Mountains Calling? Ooty is the Place to Be


Lying near the Nilgiri Hills, Ooty is one of the best and serene hill stations in Tamil Nadu. The hill station is popular as a tourist attraction due to the picturesque views and comfort it offers away from the hectic modern life. Nilgiris- ‘The Blue Mountains’ is the major reason behind tourist gathering in the town. The fame is the result of the misty blue haze of the eucalyptus trees. Picturesque tea gardens and many Bollywood films being shot here make the place great for a vacation. You can book a hotel or resort in Ooty and check Ooty hotel price online to avoid the hassle while booking a hotel. This will also save up in your pocket.

Here are some of the top places you can visit that will offer you stunning views of mountains:

Ooty Botanical Garden– Situated on the slopes of Doddabetta Peak, Ooty Botanical Gardens had been set up the Government in 1848. Covering an area of 22 hectares, the garden acts as one of the best places to visit when you are on your vacation. You can go for a walk and enjoy the nature. Photography and bird watching can be done here. The greenery and flowers add to the beauty of the place and compliment the amazing weather. As the name suggests, the garden also houses numerous species of plants and has a 2o million-year-old fossilized tree standing proudly.

Ooty Mountain Railways- Built by the British in 1908, Ooty Mountain Railways are powered by traditional steam engines. It has been declared as a UNESCO heritage site that provides an extension to Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and offers a great experience.

Doddabetta peak- Capture the beautiful views of mountains at Doddabetta Peak that offers great views of valleys and mountains. The place is located at … Read More ...