Saturday, 30 November 2013

How to reach Ooty from Mumbai?

Mumbai previously called Bombay was merely a conglomerate of seven islands bordered by Arabian Sea. This island city was transformed into one of the important and popular cities as well as the financial capital of the country. Mumbai preserves its own charm and fascinates tourists coming from other Indian cities. Mumbai the magical destination in India is having its own charm. Its importance was doubled due to the major international airport supposed to be  gateway to India, as well as its deep sea ports which are facilitating inward and outward movement of sea cargo.  

Mumbai

Ooty popularly known as Udhagamandalam is a beautiful tourist place and capital of the Nilgiris district in Tamilnadu state. This alluring hill station nestled in the scenic Nilgiri hills is the pride of the region. Its salubrious climate attracts tourists throughout the year from other Indian states as well as many foreign countries. This beautiful town with abundance of Eucalyptus trees and rare Kurunji flowers, which blooms once in twelve years offer a somewhat bluish touch to the mountain slopes. Ooty is well known for its many tribes and tribal villages, which is one of the major attractions for the tourists. The town is well connected with rest of India by rail and road network. It is located at a distance of around one thousand one hundred seventy km from Mumbai in Maharashtra state. While traveling from Mumbai, Ooty can be reached from one of the three nearby railway stations Kozhicode, Coimbatore and Mysore. But the most popular routes tourists prefer while traveling by train or by road is Mumbai – Mysore – Ooty. 

Udhagamandalam

Ooty is blessed with undulating mountain ranges, sprawling grasslands, exclusive tea gardens  in and around the town but the most deserving among them are unforgettable Ooty Lake, Botanical gardens, Dodabetta peak, Dolphins nose, Kotagiri and Mukurthi National Park. Other fascinating attractions are Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Kodanadu’s View point, Kalhatty waterfalls and Sim’s park. Ooty accommodations are available in many unique types like cottages, lodges and hotels. One of the comfortable as well as Luxury accommodation type is the resorts located on huge pieces of land tucked at strategic locations. These resorts double the fun of staying at this identical hill station in South India.  
Ooty Lake View

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Diwali-Celebrations-2013

United-21 Paradise Ooty Wishes You A Very Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali 2013
Happy Diwali 2013
A festival full of sweet childhood memories, sky full of fireworks, mouth full of sweets, house full of diyas and heart full of joy.
Wishing you all a very happy Diwali!

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.