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Kunwar shekhar Singh

Kunwar shekhar Singhratingratingratingratingratingrating4.3/5

6 reviews

Place of hills, lakes and fog.

I have been to Ooty in August 2017. The weather at that time was the best I. E cold and a little bit of rain. So we were 3 on 2 bikes from Bangalore. Before Ooty we crossed Bandipur National Park that too a beautiful place. Just after the national park is over you are greeted with hills and cold breeze. After we entered Ooty it was green everywhere with less amount of traffic. We searched for a place to stay put our bags there and left for Doddabetta peak road was not in a very good position but it was also not worst. There was a entry ticket of 20(not totally sure and the view from the peak was breathtaking, beautiful. Sunrays coming out from the clouds and shining over the valley. We spend around hour and half there and then left for Botanical Garden as the day was ending and we didn't have time to go someplace else. The garden is maintained pretty well with a large variety of flowers and plants. We then left for our room and rested at night and morning after taking breakfast we left for Paykra Lake and Falls. In the way we found Shooting point so we decided to take a look. And again the look was breathtaking there was a huge lake with 3 sides covered with huge trees it was totally beautiful. After that we reached Paykra Lake and it started raining so we waited and then decided to take a ride in the lake. It was very chilling with fog and rain but the view was beautiful. Youtube. Com/watch? V=4Hk7H1vEqPw&t=5s

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Anubhuti Mahapatra

Anubhuti Mahapatraratingratingratingratingrating5.0/5

9 reviews

Must visit place

We all know how marvellous Ooty is. It's route from Bangalore in itself is worth paying a visit. The climate, Ooty lake, roadside vendors for winter coats and other stuff is something not to be missed out. And even if someone is really interested to gasp fresh air ... Oxygen in it's purest form then it fits the bill. Trust me your body will be thankful to you ... For the abuse we do to our bodies with the polluted air.
Ooty also reminds of lush green forests with corniferous trees, eucalyptus which ought to be mentioned. And if we happen to have a look on the other side of ghat. We can clearly see lots and lots of fresh vegetables grown with cabbage and carrots topping the list.

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History of Ooty

Lovingly called the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, Ooty in Tamil Nadu is a hill station tucked away in the Nilgiris. In earlier times, Ooty was occupied by the tribe of Todas who later handed it over to Mr John Sullivan, the tenth Governor of Coimbatore to build up the city.

During the British Raj, Ooty was developed and used by them as the summer resort and was considered as the summer capital of the Madras Presidency.

People and Culture of Ooty

Ooty is a popular tourist destination of India because of its lush green hills, lofty mountains, tall pines, sprawling valleys and English country lanes. Because of its pleasant climate, Ooty is brimming with tourists all year round. Ooty displays a composite culture with a leading South Indian population. Christians, Buddhists and Hindus are prevalent in this hill station. Summer Flower Festival and Tea and Tourism Festival are among the popular festivals of Ooty.

Things to Do in Ooty

There are a lot of places to visit in Ooty. From expansive tea estates, to blossoming green forests to appealing bungalows, this hill station is packed with Ooty tourist places. Botanical Garden is one of the popular Ooty attractions. The garden features rare species of trees, flowers, plants and bushes. It is also famous for its Summer Festival, flower show and exhibition.

In the list of places to see in Ooty, Ooty Lake is a must visit. It is an artificial lake which was made by John Sullivan. Doddabetta Peak is one of Ooty sightseeing that is the highest point in Ooty. The view from this point is mesmerizing and one can even indulge in trekking to this point. For those who want a fun day and are looking for things to do in Ooty, can take an entire Ooty tour by Nilgiri Mountain Railway. Rose Garden and Pykara Lake are other two sightseeing in Ooty.

Food and Shopping in Ooty

Apart from Ooty places to visit, there are other things without which a trip to Ooty is incomplete. There is a long list of cafes, restaurants, bakeries, upscale and pocket friendly eateries in Ooty. Ooty’s famous buns, cakes and chocolates should not be missed.

One must not leave Ooty without buying some homemade chocolates, tea, aromatic oils and spices. There are various shops in the main market of Ooty which sell these items.

Accommodation in Ooty

For those who are wondering how to reach Ooty can choose to travel to this beautiful hill station by bus, by train or by taxi. You do not have to worry about accommodation either. From home stays to resorts to guest houses to hotels, Ooty is packed with many options. There are hotels in Ooty according to your budget and preference. One can even choose to stay in hotels that are in close proximity to all major tourists places. One must book a hotel well in advance to avoid the last minute rush. Plan a leisurely trip to Ooty early this season with your friends or family and take a break in the lap of nature from your monotonous hectic routine.

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