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

Monday, 24 November 2014

Mudumalai National Park: A Safe Abode for Wildlife

Mudumalai National Park is a peaceful abode for wide range of fauna such as elephants, bison, deer, wild boar, porcupine, deer, barking deer etc. You can also find reptiles such as cobra, python and flying lizards. Some commonly found bird species in this sanctuary are bulbuls, fowls, whistling thrush, mynahs etc. On your trip to this sanctuary, you should not miss out visiting Mayar waterfalls & Thepakkad Elephant. You should get the necessary permission from the forest department before going on a jeep or elephant safari. If you are lucky, then you might get a sneak-peak of elephant or various other wild animals. It is advisable to visit in the sanctuary with a guide.


Ooty is connected to different cities and states through train and bus services. It is interesting to note that this city has its own train service. The toy train in the Nilgiri region draws a lot of attention. In addition to visiting this wildlife sanctuary, you can also go on a trekking trip. Ooty is widely popular for its trekking routes, so you should definitely consider this activity apart from other Ooty attractions. Apart from this, there are various other adventure activities that you can perform in order to seek thrill.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Visit Lord Murugan In 108 Steps

There are several fascinating places in Ooty that tourists like to visit during their vacation spent in this amazing hill station. Located in the Nilgiri Hills of the Indian state, Tamil Nadu, it attracts plenty of tourists every year owing to its beautiful natural surroundings and pleasant climatic conditions. Of the many things to do in Ooty for travellers, a visit to Murugan Temple in Elk Hill is highly recommended. People who have visited the temple at Batu Caves in Malaysia would find this site quite similar to it. A 40-feet tall statue of Lord Murugan stands outside this temple, which can be seen by devotees and tourists ascending its 108 steps.
Lord Murugan Temple, Ooty
Administration of this temple rests with the authorities of Marriamman Temple and the Hindu Religious Endowment Board. Considered as one of the best Ooty attractions for tourists, this Murugan temple also gives its visitors an opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty of Elk Hill. The overall atmosphere of this place calms the senses of visitors, while the events held in the temple is a visual delight for many. Of all the festivals celebrated in it, Thaipusam enjoys great popularity among locals as well as tourists. Grand festivities can be witnessed on this occasion, including a procession which is taken from Sri Mahamariamman Temple to the temple of Lord Murugan in early hours of the morning.

Vehicles available from the ATC bus stand offers the required convenience for tourists and devotees in reaching this site. Some of the resorts in Ooty also provide transport services to their guests, which would be of great help for them in visiting the Lord Murugan Temple on Elk Hill and other popular attractions. Ascending the 108 steps of the temple would be one of the unique experiences that visitors would have come across in their life.

Monday, 25 March 2013

Wenlock Downs Beautiful Grassland

Whenever you are planning to visit Ooty the most popular hill station of South India, you should plan at least a week to spend in this mystique land. Ooty has enormous places to visit spread across the surrounding hillocks and beautiful valleys. One such popular point of excursion is Wenlock Downs, a picturesque patch of undulating gentle hills, beautiful grassland, and verdant meadows covering miles of untouched incomparable beauty. The splendid beauty of this place attracts many Indian movie makers, who often come and shoot amidst the explicit landscapes at sixth mile and 9th mile which is nothing but the distance of these spots from Ooty.


Wenlock Downs Ooty


Joining the trek to this destination will mesmerize you with panoramic views of surrounding region of the Nilgiris with Wenlock Downs features like unending lush green grassy meadows and dense forests. There is also an opportunity to view beauty of the wild flowers Ooty like clustered summer Gentian, Dandelions, wild tea and balsam. The serenity of this majestic spot spread across a huge twenty thousand acres of land, envelopes many wonderful experiences for the Ooty tourists. Sometimes the area gets suddenly covered by dark clouds and the visitors can experience trickles of romantic light showers. The real pleasure of the place can be better enjoyed by strolling across the grasslands, where you might view a herd of cattle grazing on the slopes. The rising eucalyptus trees supposed to be the beauty of the Nilgiris which line these slopes make the already beautiful Dawns more attractive. 


