Friday, 13 September 2013

Tea Estates At Glenmorgan

Glenmorgan the hidden beauty of Ooty

Glenmorgan one of the astounding attractions of Ooty is known for its tea estates sprawling across huge areas of the slopes. It is located at a distance of around twenty five km from Ooty. One of the oldest and famous tea estates in this region is Glenmorgan tea estate. The estate is  neighbored by Pykara power house. 
Ooty attraction

Tea Estate at Glenmorgan Ooty

Whenever people think of visiting Ooty they generally think about some specific spots like Botanical gardens, Lake Coonoor or Mudumulai. But apart from these attractions there are a few places which will make your visit to Ooty a memorable experience.  Ooty has many attractions, among which major attraction is the ropeway, which starts from the powerhouse in Singara and continues till Glenmorgan covering a distance of three kilometer. The Glenmorgan ropeway used both ways offers incredible views of the surrounding of tea estates and is used by both locals as well as tourists for moving to and fro from Glenmorgan. This spot surrounded by tea estates which is ideal for picnickers and offers scenic views of  Mudumalai National Park, Moyar valley and power house in Singara. Many guest houses are located at Singara and Glenmorgan. Beauty of Glenmorgan tea estate is the big lake, which serves as fore bay for the power house. The Pykara power plant measuring 38.75 m is supposed to be highest power plant in Asia. It takes nearly one hour while riding ropeway to reach the power plant from Glenmorgan. This countryside of Ooty is beautified with large areas of tea and eucalyptus plantations. The tea estates at Glenmorgan are famous for producing a special variety of tea called Chunmee tea which means eyebrow. The leaf of this tea resembles an eyebrow and hence it achieved this name. 
attraction in Ooty
Ooty Tea Estate
Ooty’s tourist potential is enveloped in its immense beauty and fascinating places to visit spread near the city and across mountains, like Ooty Lake, Botanical gardens, Rose garden, Pykara lake and Boathouse, Kalhatty water falls,  Mukkurthi Peak,  Doddabetta Peak and last but not the least Glenmorgan. These attractions of Ooty include entertainment and adventure for the leisure as well as adventure tourists. Budget hotel in Ooty is one of the most affordable means of staying at this alluring destination. 

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Doddabetta peak

Doddabetta peak Nilgiri Tamil Nadu

Situated at 2623 meters above sea level, at the junction of the Eastern and Western Ghats and surrounded by dense sholas, Doddabetta is the highest peak in South India. Another major attraction here is the telescope house which can broaden your sight even beyond the whole of the district.

Ooty Doddabetta Peak view
Ooty Doddabetta Peak View

How to reach Doddabetta Peak 

Doddabetta is around 10KMs from Ooty and is on the Ooty Kotagiri route. To reach Doddabetta is by way of booking a bus or car and reaching the foot of the Daddabetta peak and from there trek up and enjoy your Ooty vacation.
Doddabetta Peak Ooty
Doddabetta Peak Telescope House

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Ooty Honeymoon Packages

Ooty is sublimed with many attractions which are the heart and soul of this outstanding hill station which is located between the hills of Doddabetta, Snowdon, Elk hill and Club hill. This bewitching land of the tribal’s remained unnoticed till the time, when British arrived in India and developed it into a paradise for the tourists. Ooty is rich in all aspects which attract tourists like wonderful weather, unraveling mountain slopes with panoramic views, awesome lakes, unique sightseeing places and above all the enjoying monsoon season, which invites people of all ages to come and experience the magic of monsoon in Ooty.

Monsoon Ooty Packages
Ooty has a plethora of attractions for the tourists which are enveloped in its sightseeing, fascinating events, boat shows and above all introduction of its tribal life. The sprawling tea gardens on slopes of the mountains are fascinating tourists with their exotic views and bottle shaped Toda huts. The toda village provides a few details about the lifestyle of this diminishing tribal community. Shopping at this hill station has many beautiful options like buying exclusive varieties of tea, best quality silk, handicrafts, eucalyptus oil and tribal paintings of the Todas. Botanical gardens spread unanimously over a huge fifty four acres, which is the pride of this hill station attracts hordes of visitors from many corners of the world. These gardens preserve astonishing green lawns, a twenty million year old fossil tree, and a garden which puzzles even monkeys which are experts in climbing trees. There are many varieties of flowering trees, shrubs and climbers to be seen in these gardens. No doubt best time to visit Ooty is the summer  time but monsoon at this great destination is also exclusive. The black monsoon clouds literally landing on the hillocks and the drizzles of rain on their background look awesome. With the winding up of summer the seasonal rush is getting reduced and this is the time when you can book hotels and resorts of your own choice. Monsoon being off season the overall rates are dropping down to a record low.   

Ooty monsoon holiday packages are offering an explicit means of getting introduced to the beauty of the place, when it is refreshed with monsoon showers. The botanical gardens, tea gardens, lakes and hills seem to be rejuvenated by the moderate drenches. These lucrative monsoon packages offer an affordable tour with a stay at some of the best hotels of the region. Apart from leisure tourists these packages attract a large crowd of newly wed honeymoon couples, which enjoy a glamorous monsoon time in Ooty. Monsoon is the time to view the innumerable springs and waterfalls oozing out of the mountain slopes. Try out this vacation formula in coming monsoon and enjoy the fun of being present at Ooty during monsoon.