Showing posts with label trip to Ooty. Show all posts
Showing posts with label trip to Ooty. 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.

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.