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         Ooty is a beautiful hillstation in Tamilnadu state which attracts tourist from all over the world. It is a town located in Nilgiri hills (blue hills). It is also called as Udhagamandalam. It is around 150 km from Mysore and 290 km from Bengaluru.

 

     Ooty is also called as Queen of hillstations. It is famous for its cold weather and hence preferable to visit in summer.

    You can find animals like deer,elephant etc. on roadside while travelling from Mysore to ooty in Bandipur reserved forest area. 

    While entering Nilgiri forest you can sense the fragrance of Nilgiri (eucalyptus) and the change in weather. Its an amazing refreshment.

        In ooty lake you can enjoy boating on a cold water. You can find deer garden adjacent to the lake. There is a children park and many shops around. 


   Dont miss the ooty carrot, chocolates and strawberry available there.   

          Botanical garden  is worth visiting for the people interested in botony since it has various species of plants and trees. If not also, It will be good to enjoy and spend time with family and friends in the garden.

 

  You will find tea plantations all around. One tea factory is there where you can see the making of tea powder and there you can get tea powders of many flavours


      The beautiful hill station Doddabetta is a place which should not to be missed when you visit ooty. It is the highest point in Nilgiri forest region and most of the time covered with mist. Having an ice-cream available there in that chill is a thrilling experience.

 

   

Pykara falls

is another place which attracts the tourists.This is a stepped waterfall falling in a wide area giving an awesome view after the rainy season and even in early summer. Just check the temperature of water before diving, it will be ice cold and swimming there is not an easy task.

 

  The mountain train journey from ooty to conoor is simply superb with beautiful tea plantation sceneries all around.

   many lodges are available, but it will be bit costlier in summer.

 

Route :

Bengaluru ---> Mysore ---> Gundlpet ---> Ooty (290 km)

 

members : praveen, raghu, prasad, manoj

 

went by: bus


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