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Ooty Tourism – Nature’s Own Domain

The beautiful Ooty hill station located in the southern state of Tamil Nadu is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. One of the main towns of Nilgiris, Ooty is nestled amid four majestic hills - Doddabetta, Snowdon, Elk Hill and Club Hill. In fact, if one wishes to describe Indian tour and travel industry, it will be considered incomplete without the mention of Ooty tourism. Right from sightseeing in Ooty to lovely Ooty cottages to soothing Ooty climate to renowned Ooty Hotels, this hill station is simply a heaven on Earth.
Initially, Ooty hill station was known by the name of Udhagamandalam, but later on British Government gave it the name of ‘Ooty’. Till date, Ooty has a colonial touch that can be noticed in the innumerable houses built in a typical British architect style, lovely Ooty cottages, beautiful Ooty hotels and clubs, with facilities for tennis, golf, and horse riding. Not to forget that the numerous tea estates make Ooty more beautiful and charming too.

Every year, thousands of tourists who come to explore the beauty of Ooty tourism as it give them a good chance to escape from dry summer days of the plains. Also Ooty tourism is popular amongst honeymooners as the smoky hills and misty forests of Ooty spreads romance in the whole surroundings.

Sightseeing in Ooty includes a number of attractions. The must in one’s itinerary is Doddabetta Peak that stands at 2623m high in the Nilgiri chain of mountains. Some of the other attractions of Ooty tourism are the Botanical Garden home to different types of roses, imported shrubs, rare flowering plants, Eucalyptus trees and several old trees including the 20 million years old fossilized tree trunk; the 2.5 km long Ooty Lake that was built in 1825 where boating and fishing is an experience in itself; Kodanadu View Point from where tourists can enjoy an exclusive panoramic view of the tea estates; Glenmorgan which is the oldest tea estate of Nilgiris; and Coonor that has managed to retain the old charm of hill station. These are some of the best attractions that tourists must enjoy during sightseeing in Ooty. Well, for an unforgettable holiday in Ooty hill station, get some free time to explore the old churches in Ooty, and savor the world's best home-made chocolates available only here!

Well as far as Ooty climate is concerned, it is pleasant and the virgin mountain breeze of Ooty climate makes the body and mind feel light and refreshing. The pleasant Ooty climate remains the same year around.
To enjoy sightseeing in Ooty, the peak season if from April to June. During this time there are many tourists coming from different parts of India and abroad to enjoy some memorable days during their sightseeing in India. Due to peak season, there is huge demand for budget Ooty hotels and luxury Ooty hotels. If your budget allows, you can even look for lovely Ooty cottages that are available on rent for tourists. For those who want to experience the silence and untouched beauty of Ooty tourism, visit Ooty during October to February. At this time, crowds are less and you can get to best Ooty hotels and Ooty cottages at affordable rates.

To reach Ooty hill station you can travel by rail, road and rail. The nearest airport is Coimbatore from where Ooty hill station is just 100 km. From Coimbatore, there are regular rail and road services to reach the beautiful Ooty hill station.

So, when are you planning for a holiday in Ooty? Come and explore Ooty tourism and get ready to fall in love with Ooty climate and the beautiful natural beauty.

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