Friday, 11 March 2016

How To Reach Ooty

The famous tourist spot -Ooty is located in Tamil Nadu,India. The word 'Udhagamandalam' which later was converted into the word 'Ootacamund'. It is the queen of hill station's, which also known as 'Blue Mountains'. It is surrounded by four majestic hills-Dodabetta, Elk Hill, Snowden and Club Hill. While you will visiting here, also come across many eucalyptus trenches. The funnel shaped blossoms covering the hills and the lavender-blue flowers spread over the mountain will pack you with some beautiful memories for a lifetime. 

Ooty- Nice Hill Station

Main Attractions Of Ooty:

1) Botanical Gardens:- The garden is located at the slopes of the Dodabetta peak.

2) Tea Factory:- The factory can attracts you when you visit it. Its smell is very nice. It is also a very good place to show to the kids as well.

3) Dodabetta Peak:- This peak stands at a height of around 8,650 feet and makes it highest peak in south India.

4) Mariamman Temple:- In this temple there are variety of  various statue figures and sculptures.

5) Deer Park:- Here you can find a variety of different deer.

6) Ooty Lake:- This is a man made lake formed in 1824 by the Britishers. It is famous for hosting boat races during summer season.

7) St. Stephens Church:- This is one of the oldest Churches in the Nilgiri's district in Tamil Nadu.

8) Tribal Museum:- It can be visited the the peoples who like to know about tribal culture and inhabitants.

9) Pykara River:- It is also known as sacred place for the toda people, famous for shola trees, Toda settlements and wildlife.

10) Ooty Mountain Railway:- It is a UNESCO World heritage site, built in 1908 by Britishers. The trains are using traditional steam engine.

Best Time To Visit :

The best time to visit Ooty is November and March. However you can also  visit the place during all the months in a year but during mentioned months by hill station remains a bit crowded.

How To Reach:

By Air:- The nearest airport is in Coimbatore which located 100 km away from the Hill station.  You can catch direct flights for many important cities of India like- Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai. After reach the station you can easily hire a taxi a taxi or local vehicle to reach your destination place.

By Rail:- Nearest railway station is Mettupalyam, which located 40 km from Ooty. There are trains from- Chennai, Coimbatore, Bangalore, Mysore.

By Bus:- Ooty is a major tourist attraction in south India. You can get many govt buses from here. If you can spend extra money you can also get luxury buses from here.