Facts About Ooty
The Queen of Hill Stations. Imagine being amidst the best of natural settings, trying out adventurous sports and spending some relaxed time with your loved ones all at one place.
You can all these and much more at Ooty, the “Queen of Hill Station”. The hill station presents a picture of perfect Vacation that we all dream of. With mesmerizing scenery, breath taking tea gardens, fine pine and eucalyptus trees along with magnificent mountains around, Ooty tour offers a refreshing setting to spend few special days of your life. Trip to Ooty makes for a complete tour package with excellent accommodation facilities, well connectivity with rest of the country along with a pleasant atmosphere. Situated at an altitude of 2286 m in the Nilgiri District of Tamil Nadu, Ootacamund (Ooty) is also known as Udhagamandalam. The name of Ootacamund has been derived from the Toda word ‘othakal-mund’ which means ‘the house of single stone.’ Unlike many other tourist destinations, the hill station of Ooty doesn’t boast of historical connections. Although, one can connect it to Tipu Sultan because of the hideout cave which was constructed so as to extend the border of Sultan’s empire.
Ooty is one of those few places in South India that can boast of an almost uniform
climate throughout the year. Located at an altitude of 2240m, the place remains
on the cooler side throughout the year making it an ideal place for round the year
visiting. Summers are warm during day with a maximum temperature of 25° C and
the summer nights can be pretty cool with a minimum temperature of 10° C. With
moderate warmth during summer, the place will not wear you down with extreme heat
during summer. During the winter season, the days are chilly and as the winter progresses,
the mercury drops still further and it can get pretty chilly with the temperature
dropping as low as 4° C.
Best time to Visit:
||01ST APRIL TO 15TH JUNE
||16TH NOV TO 15TH JAN
||16TH JUNE TO 15TH NOV
16TH JAN TO 31ST MAR