Coorg Kabini with Ooty 7N/8D
Ooty officially known as Udagamandalam, is a town and a municipality in the Nilgiris district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Omkareshwara Temple Coorg– Omkareshwara temple in Coorg (built-in 1820) overlooks a water tank and is located on the outskirts of Madikeri, represents a mix of Islamic and Gothic style of architecture.
Abbey Falls– Abbey Falls is a set of waterfalls located at 8 Kms from Madikeri One has to walk through plantations to access this. A popular tourist visit place.
Dubare Elephant Camp– Dubare elephant camp is set across the Cauvery river (A short boat ride required to access) near Kushalnagar. Here guests arrive for an elephant interaction (Bathing an elephant is most enjoyable for kids and adults) and enjoy an elephant ride & coracle ride. There is a full-day elephant interaction program guests can opt for or just it can be just a visit.
Cauvery Nisargdhama– Cauvery Nisargadhama is a 64-acre nature park having animals in its natural habitat and is visited as a picnic spot. Elephant rides and feeding deers are an attraction for kids.
Nagarhole National Park– Nagarhole (popularly known as Kabini”) represents one of the best park experiences in India. Coracle ride, elephant training camp visit & elephant ride, boat ride, Jeep safaris comprise some of the activities in and around the parking area.
Ooty Lake– A lake, artificially constructed just for the fishing purpose has now become one of the most popular tourist places in Ooty which has scenic views in every direction you see. It is a place you just cannot miss on your trip to Ooty.
Ooty Botanical Gardens– The Botanical Garden is spread over 22-acres and is in existence since mid 1800s. A flower show is held every May. The Gardens have around a thousand species of plants, shrubs, ferns, trees, and herbal and bonsai plants.
Government Rose Garden– The Government rose garden is the largest rose garden in India with more than 20,000 varieties of roses
Wax Museum– A wax museum on Ooty Coonoor road that houses life-size wax statues of Indian personalities.
Raj Bhavan Ooty– Raj Bhavan Ooty is the summer residence of the Governor of Tamil Nadu. Gardens here consists of ornamental gardens in an area of about 9 acres, a rich lawn on 3 acres, four rosaries, two lily ponds, a sunken garden, two green houses, a vegetable garden and a nursery.
St Stephens Church– St. Stephens Church on Mysore road is one of the oldest churches in the Nilgiris area dated back to the 19th century
Doddabetta Peak– A view point surrounded by dense shola forests from where one can have a panoramic view of the area.
Thunder World – Looking for some fun activities to do around Ooty? Head to Thunder World, one of the famous Ooty places, also known as Dinosaur Park, located at North Lake road, near Ooty bus stand. Famous for the Haunted House, Jurassic Jungle, Vortex ride and much more, this is one place that will be loved by kids in all age groups. This amusement park features a lot dinosaur models that come with light and sound effects. This place combines themes like horror, technology and history to give you a unique experience. Do not miss the Camera Museum, 5D theatre and the Rain Forest when you’re here. There’s an indoor snow room and a food court as well.
Nilgiri Mountain Railway – World Heritage Site also is known as The Toy Train, built by the British, is an unparalleled activity to experience in our list of the best places to visit in Ooty. A journey in the toy train gives its passengers a lifetime experience as the ride offers you the captivating landscapes, dense forests, a flowing river and the sun shining beautifully over them. It is the steepest track in Asia and as the train takes you to the higher altitudes, you will experience how treasured Nilgiri is. You’re going to witness a whole lot of panoramas on the ride. The 5 hours long Journey to Ooty is the time you won’t regret spending on this 46 Km track as it is an once-in-a-lifetime experience. The one-way journey starts from Mettupalayam. (Tickets to be booked in advance).
Dolphin’s Nose – It is the go-to place for nature lovers. The panoramic view it gives you is unquestionably beautiful. Adventure lovers and photographers would love it here, adding an adventurous blend to the places to visit in Ooty. The vast scenery decorated with Catherine Falls, Nilgiri Hills and lots of greenery is purely spectacular.
Sim’s Park – A park-cum-botanical garden surrounded by beautiful creepers, plants, flowers, and shrubs, Sim’s Park is abundant in nature. Established in 1847, the park is more than a 100-year old. Some of the most popular plants and trees of the park include Queensland Karry Pine, the Bead Tree, and Handsome Ornamental Tree. The park is sprawled across an area of 12 hectares and is divided into 4 main sections, namely, small Lily Pond, boating area, rose garden, and flowering plants area.
The Tea Factory & The Museum – Residing in the lap of appeasing Nilgiris and spreading over an area of 1 acre, it is one of the Ooty sightseeing places and a highly recommended place for nature lovers and especially tea lovers. Tea Museum will let you in on the facts about tea, like, its origin, its evolution over time and other notable details that will blow your mind and you’ll never look at this refreshing beverage the same way as before. You’ll be intrigued by it. The Tea Factory will show you the mechanical and technical details of the entire procedure of tea making. You will get to taste it too.
Departure TimePlease arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
Dress CodeComfortable athletic clothing.