Best Time to Visit In Season

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Key Attractions

  • Travel in Toy Train

    The train crosses several tunnels in between and gives the magnificent view of the scenery and the far mountain peaks.

  • Ooty Botanical Gardens

    The picturesque gardens that are maintained by the Horticulture department of the state, cover an area of about 22 hectares. The Gardens have well over 650 species of plants and trees, including a fossil of a tree, which is believed to be more than 20 million years old. The garden is very popular with nature lovers and those who long to walk among greenery and see rare ferns and shrubs up close. If you are in Ooty in the month of May, then you can also be a part of the summer festival, which is held here annually. The festival holds flower shows and various cultural programs showcasing the talent of the locals and the renowned artists.

  • Doddabetta peak

    The Doddabetta Peak stands at an altitude of 2,623 meters. It is the highest point in the district, making it possibly the best vantage point around Ooty. It is merely 10km from Ooty so you can simply grab your camera and head straight to the peak, and click amazing pictures of the valley below. Many say that on a clear day, which is honestly not that often, one can see far off areas, even the plains of Coimbatore and the flat highlands of Mysore.

  • Annamalai Temple

    Annamalai Temple is a situated about 20 km distance from Ooty. This place has grown as a famous temple of Lord Muruga, known as 7th Hill house of the lord. The view from the Temple is really awesome. There is an observatory at the top of hill for the public to enjoy the magnificent panoramic view.

  • Horseback riding.

    It's popular here. In one hour you can go around the lake or longer rides you can visit countryside around Ooty. Some knowledge of horses would be good as the guides are local men who don't speak too much english, teaching is minimal.

  • Boating at Pykara

    It’s an awesome experience. Though the rate of boating is little bit high but still it is worthy. Fresh air, good feeling and good view

Nearby Places

  • Bandipur national Park (50 Kms)

    Famous for its tiger and elephant reserve and protected sandalwood trees, this 890 sq km park is one of India's most delightful wildlife sanctuaries.

  • Mysore (125 Kms)

    City famous for its city palace, largest palace in India.

Tours around Ooty


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