There are a number of hotspots in India if you are looking for one, but Ooty stands out amongst the small and cheap hill resorts. A small South Indian town, Ooty is a quiet place surrounded by hills, valleys and ravines. Ooty tour and Ooty travel offers you a voyage into an enchantingly green world which is no lesser than a paradise for honeymooners, lovers, painters and photographers.
Ooty used to be a popular summer and weekend getaway for Britishers during the colonial days. It was dubbed as "Queen of Hill Stations" by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Ooty's botanical paradise was first brought by John Sullivan, in 1819. In March 1819, John Sullivan obtained Rs 1,100 for laying a bridle path up the hill from Sirumugai to Kotagiri and its neighboring village.
Unlike many of the over-crowded and noisy hill resorts in India, Ooty provides the joys of sereneness and quiet amidst dense foliage of verdant trees and dense hilly forests. The climate is mildly chilly and is pleasant for most part of the year. Ooty tour permits you to soak in the environmental beauty in its most natural state alongside a wealthy supply of exotic fauna and flora.
Ooty package also includes plentiful of sightseeing including the famous Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary where you can come face to face with a number of exotic and wild beasts, birds, reptiles and insects. Ooty package also includes visit to a number of cascading waterfalls like the enthralling Law’s Falls and the mesmerising Moyar Waterfalls.
The mountainous toy train journey starting from Mettupalayam is an experience unique to the region.
Your Ooty tour (Ooty travel) must also include a visit to the scenic Tiger Hill and Dodabetta Peak while the noted Botanical Gardens is a rage amongst the young and scholarly particularly because of a 20,000,000 year old fossil tree trunk. Your Ooty tour can’t be complete without a visit to the Ombetta Swamp, Wenlock Downs and Chief Minister’s watchtower.
Ooty Guide, The hill resort remains pleasant all through the year, so one can visit this place any time in the year. But the ideal time to visit Ooty is February to May and September to November. If one visits the place in summers he must pack a jacket along with other clothes to avoid shower or drizzle. In winters one should carry winter wear or woolen clothing.
These aside, a number of other rare and brilliant places demand that, some day, you do take an Ooty tour.