Glenmorgan the hidden beauty of Ooty
Glenmorgan one of the astounding attractions of Ooty is known for its tea estates sprawling across huge areas of the slopes. It is located at a distance of around twenty five km from Ooty. One of the oldest and famous tea estates in this region is Glenmorgan tea estate. The estate is neighbored by Pykara power house.
Tea Estate at Glenmorgan Ooty
Whenever people think of visiting Ooty they generally think about some specific spots like Botanical gardens, Lake Coonoor or Mudumulai. But apart from these attractions there are a few places which will make your visit to Ooty a memorable experience. Ooty has many attractions, among which major attraction is the ropeway, which starts from the powerhouse in Singara and continues till Glenmorgan covering a distance of three kilometer. The Glenmorgan ropeway used both ways offers incredible views of the surrounding of tea estates and is used by both locals as well as tourists for moving to and fro from Glenmorgan. This spot surrounded by tea estates which is ideal for picnickers and offers scenic views of Mudumalai National Park, Moyar valley and power house in Singara. Many guest houses are located at Singara and Glenmorgan. Beauty of Glenmorgan tea estate is the big lake, which serves as fore bay for the power house. The Pykara power plant measuring 38.75 m is supposed to be highest power plant in Asia. It takes nearly one hour while riding ropeway to reach the power plant from Glenmorgan. This countryside of Ooty is beautified with large areas of tea and eucalyptus plantations. The tea estates at Glenmorgan are famous for producing a special variety of tea called Chunmee tea which means eyebrow. The leaf of this tea resembles an eyebrow and hence it achieved this name.
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