Fondly known as 'Queen of Nilgiris', Ooty is an amazing tourist destination in Tamil Nadu. The Ooty Tour Packages attract the travelers with the natural beauty that this hill town has in abundance. The original name of this hill town is Udagamandalam which was anglicized as Ootacamund by the British. Later on, it was shortened to Ooty. The serene hills wearing a blanket of mist, enchanting atmosphere, lush green surroundings, and a rich flora & fauna- though it defines the charm of Ooty, still seems to be incomplete. Describing Ooty just by a mere combination of alphabets seems illegitimate. Its real beauty can be seen by visiting the place. To choose the best one from holiday packages, surf the tourism sites that offer Ooty Travels Packages.
The present-day wonderful Ooty was once a region ruled by the tribal people that resided in the Nilgiris. Later on, some well-known South Indian dynasties like Satvahana, Chera, Kadamba, Rashtrakuta, Chola, Hoysala, and Raya also ruled the Nilgiris. The British ruled Ooty and developed the area. Madras Presidency was set up here and soldiers, during the colonial rule, were sent to Wellington (a town in Tamil Nadu) to recover from any illness. Post-independence, Ooty became a famous hill town.
Ooty is a place that attracts the tourists and holidaymakers not only from India but abroad. Solo foreign travelers often visit the hill town of Ooty. It has a pleasantly cool climate that marks it as among the destinations in India that can be visited throughout the year. However, the best time to visit Ooty is during the summer from March to June. There are so many attractions in Ooty that catch the attention immediately. Tour Packages for Ooty contain the names, visiting hours, and facilities provided at such places.
The Government Rose Garden, Ooty Botanical Garden, Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Deer Park, Doddabetta, Mudumalai National Park, and Mukurthi National Park are the best places to visit in Ooty where tourists can observe the wildlife and enjoy spending a day with family and friends.
For all nature enthusiasts, Ooty has some places where you can unwind yourself. Dolphin's Nose, Kalhatti Falls, Tiger Hill, Emerald Lake, Kamraj Sagar Lake, Kotagiri, Catherine Falls, Pykara Lake, Avalanche Lake, Bison Valley etc. are the places that can uplift your mood. You can consult a travel agent and choose the best Ooty Holiday Packages as per the theme of your trip. Make sure that the package enlists the activities like trekking, hiking, boating, camping, safari etc. that can be enjoyed as per the Ooty Local Tour Packages you choose.
There are several restaurants and eateries in Ooty hill town where you can feast on the delicious authentic Tamil cuisine. Whether you're a vegan or a non-veg. lover, there are so many mouth-watering dishes to savor. Dosa, idli, appam, utthapam, vada, payasam, rasam, Pongal, thogaiyal etc., are considered as the top things to eat in Ooty. Right from the authentic Tamil platter to the different cuisines like North Indian, Continental, and Chinese to the seafood, there is so much to feast on.
Ooty is well-connected via roadways, railways, and airways. Interstate buses are available on a regular basis for reaching the hill town conveniently. The main railway station is Udagamandalam Railway Station where the trains from different cities arrive & depart. You can also reach Ooty by flight conveniently as Coimbatore is the nearest airport. Ooty holiday packages offer the service of booking the round-trip tickets, accommodation, and sightseeing. However, there are some Ooty Travel Packages offered by the travel agencies that include the complimentary pick and drop service from the railway station and airport. More »