Showing posts with label holiday destinations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label holiday destinations. Show all posts

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Enjoy vast expanses of natural beauty in Ooty

Ooty, also called Udhagamandalam, is a well-known hill station in the South Indian state, Tamil Nadu. It is located at a distance of about 80 kilometres to the north of Coimbatore. This region was under the British rule towards the end of eighteenth century. Home to the amazing Nilgiri Mountain Railway, there are many fascinating places to be explored in and around the hill station. Owing to such beautiful spots, Ooty is known as the 'Queen of Hill Stations'.


Climatic conditions in Ooty show a stark contrast, when compared to most of the other regions of southern India. During the months of January and February, the weather gets quite chilly, but this hill station enjoys an immensely pleasant climate at other times. This is the reason why it is one of the most sought-after honeymoon destinations of India. Besides honeymooners, it is also visited by leisure tourists and adventure seekers.

Travellers visiting Ooty would need comfortable accommodations during their time spent in the hill station. Popular resorts in Ooty provide rooms and suites that are not only well-furnished, but are equipped with the latest facilities. Amenities like taxi services for sightseeing trips and airport transfers go a long way in making the stays of tourists truly pleasant and memorable.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Ooty is one of the most romantic places in India

Located in the Nilgiris district of the South Indian state, Tamil Nadu, Ooty is a well-known hill station visited by many leisure tourists and honeymooners every year. It has an altitude of 2,240 metres, and offers some of the most picturesque natural surroundings for its visitors. During the colonial era, it served as a popular summer resort and weekend getaway for the British officers. 

Honymoon Packages in Ooty

Summers arrive in Ooty during the month of March and stay till May, but the temperatures never rise beyond the level of 25-Degree Celsius. Ooty experiences winters from the month of October to February, with January as its coldest month. The mild showers during this season makes the atmosphere highly pleasant and romantic. Monsoons begin in the month of May and last till September. Climate in Ooty around this time of the year is cool and windy, resulting in a drop in daytime temperatures. Generally, the weather of this hill station remains pleasant throughout the year.

Tourists visiting Ooty would have many things to indulge in during their vacation. A comfortable stay in any of the resorts in Ooty would make it truly convenient for them to enjoy the beautiful views of this hill station, and to visit its famous tourist attractions.

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.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Sanctuary Avalanche: An Eco-friendly & Picturesque Destination in Ooty


Revered as ‘Queen of the Hill Stations’, Ooty is one of the most popular hill stations in southern India. Nature has been extremely generous on this region, so you can find green meadows and hills spread everywhere you see. On your trip to Ooty, you shouldn’t miss out visiting Sanctuary Avalanche, which is among tourists visiting this hill station.

Sanctuary Avalanche, situated in the widely famous Nilgiris Hills, is a wildlife sanctuary. It was primarily constructed with an intention for protecting wildlife in Southern India. Here, you can find several species on the verge of extinction. The best aspect of this sanctuary is that all the species are taken care with extreme care. They are offered eco-friendly environment, which helps them breed with ease. This sanctuary is one of the key attractions in Ooty.

Sanctuary Avalanche Lake, Ooty
Situated at approximately 67 kilometres distance from the national park, this sanctuary is home for a plethora of wild animals. Killing wildlife is strictly forbidden in this area, so if you’re a passionate shooter, then you should either avoid shooting here or give it a miss. This sanctuary is named after an immensely popular that took place in the year 1823. It is a natural paradise for water bodies, Shola trees and orchids. Trekking enthusiasts can have fun on various trekking trails around this area. The most popular trek is along Bhawani River. You can even trek up to adjoining hills of Aravali.