Wednesday, 24 July 2013

How To Reach Ooty

Ooty is the most glamorous hill station among the three jewels of Tamil Nadu tourism namely Kotagiri, Ooty and Coonoor. These places tucked at great heights on the Nilgiri Mountains are must visit places, while going on a tour of South India. Nilgiri hills are located in the westernmost part of Tamil Nadu state at the junction of Kerala and Karnataka states. Ooty is pride of Nilgiris located at a height of more than two thousand m, which is located at around eighty km to the north of Coimbatore. 
Ooty nearest airport
Ooty Nearest Airport-Coimbatore
Here are some clues about how to reach Ooty. This place adorned with natural beauty and a great tourist potential can be accessed from many places as it is located on meeting point of three states. It can be reached by air from Coimbatore airport, which is the nearest airport to this quaint city located on high altitudes. This airport is connected to major Indian cities as well as some of the international destinations like Sharjah, Colombo, and Singapore. Coimbatore to Ooty by road is hardly four hours journey. It can be approached by Nigiris Express from Chennai. Mettupalayam is the nearest railway station located at forty seven km from Ooty, which has regular train service from Chennai and Coimbatore. The most interesting part of the journey can be experienced by riding the mountain train, which runs between Ooty and Mettupalayam. This narrow gauge toy train is most popular among the visitors to Ooty. The thirty three km long journey passing through forest covered hills, plantations and the explicit tunnels offer picturesque views of the surroundings.

Ooty Nearest Railway Station
Ooty Nearest Railway Station Mettupalayam
Ooty is such an amazing destination that its beauty seems to be increasing as you travel from one point to the other. Every tourist spot at this destination has its own charm that is why while exploring Ooty the place where you are making a stay is important. Many resorts spread in the vicinity of the town offer different opportunities for the tourists to stay close in the bounty of nature. Select one which is located on a scenic location amidst sprawling beauty. Some of the resorts located on the slopes of the hills offer scenic views of the valley and plush amenities for the visitors.