Friday, 13 September 2013

Tea Estates At Glenmorgan

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. 
Ooty attraction

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. 
attraction in Ooty
Ooty Tea Estate
Ooty’s tourist potential is enveloped in its immense beauty and fascinating places to visit spread near the city and across mountains, like Ooty Lake, Botanical gardens, Rose garden, Pykara lake and Boathouse, Kalhatty water falls,  Mukkurthi Peak,  Doddabetta Peak and last but not the least Glenmorgan. These attractions of Ooty include entertainment and adventure for the leisure as well as adventure tourists. Budget hotel in Ooty is one of the most affordable means of staying at this alluring destination.