Coimbatore to Ooty the best way one can experience to travel is by Picking a Cab directly from Coimbatore to Ooty. There are two ways from which you can take via Mettupalayam or another route via Coonoor. Another option is by train one can reach Mettupalayam Railway station by Nilagiri Express. The distance covered from Coimbatore to Ooty is around 85km. The Time taken is approx 3-5 hours.
Ooty which is situated at South of Tamil Nadu State. Ooty is one of the well known Hill stations in India which pull in Thousands of vacationer consistently. Ooty which is additionally called as Udhagamandalam, which it can be said as “Ruler of Hill Station“. Ooty is a standout amongst the most scenic hill stations in which one can visit in the mid-year season to get the hypnotizing background. Ooty is one of the most scenic hill stations in which one can visit in the summer season to get the mesmerizing experience. In the following post, we are going to explore some of the Places to visit at Ooty?
The Government Botanical Graden was established in 1848. Which includes varieties of species of plants, shrubs, trees, herbs, and much more. The garden consists of several plants of the Lower garden and New garden. The first Flower Show was organized in the year 1896. The flower show which has been held for two days from that flower show it attracts about 150,000 tourists each year from all over the world.
The entry fee of the botanical garden is around 15 & 30 INR for children and adult respectively. Which is opened all the days from 7 am – 7 pm.
Doddabetta Peak which is the highest mountain in the Nilgiri Hills elevated at 8650 feet approximately, which is located 09km from Ooty. One can spend up to 2-3 hours, with the breathtaking landscape in a bird’s eye view which surrounds the misty clouds. This peak which is famous for Trekking activities and the surrounding provides the opportunity for activities like camping, trekking, etc
The entry fee for the Doddabetta peak is around 10 INR, which is opened all the days from 7 am – 6 pm.
Tea factory which is frequently visited by the people who visit Ooty. Travelers can learn about the tea making process, and smell the aroma of the fresh leaves also taste fresh flavors of local tea at Tea Factory. The Tea Factory which is also well equipped to produce tea of different qualities. It also aims at exporting to large international markets.
The entry fee for the Tea Factory is around 10 INR, which is opened from Morning 9.00 – Evening 5.30
A famous tourist spot, Situated between Ooty & Thalakunda, this destination is featured in many movies. It is a small downhill region where pine trees are arranged in an orderly fashion. The waters of Kamaraj-Sagar Dam are visible from the bottom of the hill. One can opt for a horse riding which is available which cost around 100-150 INR. One can spend up to 4-5 hours in the Pine Forest. This is the place for those who love to click the pictures.
There is no entry fee and specific timing for the Pine Forest.
Avalanche Lake is an important tourism destination in the Ooty which is surrounded by a rolling landscape with the blooming varieties of flowers. Tourists activities like trekking, camping, etc. This lake which is used by tourists as campsites and they pitch the tent near the lake. The mountains surrounding the avalanche lake are wonderful trekking spots and you can do a little bit of exploration of your own.
The entry fee for the Avalanche Lake is free which is opened from Morning 8.00am – Evening 6.00pm.
Pykara Falls is the largest falls in the Nilgiri District in which the river falls from the two different streams combining to form Pykara Falls. Most of the South Indian movies have been shot around the falls in this lake. There are some of the boathouses are available for taking rest. The Pykara lake provides the motorboat & the speedboat for travelers to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Falls.
The entry fee for the Pykara Fall is around 200 INR which includes Boating which is opened from Morning 8.00am – Evening 6.00pm.
This is the place for your children, Thunder world is for sure they will enjoy the most. It is based on Jurassic Park theme amusement park which is a perfect place for kids, which includes various interesting activities like boating, moving of dinosaurs, horror house, and much more activities like 5D cinemas etc.
The entry fee of the Thunder World is around 100-300 INR, which is opened from Morning 8.00am – Evening 5.00pm.
It is the place for both Nature lovers which offers a quiet number of things to do. An ideal place to spend the weekend, admiring it all around. Choose the kind of journey when you are comfortable with & head out with your friends to this beautiful region
To enjoy Ooty to the fullest you required 2-3 days & One can visit in the month of November – March will be the best season to visit in Ooty. And one can explore the Southside destinations for more check out our recent post.