Share your plans of Ooty vacations with us and we at Hotel United-21 Paradise in Ooty can guide you to enjoy your vacation at this hill station in a most splendid way. Ooty has huge tourist potential hidden in its surrounding regions. We will guide you to explore this serene natural beauty in the most desirable manner. We have every arrangement for your comfortable stay in our Ooty cottages tucked beautifully on the mountain slopes.  

Monday, 18 March 2013

Pine Forest Ooty


If you are coming to Ooty from Bangalore, Mangalore or Chennai as soon as you enter the borders of this sumptuous hill station, you will surely feel the difference in the air of this most popular hill station. This most favorite destination of honeymoon couples is pleasant throughout the summer, but attracts more visitors during summer who are trying to get relief from the heat of the planes. Considering the weather of Ooty October to June is supposed to be the most alluring period to visit.

Pine Forest Ooty

In India Pine forests are normally confined to the regions of Bhutan, Nepal, Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. Surprisingly Ooty is the only South Indian hill station blessed with Pine forests stretched up to Thalakunda region. Pine forest adds to the beauty of the panoramic valleys and incredible landscapes are the most Ooty attraction. Among the many splendid activities and pleasures an excursion form Ooty to Thalakunda is the most invigorating way to get immersed in the beauty of Ooty. The hill slopes look awesome as if the pine trees are arranged by someone in a particular order. These tall Pine trees with lush green leaves standing close to each other make up a dense forest. Alluring views of the Pine forest in Ooty have attracted many film makers to shoot some romantic scenes for their movies. The best way to enjoy the charm of the forest is to stroll between the tall trees and experience cool breeze and scent of the Pines.  

Ooty’s attractions are not limited it will take days for you to see inner beauty of this mesmerizing place, with innumerable means of enjoyment and incredible activities one can enjoy. Visit this land of Pines, waterfalls, hillocks covered with green carpets, spice and tea plantations and above all cheering climate of the Nilgiris, inviting you to come and stay amidst this wonderland. When arrived in Ooty, we will take responsibility to make your stay a lifetime experience at our hill side cottages, in United-21 Paradise Ooty.

Thursday, 28 February 2013

Rose Garden Attraction of Ooty Tourism

Covering a vast area of about 10 acres, the Rose Garden in Ooty is a visual delight for many tourists visiting the region. Many people become fascinated just by looking at the Ooty Rose Garden pictures on the internet. There are more than 20,000 different varieties of roses in this garden maintained by the horticulture department of Tamil Nadu state. People visiting this site would be amazed on witnessing some unusual colours of roses such as green and black. The greatest honour was bestowed upon this garden by World Federation of Rose Societies when it recognized it as the 'Garden of Excellence' in 2006.

Rose Garden in Ooty

This rose garden was established at Vijayanagarm in the town of Ooty, in order to commemorate the centenary of Government Botanical Gardens’ flower show. The Rose Garden Ooty offers for its tourists, has its own unique place in the region’s tourism. It is situated at an altitude of 2200 metres and its tropical mountain climate offers an ideal environment for the growth of roses. Longer flowering season in this garden is a result of lesser variation in temperatures and uniform distribution of rainfall. An observation platform has also been provided for helping tourists observe the entire rose garden with greater ease.

Ooty Flower Show

 Many tourists arrive in Ooty every year for spending some quality time away from their busy schedules and enjoying endless views of lush green landscapes. Places covered under Ooty tourism are among the most fabulous ones that travellers would have ever visited. But, while enjoying a great vacation in this region, a comfortable accommodation always becomes a priority for them. A wonderful hill resort located in Nilgiri Hills called United-21 Paradise, offers excellent cottages for tourists that are well-equipped with modern facilities. Guests can choose between three different types of cottages in Ooty that are priced according to the amount of space and facilities offered in them. United-21 Paradise also has a multi-cuisine restaurant which serves a variety of dishes ranging from North Indian, South Indian, Continental and Chinese. Tourists staying in this hill resort can also have greater convenience in visiting most of the attractions in Ooty.