MYSORE TO OOTY
A popular hill station of India that has been aptly called as Queen of Hill Stations, Ooty is a destination that must be visited by every travel enthusiast. At an altitude of 2240 meters, the hill station of Ooty lies in the Nilgiri District of Tamil Nadu. Whether you are an adventure seeker or looking for a relaxed tour, Ooty is suitable for all kinds of holidays. Captivating sceneries, breathtaking waterfalls, tea gardens, and lakes make a wide array of sightseeing choices as well. In addition to this, a wide array of activities ranging from trekking, horse riding to boating and angling make your Ooty trip all the most interesting.
There are many popular sightseeing places in Ooty that you can visit as per your preference and spend as much time as you would like to while the taxi waits to take you to another attraction. Some of the places that you can visit are Ooty Lake, Emerald Lake, Tiger Hills, Deer Park, Ooty Botanical Garden, Avalanche Valley, Mukurthi National Park, Deer Park, Wax World, Ooty tea factory, rose garden, Pykara Lake, Kalhatty waterfalls, Sims park, St. Stephen’s Church, Doddabetta Peak, Needle view hill point, Mudumalai National Park and Tribal Museum.
Pickup from Mysore proceeds to Ooty, Coimbatore to Ooty 3 Hrs & 87 Km). On Arrival at Ooty, check in to Ooty Hotel. After fresh up, If time permits proceed below to Ooty Sightseeing Places:
Ooty Rose Garden - The pride of Ooty lies in the Rose Garden With more than 20 thousand varieties of roses.
Ooty Lake - An artificial lake, built in 1825 by John Sullivan, Ooty Lake is one of the most popular tourist attractions.
Doddabetta Peak - It is the highest point of Nilgiris Hills with a height of about 2,623 meters.
Ooty Tribal Research Center - Located about 10 kilometers from Ooty,
After Breakfast, proceed to visit other tourist places of Ooty including:
Coonoor - Located around 20 km from Ooty Coonoor is one of the largest hill stations after Ooty.
Sim's Park - Located at a height of 1780 meters, Sim’s Park is a botanical garden that was established in 1874.
Lamb's Rock - Located on the way to Dolphin’s Nose in Ooty, Lamb’s Rock is also called Echo Rock.
Dolphin’s Nose - Located 10 km at a distance from Coonoor, Dolphin’s Nose is a peak offering enchanting views of the Nilgiri Hills and the Catherine Falls.
Tea Garden - Coonoor, known as the tea garden town, boasts of many breathtaking tea gardens.
Morning after Breakfast, check-out from the hotel. Depending on your departure time, if time permits, we can recommend the following tourism places:
Wax World Ooty - 2 kilometers away from the main city, Wax World display wax statues of many popular Indian personalities and also replicas depicting the typical Indian way of life, especially in the villages.
Deer Park - It is located about 1 km away from the Ooty Lake. Along with deer such as Sambhar and the Chithal, this park hosts a variety of flora and fauna, especially avian fauna.
Avalanche Lake - Located at a distance of 28 kilometers from Ooty, surrounded by lush greenery, this lake presents breathtaking scenic beauty. As the name suggest, this lake is the result of an avalanche. It is Trout fishing is also quite popular here.
Kalhatti Waterfalls - Located about 15 kilometers from Ooty, the waterfalls can be reached after a two mile trek from the Kalahatti village. It is fabled that Saint Agastya used to live here. Along with a variety of flora and fauna, it is also ideal for bird watching.
Kamraj Sagar Dam - Also known as the Sandynallah Reservoir, it is a wonderful picnic spot with refreshing nature around. It is also frequented by a lot of bird watchers.