'Queen of Hill Stations' is the another name of Ooty. This beautiful city is surrounded with mountains, dense woods, Rolling Meadows, aromatic tea gardens and lush green valleys. Ooty India is also known as the Udhgamandalam. The paradise city is blessed with salubrious climate and spectacular beauty. Natural lovers could experience the lakes and several other places during the Ooty tour. The enchanting beauty of this paradisiacal territory offers Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Kotagiri, Sim's Park, Dolphin's Nose, Avalanche, Coonoor and other places to visit.
Its fairs and festivals are the major lure for tourist, where the entire ambiance is filled with joy and excitement. The most excitable and pleasurable place offers trekking, hand gliding, angling and other adventure activities for the tourist. Ooty India has a wide range of luxury and budget hotels which make your tour perfect during to stay in Ooty.
Mudhumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
The Mudhumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over an area of 321 sq km. This Wildlife Sanctuary includes Elephant, Gaur, Python and Spotted Deer to name a few. The Mayor River is situated between the Mudhumalai and the Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary. Ooty is the city of beautiful lakes, which sets as an irregular 'L' shaped structure. These lakes offer a variety of boats, which has a children's park, a deer park, a mini garden and local ponies for joy rides.
Botanical Garden reflects the true spirit of nature. It is founded in 1847 by the Marquis of Tweedale. These beautifully laid out gardens are spread over 55 acres of area. The major attraction of the garden is the rare tree species like the cork tree, an Italian style garden adjacent to a clear pool and flowering bushes. It also has the Rose garden, which boasts of more than a 1000 varieties of roses in winters. All these things makes perfect to Ooty tourism.
By Air: Ooty is well linked by air, rail and road. The nearest airport is located in Coimbatore, which is 88 kms away from the city. It is very well connected to the Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore.
By Train: Mettupalayam is the nearest railway station on narrow broad gauge at 46 kms. This station is connected to Chennai.
By Road: This city has regular bus services, which can be easily available from Coimbatore, Trichy, Bangalore, Madurai, Kanya Kumari, Mysore, Palghat, Calicut and Tirupati. It has motorable road network.