Ooty tourist Guide - India's "The Blue Mountains" Hill Station

Ooty tourist Guide - India's "The Blue Mountains" Hill Station - Destination Overview
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    starting from Rs. 12,500 /- 2 nights 3 days
  • Location: Karnataka,India -643001
  • Altitude: 2,240 m
  • Longitude: 11.4064° N, 76.6932° E
  • Latitude: 11.4064° N, 76.6932° E
  • Nearest Airport: Coimbatore Air port
  • Nearest Train Station: Coimbatore Railway Station
  • How to reach: Ooty is quite near the borders of neighboring states Karnataka and Kerala. Ooty can be reached by travelling up a heavily forested winding road, with many sharp hair-pin beds. The road trip to Ooty is quite scenic, The Coimbatore-Mettupalayam-Coonoor-Ooty road (i.e. the Tamil Nadu route) is the most travelled and well maintained.

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Ooty Tourist Guide - India's "The Blue Mountains" Hill Station

Ooty Tourist Guide: Overview

Ooty, also known as "Udhagamandalam". It’s been rightly titled as the as Queen of Hills. Ooty, the headquarters of The Nilgiris district is one of the famous hill stations in India.

Ooty is situated in the Nilgiri hills, also known as The Blue Mountains. It is unknown that whether this name comes from the blue smoky haze given off by the eucalyputus trees that cover the area or because of the kurunji flower, which blooms every twelve years giving the slopes a bluish tinge.

Ooty served as the summer capital of the Madras Presidency and other small kingdoms, much visited by British during the colonial days, and as today, a popular summer and weekend resort. The word Nilgiris means Blue Mountains. It is a land of picturesque picnic spots and had been a popular summer and weekend getaway for the British during the colonial days.

What is unique in Ooty and why?

Ooty is one of the famous hill stations of Karnataka state where most of the tourist attracts to unwind the famous sightseeing. Apart from famous view point, Ooty attracts thousands of tourists through artificial plant kingdom which is world’s first and famous artificial plant accessory. ‘The blue mountains’ are the major responsible factor for this town’s popularity. The blue misty haze off the eucalyptus trees that cover the area are considered the reason behind its name, many different possible sources may exist however.

Why you must visit Ooty

Ooty is very famous pleasant hill station of Tamil Nadu state and it is said to be Queen of Hill stations. There is many famous places which attracts thousands of Tourist to visit and explore their holidays in great pleasant atmosphere of Ooty.  Ooty found of Nature wail and habitats so many lush greenery and awareness are present to make you feel good and happy. Ooty is places where you can find plenty of sightseeing, Lake, Hills, Peaks and fall. Holidaytravel.co recommends you to visit and enjoy your dream holiday at Ooty.

Recommended hotels

Standard Hotel: Treebo Rosefield Heritage – TA Rank (4.0)Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: King's Cliff – TA Rank (4.0) Certificate of Excellence

Luxury Hotel: Gem Park Ooty – TA Rank (4.0)Certificate of Excellence

FAQ - What is where...?

What to buy and shop in "Ooty

You can buy Handmade Chocolates and Spices from Ooty

Where to buy & shop for souvenirs tourist items in "Ooty"

Tibetan Market

Where to buy & shop for clothes in "Ooty"

Royale Market

Where to have best food in "Ooty"

Shinkows Chinese Restaurant

Where to stay in "Ooty"

Ooty offers good and comfort stay facility, we suggested all three category of hotels which you like to stay

Standard Hotel: Treebo Rosefield Heritage – TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: King's Cliff – TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence

Luxury Hotel: Gem Park Ooty – TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence

Where to drink in "Ooty"

Highhald Hotels and bar

Best Bars in "Ooty"

Sapphire Bar

Where to eat Lunch & Dinner" Ooty"

Taj Savoy Hotel