Mumbai previously called Bombay was merely a conglomerate of seven islands bordered by Arabian Sea. This island city was transformed into one of the important and popular cities as well as the financial capital of the country. Mumbai preserves its own charm and fascinates tourists coming from other Indian cities. Mumbai the magical destination in India is having its own charm. Its importance was doubled due to the major international airport supposed to be gateway to India, as well as its deep sea ports which are facilitating inward and outward movement of sea cargo.
Ooty popularly known as Udhagamandalam is a beautiful tourist place and capital of the Nilgiris district in Tamilnadu state. This alluring hill station nestled in the scenic Nilgiri hills is the pride of the region. Its salubrious climate attracts tourists throughout the year from other Indian states as well as many foreign countries. This beautiful town with abundance of Eucalyptus trees and rare Kurunji flowers, which blooms once in twelve years offer a somewhat bluish touch to the mountain slopes. Ooty is well known for its many tribes and tribal villages, which is one of the major attractions for the tourists. The town is well connected with rest of India by rail and road network. It is located at a distance of around one thousand one hundred seventy km from Mumbai in Maharashtra state. While traveling from Mumbai, Ooty can be reached from one of the three nearby railway stations Kozhicode, Coimbatore and Mysore. But the most popular routes tourists prefer while traveling by train or by road is Mumbai – Mysore – Ooty.
Ooty is blessed with undulating mountain ranges, sprawling grasslands, exclusive tea gardens in and around the town but the most deserving among them are unforgettable Ooty Lake, Botanical gardens, Dodabetta peak, Dolphins nose, Kotagiri and Mukurthi National Park. Other fascinating attractions are Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Kodanadu’s View point, Kalhatty waterfalls and Sim’s park. Ooty accommodations are available in many unique types like cottages, lodges and hotels. One of the comfortable as well as Luxury accommodation type is the resorts located on huge pieces of land tucked at strategic locations. These resorts double the fun of staying at this identical hill station in South India.
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