Travel to Lofty Mountain with Ooty Tour operators Delhi bringing you alluring Ooty Holiday Packages India for your journey towards hills. Each Ooty Tour Packages can give you exciting trip towards hills. The place is beautiful and has most scenic location in south India. The weather is refreshing and surrounding is so green. With its lush green hill, tall pines, rambling valleys and pleasing climate it is definitely the heaven to most of domestic and international travelers.
Basic Facts About Ooty:
■ Ranked: Ranked 1 of 76 Tamil Nadu Tourism Destinations
■ Famous for/as: Hill
■ State: Tamil Nadu
■ District: Nilgiri
■ Altitude: 2240 m
■ Language spoken: Tamil
■ Weather info: Summer 12 to 29°C, Winter 5 to 24°C
■ Pincode: 643001
■ STD code: 0423
It has been said that this place was founded by John Sullivan in 1819, who was district collector of Coimbatore. The story began when in 1812; Mr. Keys and Mr. McMahon visited this place. They became the first Britishers to climb this hill. They both went up to lower level of North Ooty but unfortunately they never noticed the splendor of this place. Later J C Whish and N W. Kinderseley visited this place in 1818 and in 1819 the route to Ooty was laid.
Once you travel to Ooty, you’ll get to know why it’s called “Queen of Hills”. It is the most iconic destination of India where traditional is being mixed beautifully with modern and vibrant night. The native people of Ooty are mostly Tribal’s, where majority of tribe are Todas. The people here are very friendly and welcomes tourist from all around the world. The place is very popular for- Tea, Spices, Herbal Oil, Home Made Chocolates, Gourmet Cheese, Handicraft items, Bee wax, Toda embroideries and much more.
Here are some major highlights to go through –
♦ What to Expect: Sightseeing
♦ How to Travel to Ooty:
♦ By Bus: Frequent buses are available from major cities on regular basis.
♦ By Rail: The main railway station to Ooty is Udhagamandalam railway station.
♦ By Flight: Theirs is no direct flight to Ooty; the nearest airport is Coimbatore which is only 96 KM away.
♦ By Road: If you’re travelling by your own car or any other vehicle, consider NH 67.
♦ Minimum duration of Holiday: Atleast 4 to 6 days
♦ Time to Visit: September, October, November, March, April and May
♦ Most Preferred By: Family and couple
• Lakes : Ooty Lake and Boat House, Pykara Lake, Emerald Lake, Upper Bhawani Lake, Kamraj Sagar Lake, Mukerti Lake
• View : Doddabetta Peak, Dolphin’s Nose, 9th Mile, 6th Mile, Glenmorgan, Kodanad View Point, Mukurti Peak
• Gardens : Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Thread Garden, Ooty Botanical Gardens, Mini Garden
• Other Places to Visit : Elk Hill, Tiger Hill, Catherine Falls, Mukerti National Park, Lamb’s Rock
♦ Carry extra warm cloths
♦ The roads are steep; take help of experienced driver
♦ Don’t leave your belonging unattended at bus or train station
♦ Advance booking of hotel is recommended
Enough of the reading its action time. Pack your bags and travel to ooty, one of the finest hill stations of south India. Ooty is not only famous among tourists but its also famous in Bollywood. Travelling to this place would be like the best hilly vacation of all time. It is the most recommended place to get away from city crowd.