Ooty or Udhagamandalam is the queen of hill stations and boasts of being one of the most splendid hill stations of Tamil Nadu in India. One of the fascinating features about Ooty hill station is the scenic beauty of lush green pastures, rocky hills, snow-capped mountains, and excellent chilly climate.
This climate draws a lot of tourists and a honeymooning couple every year. The hill station Ooty is located amidst four hills such as Doddabetta, Club hill, Snow down and Elk Hill. The greenery of this Ooty hill station has let many cinematographers capture its beauty in many films. The significance of this place is that it acts as the meeting point between the western and Eastern Ghats.
You will learn in an Ooty Hill Station Tour that most of the tea and coffee is grown here. Also, there are various trees such as coniferous, pine, eucalyptus and wattle trees that are found in abundance in this region.
There are various places of attraction in Ooty hill resort such as botanical gardens, Kandal Cross Shrine, Government Museum, lakes, Kalhatty Falls, Rose garden, Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary, and national park, mini garden, and Ooty hill. No doubt that it is being ranked within the 14 top places of attraction in the world.
Famous Places In Ooty
The Ooty botanical garden was laid out back in 1847. The entire area is spread across around 55 acres. This is one of the Tamil Nadu tourist places, which is home to lush and well-maintained lawns.
Club hill or Indian Hill Club is a famous chain of resorts in South India having holiday resorts in the famous hill stations Ooty and Kodaikanal.
Doddabetta is the highest mountain in the range of the Nilgiri Hills, one of the most majestic hill stations in Tamil Nadu. There is a reserve forest around the hills. The area is covered with forests, rhododendron trees.
Elk hill or Sterling Elk hill in Ooty is situated amidst the lofty Nilgiri peaks surrounded by the low passing cotton-like clouds. Hotel Sterling in Elk Hill Ooty is one of the famous resorts here.
The significance of Ketty valley in Ootyis that it stands second in the list of large inhabited valleys next to Switzerland which occupies the first place. Ketty valley view is highly promoted in Ooty tourism.
Ooty Race Course is one of the finest racecourses found in India. It is located in the Blue Mountains of Ooty and Ooty Tourism has improved and got better because of Horse Racing in the Ooty Hill station.
In fact, an event the snow in Ooty isn’t intense leaving for a pleasant visit. In order to know more about Ooty hill stations the surrounding mountains, tea estates and green valley’s have to be visited.
|Facts About Ooty
|Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and English
|Best Time to Visit
|November to January
|Nearest Railway Station
|Mettupalyam Railway Station
|Botanical Gardens, Ooty Lake, Doddabetta Peak, Rose Gardens, Mini Garden, Pykara Waterfalls, Avalanche, Kotagiri, Mukurthi, Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary