Entry into the Tiger Reserve with permission is allowed during the specified hours only.
Obtain entrance permission from Reception Range Office at Theppakadu before the safari.
Don’t enter the park with weapons/explosives/crackers.
Do not carry any inflammable item with you during park safari.
Do not carry any kind of radio or musical item with you during the safari.
Dismounting & eating during safari is strictly not allowed.
Do not offer any eatable item to the birds or animals.
Do not chase or tease any animal or bird.
Do not get down from the vehicle. This is dangerous in the elephant habitat.
Wait for your turn for the elephant ride and follow instructions of mahaout.
Don’t carry any forest property with yourself as it will be considered as a criminal offense.
Consumption of alcoholic drinks and Smoking inside the reserve is strictly forbidden.
Be aware of fraudulent private jeep safari, they won’t take you into the reserve. So don’t get cheated, always prefer forest department’s vehicle safari.
Keep your all senses open during the safari and avoid loud conversations.
It is advisable to wear clothes of colors which match the natural surroundings like khaki, olive green, and some other dull colors.
Tiger reserve is not zoo: so don’t expect to see wildlife everywhere. Mudumalai Tiger Reserve is breathtaking even in the scenery.
Wildlife sight-seeing is a matter of chance. In a reserve, don’t expect to see all the animals. Please don’t get disappointed by not seeing the tiger, leopard or other bug jungle rarity. You can happily observe all the smaller interesting animals, birds and plants.
Polythene bags/Plastic bags, plastic articles like cups, plates, and pet bottles are banned in the Reserve.
Entry on foot, campfires, music, cooking, and littering within the Reserve is prohibited. Avoid any form of pollution within the Tiger Reserve.
Use of spot lights, speeding, blowing of horn etc is prohibited. Shouting, teasing, chasing, feeding, and baiting of animals is prohibited.
The best you can take out of the tiger reserve when you leave is the happy memory of a trip well spent. So make the most of this visit and learn a little more about the world you are a part of.