple is one among the two sacred temple for Kodugas.

Raja’s seat, one of the most scenic location in south India, is a major sight seeing spot which offers panoramic view of the hills and valleys. Abbi fall is another beautiful place in Coorg. Tala cauvery, the place where river Cauvery originates, is at 44 kilometers from Madikeri. Every year water gushes out of a small pond here at a per-determined time and is a famous tourist and pilgrimage center.

How Do I Go to Coorg alias Kodagu?

Coorg is at a distance of 116 kilometers from Mysore. Bangalore alias Bengaluru is at a distance of 239 kilometers from Kodagu which takes around 5 hours drive. Nearest airport to Cooorg is at Mangalore, at around 135 kilometers distance. Bangalore is the nearest international airport to Coorg hill station.

Thalasserry railway station, with station code TLY, near to state’s border with Kerala, is the nearest railway station to Coorg at around 100 kilometers distance. Mysore, Mangalore, Hassan and other nearby railway stations stations connects Kodagu hill station to other parts of India.


When are you going to Kodagu Alias Coorg, famous for its beauty of nature and the famous Bylekuppe Monastery and the Buddhist Golden temple at Namdroling Monastery? Please leave your comments.