Ooty - Queen of Hill Stations

Ooty Travel Guide

Located in the Nilgiri hills in the state of Tamil Nadu, Ooty is one of the amazing places and hill stations in India to explore where people from all parts of the country come to spend more time amid the real beauty of the Mother Nature. The vibrant and eye-catching hill station is not only known for its picturesque beauty, but also for a number of other attractions. Some of the striking attractions in and around Ooty are :

Ooty Lake Ooty Lake : An about 2.5 km long Ooty lake is sure to keep you enticed for a long time. it was built in 1825 for fishing, boating and other activities.

Botanical Gardens Botanical Gardens : Spread in an area of more than 22 hectares, botanical garden is a home to more than 650 species of plants and trees along with a fossil of a tree that is believed to be older than 20 million years.

Dodabetta Peak Dodabetta Peak : Dodabetta peak, located at an altitude of 2623 meters is the highest point in the district that is merely ten km from the main hill station.

Lamb's Rock Lamb's Rock : It is also another picturesque vantage point and a picnic spot in Ooty that is hardly nine km from the centre of the hill station.

Kodanadu's View Point Kodanadu's View Point : Located on the eastern edge of the Nilgiri range, Kodanadu’s View Point is one of the favorite picnic spot here to explore.

Madumalai Wildlife  Sanctuary Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary : It is more than 50 km far from Ooty that is known for rich flora and fauna and a home to a number of endangered to common species of animals and birds.

Kotagiri Kotagiri : It is in the east of Ooty that is a very small village known for the pleasant weather and greenery.

Kalhatty Waterfalls Kalhatty Waterfalls : More than 100 ft in height, Kalhatty waterfalls are located on the Kalhatty slopes 13 km from the main city.

Sim's park Sim's park : It is spread in areas of 20 hectares in Upper Coonoor. It is known for more than 1000 plant species.

Dolphin's Nose Dolphin's Nose : It is a great vantage point offering a panoramic view of the surrounding areas. For outdoor picnic and games, it is a perfect place.

In addition to these places, there are also a number of other attractions in and around Ooty like mukurthi, Avalanche, Coonnoor, etc that keep you mesmerized for a long time. In addition to major attractions, Ooty is also known for events and festivals like tea and tourism festival, Makar Pongal, Flower show and the list goes on.

The place is also known for south Indian restaurants and other amazing accommodations. In this way, it is a fine place for honeymooners to enjoy their honeymoon. book now