Tourist Places in Ooty

Places to Visit in Ooty

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Ooty Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 44824 Ratings

Ooty is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Ooty is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Ooty are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. There are 53 tourist places in Ooty, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Ooty can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Ooty for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Ooty Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Ooty, browse through photos & pictures, explore Ooty using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Ooty, which are great places to visit, are M & N CHOCOLATE MUSEUM, metupalyam toy train, Kodanad View Point, Law's Falls, Coonoor, Droog Fort, Coonoor. Ooty can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

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Ooty Lake And Boat House,Ooty

Ooty Lake
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Ooty Racecourse,Ooty

Ooty Race Course
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Ooty Lake And Boat House,Ooty

Ooty lake and boating
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Botanical Garden, Ooty
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Botanical Garden is the most famous tourist destination in Ooty. In 1847, Marquis of Tweedale laid the foundation of this garden, which is spread at an area of 22 hectares. This garden is located at a height of 2400 metres above the sea level and has a collection of rare... Read More »
"Ooty trip"2 weeks ago "A big garden"1 month ago
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Ooty Lake and Boat House, Ooty
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452 Ratings & 302 Reviews
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  • Type: View point
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Doddabetta Peak, Ooty
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211 Ratings & 162 Reviews
Doddabetta Peak is the highest vantage point in Ooty, located at around 2,623 m. This peak is regarded as one of the highest peaks in South India, which lies at the junction of the Eastern and Western Ghats. The beautiful valley, plains of Coimbatore and the flat highlands of... Read More »
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Rose Garden, Ooty
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203 Ratings & 125 Reviews
Rose Garden covers around 10 acres of land, near the Charring Cross at Vijayanagaram. This garden comprises terraces with pergolas, rose tunnels and bowers with rose creepers. There are around 3600 varieties of roses in this garden. Tourists can visit this garden for... Read More »
"Colourful roses"2 months ago "Beautiful place to visit"3 months ago
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Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Ooty
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148 Ratings & 117 Reviews
Any tourist who comes to visit Ooty wants to travel by this train. This train has an interesting history apart from the vintage charm that it exudes. The Nilgiris toy train” connects Ooty to Mettupalyam at the foot of the Nilgiris. The Nilgiri Hill railway Read More »
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  • Type: Lake
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Pykara Lake, Ooty
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116 Ratings & 90 Reviews
Pykara Lake, a popular getaway from Ooty, is a placid lake located between the lush green valleys of Ooty. Surrounded by dense forests, there is a forest rest house in the area. Additionally, Pykara is known for its boat house, which is near the Pykara falls and Dam. The boat... Read More »
"Scenic Beauty"1 month ago "A nice spot"Apr 24, 2016
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Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Ooty
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68 Ratings & 57 Reviews
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary or the Tiger Reserve is an adventurous sightseeing place in Ooty. It is situated in the Nilgiri hills, where the Western Ghats meet the Eastern Ghats. The entire sanctuary covers a wide area of 32,155 hectares, comprising open grassland, valley,... Read More »
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Sim's Park, Ooty
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65 Ratings & 51 Reviews
Sim’s Park in Coonoor exhibits approximately 1000 species of plants. This park is spread over 12 hectares of land and is located at the Northern side of Coonoor Railway Station. It has variable height, ranging from 1768 to 1798 metres above the sea level. The park... Read More »
"Excellent park"2 months ago "Must see place in Coonoor"3 months ago
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Sanctuary Avalanche, Ooty
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51 Ratings & 36 Reviews
Sanctuary Avalanche is a wild life sanctuary located in Nilgiris. Situated at a distance of 25 km from Ooty, this sanctuary was named after an avalanche that took place in 1823. This natural paradise has an extensive cover of water bodies, shola trees, rhododendrons, and... Read More »
