Sat, 25 Mar 2017
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.
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
Mukkurthi Peak and national park
St Stephens Church
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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