Excursions From Ooty

Ooty is a very popular hill station, located 7,349 ft above sea level in the blue mountains of Nilgiris in souther India.

There are many places to visit in and around Ooty. One can plan a number of excursions from Ooty to visit the adjoining places. The beautiful town of Ooty provides many exotic destinations for excursion. The hill stations of Coonnoor and Kotagiri are the two popular destinations near Ooty. The greenery and the scenic beauty of these hill stations captivates the tourists.

Some of the other important excursion destinations are the Mukkurthi Peak and National Park, located within 40-km from Ooty. To enjoy the region's flora and fauna one should visit the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary. The Kollaribetta and Nilgiris Peak are the major peaks near Ooty. There are few other places where one can go for excursion such as Kalhatty Waterfalls, Mukurthi, Sim's Park, Avalanche and Dolphin's Nose. There are reservoirs at Avalanche and Upper Bhavani which are excellent spots for angling. Most of the places in and around Ooty are adorned with attractive landscape comprising of forests, grasslands and slopes of tea plantations.

Last Updated on 9/20/2011