Showing posts with label how to reach Ooty. Show all posts
Showing posts with label how to reach Ooty. 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.

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

How To Reach Ooty

Ooty is the most glamorous hill station among the three jewels of Tamil Nadu tourism namely Kotagiri, Ooty and Coonoor. These places tucked at great heights on the Nilgiri Mountains are must visit places, while going on a tour of South India. Nilgiri hills are located in the westernmost part of Tamil Nadu state at the junction of Kerala and Karnataka states. Ooty is pride of Nilgiris located at a height of more than two thousand m, which is located at around eighty km to the north of Coimbatore. 
Ooty nearest airport
Ooty Nearest Airport-Coimbatore
Here are some clues about how to reach Ooty. This place adorned with natural beauty and a great tourist potential can be accessed from many places as it is located on meeting point of three states. It can be reached by air from Coimbatore airport, which is the nearest airport to this quaint city located on high altitudes. This airport is connected to major Indian cities as well as some of the international destinations like Sharjah, Colombo, and Singapore. Coimbatore to Ooty by road is hardly four hours journey. It can be approached by Nigiris Express from Chennai. Mettupalayam is the nearest railway station located at forty seven km from Ooty, which has regular train service from Chennai and Coimbatore. The most interesting part of the journey can be experienced by riding the mountain train, which runs between Ooty and Mettupalayam. This narrow gauge toy train is most popular among the visitors to Ooty. The thirty three km long journey passing through forest covered hills, plantations and the explicit tunnels offer picturesque views of the surroundings.

Ooty Nearest Railway Station
Ooty Nearest Railway Station Mettupalayam
Ooty is such an amazing destination that its beauty seems to be increasing as you travel from one point to the other. Every tourist spot at this destination has its own charm that is why while exploring Ooty the place where you are making a stay is important. Many resorts spread in the vicinity of the town offer different opportunities for the tourists to stay close in the bounty of nature. Select one which is located on a scenic location amidst sprawling beauty. Some of the resorts located on the slopes of the hills offer scenic views of the valley and plush amenities for the visitors.