A place to experience the affluent Nature of Ooty amidst the monsoon drizzles. One should try horse riding here and witness the harmonious array of pine trees in the backdrop.
Oosimalai or Soochimalai is the other name for Needle (Oosi in Tamil) Rock Viewpoint. This spot will offer an exquisite eagle-eye view of the whole surroundings.
Nestled inside the densest of zones, the Elk Hill Murugan Temple is a major piece of attraction near Pykara Lake. During Thaipoosam (Jan-Feb), Kavadi Aatam is an epic cultural dance event to watch out for. The 40 feet Murugan Statue here is similar to the one in Malaysia.
En route Pykara, there is M & N Chocolate Museum without any signboards but a large board before its entrance. After crunching the chocolate-dipped wafer given as complimentary, explore the choco-rich zone. It has a shop for purchasing creamy chocolates.
This Natural hotspot is an eco-tourism and reserved forest site with one of the oldest Cyprus plantations in Nilgiris. A picturesque and silent delight for birdwatchers. Jeep Safaris are also available in this prehistoric burial site of tribals
The striking Nilgiri Mountain Railway route became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. The engine wheels from Mettupalayam, Kellar, Coonoor, Wellington, Lovedale to Ootacamund through dark tunnels, mist, forests, and sharp turns. The steepest railway slope route in Asia. A must-travel toy train.
A lake that was unintentionally made owing to the construction of the Pykara Dam is now a salubrious piece of attraction in Ooty. During Monsoon and Winter, the scenic Pykara Lake looks the best and it is part of the largest river in Ooty – Pykara. Originating from the Mukurthi hill, Pykara traverses past hilly regions to become beautiful waterfalls. The last two are Pyakara Waterfalls falling from a height of 55 and 61 meters. The lake is just 2 km away from the enchanting waterfalls.
The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) has a boathouse, restaurant, and rest house here. The backdrop of the Shola Forests makes this place hold a serene look. The number one choice of Kollywood filmmakers when it comes to song locations. Motorboats and Speedboats ride make the experience even more exhilarating.
Discuss with South Tourism before you pack your bags and get lost in the picturesque trails of Nature. Enchanting travel experience is the base of a hill station tour. Let us guide you and take you closer to Nature for making your days memorable.