India - Ooty Travel Information

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Ooty

Udhagamandalam or Ooty is a beautiful hill station located at 105kms from Coimbatore.

It is nestled in Nilgiri Hills and located in the midst of four high hills such as Doddabetta, Snowdon, Elk Hill and Club Hill.

It has luxuriant hills, lush green valleys, tea estates, a dense flora and fauna and untouched natural beauty. It is dotted with trees like conifers, eucalyptus, pine and wattle.

Some of the important places in and around Ooty are given below.

Botanical gardens

Mini Garden

Rose Garden

Deer Park

Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary

Mukkurthi Peak and national park

Nilgiri Library

Ooty Lake

St Stephens Church

Doddabetta

Government Museum

To Reach

By Air: Coimbatore, 105 km from Ooty, is the nearest airport.

By Rail: The Blue Mountain Express to Ooty is from Mettupalayam (47 km). Mettupalayam can be reached from Coimbatore by the Tea Garden Express.

By Road: All important towns of Tamilnadu, Kerala and Karnataka are connected to Ooty by road.

 

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