Explore Ooty

Ooty is one of the most crowd-pleasing hill stations in the south of India (Tamil Nadu located in the Nilgiri hills. The best time to visit this place for a peaceful time-off is from January to ...Read More.

Explore Ooty

Ooty is one of the most crowd-pleasing hill stations in the south of India (Tamil Nadu located in the Nilgiri hills. The best time to visit this place for a peaceful time-off is from January to ...Read More.

About Ooty

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Best Time To Visit
January-March
Nearest Railway Station
Mettupalayam Railway Station
Nearest Airport
Coimbatore International Airport

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About Ooty

Ooty is one of the most crowd-pleasing hill stations in the south of India (Tamil Nadu located in the Nilgiri hills. The best time to visit this place for a peaceful time-off is from January to March as Ooty has temperate climate (around 20 degrees Celsius with the ideal breezy atmosphere. The city is an abode to breath-taking verdure like the Robusta and Arabica plantations in the deep woods and also, man-made gardens especially the Botanical garden, Rose garden and the dinosaur theme park called Thunder world.

There are various means to travel to the queen of hill stations, Ooty: • Usually, people living in neighbouring states travel by bus or car as the highways in Ooty are well connected with major cities like Chennai (approximate travel time: 9 hours and Bangalore (approximate travel time: 6 hours. • To travel by train, the closest railway station is Mettupalayam which is 2 hours away from Ooty. • To travel by air, you must travel to the closest airport i.e. Coimbatore International Airport (well linked with other major cities and travel on road to Ooty (Approximate travel time: 3 hours. There are local government and private buses which provide sightseeing tours. Boating is the main attraction in Ooty where people have stunning experiences rowing in the elegant waters across the city between hills. The homemade chocolate made in the local factories of Ooty is the crème-de-la-crème of the chocolates and desserts you can find to sweeten your mouth during your relaxing holiday. Ooty, where Tamil is widely spoken, is an assortment of various traditions and cultures so music, dance and arts forms are of major significance. Some of the native and local tribes still live in grass huts and are predominantly engaged in agriculture or embroidery. Annually, “Tea and tourism” festival is celebrated in January which is a major attraction for all tourists. Another important festival is the flower show that takes place during the summer. Overall, Ooty is one of the most favourable hilly regions with the ultimate cuisine, markets, traditions, climate and attractions.