Located in the mountainous range called the Nilgiris, Ooty provokes hordes
of tourist from all over the world. Positioned at the tri-junction of Tamil
Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka, it lies 7500 ft above sea level. Nature
outspreads itself in and around Ooty in a heap of profiles, each one with a
discrete vastness and peculiarity. The landscape is marked by bounteous
hills, covered with thick vegetation, hills and plateaus. Lofty mountains,
dense forests, sprawling gardens and tea estates are waiting to greet you
with open arms. Nilgiris is a part of western ghats. There are three major
places to visit in these ghats namely Kothagiri, Coonoor and Ooty. Out of
these three, Ooty is of prime importance because of its salubrious climate
and scenic beauty. The vast Tea estates of Ooty have added charm to their
Location : In Mountain Ranges Nilgiris Area : 30.67 sq km Trip Highlights : Ooty Lake Ideal time to visit : April - June & September - October Languages : Tamil & English STD Code : 423 Climate : Summer (Max - 25ºC) & Winter (Max 21ºC) Best time to visit : April - June & September - October
Ooty Air/Rail/Road Links
The nearest airport Coimbatore is located 89 kms away
Railway Station :
Ooty railway station is located 2kms from the City
Centre and the other railway station is at Mettupalayam which is 46 kms
from this place.
Bus Station :
Tamil Nadu has a very good network of roads. The state
comprises of many highways connecting to far-away places.
Attractions in Ooty Ooty Lake
in 1845, this lake is a popular among all the tourists. It was constructed
by the British ruler John Sullivan. You can enjoy boating here here with
your loved ones.
Ooty Botanical Gardens
These government gardens were laid out in 1847. These fantabulous gardens
are maintained by the Horticultural Department of the state. These gardens
have 650 species of plants and trees.
wonderful picnic spot and perfect for clicking pictures with your family and
friends. It offers the beauty of tea estates and plains of Coimbatore.
A marvellous place which is not be missed by any visitor. It provides a
great opportunity of trekking and a dam called as, Canada dam can be seen
from this spot.
Centres in Ooty
Ooty shopping can be a memorable experience for you. You can buy a good
variety of tea and coffee packets, hand-made chocolates, aromatis oils,
handicrafts of Tamil, jewelery and some stone crafts. You would love to see
the Co-Operative super market and Municipal Market there as they are quiet
reasonable and possess a good variety. You can also visit handicrafts
showroom and Govt. Emporia to satisfy yourself.
Famous Hotels in Ooty
Enjoy the pleasant climate and scenic beauty of Ooty in addition to the
hotel services provided by Ooty hotels. Ooty hotels cater to the needs of
their clients with full devotion.