Tourist Places in Ooty

Places to Visit in Ooty

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Ooty Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 18912 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, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Ooty are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. There are 49 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 MacIvor's Bund, Tiger Hill, Mukerti National Park, Bison Valley, Second World War Memorial Pillar, Coonoor. Ooty can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Ooty Tourist Places



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Ooty Botanical Gardens, Ooty
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Ooty Botanical Gardens, Ooty
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 49
Places to Visit in Ooty
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5.7/ 7 1
339 Ratings & 245 Reviews
When you visit Ooty, the first thing you will be asked to visit is the botanical gardens. Once inside, be prepared for a very long walk. You may be able to recognise the “famous tree” out here where songs for many Indian films have been shot. It is an ideal place to relax in... Read More »
"Icon of Ooty"3 days ago "Center of attraction"4 days ago
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Ooty Lake, Ooty
  • Type: Lake
Ooty Lake, Ooty
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 49
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Average Rating
5.6/ 7 1
155 Ratings & 120 Reviews
Ooty Lake is an artificial lake, formed by John Sullivan, the founder of Ooty, in 1824. The artificial lake was formed by the mountain streams flowing down Ooty valley. This lake stretches for about 2.75 km, from the central bus stand, in an irregular ‘L’ shape.... Read More »
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Doddabetta Peak, Ooty
  • Type: View point
Doddabetta Peak, Ooty
Rank 3
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Places to Visit in Ooty
Average Rating
6/ 7 1
92 Ratings & 68 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
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Rose Garden, Ooty
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 49
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Average Rating
5.4/ 7 1
72 Ratings & 58 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 »
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Pykara Lake, Ooty
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Average Rating
5.9/ 7 1
63 Ratings & 51 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 »
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Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Ooty
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  • Entry: Paid
Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Ooty
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 49
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Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
52 Ratings & 42 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, blue and cream... Read More »
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Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Ooty
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Ooty
Rank 7
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Average Rating
5/ 7 1
42 Ratings & 35 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
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
Sim's Park, Ooty
Rank 8
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Average Rating
5.6/ 7 1
34 Ratings & 31 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 »
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Botanical Garden, Ooty
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Botanical Garden, Ooty
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 49
Places to Visit in Ooty
Average Rating
5.9/ 7 1
45 Ratings & 28 Reviews
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 »
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Dolphin\'s Nose, Ooty
  • Type: View point
Dolphin's Nose, Ooty
Rank 10
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Average Rating
5.7/ 7 1
25 Ratings & 19 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.... Read More »
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Thread Garden, Ooty
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Thread Garden, Ooty
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 49
Places to Visit in Ooty
Average Rating
5.9/ 7 1
26 Ratings & 18 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... Read More »
"Use of Thread"3 months ago "Must visit place"3 months ago
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Government Museum, Ooty
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Government Museum, Ooty
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 49
Places to Visit in Ooty
Average Rating
5.3/ 7 1
31 Ratings & 16 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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  • Type: Rock
Lamb's Rock, Coonoor, Ooty
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 49
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Average Rating
5.3/ 7 1
22 Ratings & 15 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 »
"Really a Good Place!"Mar 21, 2014 "Nice view point"Jan 31, 2014
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Avalanche, Ooty
  • Type: Valley
Avalanche, Ooty
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 49
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Average Rating
6.1/ 7 1
11 Ratings & 10 Reviews
Avalanche is a nature lover's paradise, which is just 26 km away from Ooty. This valley is a great place for indulging in mountain trekking and trout fishing. It is an ideal destination for excursion in Ooty and tourists can stay in the local guest house of the forest... Read More »
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9th Mile, Ooty
  • Type: View point
9th Mile, Ooty
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 49
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Average Rating
5.7/ 7 1
13 Ratings & 9 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 »
  • Type: Lake
Kamraj Sagar Lake, Ooty
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 49
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Average Rating
5.1/ 7 1
12 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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 »
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6th Mile, Ooty
  • Type: View point
6th Mile, Ooty
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 49
Places to Visit in Ooty
Average Rating
6.5/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 4 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 »
"Worth the climb"Jan 2, 2014 "Bag of beauty"Nov 12, 2013
Raj Bhawan, Ooty
  • Type: Heritage Site
Raj Bhawan, Ooty
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 49
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Average Rating
5.6/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Raj Bhawan or the Government House in Ooty is located on the ridge of the western slopes of Doddabetta. This house lies on the outskirts of the South Easter quarter of Ooty Before heading towards Ooty, the governors of Madras used to visit this place, which was declared as the... Read More »
"Only outside view"Nov 12, 2013 "Good Place"Oct 8, 2013
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Emerald Lake, Ooty
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 49
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Average Rating
4.8/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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... Read More »
Tiger Hill, Ooty
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 49
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Average Rating
5.4/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
This is a picturesque spot, located east of Ooty town, on the lower lap of Doddabetta peak. Tiger Hill is a now a resort consisting of English style cottages. You can have a luxurious stay here in the lap of nature. Read More »
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