Ooty – The Queen of Hill Stations

Ooty derived from Ootacamund alias Udhagamandalam, the queen of hill stations is located in the Nilgiris(Blue Mountains mountain range) in the state of Tamil Nadu, South India.

Ooty stands at an altitude of 2,286mtrs i.e 7,500ft and Dodabetta(2,623mtrs) the highest peak in South India is located here. The view from Dodabetta is spellbinding.

Places to see in Ooty:

  • Botanical Gardens
  • Dodabetta Peak
  • Rose gardens
  • Wax World
  • Sims Park (Coonoor)
  • The Tea Factory
  • Boating at Pykara
  • Falls at Pykara
  • Historical Dam with Power station at Pykara
  • Hidden Valley
  • Echo Rock

A few pictures from our trip to Ooty and stay at the Ratan TaTa Guest House(BritishRaj Style) in December 2006.




  1. u shud try kodai..its gt a touristy feel bout it.. fr sum reason, i prefer kodai 2 ooty..of course, kodai ws just 3 hrs away frm whr i did my graduation.. so we used 2 go2kodai 2 just get a cuppa cofffee n drive back πŸ˜›

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