You can stay at
On one side, just have a straight drive up to Mettupalayam the foot hill of Nilgiris and start moving up in the hills. You can have stopovers at the Government fruit stations at Kallar and Burliar on the way. Among others, you can see some of the rare fruit trees like durian, cocoa, twining vanilla and cardamom. A hanging rope bridge on the
Coonoor Sim’s park-Nature’s gift:
Coonoor, the beautiful hill station of Nilgiris welcomes you with live colorful flowers with green canopy every where on the roads and streets up to the Sim’s Park. This is a picturesque garden developed as tourist attraction with natural undulations. This has a large number of bigger trees, flowering bushes and a small lake with lawns and sunken gardens. This charming garden has apple gardens close by as gift of nature.
Ooty-a diamond crown on the queen of hills:
Ooty or uthagamandalam is the hill town with all the tourist components for fuller enjoyment of nature with man made attractions. You have lovely traditional lodges like Woodlands and modern resorts like
Touch the clouds: You will be willing to go to the
Ride a Boat:
Love flowers: You will not miss the bold and beautiful Botanical garden which comprises of beauty and natural science embedded. The large trees on the natural elevations, lawns and meadows, flowering shrubs and bushes, glass houses with full of flowering plants like lilies, coronations, dahlias will make a great show to the tourists from other states and countries.
Wild life: If you wish to see the beauty of the forest with its animal kingdom, you will move to Mudhumalai wildlife sanctuary on the other side of the hill. While going to the destination you will see a large area under tea with silver oak trees giving shades to the plantation crop. You have every chance to see groups of elephant, bison and deer in the forests besides wild animals and birds.
Water current: An open view of Pykara dam with its river running on the rocks is a breaking view among the tall eucalyptus trees and large meadows.
You have plenty of things to see, enjoy and shop for your family. You will love and keep all the places visited at Ooty ever green in your memory.
On the way to Kodaikanal, another beautiful hill station, you may visit the Palani hills to have a dharsan of Lord Muruga.
Kodaikanal has beautiful recreation and picnic spots like Kodai lake, Rose gardens, Pillar rocks, Silver cascade, 'coaker’s walk'-a lovers’ walking hillock- with grass lands. The town is a little smaller to Ooty, but has lovely ambiance to enjoy and spend the time in the scenic beauty.