According to statistics from the Horticulture Department of Nilgiris, around 25 lakhs visitors visited the botanical garden in 2017. During the year 2016 the numbers were 23 lakhs. So atleast 2 lakhs increase in the visitors. It is good news for the Ooty tourism. Lets hope the numbers again increase in 2018.
Plan Your Holiday ( Ooty ) – Pongal Festival Bookings Open
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Pongal or Thai Pongal is Tamil Nadu’s grand harvest festival and big celebrations like decorating the cows, processions and stunning rangolis, Bhogi Pongal (14th January) , Chakkara Pongal (15th January),Kannum Pongal (17th January).
Best cheap hotels in Ooty
Cheap Cottage :
2 bedrooms, & 3 bedrooms & 4 bedrooms, hot water, TV, Camp fire area, Car parking, Friendly staff, Food (On request), Driver room
Wax World – Ooty
Wax World Overview
Attraction Type : Wax Museum
Distance from Ooty Town Centre : 2 kms
Facilities : wax statue museum
Ooty homestay with food
5 bed rooms, hot water, wi-fi, TV, Restaurant, Camp fire area, Car parking, Garden.
In Bangalore everybody want to go some where for the summer. There are many beautiful places around Bangalore. Places like Coorg, Kabini, Bandipur, BR Hills, Chikmagalur and sakleshpur are some of the options. But Ooty is the standout. Even though Ooty is in the neighboring state, road and transport facilities make the journey pleasurable.
Ooty is the best option because of the sightseeing options, family friendly activities, perfect climate for summer and city like infrastructure. Also the hotels and cottage charges are economical compare to other places.
Train is the another added attraction to Ooty. Unlike other hill station, Ooty is climbed by the beautiful toy train. This train journey is a once in a life time experience.
Overall Ooty is the best option for bangaloreans to go during the summer.
Ooty is a hill station and surrounded by thick forest, valleys and wild rivers. This forest area is home for many wildlife. Animals like Elephants, Tigers, Leaopard, Bears, Deers and Monkeys are found plenty in number. Wildlife Sanctuary mudumalai is located in Ooty and this mudumalai is a tiger reserve as well. Places like Mansinagudi and Bandipur are also wildlife areas, which located very close to Ooty. Some adventure and excitement seekers like to stay in the jungle and enjoy watching the wildlife.
Local government started jungle lodges in this area to promote tourism and awareness among people. This lodges were succesful and many stayed there and enjoyed the nature. Goverment also allowed some private parties to start resorts in this area to provide options for the visitors. Such private options are thriving and doing good business.
Here we have listed some nice and popular Jungle Stays in Masinagudi and Mudumalai Near Ooty
Jungle Resorts in Mudumalai
Deep Jungle Home
Molapalli, Mudumalai Panchayat,
Via Thorapalli, Gudalaur PO – 643212
The Nilgiris – 643223, Tamilnadu, India
Jungle Resorts in Masinagudi
Monarch Safari Park
Bokkapuram, Masinagudi – 643 223.
The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
Safari land Resorts
Bokkapuram Village, Masinagudi Post,
Nilgiris – 643 223 , Tamil Nadu.
4/126D, Bokkapuram, Masinagudi,
Niligiris, District- Pin-643223
Pykara Lake in Ooty is one of the beautiful locations in Ooty. The lake is not very popular among tourists since it is 20 kms away from Ooty. This Pykara lake is less crowded and more attractive compare to the Ooty lake. The journey from Ooty to Pykara lake is fantastic with greenery on both sides of the road. You can also spot elephants, deers and monkeys on the way to the lake. The boating in the lake is once in a life time experience. The boat house handle all the boating activities in the lake. The ticket for boating is economic and the enjoyment you will get is huge. Overall one of the must visit places in Ooty.
Some recent photos of the lake