Ooty is a hill station and celebrated tourist destination in India. It is an excellent town in the Nilgiris and has tourists from different corners of the world. It is a breathtaking holiday destination and is popularly called ‘The Queen of hill stations’. People who have great love for nature choose this place for a visit for relaxation. The pleasant weather of Ooty offers a completely refreshing feel to travellers. It a perfect summer gateway and people love to spend time in Ooty.
Ooty offers great thrill to tourists with interesting trekking options. There are plenty of destinations that provide closeness to nature in all forms. Ooty is well known for the kurinji flower that is rare as it blooms once in every 12 years. The hill station is host to vast collections of chocolates, spices, gourmet cheese and eucalyptus oil.
Ooty is a mesmerizing destination for its greeneries and plantations. The fresh waters and lofty mountains of the hill station leave you speechless. It is an ideal choice for honeymooners to enjoy their newlywed list amidst nature’s true blessings. Ooty is well connected to different destinations and the availability of all means of transportation attracts people to Ooty. People from different countries visit Ooty for their holidays and feel it as a paradise with all natural beauty.
Ooty Botanical Gardens
Tourists to Ooty have the Botanical Gardens as a must see place. The Garden covers 22 acres and is completely green and is absolutely awe inspiring. This is under the maintenance of the Government of Tamil Nadu and has lots and lots. The Garden houses thousands of species and all collections are impressive. The exotic and native varieties are simply fascinating. Trees, plants, herbs, shrubs and ferns are available in many types. The Garden is popular for its fossilized trees that are 20 million year old. May Month is much special here for the flower exhibition and people from all over the world come here to witness the flower collections.
Government Rose Garden
Ooty is home to the largest Rose Garden in the country. Situated on the Elk Hill Slopes, this garden is truly attractive for the wide collections of roses. The garden is remarkable with more than 20,000 different varieties of roses that are cultivated by over 2800 people in the town. Roses in different colours give great treat to your eyes and some special collections like Miniature roses, polyanthas, papagena, floribunda and hybrid tea roses are much popular. Unusual varieties of roses in green and black are fabulous.
The Ooty Lake is amongst one of Ooty’s best attractions. The Lake covers 65 acres of space and the boat house setup is loved by travellers and people take pleasure with boating.
Ooty is a place that demands a visit again and again as there are lots of places to cover like Dodabetta Peak, Pine forest, Upper Bhavani, Mudumalai National Park, Mukurthi National Park, Pykara, Emerald Lake and Kamaraj Sagar Dam.
No matter how many days you stay in Ooty, you can make every moment special.