Ooty or Ootacamund is one of the most visited hill stations of South India. It is the capital of the Nilgiris district and was once the summer retreat of the British people during the colonial era. For people living in the nearby states, Ooty travel is a fantastic weekend getaway. It is located at a height of 2240meters above sea level.
Reaching Ooty is quite easy as there are bus routes and trains also. The most exciting experience that travelers enjoy when they avail of the Ooty packages is the journey in the mountain train that winds along upwards from Kallar. The curves and the frightful tunnels with deep ravines on the sides offer great adventurous feelings for the tourists. Amidst the fear there is a different feeling that all travelers enjoy. The variety of vegetation bewitches tourists. As you move up from Kallar to Coonoor, you will behold huge mountains, deep forests, unending grasslands and the tea gardens welcome all travelers during their journey.
The main attractions of this interesting place are the Ooty Botanical Gardens, Ooty Lake, Doddabetta Peak, Tiger Hill, Catherine Falls, Dolphin’s Nose, Hidden Valley and the Bellikkal and Coonoor and of course the Red Hills. For tourists it is best to avail f the package tours as the organizers take all responsibilities of booking travel tickets, hotel accommodation, sight-seeing as well as adventure trips. So a newcomer to this region who hardly knows about the various spots can enjoy freely if he books his holiday tours with a well-established travel partner.
Ooty hotels are really wonderful and offer great comfort and luxury to all guests. There are various hotels to suit every budget.