Would you like to explore and visit the hill station in India that had remained unnoticed, till the British discovered it in the early 1800s? If your answer is affirmative, you should make your way to the ‘Queen of Hill Stations,’ Ooty. This slice of paradise was made accessible only by the British and the credit should go to them for modernizing and making it into one of the most popular hill station destinations in India. You should make it to Ooty in the Ooty toy train that starts from Mettupalayam, a most cherishing journey through tunnels, curves, bridges and it takes five hours to reach Ooty. You will be travelling from 300 to 7200 feet, but you should make sure, you sit on the side, where you can view the valley. A nature lover to Ooty will not miss seeing the Botonical Garden in India that spreads over 22 hectares at an elevation of 2,400ft above the sea level. The L shaped lake is also worth a visit. The most refreshing sight is the Rose Garden, laid out in terraces. You will get to see 3600 varieties of roses, enough to captivate your senses. Would’nt you like to go in a Pykara Boat House, on the calm Pykara Lake that is surrounded by forests, away from your city maddening crowd and pollution back home? Click amazing pictures by heading straight to the Doddabetta Peak. For a wildlife experience in India, visit the Mukkurthi Peak, Sims Park and also Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary in India. For Mountain trekkers, Avalanche is the place. Glenmorgan is a scenic country side, with undisturbed shoals, and also tea and eucalyptus plantations. Ooty is truly a nature’s paradise and hence you can call it a nature tour in India. Let Tour Das help you to explore the best of Ooty.
A one day trip to Ooty, it covers Botanical Garden-Lake-Pykara Dam.