Gudalur is an important tourist destination in Nilgiris Tamil Nadu India. Some important places in Gudalur are Cherambadi, Devala, Frog Hill View, Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Pandalur etc.
Moyar water falls: It is located inside the Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary, 22 km from Gudalur.
It is 35 km from Gudalur. It is the extreme Western corner which has plantations and mica mines. Sultan’s Battery is very near.
Devala is 16 km from Gudalur. It is geographically situated midway between Wynaad and Karukur ghat which is the upper face of Nilambur valley. Local legends associate the place with inter-tribal clashes over accumulation of gold in the vicinities.
Frog Hill View
It is 14 km on the way to Ooty-Gudalur Road. From here one can see Frog Shape of a hill view and one can enjoy panoramic view over Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary and Gudalur.
A museum was opened at Udhagamandalam is September 1989. In this museum, objects which are unique to the District are kept, which include timber, insects, butterflies, rocks, wood carving. Kurinji flower, stone sculptures, bronze works, model of Toda hut and coins. The museum is under the control of a Curator of Museums.
It is situated about 40 km from Ooty on the Ooty Gudalore road This Point gives you a 360 degree view. The sunset from here on clear days is guaranteed to take your breathe away. You can get a panoramic view of the Mudumalai Wild Life Sanctuary and Gudalur town from this rock.
Nellakotta: It is 15 km from Gudalur. A dilapidated fort is there.
20 km from Gudalur. A few ruins of historical Ummatur dynasty can be seen here.
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
This is the first sanctuary to he set up in India and forms part of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Park. It is located 36 km from Ooty . A tropical evergreen forest, it is rich in wildlife, like elephants, gaur, panther, spotted deer, barking deer, wild boar etc., and birds like Manifest Hornbill Fairy Blue birds jungle fowls etc. You can take a r into the jungle on elephant back or take a vehicle ride along designated visitor’s route. Ph 0423-2526535
Pandalur is 24 km from Gudalur. About a century ago the place boasted of a small race-course laid in the wake of unsuccessful but hectic stirring up of activities in connection with the “gold boom” - attempted mining of gold in the vicinities. Earlier during Pre-British times it used to be the seat of a local countess (Pandalur Rani). And much earlier it was an important tribal sacred site.
Thorapalli Hanging Bridge
It is situated 7 km from Gudalore Bus Stand. It is also a very good picnic spot in Gudalur.