Ooty, is also known as "Udhagamandalam". It’s been rightly titled as the as Queen of Hills. Ooty, the headquarters of The Nilgiris district is one of the famous hill stations in India. It is situated at an altitude of 2,240 meters above mean sea level. The word Nilgiris means Blue Mountains. It is a land of picturesque picnic spots and had been a popular summer and weekend getaway for the British during the colonial days.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Bangalore To Ooty
Arrival at Bangalore and met our representative and drive to Ooty, via Srirangapatnam, Mysore, Bandipur National Park, Mudumalai National Park. Ooty– well famous as the "Queen of hill stations" is the capital of Nilgiris district. Ooty is one of the most popular tourist resorts and picturesque picnic spots in India and situated at an altitude of 2240 meter. An added attraction for the tourists to Ooty is the mountain train journey on a ratchet and pinion track which commences from Kallar near Mettupalayam and wends its way through many hair-raising curves and fearful tunnels and chugs along beside deep ravines full of verdant vegetation, gurgling streams and tea gardens. Upon reaching at Ooty check into the hotel. Enjoy the remaining day at leisure later overnight stay at hotel.
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Day 2: Ooty Sightseeing
Morning post breakfast we will go on half day sightseeing tour around Ooty visiting its Botanical Garden - The Government Botanical Garden, Udhagamandalm was established in 1848. The Gardens have around a thousand species, both exotic and indigenous of plants, shrubs, ferns, trees, herbal and bonsai plants. In the center of the Gardens lie a fossilized tree trunk estimated to be 20 million years old. Also visit Ooty Lake – it is an artificial lake constructed by John Sullivan in 1824. The water flowing down mountain streams in the Ooty valley was dammed to form the lake. The lake is surrounded by groves of Eucalyptus trees with a railway line running along one shore. During the summer season in May, boat races and boat pageantry are organised for two days. Doddabetta peak - It is the second highest mountain in the Nilgiri Hills at 2637 meters (8650 feet) after Anamudi. There is a reserved forest area around the peak. It is a popular tourist attraction with road access to the summit.
Hindustan photo films factory - The HPF is not a usual fascinating tourist spot in Ooty but in fact is an industrial unit situated at a distance of about 5 km from the popular Ooty Railway Station. The Hindustan Photo Films covers an area of 300 acres and is known for manufacturing a number of film products. Later return to the hotel for Lunch. Rest of the day at leisure and participate in the activities offered by the accommodation later overnight stay at hotel.