Showing posts with label Ooty Attractions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ooty Attractions. Show all posts

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Doddabetta Peak: An Enchanting Ooty Attraction

The Doddabetta Peak is situated at an altitude of 2,623 meters. Touted as one of the highest point in the region, this peak draws plenty of visitors every year. Situated merely at a distance of 10Kms from Ooty, Doddabetta peak offers you with an opportunity to click great pictures of nature and wild with ease. You can trek or visit here through a vehicle. The peak is safe hidden amidst dense clouds, but on a clear day, you can see the surrounding sprawling greenery with ease. The pleasant climate in Ooty enhances the beauty of this place. The charm of this place is such that most visitors consider it one of the best Ooty attractions. The breathtaking views of lofty and greenish mountains spread on all sides are an absolute treat for eyes.

Doddabetta Peak
Doddabetta Peak
The Tamil Nadu tourism corporation has set up telescopes, which allows visitors to get a glimpse of distant beauties in the form of dense forests, never-ending valley and mountain. The path to this peak is dotted with dense green forests and tea gardens. The visual appeal of this place can’t be expressed in mere words. Before deciding to visit this destination, you must undergo a physical checkup because the path towards Doddabetta Peak is extremely difficult. If you are mentally and physically prepared to take up the challenge, then you’d have great time during the hike to this peak.

How to reach Doddabetta Peak?

If you are visiting this hill station for the first time, then you might have to perform some research in regards to reaching this destination. The nearest airport to Ooty is Coimbatore airport, which is situated at a distance of 88Kms. You can even consider taking a plane from Bangalore, as it is also connected with various cities across the world. The nearest railhead to Ooty is Mettupalayam. It is situated at a distance of 40Kms.

Ooty: A Charming Getaway from the Clamour of City Life

Ooty is one of the most popular hill stations in India. If you are looking out for a retreat from your mundane city life, then head straight to Ooty. Located at a far off distance from city clamour, Ooty features a pleasant climate, which enthrals every visitor. Following are some of the most popular Ooty attractions, which you should not miss out:

Nilgiri Mountain Railway:
Situated at an approximate height of 2,600 meters, Ooty stands tall amidst Nilgiri Mountains. The Nilgiris Toy Train connects Ooty to Mettupalayam. The construction of this line was a mammoth task particularly because of the hilly terrain. In the year 1854, the first plan was to build a mountain railway from Mettupalayam to the Nilgiri Hills. This railway is regarded as a marvel in the field of engineering. The train itself is an extremely charming bluish beauty with large windows and wooden coaches. Travelling in this train is one of the best things to do in Ooty. 

Nilgiri Mountain Railway
Nilgiri Mountain Railway


Doddabetta Peak:
This peak stands at an approximate altitude of 2,623 meters. It is regarded as the highest point in the district, making it possibly the most popular attraction in Ooty. Situated at a distance of 10Km from Ooty, this peak is a favourite destination for nature lovers and photographers. On a clear day, which is a rare occurrence, you can click epic pictures from this peak. If you are an adventure lover, then you should definitely visit this place to indulge in some of the most thrill seeking stunts. 

Doddabetta Peak, Ooty
Doddabetta Peak

Accommodation:
When it comes to accommodation, United-21 Paradise Resort is one of the best resorts in Ooty. We constantly monitor Ooty hotel rates for offering  accommodations to our customers at budget rates.

Accommodation in Ooty
Accommodation in Ooty

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Wax World And Tribal Museum in Ooty - Ooty Attractions


Ooty is really a gift of nature with long history revolving around its tribal life. When the British officers invented this region, it was mostly dominated by tribes like the Todas, Kotas, Kurumbas, Irulas and Kattunayakan’s. The various tribes of the region are still dispersed in the jungles of Ooty. It is impossible to visit these places in order to get introduced to different tribes of the region. Instead by visiting the Government Museum in Ooty you will know more about these tribes and their cultures. 
Wax Museum Ooty
Wax Museum Ooty

This museum is located inside campus of Tribal Research Centre in Muthorai Palada, on the Ooty Mysore road. The museum just ten km from the town offers great opportunity of peeping into the life of the various tribes staying in and around the region. It displays various aspects related to life, culture and the objects used by these tribal’s. Among the different tribal groups Todas are native tribe of hills of Ooty. With passing time the number of these tribesmen has dwindled to around one thousand. The museum is doing every effort to achieve more and more objects related to the tribal life. Objects displayed at the Museum also include traditional art and crafts work prepared by the tribal’s. It also includes different sculptures and items actually used by the Todas, along with photographs and rare artifacts of the tribes of this region. Tourists will also get an opportunity to view the types of houses belonging to Kota, Toda, Kurumba, Kanikaran and Paniya tribes. Wax world museum is another popular place in Ooty located at just two km from the city centre. This is the place where kids are getting thrilled by viewing incredible wax statues. It is advisable to start your tour of Ooty with visit of wax Museum. There are around twenty life size wax replicas of popular Indian personalities from Indian history.  

Ooty Triable Museum
Tribal Museum

While visiting these Museums and other attractions of the incredible hill resort of Tamilnadu, you must be anxious to get one of the best places to live in Ooty during your vacations. We invite you to stay in our United-21 Paradise Hill Resort in Ooty for a cool and enjoying stay amidst the natural bounties of Ooty. The beautiful location of our cottages will keep you cheered up throughout your stay.