Here are top 10 places to visit in Ooty-
With coverage of 22 hectares of land with terraced garden is maintained and managed by the Tamil nadu horticultural society. Botanical Gardens located at the slopes of the Doddabetta peak. The best time to visit the place is anytime except the monsoons.
Tea factory is the major tourist attraction for most of the ooty visitors. One must love how apparatus process the fresh tea leaves and pack it. There’s also a shop where you can buy the tea processed at the factory. They also provided tea ready from the freshly processed leaves and it tastes amazingly fragrant. This is a good place to show to the kids as well.
The place stands at a height of around 8,650 feet and makes it the highest peaks in south India. With wonderfull spots and plenty of hushed and charming locations it is a one must visit place. You might want to pack some really good pair of binoculars when you reach this place to enjoy it to the fullest. There is a small eatery placed here courtesy of the tourism department of Tamil nadu that offers some okay tasting food at a inexpensive charge.
This famous tourist place is located at Mysore Road, Hill Bunk. BiryanI smell can be felt all around the place. Some people might need to mention earlier for the amount of spice they want though.
Situated in the heart of the Nilgiris and right 28 kilometers from Ooty, the very known Avalanche lake is certainly a wanderer’s haven. One can camp beside the lake in tents and enjoy trout fishing. There’s also a hatchery located nearby where you can get the fishing rod and other fishing equipment at.
The Government Rose Gardens lie on the slopes of the Elk Hill at an height of 2200 meters above sea level, the biggest rose gardens in India. It also has one of the largest collections of roses with more than 20,000 different ieties.
It is globally Known as a sacred place for the Toda people, Pykara River flows through the highland and form several cascades and waterfalls. The Pykara falls are famous for its shola trees and it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ooty.
The very famous Ooty Lake is an artificial lake created in 1824 under the British Rulw, while covering an area of around 65 acres, Its facial appearance a boathouse which offers boating services to the visitors and is famous for hosting boat races during the summer month of May.
It is also identified as a famous Tiger Resevior, the Mudumalai National Park is a home to several nature and bird species. The Bengal Tiger, Leopards, Indian Bison, Asiatic Elephants and several other rare species of birds and animals can be found here.
The small house of the previous British Governor John Sullivan, the Stone house was established in 1822. Today it serves as a house of the principal of the Government Arts College in Ooty and is also considered to be the first bungalow in Ooty.