General Information about Ooty

This blog has got some general information about the famous hill station in south india named ooty. Ooty is visited by many people from around the world. Listed below are some of the general information regarding ooty hill station.

District Area : 36 Sq. Kms.
Population : 87,763
Altitude : 2,240 mts.
Climate : Summer : Max. 25°C, Min. 10°C
Winter : Max. 21°C, Min. 5°C
Rainfall : 121cms
Season :April to June and September to November
Languages : Badaga, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Malayalam and English

Clothing :
Heavy Woolen in winter
Light Woolen in summer

Time : 5.30 GMT
STD Code : 0423
ISD Code : +91

Hope this information gave some idea on this beautiful hill destination.

Ooty Tours

Ooty is the capital town of the district of nilgiri. I would say that the climate in ooty is pleasant and is a great place for leisure tours. There are many places you can tour, such as the Botanical Gardens, Lamb's rock and Dodabetta Peak, Ooty Lake, Kodanadu's View Point, and also weekend trips like: Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Kotagiri, Kalhatty Waterfalls, Dolphin's Nose, Avalanche, Coonnoor, on tours to Ooty India.

Some of the tourist attractions of Ooty are Ooty Lake which was was built for providing an irrigation tank to the people of this region, Botanical Garden situated on the lower slopes of the Dodabetta peak and Kalhatty Falls which is located about 113 kilometers away from ooty.

Ooty is on the narrow gauge railway, connected to Mettupalayam (47 km), which is directly connected to Coimbatore and Chennai. The famous toy train connects Ooty with Mettupalayam and Coonoor. A good network of roads and national highways connect Ooty with all major towns and cities. There are regular bus services to and from Coimbatore, Trichy, Bangalore, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mysore, Palghat, Calicut, Tirupati and other important destinations in South India. Ooty is also well connected with major cities of Kerala and Karnataka. Coimbatore, 105 km from Ooty, is the nearest airport.

You can opt for an ooty tour to enjoy this beautiful destination of charming hills and pleasant climate. I think it is during summer vacation most people are visiting this place. Ooty is also a honeymooners paradise in south India.

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