Thursday, 31 October 2013
Thursday, 6 June 2013
Ooty which is popular as Garden city of the hills has many other attractions to be explored that are concealed in its surrounding region. One such popular attraction of this spectacular hill station is Tiger hill in Ooty. Tucked beautifully at a distance of around sixteen km from the city center, Tiger hill is located at lower summit of the most popular Dodabetta Peak. An ancient cave near this hill has been mentioned in religious books. Tiger hill is a beautiful picnic place to relax for a day forgetting every day stresses and strains.
Ooty Tiger hill serves as the best Ooty tourist spot for many types of visitors including adventure lovers who can explore the best opportunity of trekking in the surrounding region. An excursion to the hill offers stunning views of valley and plethora of beautiful landscapes, lush green forests and distant beauty of the Nilgiri ranges. The huge water reservoir on the top of the hillock supplying water to the nearby places looks like a cap on a broad head. Locals and tourists enjoy excursion to this spot, while youngsters love this hill for a day’s hangout. This is the strategic point from where amazing views of the most popular Dodabetta Peak are available. Before arrival of the monsoon if you arrive at this destination then you might be able to catch the glimpse of clouds loaded with mist travelling over the valley, which resembles a heavenly scene portrayed on a canvas. Tigher hill surrounded by small ravines and dense forests exhibit a panorama of rich plant and animal life where some of the distinct species of wildlife can be spotted. It is a local belief that saints and other pious people from the surrounding region stayed in this area for meditation and achieving peace of mind.
Tourist’s attractions of Ooty like gardens, lakes and peaks are more popular amongst tourists and visitors of Ooty. Apart from the places to visit most vibrant attractions of Ooty are the summer festivals which include mesmerizing events like flower show, fruit show and spices show. Entertainment activities to get refreshed like balloon show, tour of heritage buildings, Eco-trekking, car rally and marathon race add to the glamour of Ooty. Some of the less popular but enchanting places like Tiger hill are like a diamond in the crown of Ooty tourism. Ooty has lot to offer come and explore the treasures of tourist attractions of this destination with your family and friends. A resort in Ooty by the name United-21 paradise is the right place to stay with your family and friends.
Tuesday, 16 April 2013
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|
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.
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.
Monday, 25 March 2013
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
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.
Sunday, 10 March 2013
The grand attractions of Ooty are the well landscaped lakes, waterfalls jumping from the hillocks, ancient temples and monuments. This lake city enveloped in the Nilgiris has many beautiful lakes like Porthimund Lake, Emerald Lake, Upper Bhavani, Avalanche and Pykara Lake.
Among these major lakes Pykara Lake and Falls is the most popular tourist spot. Pykara River which is considered as the most sacred river by the local tribal’s originates at Mukurthi peak and adapts a hilly track to finally jump into the plains where a dam is constructed. The course of the river is rolling through a number of diversions encouraging many small streams or outlets. Finally the last two falls jumping from a height of around fifty five and sixty one meters are called Pykara Falls.
A forest house near the falls looks awesome. Pykara’s promising attraction is the boat house at the dam enveloped with tranquil surroundings, where tourists enjoy an exclusive boating experience. The surroundings of Pykara are adorned with the settlements of the locals called Todas and Sholas, wide spread grasslands and a wildlife reserve. The Toda huts are a beauty made out of eco friendly material. This land was originally inhibited by the Todas and other local tribes. The present area of old Ooty was originally occupied by the Todas. The dam is located near the Ooty-Gudalur main road. Other places to visit in Ooty near Pykara, are the Mudumalai National Park and Doddabetta peak which is the highest peak of South India.
While coming from Ooty you will have to pass the Pykara village and proceed further three km from the main road towards Mysore to reach the falls. These falls can be best visited between August and January when they are brimmed up and the panoramic views at the backdrop are superb. Ooty has a plethora of tourist attractions and to explore the best out of these alluring attractions, plan your Ooty vacations and book your stay at our beautiful cottages of United-21 paradise Ooty. Stay in our cottages located on the picturesque slopes of Ooty hills will offer you romantic views of the surroundings.
Monday, 4 March 2013
Ooty is the sumptuous summer destination and the most popular hill station of the Nilgiris in Tamilnadu. The picturesque landscape of Ooty with hills covered by a green carpet and the ever spreading tea gardens are much admired by the local as well as international tourists. Among many distinctive places to visit, Frog Hill View Point is the most popular spot near Gudalur. It can be conveniently visited while coming down from Gudalur to Ooty which is at a distance of just twelve km.
