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.

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Ooty Pykara Lake and Falls

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.

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 Frog Hill View Point


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.