Ooty Tour Packages

Situated beautifully at an altitude of 2240 metres, Ooty a scenic hill station located near the Nilgiri Hills in the Indian state of Tamilnadu, is an ideal holiday destination. The lush green and exotic beauty of nature, teaming tourist places with marvellous strokes of nature and inspiring culture, Ooty makes the perfect gateway for summer break. The hill station sobriquet as Queen of Hill Station is a dream destination for nature’s lover, where visitors can explore beautiful location and scenic places of interest that dots the hill station. A visit to Ooty can be more exciting and memorable with organised and well planned Ooty tour packages that are tailor made and as well as comes with flexibility to redesign according to needs of clients to ensure they have wonderful experience of visit to Ooty.

With the packages, visitors get an opportunity to explore some of these wonderful places that makes Ooty a favourite hill station of India.

Attraction in and Around

 

Botanical Garden:

Laid out in 1848, Botanical Garden spread over an area of 22 hectares is a beautiful garden architect by William Graham Mclvor. It has around thousands of both exotic and indigenous plants, shrubs, ferns, herbal and bonsai plants, which are well preserved. The garden is divided into different sections Lower Garden, New Garden, Italian Garden, Conservatory, Fountain Terrace and Nurseries. Apart from these sections, a new garden is developed with crescent shaped pond at the bandstand. The main attraction of the Garden is the Fossil Plant which is said to be of 20 million years old.

Annamalai Temple:

Located some 20 kms away from Ooty, Annamalai Temple is a holy temple dedicated to Lord Murugan. The peaceful location and the scenic beauty add more importance to the holiness of the temple and the serene location of the temple attracts huge number of visitors as well as devotees from the town and across the region.

Ooty lake:

Spread over an area of 65 acres, Ooty Lake located in the Nilgiri district of Tamilnadu is a beautiful tourist attraction of Ooty. It is an interesting sight to visit while here in t his picturesque hill station as tourists gets an opportunity to explore the beauty of the quaint natural realm moving slowly over the peaceful lake. The artificial lake was constructed in the year 1824 by John Sullivan.

Doddabetta Peak:

Nestled at a height of 8650 feet, Doddabetta Peak is considered to be the highest peak in South India. The peak offer amazing view sights of natural beauty, interesting landscape and trekking opportunity and this is the reason, why most of the tourist visiting Ooty, include Doddabetta Peak in their itinerary.

Avalanche Lake:

Located at a distance of 25 kms from Ooty, Avalanche Lake is surrounded by rolling landscape dotted with blooming flowers, magnolias, orchids and rhododendrons. In order to enter the Avalanche Lake one has to get prior permission from the Forest Department of Ooty but once it done, you are sure to enjoy the beauty of the nature’s finest strokes still preserved with its virgin appeal. The real of Nature, Avalanche Lake offers many exciting activities to do and see, making the trip an unforgettable experience to treasure.

Beside these wonderful places there are many in the lost of Ooty Tourist Attractions. Few more to add to the lists are Government Rose Garden, Pykara River, Madumalai National Park, Emerald Lake, Stone House, Toda Huts, Ooty Mountain Railway, St. Stephens Church, Wax World, Tribal Museum, Deer Park, Mariamman Temple, Dolphin’s Nose, Lamb’s Rock, MRC Golf Club, Pine Forest, Catherine Waterfalls, and Government Museum.

Activities

Summer Festival is one such activity one could not miss out while here. During the month of May, an annual festival is organised by the department in order to boost tourism of Ooty. Cultura Programmes from the region are put up during the festival, boat races are conducted as well as flower shows are put up to attract the attention of visitors.

Tea and Tourism Festival is conducted by the Tamilnadu Tourism Department and Ministry of Tourism during the month of January. In this festival tea grown in Ooty region are put up for sale and during the festival time, one can taste various flavours of tea grown in Ooty hill station.

Niligir Toy Train ride is another interesting activity one cannot miss at all while in Ooty. The journey from Metupalaiyam to Udagamandalam (Ooty) via Canoor which is of 46 kms track offer amazing experience as the train offer enticing view of the hills, natural landscape view and more of all the small sights of the far away villages that resides amid the real of nature. The view and the soothing journey is something very unique that one would hardly get to experience in any other corner of India except few hill stations.

Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Nilgiri Mountain Railway line is a 46 km long route through lush green hills, tunnels and over several bridges. It is an amazing journey of about 5 hours connecting Mettupalayam to Ooty that takes travellers up from the height of 1069 feet to 7228 feet. Truly it is a romantic line that snakes through the beautiful jungle of Nilgiri.

Kathatti Waterfalls

Also known as Kalahasti Waterfalls in Ooty, Kalhatty Waterfalls is a popular tourist spot that pulls huge crowd of travellers and nature lovers from different parts of the country. Surrounded with lush greenery and abundance of natural beauty, the waterfall is an excellent place to spend some memorable time amidst the nature. The waterfall is beautifully perched at an average elevation of 2000 metres above the sea level and is cuddled amidst the dense mountain ranges of Nilgiri.

Deer Park

Located just at a distance of 1 kms from Ooty Lake, Deer Park established in the year 1986 is sprawling park that provides an opportunity to enjoy the view of animals and birds in their natural habitat. Deer Park is another popular attraction among the many Ooty attractions that attract huge number of visitors every year, both domestic and international.

Botanical Garden

Beautifully nestled on a hillock, Botanical garden is considered as one of the major attractions in Ooty. This beautiful garden sprawls over a large area of about 55 acres of land and is an epitome of colonial era. It is a well maintained garden and it is today is taken care by the Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department. The garden is divided into five separate wings that include the Lower Garden, Italian Garden, New Garden, Fountain Terrace, the Conservatory and Nurseries Section. Each section here is unique and houses huge collection beautiful and aromatic flowers.

Avalanche Lake

Serene and captivating Avalanche Lake of Ooty is a grand example of eco tourism as sprawling area is blessed with herald of nature and an auspicious weather condition helps to create a mild environment. Set at a distance of around 26 km away from Ooty, the Avalanche Lake is a famous place to be where you are sure to find the bliss of mind and the dense forest around would make you feel astounding. There are plenty things to look for while coming here as small waterfalls falling from the encircling mountains creates the magic of aroma to behold.

Ooty shopping

When it comes to shopping, most of us generally get excited and shopping in Ooty can always be fun and exciting. This hill station is famous for its sweet-smelling tea leaves, honey, natural oils as well as fruits. Just drop in to some of the unique stores or shopping malls of this hill station and buy perfect gifts for your loved ones. Shopping in Ooty will make your vacation even more fun. Most of the Ooty’s shopping arcades are basically flooded with various natural as well as handmade products.

Restaurants in Ooty

Ooty is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country and to cater the gastronomic needs and taste buds of visitors numerous restaurants have set up. The restaurants here serves eclectic range of foods including North, Indian, South Indian, Chinese and many western delicacies. Whether you are vegetarian food lovers or prefer non- vegetarian, restaurants in Ooty offers you almost all kinds of foods.

How to Reach Ooty

Ooty is one of the favorite tourist destinations and a popular hill station nestled in the southern region of India. It draws a considerable number of tourists throughout the year. Travelers interested in visiting Ooty can easily reach without any problem as it is well linked with all the modes of transportation.