For all those looking to spend some wonderful time together after a hectic wedding and long and tiring preparations, it is time to pack your bags and leave to the cool environment of Ooty, also called the queen of hill stations. It is indeed one of the most exotic and picturesque holiday destinations in Tamil Nadu. The place is also famous for endless number of bollywood movies which have been shot here in miles and miles of tea gardens and breath taking mountains. The laid back town with its breath taking views of mountains, dense forests, grasslands and tea gardens is the ideal place for honeymooners to simply enjoy the majestic company of each other without the hectic deadlines, traffic, pollution and interruptions. So switch off your mobiles and jet set and go to this wonderful place for a life time to remember.

Tourists Attractions of Ooty

This place is a tourist delight and honey mooners ever tested destination. The Botanical Garden, full of shady trees, myriad exotic plants and flowers is a treat to watch. Don’t forget to take a snap of you together in this wonderfully maintained place. Dodabetta Peak and Wenlock Downs are visible from the Botanical Gardens. Here the main appeal for tourists is the fossilized tree trunk here, which is more than a million year old and takes you to a different era. Ooty Lake, the artificial lake is ideal for boating and spending some quality time together. Other popular picnic spots are Ninth mile and Sandy Nallah, which have been extensively and frequently used for film shoots.

Tourist Places Around Ooty

Besides Ooty, other nearby places worth visiting are Coonoor, Kodaikanal, Mysore, Coimbatore and the Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary. While, Coonoor and Kodaikanal are popular hill stations in the Nilgiris. Coimbatore is a place with temples and monuments besides being a commercial center, famous for its textile industry. The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is ideal for those who love wild life and want to be in company of true natural environment and adventure.

How to Reach Ooty

By Air - Coimbatore is the nearest airport to Ooty is at a distance of about 90 kms.

By Rail - The Ooty railway station is merely 2kms from the City Center and the other railway station is 46km away at Mettupalayam. There is also a toy train that connects Ooty with Mettupalayam and Coonoor, another famous hill station. Though it is not really the fastest way to get there, but the guests can enjoy scenic beauty all along the way.

By Road - Traveling by road is the most popular option with excellent road network. Frequent buses ply between Bangalore and Ooty and other places also.

Specialities of Ooty

Ooty is a picturesque hill station that is pleasant all through the year, so best thing about the place is that any time is a good time to visit here. Ooty organizes a number of carnivals all through the year. The most popular among them are the annual Tea and Tourism Festival in January, Ooty Mariamman festival in April and May attracts crowds in huge numbers. Various Boat Races, Summer Festival and Dog Shows are organized during the festivals. Ooty with its serenity and absolutely breath-taking views and panoramic scenery of the place is the ideal place for honeymooners and tourists. The beautiful town would undoubtedly make you long to come back here again and again even after your first