Ooty – The Queen of Hill Station -located in the mountainous range called the Nilgiris ("Blue Mountains") is a land of picturesque picnic spot situated at an alttitude of 2240 meter above sea level. This popular tourist spot used by the tourist to enjoy the summer . The dense forest , tea gardens , smaller hills, and eucalyptus trees etc.. will feel you like to be in a heaven. Planning a honemoon package to Ooty will give you an everlasting memory to your life.
Ooty Lake : - The center of attraction of tourists in Ooty is the Ooty Lake which covers an area of about 65 acres. This artificial lake is constructed by John Sullivan, in 1824. Another distinctive feature of this lake is that , this lake is surrounded by groves of Eucalyptus trees. Boating can also enjoy by the tourists. During summer season boat races and pageantry are organized at the lake.
Botanical Garden : - It was established in the year 1848 and it covers an area of around 22 hectares. Today they house many exotic plants, rare tree species and beautiful Italian and Japanese plants. The most unique exhibit of the Botanical Garden is a fossilised tree trunk said to be nearly 20 million years old. The Gardens have around a thousand species,both exotic and indigenous,of plants, shrubs, ferns, trees, herbal and plants.
Rose Garden : - Situated on the lower slopes of the Elk Hill facing Udhagmandalam town, the Rose Garden occupies 4 hectares. The Garden initially had 17,256 beathtaking rose plants with 1919 varieties. Today with its latest additions, it has 20,000 exotic rose plants with 2,241 varieties.
Dodabetta peak : - The Doddabetta Peak is said to be one of the highest peak in south India stands at an altitude of 2,637 meters. This popular tourist destination is just 9 km from Ooty and can easily access. The real beauty of sunrise and sunset can enjoy from the peak. Another interesting fact is that one can view the entire town from the peak.
Echo Rock : - Echo Rock is also known as Lamb’ s Rock because its shape is having a striking resemblance with lamb. It is opened for all days of the week from 8:00 AM to 6:00PM. It is a good place for photography.
The nearest airport is in Coimbatore, 100 km away. You can catch a direct flight to Coimbatore from Chennai, Kozhikode, Bangalore and Mumbai.
Ooty is well connected by good roads. It is 535 km from Chennai (via Salem), 89 km from Coimbatore, 18 km from Coonoor (via Gudalur), 155 km from Mysore, 187 km from Calicut, 290 km from Bangalore, 281 km from Kochi (via Coimbatore and Palakkad), 236
Nearest broad gauge railway head is Mettupalayam (46 kms). Major broadgauge railway junction is Coimbatore. It is connected with all major cities.