Ooty Frog Hill View Point
Nilgiri mountain ranges envelop many tourist places of the state of Tamilnadu. The mountains and hillocks of these ranges are scenic and offer panoramic views. Frog hill is one of the marvelous hillocks near Ooty. When viewed from a distance it appears like a frog, hence it is popularly known as frog hill. The summit of frog hill offers some incredible views of surrounding region and the tea estates as well as tiny villages spread in its vicinity. Other nearby attractions are Santhanamalai Murugan Temple, which is beautifully surrounded by huge mountains displaying splendid water falls and streams dripping through the dense forests. The temple is located in such a serene place, that you will feel like standing in a paradise offering beautiful views of the marvelous spice plantations. They are spread across the valleys providing mixed aroma of the spices. Further you can proceed to Numbalakottah, an awesome place where you can visit an ancient shrine of Betterayasamy built in a Kerala style of architecture.
Visit Ooty for an awesome vacation with your family, or as a Honeymoon couple or an adventure lover accepting the challenge of this destination. It welcomes visitors of all ages and tourists with different budgets. Ooty the most favored hill station of the Nilgiris has the best means of accommodations, some of which are typical of this hill station. Our Hotel United-21 paradise Ooty, is one of the best Budget hotels in ooty catering to needs of various types of tourists who arrive here to enjoy a beautiful vacation and to explore the bounty of nature in Ooty. The beautiful location of the Ooty Cottages on the hill slopes lures the tourists.
Thursday, 28 February 2013
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.
Monday, 21 January 2013
For many years, tourists visiting Ooty have marvelled at an amazing structure called Stone House. It is an important monument as it has led to the development of tourism in this region over a period of time. Shortly after it was built, it became a popular European summer resort. Now, it serves as the official residence of the Principal of Government Arts College. Architecture of Ooty Stone House inspired many colonial buildings that were built in the region following its construction. A great deal of modernization was brought about in the region after these construction activities.
|Ooty Stone House|
This building came into existence due to efforts of John Sullivan, Collector of Coimbatore district during British India in early nineteenth century and his associates. After discovering several Ooty places and attractions, he decided to go ahead with a project aimed at its modernization. The foundation was laid through construction of this building, and Ooty was made accessible by clearing forests, constructing roads and laying a railway track. When Mr. Sullivan was convinced that the region was a good place to stay and had all the qualities that would make it a future tourist destination, he constructed the first mansion which is currently known as Ooty Stone House among visitors. In recent times, many hotels and resorts have come up in this region that offer comfortable accommodations for tourists at attractive rates. Many of the old buildings that had come up during British rule have now been converted into homestays.
There are several tourists who are always in search for excellent accommodations to enjoy their holidays in Ooty. Cottages that United-21 Paradise, Ooty offers for tourists have an architecture which is quite similar to the heritage homes in the region. But, they are fully equipped with modern facilities that make for a comfortable stay. Surroundings are complete with beautiful landscapes, giving a unique opportunity for guests to enjoy marvellous views. Another great advantage of these accommodations is that guests get to have excellent food in its multi-cuisine restaurant. There are many attractions that are located close to this wonderful resort, which would offer great convenience for guests to visit them.
Sunday, 25 November 2012
Staying in a cottage while in Ooty will offer you an immense joy and satisfaction. This popular hill station of South India has many things to offer, but the prime opportunity will be to come closer to nature and enjoy your vacations in totally serene surroundings. The regular traveller knows that every tourist destination keeps its identity by offering some unique experience. The unique experience of this destination is the alluring stay in one of the cottages in Ooty.
|Cottages in Ooty|
Ooty or Ootacamund basically means house in the mountains. The hills covered with green forests of Nilgiri or Eucalyptus trees, tea plantations also preserve many medicinal herbs like lemon grass,geranium, clove and camphor. Most prominent attraction of the cottages in Ooty is their location at beautiful spots amidst different shades of green. They have more privacy and a chance to enjoy your vacations in your own style. There are options of 2, 3 and even 4 bedroom cottages suitable to different size of the families. If you are staying for more than three days in a cottage, then you can even avail some special discounts. Individual cottages offer all the freedom and privacy for families and groups. Budget hotels in Ooty welcome the tourists for a fantastic stay during their vacations. These hotels spread throughout the length and breadths of the city provide suitable locations at a convenient distance from the city centre. With the basic amenities and in house restaurants, there main attraction is the travel desk which supports tourists in different activities like booking cabs and planning sightseeing tours.
Among many hill resorts in Ooty United-21 Paradise Ooty is the village resorts are more preferred by international tourists. These resorts are surrounded by spice plantations offering you a unique Ooty vacation. The atmosphere at these resorts is totally filled with fresh air without pollution and aroma of the spices. While planning your Ooty vacations you can prefer one of the above type of accommodations to make your holidays more fascinating. Beauty of mountains can be enjoyed by riding the mountain railway which offers you some rare views of the mountains.