Special and Near By Tourist Places in Ooty

Mudumalai wildlife Sancturies

The most prominent of the wildlife sanctuaries in the state, as one of the most important in the south, large afforested limits the Mudumalai National Park Bandipur in Karnataka and Kerala in the sanctuary of Wyanad. Apart from the wide range of life of the animal and bird, the rich fauna of this sanctuary has made Mudumalai very popular with enthusiasts of wild animals.


It is 31 kms. from Udhagamandalam. The climate is very salutarmente which is 6,503 feet above sea level. Kotagiri is protected by scales of Doddabetta which receives much of its rain from the northwest monsoon. One can enjoy a tour of pleasure on the road flanked by beds of green tea on each side.


It is located in an area of 13.2 square on the way to Coimbatore to Udhagamandalam. It is the second largest hill station in Nigiris. Is on a lower ridge of the plateau at a height of 1858 mts. (6100 ft). The population is 48,003.

Mukurthi peak and national park of Mukurthi

The peak Mukurthi is about 40 kilometers from Ooty. The national park of Mukurthi is located in the south east corner of the Nilgiris. The area contains a viable population of Nilgiri Thar (hilocrius of Hamitragus). The silent valley is located on the west side of the scales. A fascinating feature of the sanctuary of Mukurthi is its variety and similarities to Himalayan flora and fauna.


Located at a distance of 28kms from Ooty. A beautiful lake surrounded by a thick Shola where even the sunlight can not penetrate and abundant with a variety of birds of paradise is a lover 's of the kind.


The road to Coonoor is the same to Mudumalai and Masinagudi. It is another 35 km to Udhagamandalam, better - known as Ooty and 18 more to Coonoor. The movement involves Masinagudi than 35 of the hook bend of hair and although these movements are very nice, the problem is, everyone seems more think so too. Watch out for rip consequently of the Maniacs coming down on the side. Masinagudi used to be a corridor for the elephant. So don 't be too surprised if you see some wild tuskers road. Apart from the scenic beauty of the road, moving with Masinagudi itself is charming.

The road between Ooty and Coonoor is completely afforested with the mountains that appear in the distance. Furthermore, a few blind turns and you have to be very careful around the corners. The city of Coonoor and Ooty cluster appears as but a small distance away from the center of the city peace descends again. Coonoor is more charming because it has Catita houses, old churches and other visitors not in comparison to its more famous neighboring city. Rolling Hills and Ooty lead snarling traffic in the city center which is circumvented grateful for smooth handling on the way to Coonoor.

Calmer and more charming green and immense, the first impression you get in Coonoor is that the air smells funny. But on the other hand, our senses Olfactory-loaded air, fresh air always smells funny. The second assault on your senses is the amount of green all around. There is more green here than in a cardboard mask of the Pantone.

Glen Morgen

This point is located at a distance of 17 km from ooty. An important place with thick forests. More varieties of trees are considered here. Some important species useful to humankind are found here also.

Tiger Hill

A beautiful hill situated to the east of udagamandalam. This too is in the lower curve of peak-Betta Dodd.

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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