Ooty – An Ultimate Holiday Destination in India: Tour My India


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All those who want to spend some in the lap of Mother Nature must plan a visit to Ooty. This wonderful hill station brings freshness to mind and soul through unpolluted air and tranquil atmosphere. For Best offers & deals on India holiday packages visit http://www.tourmyindia.com/

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Ooty – An Ultimate Holiday Destination in India: Tour My India

  1. 1. Ooty – The Queen of Hills
  2. 2. Introduction to Ooty With cascading waterfalls, snow-capped hills, lush green gardens and tree-lined paths, Ooty makes for an excellent vacationing choice for all urban-tired souls. It has a number of tourist attractions strewn in and around the city, which make the stay of vacationers memorable. The natural charm of Ooty attracts tourists from all nook and corners of the world.
  3. 3. The Popular Attractions • Ooty Lake: The lake is encircled by Eucalyptus trees, which creates a nice ambiance to enjoy boating or simply resting on its shores. Built in 1824 by John Sullivan, this artifical lake is popular among tourists of all age groups • Stone House: It is the very first bungalow constructed in the city. It was constructed by John Sullivan and is now an official residence of the Principal of the Government Arts College, Ooty • St. Stephen Church: Dating back to 19th century, it is popular as one of the oldest churches in Nilgiris. The church boasts of impressive architecture and is thronged by hundreds of worshippers.
  4. 4. • Doddabetta: Around 2637 meters tall, Doddabetta is the highest mountain in Nilgiri Hills. It offers panoramic views of the surrounding area and makes for a nice place to spend some moments in solitude • Government Rose Garden: Having more than 20,000 types of roses, it is the largest rose garden in India. The garden has an observation platform named Nila Madaam, from where tourists can enjoy a sight of the entire rose garden • Avalanche Lake: This lake is an ideal destination for all those who like camping. Located 28 kms from Ooty, it is flocked by thousands of tourists throughout the year • Mukurthi National Park: Inhabited by deer, jackals, wild cats, macaques and a number of other animals, this park is a paradise for wildlife lovers. Here, one can also sight birds like wood pigeon, Niligiri flycatcher and whistling thrush
  5. 5. Best Time to Visit Ooty Ooty can be visited any time of the year. However, the best time to visit this city is from October to May. Read about different seasons of the city below: • Winters (November to January): These months are good for enjoying tourist activities like sightseeing and boating. Further, this season is also preferred for enjoying honeymoon • Summers (March to May): With température ranging from 15 to 20 degree celcius, these months are ideal for comfortably exploring each & every destination inside as well as outside the city • Monsoons (June to September): Since there is a good rainfall during these months and you can’t indulge in outdoor activities, it is not a good time to visit Ooty. But if you want to have a look at the more picturesque side of the city, you can plan your visit during monsoon
  6. 6. Things to do in Ooty • • • • • • • • Ride the train of Nilgiri Mountain Railway Go for a walk along the river Pay a visit to local army cantonment Enjoy a horse back riding Go for long hikes and test your physical strength Visit terrace farmed cabbage fields Go to tea factory and learn about tea processing Roam the countryside in a 4x4
  7. 7. Weekend Getaways from Ooty • • • Coimbatore: The region is mainly famous for its shrines. Some of the popular temples speckling it are Anjeneyar Kovil, Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple and Perur Pateeshwarar Temple Bandipur National Park: It is located around 94 km from Ooty and counted among the most wonderful wildlife sancturies in India. Here you can easily sight tigers and elephants, apart from other animals Mysore: This 2nd largest city of Karnataka is the former capital of Wodeyar Dynasty. It is mainly famous for its Mysore Palace, which is illuminated by thousands of bulbs on Saturdays and Sundays, offering a majestic scenery to behold. Some other places of tourist interests are Lalit Mahal Palace, Brindavan Gardens and Datta Peetham
  8. 8. Shopping Destinations in Ooty • Green Shop: The shop is known for selling honey and organic products produced by local harvesters. It also offers gourmet cheeses like Colby, Gouda, Monterey Jack and Cheddar • C-Store: Selling pizza, burgers, French fries and a variety of other delectable snacks, this store is a preferred eating joint of locals as well as tourists • Shivani Stores: This shop sells chocolates, spices, honey, and gourmet cheese from Acres Wild Cheesemaking Farmstay
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  10. 10. C - 81C, Sector - 08, Noida - 201301 Tel + 91- 120 - 4052615 - 99 Fax- +91-120-4052699 Mob No: +91-9211224422 Web Address: http://www.tourmyindia.com/