Ooty Kodaikanal Gateway 4N/5D
Ooty, formally known as Udagamandalam is a town and a region in the Nilgiris region of the Indian province of Tamil Nadu.
Kodaikanal Lake– Kodaikanal Lake is a manmade lake that is a central attraction of the Hill station of Kodaikanal. Guests enjoy boating, rowing, and pedaling boats in the evenings.
Bryant Park– Bryant Park is a botanical garden near Bus stand spread over 20.5 acres having more than 300 species of trees, shrubs, and cactuses. There is a section in the park that has 700+ varieties of roses.
Coakers Walk– Coaker’s walk is a 1 km paved pedestrian path running along the edge of steep slopes near approachable from the lake. There is an observatory with a telescope halfway along the walk.
Bear Shola Falls– A waterfall 3 Kms from Kodaikanal town center. The final approach is a gentle walk.
Shembaganur Museum of Natural History– 6 Kms from town center, open to the public (except Tuesdays) having 500 species of animals, birds and insects and a living collection of over 300 exotic orchid species.
Pillar Rocks– Pillar rocks are a set of three rock pillars standing 122 meters high at 8 Kms from town center
Silver Cascade– 8 Kms from Kodaikanal, 55-meter waterfall formed from the outflow of Kodaikanal Lake. Kind of touristy and not good for bathing.
Ooty Lake– A lake, artificially constructed just for fishing purposes 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 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 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 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.
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 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 that will be loved by kids in all age groups. This amusement park features a lot of 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 showroom and a food court as well.
Departure TimePlease arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
Dress CodeComfortable athletic clothing.