Ooty Botanical Garden

Ooty Botanical garden was made in 1847 by Marquis of Tweedale and spread over 55 acres. The lusts of the well-kept lawns green, rare species of tree (like the cork tree which is probably the only such tree in India, the tree bark of the paper and the monkey puzzle tree - the monkeys can not climb this tree) , some 20 million trees fossilized the years, a garden of Italian-style that limits a clear association, a wide variety of shrubs and plants bloom in the shade of countless (and exotic decorative), the fern house with a wide range of Ferns and orchids, are some of many highlights of this garden. A flower show with an exhibition of rare species of plant is held each year in May this garden. The garden is maintained by the horticulture department of the government of Tamil Nadu and has a very wide variety of plants that include different types of roses, imported shrubs in, the plants bloom so rare.

Festivals Summer are held every year during the month of May in the botanical garden and are an added attraction for tourists. The flower show is the pride of the festival. To the east of the garden is all of mund (hill). The All is the native tribe. In the world is an exhibition that highlights the different aspects of their traditional culture.

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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