Overview Ooty-Coonoor

Ooty is a popular hill resort in the state of Tamil Nadu in Southern India in the Nilgiri Hills which is 86 km north of Coimbatore and 128 km south of Mysore. The town is connected by the Nilgiri ghat roads and Nilgiri Mountain Railway. Its natural environment attracts tourists and it is a popular summer destination. The weather is very pleasant with 15-20°C around the year and dropping 0°C during winter. Ooty is known is known for rolling hills covered with dense vegetation, smaller hills and plateaus covered with tea gardens, and eucalyptus trees. Many portions of the hills are preserved as natural reserve forests, and special permits will be needed to camp in forest sites for tourists. Coonoor is also one of the most popular Hill Station located in Tamil Nadu near amazing Ooty.Tour operator always include ooty and coonoor as combined destination for travelers as they are very close to each other.

Places to visit Ooty-Coonoor


  • Pykara Waterfalls
  • Mudumalai National Park
  • Doddabetta
  • Tea estate view point
  • Wax museum
  • Boat house
  • Hidden Valley
  • Botanical Garden
  • Rose garden
  • Dolphins Nose View Point
  • Wellington Town
  • Dinosaur park
  • Thread Garden
  • Mukurthi National Park
  • Sim's Park
  • Lamb's Rock
  • Law's Falls
  • Highfield Tea Factory
  • Rallia Dam

Best time to visit

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March to June: This is summer season in Ooty. The weather during these months is quite pleasant as you can enjoy day sightseeing and other tourist activities. The average temperature during summers is around 20-25°c.

October to February: During october weather is cool and good for sightseeing. November to February make the winter season in Ooty. Many couples visit Ooty during the winter season. Temperature drops down to 5°c during december and january.

How to reach

Travel Mode by Bus, Train, Car, Flight

By Air : The nearest Airport is Coimbatore International Airport, which is 95kms from Ooty. Coimbatore Airport is well connected to major cities like Delhi, Kozhikode, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad by various domestic airline.

By Train : The nearest railway station is Mettupalyam, 40 kilometres from Ooty. There are many trains running from Chennai, Coimbatore, Mysore and Bangalore for Mettupalyam. You can also board the heritage train known as the Nilgiri Mountain train which takes you uphill on an exciting journey towards Ooty.

By Bus : Ooty is a popular tourist destination of South India. You can get both government and private buses from Bangalore, Mysore and Chennai to Ooty. This overnight journey by buses is quite comfortable.

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