At an elevation of 4,000 feet above sea level, Morni has a fascinating range of flora and fauna. Pines crown the hilltops and trees like neem, oak, pipal, jamun, amaltas and jacaranda cover the slopes. When the flowering trees blossom, the hillsides are awash with colour, presenting a delightful sight. The trees were introduced in the hills as an experimental venture, even though the climate was not really cold enough for the trees to flourish. As a result, pine of the area has small cones. Morni is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and birdwatchers with its teeming population of birds like quails, sand grouse and doves as well as animals like jackals, hyenas, sambhars and even a jungle cat or two
In spite of being a small place, Morni Hills has a loads of attractions and activities for tourists.
Visit the Old Fort that once the property of Queen Morni, but is now in ruins. It is one of the ancient forts that was built by the rulers of Kotaha in the 17th century. From the times of its establishment, this small fort passed the hands of several rulers, until it was acquired by British in 1815.
Morni Hills has three very famous manmade lakes namely, Bada Tikkar, Tikkar Tal and Chotta Tikkar. These lakes are a popular tourist attraction and have the most serene surroundings. These lakes are also an ideal spot for camping.
If you are looking for some fun, visit the Adventure Park that is located amidst the twin lakes of Tikkar. This man made park was established by the working Government and is favourite spot among tourists. The Adventure Park has several activities and rides for kids. You must also visit the waterfall located at Thalapur that is very close to the Park.
Visit the Beruwala check post in Morni Hills to sight rare migratory birds from Afghanistan, Europe and even Siberia. It is a wonderful location for bird enthusiasts as a large number of birds flock to this place. Some of the common birds sighted here are Himalayan Bulbul, Oriental Turtle Doves, red jungle fowl, Quails, black Francolin, Wallcreepers and Bar tailed tree creepers. The best season for bird watching is from September – December.