How to Reach

From Mumbai

Fly to Coimbatore or Bangalore and catch a cab. Instructions as to how to get onto a bus etc. from Bangalore or Coimbatore can be found at the concerned links.

From Mysore

By Cab: Mysore is 105km from River Valley Resort. We organize Cabs from Mysore at cost. Approximate driving time from Mysore to River Valley Resort is 2 hrs.

By Bus: Get onto an Ooty-bound bus and get off at the Mudumalai Wildlife Reception Centre, Theppakadu. From Theppakadu you could hire a jeep or board a Swaraj Mazda, which would drop you at Masinagudi Village. At Masinagudi, you could hire a local jeep or call River Valley Resort for pickup at cost. However, in terms of travel practicality, the convenient railway station is at Mysore (90 km (56 mi)), which is on the major broad gauge line and is served by trains from across the country.

The park is most conveniently accessible by road from Mysore on NH 212 to Gundlupet, then NH 67 to Teppakadu. A little past Bandipur cross the Ari Gouder bridge to a state border check post, passing here one will enter Mudumalai National Park.

From Bangalore

By Cab: Bangalore is 245km from River Valley Resort . Possibly the most comfortable way of traveling into the sanctuary is in a cab, which we can organise for you. It takes about 5 hours to get here from Bangalore.

By Bus: Board a bus to Ooty with a ticket to Theppakadu and hop off at Mudumalai wildlife Reception Centre, Theppakadu. The bus should reach Theppakadu in about 6 hours time. From Theppakadu you could either hire a Jeep or call River Valley Resort from the Wildlife Department Office or the ‘Youth Hostel’. We will arrange transport for you.

By Train: There are many passenger trains shuttling between Bangalore & Mysore. Check local departure timings. The most convenient one would be the Shatabdi that leaves Bangalore at around 11:00am and reaches Mysore by 1:00pm

From chennai

By Air: You could fly to Coimbatore or Bangalore and catch a cab. Instructions as to how to get onto a bus etc. from Bangalore or Coimbatore can be found at the concerned links.

By Train: Catch a train to Coimbatore or Mysore and follow instructions thereof at the related links.

By Bus: Adventurous souls can attempt it as journey is very long and tedious, we don’t recommend this however.

From Ooty

By Cab: Ooty is 33km from River Valley Resort. Driving route: Get on to the Ooty – Mysore Road, turn right about one km after HPF (at the village) onto the Kalahatti (Segur Ghat) road which is also the Ooty - Mysore ‘shortcut’.This winding road has 36 hairpin bends and steepest in South India. DRIVE WITH CARE. Approximate driving time from Ooty: 45 min to one hour.

By Bus: Get onto a Masinagudi bound bus and get down at Masinagudi and you could hire a local jeep or call River Valley Resort for pickup at cost.

From Coimbatore

By Cab: Coimbatore is 132km from River Valley Resort. Approximate driving time by cab from Coimbatore is 4 hours. Alternatively, you could get to Mettupalayam, and catch the toy train up to Ooty and follow instructions given above. The nearest international airport is at Coimbatore (140 km (87 mi)) and the closest railway station, is at Udhagamandalam (67 km (42 mi)).