Tourist Places in Ooty

Places to Visit in Ooty

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Ooty Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 54672 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 51 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 Thunder World, TEA GARDEN, Sri Abu Vishwa Temple, Ooty Botanical Gardens, Fossil Tree, OOTY. Ooty can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Ooty Tourist Places



  • Type: Garden
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Botanical Garden, Ooty
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986 Ratings & 659 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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  • Type: View point
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Doddabetta Peak, Ooty
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6.0 / 7 1
218 Ratings & 169 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 »
"Must visit place in Ooty"2 months ago "Doddabetta"2 months ago
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  • Type: Garden
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Rose Garden, Ooty
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211 Ratings & 130 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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  • Type: Lake
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Ooty Lake and Boat House, Ooty
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464 Ratings & 309 Reviews
"A beatifuk lake with still water"Jun 23, 2017 "Very good"May 22, 2017
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  • Entry: Paid
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Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Ooty
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158 Ratings & 125 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 »
"Coonor to Ooty"Jul 24, 2017 "Memorable journey"May 14, 2017
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  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Ooty Botanical Gardens, Ooty
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9 Ratings & 3 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... Read More »
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  • Type: Sanctuary
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Sanctuary Avalanche, Ooty
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54 Ratings & 37 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 »
  • Type: Lake
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Pykara Lake, Ooty
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5.7 / 7 1
120 Ratings & 93 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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  • Type: View point
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Dolphin's Nose, Ooty
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70 Ratings & 51 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 »
"Yes true dolphins nose"Jun 23, 2017 "Beautiful view"Jul 7, 2016
  • Type: View point
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9th Mile, Ooty
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28 Ratings & 21 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: Rock
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Lamb's Rock, Coonoor, Ooty
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5.5 / 7 1
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 »
  • Type: Palace
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Fern Hill Palace, Ooty
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6.2 / 7 1
16 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Fern Hill is a welcome heritage hotel, situated at Fern Hill, Ooty and located in 50 acres of land with sprawling lawns, beautiful gardens, dense forests, rich and stunning views overlooking lush green valleys and tea gardens. The palace, superbly finished with Burmese teak,... Read More »
"Good sightseeing place"Sep 19, 2015 "Excellent Palace"Apr 1, 2015
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  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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Thread Garden, Ooty
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5.6 / 7 1
39 Ratings & 27 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 »
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  • Type: Heritage Site
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Raj Bhawan, Ooty
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9 Ratings & 5 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 »
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  • Type: Lake
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Emerald Lake, Ooty
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5.7 / 7 1
21 Ratings & 13 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 birds,... Read More »
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  • Type: Church
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St. Stephen's Church, Ooty
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9 Ratings & 3 Reviews
St. Stephen’s Church is known not only for its religious significance, but is one of the best known colonial structures that have withstood the ravages of time. It was constructed in wood which is similar to that used in Tipu Sultan’s palace. The spectacular Gothic... Read More »
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6th Mile, Ooty
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14 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
  • Type: Valley
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Ketti Valley View, Ooty
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5.6 / 7 1
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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  • Type: Hill
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Elk Hill, Ooty
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8 Ratings & 4 Reviews
"Kids will love it"Apr 7, 2015 "Definitely a place to visit"Sep 19, 2014
  • Type: National Park
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Mukerti National Park, Ooty
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4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Mukerti National Park is located within the southern and eastern regions of the Nilgiri hills as a safe abode for avian and animal species, especially some which are on the verge of extinction. Some of the animals that are spotted often are the Sambhar deer, Nilgiri marten,... Read More »
"Very nice place to visit"May 28, 2016 "Major attraction"Feb 21, 2015

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