"Amazing spot for trekking"Jan 12, 2016 "Adventurous"Jan 3, 2016
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Dolphin's Nose, Ooty
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46 Ratings & 34 Reviews
Dolphin's Nose is essentially a huge rock that resembles the nose of a dolphin. There are ravines on either side of Dolphin's Nose, including St. Catherine Falls and Coonoor stream meeting the Kotagiri stream. These water bodies are tributaries of the Bhavani River. On a... Read More »
"Dolphin's Nose"3 months ago "Mesmerizing Mountains"Mar 10, 2016
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Lamb's Rock, Coonoor, Ooty
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40 Ratings & 31 Reviews
Lamb's Rock, a tourist spot and view point is situated at a distance of 8 km from Coonoor. It was named after the then collector Captain Lamb who developed this place in his interest.The Lamb's Rock is on the way to Dolphin's nose, another viewpoint in Coonoor. The mountain... Read More »
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Thread Garden, Ooty
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36 Ratings & 25 Reviews
A popular tourist spot and a haven for all those with creative fingers, this is an innovative and aesthetic creation of an artificial garden of plants and flowers all woven by thread. Surprisingly, no needles are used in the process.The garden is located on the same road as... Read More »
"Wate of time and money"3 months ago "Creative"Dec 16, 2015
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9th Mile, Ooty
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24 Ratings & 18 Reviews
9th Mile, also known as Shooting Medu, is just 9 miles away from the Ooty city. This place is popularly called the Shooting Medu, as many of the Tamil and other Indian movies are shot here. The lush green forests and large mountains add to the beauty of this place, making it... Read More »
"Beautiful heaven"Dec 31, 2015 "Picture perfect view"Nov 2, 2015
  • Type: Museum
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Government Museum, Ooty
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33 Ratings & 18 Reviews
The Government Museum, Mysore Road, Udhagamandalam, has items of tribal objects, districts ecological details and representative sculptural arts and crafts of Tamil Nadu. It was set up in 1989, with a view to provide education benefits to the residing and visiting population... Read More »
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Emerald Lake, Ooty
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Emerald Lake is located in the upper plateau region of the Nilgiri Hills, hardly 25 km from Ooty. This lake is part of the Silent Valley and is situated close to the Red Hill Nature Resort. Visitors can enjoy sunrise and sunset from this place. There are various birds,... Read More »
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Upper Bhawani Lake, Ooty
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Upper Bhavani Lake is situated at a distance of 10 km from Korakundah and over 20 km from Avalanche. The route to Upper Bhavani is replete with sholas trees and the entire area is a wildlife habitat. Tourists can go for trekking from Bangithapal through Sispara to the Silent... Read More »
"Never go to this place"May 18, 2016 "Best of Ooty"Jan 5, 2016
Kamraj Sagar Lake, Ooty
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A popular picnic spot, Kamraj Sagar Lake is an artificial reservoir formed close to the dam. The scenic beauty has been captured in many movies and as it is enclosed with rolling green hills and unspoiled nature, it is a peaceful. It is a well known fishing spot and you can... Read More »
"Serene environment of the Lake"Oct 12, 2015 "Green Glory"Sep 25, 2015
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6th Mile, Ooty
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11 Ratings & 7 Reviews
6th Mile, also known as the Shooting Spot, is located just 6 miles from the city centre. This tourist spot is green, extensive and replete with dense forest. Most of the Indian movies feature this shooting spot owing to its natural beauty. Read More »
"An ideal picnic spot"Jul 12, 2015 "Nice place to relax"Jan 9, 2015
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Ketti Valley View, Ooty
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15 Ratings & 7 Reviews
Ketti Valley View is one of the most famous viewpoints in Ooty. The site is located along the Ooty Coonoor road (NH 67) at a distance of 4 km from Ooty bus stand.As the name suggests, the site provides a panoramic view of the Ketti valley that extends from the Mysore plateau... Read More »
"Valley is good"Dec 24, 2015 "Mind Refreshing place"Nov 15, 2015
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Catherine Falls, Coonoor, Ooty
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9 Ratings & 7 Reviews
Catherine Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls in Coonoor.Located near Kotagiri, 10 km away from Coonoor, this waterfall is named after Catherine Cocburn, the wife of M.D. Cocburn, a pioneer coffee planter in Kotagiri. Locally known as Gaddhehaada Halla, Catherine... Read More »
"Most beautiful place in Ooty"Jan 18, 2016 "Beautiful falls"Dec 23, 2015

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