Plan a trip to Masinagudi

29 June  |  At Discovery Village

For all the travel enthusiasts and nature lovers out there who are ready to plan a short vacation at the drop of a hat, Masinagudi on the Mysore-Ooty highway is a fabulous option. The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is situated right next to it while the Bandipur National Park forms the other side of its boundary. The deciduous forests in the hilly Western Ghats form a striking backdrop to this natural getaway that lies on the Tamilnadu-Karnataka Border. Discovery Village resorts in Masinagudibeckon the traveller who seeks solace and adventure in the lap of nature

Places to see

The Nilgiris are known for their pristine beauty and are a part of the Western Ghats.The entire area can be explored either on foot or using a jeep. Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is perfect for a day-long trek or a jeep ride if you love to spot birds (There are more than 300 varieties of bird species here). For a chance to spot our national animal, the tiger, you should head to Bandipur National Park by booking a jeep safari well in advance. The rugged terrain is bound to get your pulse racing as you revel in the jungle sounds and animal calls that surround you.


You can plan a trip to the breath-taking village of Masinagudi during winter and just before summer sets in. Set at an altitude of 1000m from the sea level, it offers a majestic holiday experience to the tourist community. One can expect temperatures ranging from 22°C- 37°C during summer while winter is extremely pleasant at a low of 19°C.

How to reach

  • Air: Mysore Airport is about 97 kilometres from Masinagudi while Coimbatore Airport is situated at a comfortable 115 kilometres for those who prefer the quickest route.
  • Railway: The picturesque Ooty Railway Station lies only 32 kilometres away from Masinagudi or tourists can alight at Coonoor Railway station that is 57 kilometres away.
  • Road: A pleasant two-hour drive from Mysore (110 kilometres) bring you to this remarkable hill station or grab a ride on the various Ooty-bound state transport or private buses. Top-notch resorts like Discovery Village can arrange for comfortable pick-up and drop if they are informed in advance.

Where to stay

Masinagudi and the surrounding picturesque locations offer many stay facilities from the basic accommodation to homestay in Masinagudi. Discovery Village is one such getaway that has been designed to keep you aligned with the breath-taking nature and the serene environment. Well-appointed rooms in beautiful cottages offer a homely ambience. To complement the salubrious weather, hot and delicious meals will provide you with the local flavour and satisfy any hunger pangs in a jiffy.

Adventure activities

Go trekking in the nearby hills, or spend time bird-watching during an early morning walk. Jeep Safaris that take you deep into the Bandipur Forest and Mudumalai Jungles to spot the wildlife are popular among visitors too. If you would rather stay indoors, you can engage in an exciting game of cricket with your friends in the vast fields, or pitch your skills against each other in a rapid table tennis match. Offering a range of well-designed games and activities conducted by experts, Discovery Village is not the perfect destination to plan an eventful family outing, but the ideal destination for corporate outings too!

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