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Ooty Travel Guide

A big hit among tourists seeking tranquility and natural beauty, Ooty is a beautiful town located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is widely known as Ootacamund and is the.....

A big hit among tourists seeking tranquility and natural beauty, Ooty is a beautiful town located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is widely known as Ootacamund and is the Queen of hill stations. It is the capital of Nilgiris district and is one of the most famous tourist spots in India. Anybody who has traveled in South India and follows Indian movies, knows the secret of Ooty tourism. Ooty Travel Guide brings forth you a lot of information about sightseeing in Ooty, hotels in Ooty, restaurants in Ooty, climate of Ooty and the colonial atmosphere of Ooty.

Ooty Travel Guide is full of references to the mesmerizing scenery and serene spots. Some of the renowned places to visit in Ooty that are situated in and around the town are Raj Bhawan, Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Government Museum, Ooty Botanical Gardens, Ooty Lake etc. Ooty is also famous as The Blue Mountains as it is situated in the Nilgiri Hills. It was originally a tribal land which was occupied by the Todas alongside with other tribes through trade.

Ooty is a land of picturesque picnic spots having blooming vegetation and astonishing tea gardens and fine pine and eucalyptus trees which keep pleasing to the eye the beauty of the place. Ooty tour packages like the Annual Tea and Tourism Festival create an occasion for the crowd to gather in huge numbers to have a great time in this wonderful place.

Ooty also encircles some eminent tourist destinations of India. Ooty Travel Guide alos talks about nearby destinations from Ooty like the Bandipur National Park, Coonoor, Mysore, Coimbatore and Palakkad.

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How to Reach Ooty

Being one of the frequented hill stations in India it has an easy access from other major cities in India. With flourishing Ooty tourism, the mighty hill station perched on the Nilgiri hues is mostly travelled by road. Ooty also encircles some of India’s tourist destinations and major cities. The distance from Coimbatore to Ooty is approximately 90kms where as from Chennai it approximately 550kms. One can even reach Ooty by road from Madurai, which is approximately 290 kms away. If you are in Hyderabad, it is going to take you half a day to reach Ooty. One needs to cover a distance of 850kms by road from Hyderabad. The approximate distance from Tirupati to Ooty is 540kms. Ooty encircles vast foliage dotted with wild lives and thus one can even drive to the Mukerti National Park and Lake, Madumali National Park and Bandipur National Park. The distance from Bangalore to Ooty is approximately 270kms whereas from Mysore to Ooty is only 120kms. If you are planning to drive to Ooty from Cochin, then you need to cover a distance of 270kms.

One who is willing to reach Ooty by train has to opt Mettupalayam, which is 47 km away from Ooty whereas Coimbatore and Chennai acts as the busiest railway stations that connects Ooty via Mettupalayam. Mettupalayam and Conoor are connected to Ooty with toy trains.

The Chennai International Aiprort, Cochin International Airport and the Bangalore International Airport are the closest airports from Ooty. Whereas international flights from New York to Bangalore and other international cities connects Ooty via Bangalore Aiport, which is the closest International Airport. Mysore Airport is the closest domestic airport that connects Ooty by air to rest of India. There are scheduled flights from Kolkata to Mysore and flights from Delhi to Mysore.

Thus how to reach Ooty is not a matter of fuss and still if you inquire then there are daily buses plying from Coimbatore, Cochin, Mysore, Bangalore and Chennai.

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what are the top places to see in Ooty and tell me best rootmap to see that places one by one?


Indresh Kumar

botanical garden, dodabeta peak, everything in pykar, 9th mile nd make advance booking for toy train which will save ur time

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Is there any heavy rain now there at Ooty,Is it safe to come there now?



Very heavy wind and rain.not advisable to travel .

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please tell me the car or jeep fares to see in Ooty sightseeing places for my total family members are 11?



for 11 people please book a traveller day tour outside charge Rs.375 per person and local tour Rs.300 per person.They cover all points...

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How is traffic in lake area.?


Deependra Tomar

If you're asking about Pykara lake then it's good enough to create jams, not easy to find parking place etc. Not critically high but still very crowded.

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how is the climate now?


Antara Dey

its 14 degrees with little showers sometimes.

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how is the climate now?



Day time 18-20°C.

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do you allowed unmarried couples with valid proofs and its safe for couples


Hemant Patel

depends on the hotel management. cant comment sorry

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please share best budget hotel for meals in ooty.


Antara Dey

try for hotel sanjay in charring cross

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How is the weather right now in Ooty?


Deepak Gupta

good weather

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any idea on how will be the weather on 22nd and 23rd June??based on which I will plan my trip.


Tanmoy Biswas

Will rain heavily

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