Ooty Gateway 3N/4D
Ooty, formally known as Udagamandalam is a town and a region in the Nilgiris region of the Indian province of Tamil Nadu.
Ooty Lake– Ooty Lake is spread over 60 acres offers boating to tourists and is a major attraction.
Ooty Botanical Gardens– The Botanical Garden is spread over 22-acres and is in existence since the 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 one of the largest rose gardens 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 Bhawan Ooty– Raj Bhawan Ooty is the summer residence of the Governor of Tamil Nadu. Gardens here consist 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 greenhouses, a vegetable garden, and a nursery.
Doddabetta Peak– A viewpoint 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 the Ooty bus stand. Famous for the Haunted House, Jurassic Jungle, Vortex ride and much more, this is one place which 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 the 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.