Ooty, is one of the major destinations in Thamilnadu located in Nilgiris district. The tourist location is placed on the Nilgiri Hills of Western Ghats. There are tea and coffee plantations along with trees like conifers, eucalyptus, pine and wattle. The minimum temperature in 10C and the maximum is 25c. The unique diversity of the place allowed getting a place in the list as one of the 14 'hotspots' of the world.

Botanical Garden
It was built in 1847 by the Marquis of Tweedale which comes around 22 hectares of land. The destination attracts the people with a verity of trees, flowers and rare colored lilies. It stands 2400 meters above from the sea level. The traveler can see a 20 million year old tree. It is a garden of flowers, plants, rare trees, etc. The Horticulture Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu maintains the garden.
Every month of May is the season of the "Summer Festival'. In the same month third week is the time of flower show at the Garden.

Ooty Lake
Ooty Lake

It is an artificial lake made by John Sullivan, the founder of Ooty. The L shaped lake itself having boating facilities. The lake is surrounded by eucalyptus trees and shrubs which make the lake more attractive. There will be boat races and boat pageantry during the summer seasons. There is park near by the lake for children's with toy trains

Rose Garden
Rose Garden

Rose Garden spread over the 10 acres of land. There are around 3600 varieties of roses in the garden which is one of the major rose collection gardens in the country. Hybrid Tea Roses, Floribunda, miniature rose, roses of different colors of red, green, black and many more are there. The 'Nila Maadam' is the perfect location to watch the entire garden. It has got reorganization from the World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS) for "Garden of Excellence" in 2006.

Doddabetta Peak
Doddabetta Peak

It is one of the highest peaks in South India. It's having height of 2,623 meters. It is around 10km journey from Ooty. If it is a clear day without mist, you can see the Coimbatore city and Mysore. You can take the "Telescope house" to enjoy the pure beauty of the nature.

Pykara Lake/ Pykara Boat House
Pykara Lake/ Pykara Boat House

The Cauvery Niravari Nigama (Cauvery Irrigation Department) is taking care about Garden's maintenance. The main attraction of the Brindavan garden is the musical fountain. The frames from Brindavan garden will give refreshment for your eyes and mind.

Pykara Lake/ Pykara Boat House
Pykara Lake/ Pykara Boat House

Pykara Lake!!! The attraction from Ooty with boating facilities. The lake is surrounded by forest which is the clear picture of the natural beauty. There is rest house; boathouse and restaurants to give you wonder full experience.

Other place for a Unique experience from Ooty as follows

• Pykara Lake
• Emerald Lake
• Courtallam Falls
• 6th Mile (Shooting Spot)
• 9th Mile (Shooting Spot)
• Glenmorgan

• HPF (Hindustan Photo Film)
• Kalhatty water falls
• Ketti Valley view
• The Mukkurthi Peak And National Park
• Sims park – Coonoor
• Dolphin Nose
• St. Catherine Water Falls
• Kodanad View Point - Kotagiri


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