Get a little closer to the nature. Marvel at the creation of both Mother Nature and Men, take book your Ooty Tours with us right away. Also known as Ootacamund or Udhagamandalam, the beautiful city of Ooty lies in the Nilgiris. It is known as the ‘Queen of Southern Hill Resorts’ of India. Ooty Tours will take you to the beautiful junction Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. A visit to this place will give you the most relaxing vacation ever. Enjoy the spectacular scenic beauty and salubrious climate. Let the lush vegetation and the lavender-blue sheen of the mountains here give you moments, you will cherish for the rest of your lives.
Lake View: This is an artificial lake which will surely grab your attention with its charismatic beauty. The lake was formed in 1824 by Mr. John Sullivan, the then Collector of Coimbatore. Tamil Nadu tourism Development Corporation provided the following facilities to the tourists. Here you can enjoy on a Boat House, plain Boating, ride in the Mini Train, etc, Children too can enjoy a Pony ride available near boat house.
Major Attractions of Ooty Tours:
Government Botanical Garden: This is a must place to visit on your Ooty Tour. Here you will be amazed to see the fossil tree trunk of 20 million years. The flora of the garden consist of six section comprising varieties of tree species, grass carpet, variety of ferns, fashioned beds laid beds laid out in an Italian style, multi coloured flowering plants, house ferns and orchids and nurseries. If you are lucky enough, you can also visit during the flower show which is held here in May every year.
Mini Garden: Visit this Mini Garden on your Ooty Tour and enjoy the freshness of the place. This garden lies on the way to the Boat House. The children amusement park is housed here. A snack bar is also available.
Doddabetta: This is the highest peak (2623 meters) in the Nilgiris and is about 10 Kms from Ooty. It lies at the junction of the Western & Eastern Ghats and offer beautiful vistas of the Nilgiri Hill ranges. You should definitely visit this peak which is surrounded by dense sholas. One can have a panoramic view of the landscape through the TTDC telescope.
The Mukkurthi Peak & National Park: Mukkurthi Peak is about 40 Kms. form Ooty. The Mukkurthi National Park is located on the Southern corner of the Nilgiris Plateau. The area contains a viable population of Nilgiri Thar (Hamitragus hilocrius). The Kollaribetta and Nilgiris Peak are other major peaks around. The area is chained by innumerable beautiful and perennial little streams, which fall into Bhavani Puzha. The Silent Valley in the Western Ghat is located on the Western side of these ranges. A fascinating feature of the Mukkurthi Sanctuary is its endemism and relationship with Himalayan Flora and fauna.
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary: If you love animals, Ooty Tour to this place is what you need. This Sanctuary lies at an elevation of 1140 meters in the junction point of Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and extends over and area of 321 sq. kms. Here you will come across a variety of habitats ranging from tropical ever green forest, moist teak forest; secondary grass lands and swamps are found. You can also witness animals like Panther, Sambar, spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Wild boar, Porcupine etc. The avifauna is varied with Minivets, Hornbills, Fairy Blue Birds, and Jungle Fowls etc. The Reptilians are represented by Python, Monitor Lizard, Flying Lizard, etc.
Pykara: This Tourist Attraction of Ooty Tours is well protected fenced sholas, Toda settlements, undisturbed grassy meadows and also a good wildlife habitat. The Pykara Dam, Pykara falls and the reservoir will surely grab your attention.
Deer Park: It is located at a distance of one Km. on Lake Road. A visit to this park will let you witness Sambar, Chital and Hares besides water birds. Click some amazing pictures of these animals and store their memories forever.
How to Reach
By Air: Coimbatore, 105 km from Ooty, is the nearest airport. Indian Airlines has flight to Coimbatore from Bangalore, Cochin and Chennai. The Blue Mountain Express to Ooty is from Mettupalayam (47 km).
By Rail: Mettupalayam at a distance of 40 Kms is the nearest railhead. Ooty has its own railhead at a distance of 8 Kms, which receives only toy trains.
By Road: All the important towns of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka are connected to Ooty by road.