Ooty is one of the best tourist places in India. ooty is famous for its climate and for the tourist places of Ooty. Ooty is one of the best hill stations of India. Ooty is surrounded by hills and hence the climate of Ooty will be pleasant ever. The hills around Ooty are Doddabetta hills, Snowdon hills, Elk hills and Club Hills.
Nilgris which is adjacent place of Ooty is one the best hill stations of Tamilnadu. Ooty is also known as Udhagamandalam in other words.
Tourist attractions in Ooty
Botanical Gardens in Ooty
The Government botanical garden in Ooty has been maintained by the Horticulture department of Tamilnadu. Total area of Ooty botanical garden is 22 hectares. Species in Oot botanical garden are 650 varieties. A 20 million years old tree is in the botanical garden. Ooty botanical garden is famous for its long walking path and the same has been attracting many tourists to Ooty from all around the world.
During the summer season of Tamilnadu. the Summer festival will be celebrated in Ooty. The contents of the Summer festival will be cultural programs and some other programs exposing the Tamil culture with the talented participants.
The Ooty lake was established at 1825. The length of Ooty lake is about 2.5 km. Boating on Ooty lake will give wonderful experience to the visitors to Ooty. The Ooty lake has been maintained by private agents and the visitors will have to spend some money to get the experience from the Ooty lake.
The height of Dodabetta peakis 2623 meters. The distance from Ooty to dodabeta is 10 km. This is one of the best sight seeing areas in Ooty.In the clear sky, our camera can get the view of even Coimbatore and Bangalore from Dotabetta.
Lamb's Rock is one of thepicnic spots in Ooty This Lamb rock is 9km away from coonoor. The tea estates and tea plant around Ooty are giving good look to the Lamb rock.
Kodanadu's View Point
Kodanadu of Ooty is 16kms away from the picnic spot Kotagiri. Moyar river is very near to the Kodanadu near Ooty.
Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
The Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the must visited spots of Ooty. Mudhumalai wildlife sanctuary is 67 km away from the main places and Ooty bus stand. The Mudhumalai sanctuary has lots of fauna, flora and some other rare species in it to see. The elephant camp in Madhumalai wild life sanctuary is one of the special tourist places of Ooty.
Tourist places Kotagiri
Kotagiri is one of the hill stations of Tamilnadu. The Hotagiri hill stationis 28 km away from the main places of Ooty. Kotagiri is one of the hill stations of Nilgris.
Best time to visit Ooty
Even though Ooty is one of the special places to visit during summer, some festivals like, Tea and tourism festival, Makar pongal and flower show with Kurinchi flower that flourishes once in 12 years will be celebrated during January. So, the best time to visit Ooty is January.