The ‘Queen of the Blue Mountains’ as Ooty is popularly known, it is extending across cascade of hills, hidden in Nilgiri Hills and surrounded in thin blue mist. This fabulous hill station exudes its own charm, innocence and pristine beauty. The full name of hill station is Ootacamund or Udhagamandalam, it happens to be the most visited, and liked hill station in state of Tamil Nadu.Ooty is a simple yet sophisticated small town bustling with plenty of activity and tourism. There is everything for everybody out here. This amazing hill station has fireplaces, pretty gardens, subtly stained-glass windows, and much more to count on.
The nearest airport is Coimbatore (96 kilometers).
Ooty is connected to Mettupalayam Railway Station on the meter gauge section.
Ooty is well connected roads. It is 535 kilometres from Chennai, 80 kilometres from Coimbatore and 155 kilometres from Mysore. Ooty is situated on National Highway NH 67 and is connected by road via the five main accepted Nilgiri Ghat Roads.
Ooty being a hill station maintains cool climate throughout the year! Only exceptionally the temperature may go below the freezing point. High winds lash the city all day bringing relief from the humidity. Mornings & nights are colder and need light woolens; else the weather is normally pleasant!
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Annual Flower Show The show is well-known event in Ooty, organized each year in the month of May. The Flower Show presents various varieties of roses, carnation, gerbera, chrysanthemum, dahlia, floribundas, acacia lilliatia, Limonium, galdayn etc. The show attracts huge number of tourists from India as well as different countries in world.
Shopping in Ooty can be a both fun as well as exciting activity for tourists of all ethnic appearance. Key shopping zones of Ooty comprise The Municipal Market, Co-operative Super Market, Upper and Lower Bazaar Roads. Main bazaar is the most prominent shopping location that offers tourists with an opportunity to buy superior quality tea. Ooty is also well known for aromatic tea leaves, natural oil honey and fruits.
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