OOTY - OOTY (35 KM / APPROX. 1 HOUR DRIVE)
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ooty, followed by an excursion to Coonoor (Private).
This morning, enjoy a tour of the 'Queen of the Blue Mountains'. Visit Dodabetta Peak, the highest peak in the Nilgiris and one of the most mesmerising attractions near Ooty, enveloped by an impressive landscape and majestic mountain ranges.
Then, proceed to Coonoor and visit Sim's Park which houses naturally occurring flora as well as trees from around the world. Also, visit the Dolphins Nose, an enormous rock formation that resembles a dolphin's nose.
Later, drive back to Ooty and visit Government Botanical Garden, one of the famous attractions of Ooty. This famous attraction features a delightful collection of unique flowering plants, ferns, lovely foreign shrubs and a bunch of other exotic, herbal and ornamental plants. Next, head to Rose Garden or Centenary Rose Park which is situated in the heart of Ooty town. It is the largest Rose Garden in India laid out to commemorate the centenary Flower Show in Government Botanical Gardens. The garden has the largest collections of roses in the country, which boasts around 2241 varieties of roses.
Later, proceed to visit the Art Gallery which displays various artefacts of tribal people, among which are sculptures and artworks from Toda tribe and objects detailing the ecological features of the region. The Art Gallery was set up in 1989, with an aim to familiarize people about the Tribal lifestyle and culture of the native Toda Tribe. Conclude your tour with a visit to Ooty Lake, an artificial lake situated in the heart of the city making it an ideal place for families. This picturesque lake is surrounded by beautiful eucalyptus trees and is shaped in the form of an 'L'. The main attraction is a two-day annual boat race that's held here in the month of May.
Pickup Duration From Time
Hotel 07:00 hrs 9:00 AM
The rest of the day is at leisure to relax.