Bangalore Ooty

Most of the people from north india travel to ooty from bangalore via mysore. For travelers coming from northern part of india and foreigners visiting ooty from outside india, bangalore is one of the most preferred landing destination. Most of the people choose to travel from bangalore to ooty via road. Either they prefer to arrange a cab or travel via regular bus services. I would say that if your prefer to enjoy the lanscape which are located on the way to ooty you should better choose a cab. When travelling from bangalore to ooty by road, there are some interesting things to see on the way. From bangalore one will have to travel through locations like ramnagara, channapatna, maddur, mandya, srirangapatna, mysore, najungad, gundelpet, bandipur, mudumalai etc.

Bangalore to Mysore
The road heading from bangalore to mysore is good and is 4 land traffice so there is no trafic jam or other hurdles in between. while driving through this road careful of abrupt traffic diversions. On the road from bangalore to mysore you can see lots of small and big coffee shops where you can take a break. There are other good restaurants and hotels where you can have your lunch. On the way one can visit temples like Dodda Malur Krishna temple and tourists spots like Srirangapatna and ranganathitu bird sanctuary.

Mysore to Ooty
Mysore to ooty is also a scenic journey with well maintained roads. Nanjungad to Gundelpet is straight and smooth road with no traffic. Nanjungad has a very old and famous shiva temple with lot of statues of gods. At gundelpet, take the road to ooty. Gundelpet to Bandipur is very bad stretch of raod. At the theppakadu junction, (mudumalai forest office) you have 2 choices to go to ooty. The right takes you to ooty through Gudalur, naduvattam, Pykarra falls, seventh mile to ooty. The left takes you through Masinagudi, kallahatty water falls to ooty. Both routes are scenic and have great views. The gudalur road is easy to drive and heavy vehicles prefer this road. The masinagudi road needs a power steering as there are 35 hairpin bends in a 15 km stretch and the road is very steep. Your vehicle needs to be in perfect condition to tackle this road. Just after Masinagudi there is a point where a leopard crosses the road.

There are many good destinations on the way from bangalore to ooty. For a nature lover and those who love green patches it will be a great and memorable journey all around. If you have some extra time to spend for you ooty tour better start from bangalore rather than from myore or coimbatore.

Indian tour planners arranges exotic and blissful ooty tour packages which are starting from bangalore, mysore and coimbatore.

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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