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Ooty, India

Situated at an altitude of 2,240 meters above the sea level, Ooty is an amazing holiday destination that allures the tourists with lush green surrounding, rippling streams and flourishing tea gardens. Commonly known for its scenic natural beauty and amazing location at splendid Nilgiri Hills, Ooty is the ‘Queen of hill stations’ in India. One can find many places in Ooty for enjoying a perfect honeymoon. The place offers numerous reasons to the tourists for holidaying at this amazing town. From ecological delights to stimulating natural bounties and from exhilarating adventures to exotic wildlife are some of the best things to do in Ooty. Ooty was discovered by British during 1800s.

In each aspect of Ooty, there is a British influence. With hand rolled cigars, chocolates and cheese, one can experience that influence. Prior to the arrival of British, Todas (an indigenous tribe of the region since early times) were ruling here. The British created the first railway line in this region and announced it as the summer capital of the Chennai Administration.

There are several interesting places to visit in Ooty but merely being here, visitors feel fresh and rejuvenated. Ooty trip allows the travelers coming across a range of picturesque sites and enjoying adventures. Explore the list of the place to visit in Ooty.

Best Places

Visit in Ooty

Enjoy a mesmerizing panorama in a vibrant setting that is amazingly relaxing and ideal for solitude seekers.

Upper Bhavani Lake

One of the great scenic places in Ooty that tourists can see on their trip. It is a charming blue-green lake located inside the dense forests of Nilgiri. Enjoy a mesmerizing panorama in a vibrant setting that is amazingly relaxing and ideal for solitude seekers.

Avalanche Lake

If you love trekking, the place should be in your list. Situated 25 km away from Ooty, the place gives an exotic experience of mountain trekking to the visitors.

Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls

This lake is an amazing place on the way to go Ooty. Spend there some relaxed time and enjoy boating. Waterfall is almost dry. So, it is not mentioned everywhere. In the middle of great picturesque surrounding, the place offers you an awesome time.

Sanctuary Avalanche

Avalanche Sanctuary is an amazing place to be visited in Ooty. It offers safari ride to the visitors along with a visit to a temple. Sometimes, you can see tigers, black monkey and many other wildlife animals.

Shooting Point

It is a very nice location in Ooty that is definitely going to make you visit this place again. This is a hill that is very much cold in the evening and morning. However, the view and the atmosphere are just awesome here.

Doddabetta Peak

Lush green surroundings and excellent views of mountains can be enjoyed at this place. The peak is a visual treat for the tourists, which gives a gorgeous view of the valley of flowers and forests.

Needle Rock View Point

An important vantage point in Ooty giving a panoramic view of surroundings. The place makes you feel like on being at the top of mountains. The place is beautifully maintained and enjoys great spectacular views.

Thunder World

Don’t miss this Dinosaur Park on your visit to Ooty. This is a remarkable place in Ooty that lets you coming across real Dinosaurs in the moving and roaring postures. 5D movies are the biggest attraction of this place.

Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden is the hub to come across various local and decorative plants in this garden. It is the place where a Flower Show is conducted in May month of year. The garden features a fossil tree trunk, which is 20 million years old.

St. Stephen

The St. Stephen's Church is one of the must visit places in Ooty. It is one of the oldest churches in the Nilgiris, which was constructed in 1829. The church features stained-glass paintings showing Mary holding baby Jesus in her arms and the painful execution of Jesus Christ. There is a huge painting of the Last Supper on the western wall of the church.

Government Museum

Government Museum is located on Mysore road. It displays a number of tribal artifacts, environmental details of district and sculptural arts and crafts of Tamil Nadu.

Ooty Lake

This is an artificial lake where one can enjoy boating. The lake is a popular picnic spot among the tourists.

Rose Garden

It is the largest rose garden in India, which is located on the slopes of the Elk Hill in Vijayanagaram of Ooty town in Tamil Nadu at an elevation of 2200 meters. The garden enjoys a wonderful assortment of more than 20,000 varieties of roses, brought from different parts of the world. The garden was established in 1995 and positioned over an area of 22 acres. Visitors can come across different breeds of roses here.

Nilgiri Mountain Railway

It is a must enjoy thing in Ooty that lets you enjoying the stunning views of the surroundings. Enjoy a great ride with awesome views of tree gardens and stunning blue Nilgiri Mountains./p>


Ooty, India

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April to June, Pleasant & Appealing

Temperature:10°C- 25°C

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July to September

Annual rainfall -1960 mm

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November to February, Chilled and romantic



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