Ooty Hill station, the Best time to visit Ooty, Interesting places in Ooty. Ooty is located in Tamilnadu and can be reached by Bus, Train and own vehicles.
Major Tourist Attractions in Ooty Hill Station
Mountain Train (Toy Train) from Coonoor to Ooty
Toy train departs from Mettupalayam at 7:10 am and reaches Ooty by 12:00 pm. From Coonoor, Trains are available at regular intervals 7:45 am, 10:40 am, 12:35 pm and 4:30 pm.
First Class Ticket cost Rs.325 and Second class it is Rs.30. It is 3 hours 35 mins ( approx) from Mettupalayam to Ooty) and vice versa.
Places to visit in Coonoor are Sim’s Park, Lamb’s Rock, Dolphin’s Nose, Wellington, Ketti Valley NearOoty, Law’s Falls, Droog Fort, Kotagiri near Ooty and Catherine Falls (falls from 300 ft high). Coonoor is 18 km from Ooty and 71 km from Coimbatore.
The highest mountain in the Nilgiri Hills which is at an altitude of 2660 m above the sea level. The major part of Ooty can be visible from this point. It has 36 hairpin bends while going up.
The natural rock formation which looks like dolphin’s nose is a spectacular viewpoint. This place is 18 km from Coonoor. Towards the left, In one of the valley is the Cathrine Falls with its stream falls from 300 ft high. In the other valley, one can view the Coonoor stream and Kotgiri streams joining together. Both the streams later joins the Bhavani River.
Lake opening timings: 10:00 am – 6:30 pm. Daily.
Other interesting places to visit are Deer Park, Shooting Point, Pykara Lake, Botanical Garden, Rose Garden
Botanical Garden opens from 7 am – 7 pm.
Rose Garden opens from 8 am – 6 pm
For more details, Please call @ 85000 85151
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