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Ooty Tour Packages

It is a popular belief that Traveling is the best form of recreational activity but it is not always true. Let me explain, travelling to a popular destination during the tourist season can really take away a lot from the experience leaving more of rush and hustle behind and wasn’t these were the main things you try to escape from when you travel. So, this is how travel is not always the best recreational activity. Now, it might sound crazy but I hope atleast some of you would have pointed out that lack of precision in my claim as it was not totally correct. A more precise version of my statement would tat Travelling to some of the popular destinations is not always the best way to escape from hustle and rush. So, the problem has been discussed but nothing about the solution have been discussed yet. Is there any Solution to this problem? A simple and short answer is Yes. And somehow the answer is hidden inside the problem statement itself. The problem is that travelling to a popular destination can be a hustle in season, So, why not travel to an offbeat place where you will find less tourist and more peace and calm. Moreover, the experience is more or less similar or might be even better than a popular destination.

For those of you who are scratching their heads and thinking what actually are offbeat places, then let me tell you an offbeat place is the one which receives very less tourists or a less popular travel destination.

Well, luckily today we are going to discuss about one such offbeat location which is extremely beautiful and goes by the name of Ooty. It is a beautiful hill station located in southern part of India and although it is quite famous but you will not find as many tourist as you will find in places like Manali, Shimla or Goa. We will be going to discuss about ooty tour packages, ooty tourism, it’s cuisines and food culture with additional relevant information like the best time to visit ooty and the best places to visit in ooty. So without any further ado let us get started.

Know about Ooty

Situated in the state of Tamil Nadu, Ooty stands approximately 7300 feet above sea level. Being a part of Niligiris mountain range, the landscape of the place is covered with thick vegetation, small rolling hills, plateaus, tea gardens and eucalyptus trees.

The climate of this town serves a major role in attracting tourists.

With subtropical highland climate, ooty usually has mild conditions throughout the year. During Summers, the temperature remains in the range of 15oC-20oC which is the perfect temperature not too hot and not too cold. And I am quite sure that you will also experience similar weather during any part of summer because the highest temperature that has been recorded here is 25oC. Even during the winters, it gets only upto 5oC-12oC. The monsoons are cold, windy and humid. If you just want to chill in a perfect weather not doing anything but just admiring the beauty of nature, then you should definitely checkout more about ooty holiday packages.

How to Reach here?

Reaching Ooty is possible via all 3 modes of transport i.e. Train, Road and Plane. Detailed connectivity information is given below separately under each category:

By plane

Around 3.5 hours’ road drive away, Coimbatore Airport is the closest to Ooty. The list of flights that fly into Coimbatore airport is long and include places like Sharjah, Singapore, Colombo and several cities of India.

Another airport is the Mysore Airport which is 4 hours’ drive away from Ooty.

But, in our opinion, you will get better connectivity with the former option.

By Road- Bus

Plenty of Bus services are available from Coimbatore that drives towards ooty and are a great alternate to Trains. Buses are a nice way to travel as you get best of both the train and the car. “new bus station” in Coimbatore has great bus service and route taken by most of the buses to Ooty is via Mettupalayam and reaches ooty in around 3.5 hours.

By Road- Car

The common road taken to reach Ooty is the Coimbatore-Mettupalayam-Coonoor-Ooty road because it is well maintained. There other road routes also available and no matter which route you choose, the journey will be equally equipped with the scenic views as you will go through vast and beautiful Tea and coffee plantations. All the roads are tolled with minimal toll prices. If you are from South India itself, then a road trip is one of the key ingredient of ooty holiday package.

By Train

The Nilgiri mountain Rail Network is laid out and is well connected to neighboring railway stations. For example, The Nilgiri express travels on the route between Chennai to Mettupakayam, The Nilgiri Mountain railway is a small steam engine train starts from Mettupalayam and has been running since late 1800s.

The route of this steam engine is filled with picturesque views that are definite to leave you awestruck and the pace of travel will let you take all of the beauty of the views.

Connectivity and basic facilities

Out of three places in Niligiris where 3G internet connectivity is available, ooty is one of the name. BSNL, Airtel and Idea are the vendors that are providing the 3G connectivity in this place. Moreover, Ooty is the only place in Nilgiris where landline facility is available. In the 50km range, there is no other place with landline connectivity.

Network connectivity is one thing and another thing which is equally important is the availability of ATMs and you will not be disappointed here too. There a lot of cash withdrawal machines throughout the town. One quick tip, get your cash withdrawal done early in the day as many ATMs at prime location runs out of cash by the afternoon on weekend.>

Other basic facilities like clean drinking water and electricity are not a cause of any problem for tourists.

How to get around the city?

After you have arrived at this beautiful destination, then getting around is not a problem as cabs, autos and taxis are available easily.

Even some Ooty honeymoon packages include conducted sightseeing through private town bus operators. Even the local bus network is well maintained.

Beware of the traps that the auto and cab drivers will throw at you and will try to persuade you to visit a remotely located high priced restaurant. In order to get away with these traps, be ready to play your bargain game right and no matter what do not go for the recommendations these drivers will give you.

Best places to visit in Ooty

Ooty is full of great peaceful and calm places to visit and it would take more than a full article to write about each of them and therefore we’re only going to mention the names of some of those beautiful places that you definitely include in your ooty tour package.

● Avalanche Biosphere Reserve

● Doddabetta Tea Park

● Ooty Rose Garden

● Sims Park

● Ooty Lake

● Wax World

● The Tea Factory

● Pykara

● Dolphin’s Nose

● Pine Forest

● 9th mile shooting point

● Echo Rock

● Markets for buying Souvenirs

As we mentioned above, Nilgiris and Ooty are well equipped with large tea and coffee plantations and therefore the souvenirs that most people take away from here are related to this business in one way or the another.

Other popular items include eucalyptus oil, spices, chocolates and gourmet cheese. Below we have mentioned the name of few shops where you can find some authentic products:

● Green Shop: Famous for bee wax, bee honey, handicrafts, gourmet cheeses like haloumi, cheddar, Monterey jack.

● Taj Bakers: For traditionally made biscuits from ooty.

● C-Store: Popular for homemade chocolates, herbal oils, tea and honey.

One safety tip, if you are on a budget trip with one of the cheapest ooty tour package, then you will definitely go for local markets and local stores for souvenirs. In this, beware of the product’s authenticity.

Ooty Cuisines Majorly, the Ooty cuisine consists of south Indian dishes and therefore you will come across a lot of great south Indian restaurant during your trip. One can even found Chinese, western and North Indian cuisine. Below we have mentioned the name of some restaurants that you should checkout in order to add some great memories to your best tour package for ooty.

● Hotel Shri Velmurugan

● Modern Stores

● Side walk Café

On the drinks side of your meal, a variety of tea and coffees can be enjoyed at the below mentioned places:

● Modern Stores

● Hotel Darsahan

Where to Stay?

There is a plenty of options available for stay in ooty and probably your ooty tour package will include resorts in Ooty for family at a nice places.

Below we have mentioned the names of some nice hotels to stay:

● Hotel Mayura Sudarshan

● Reflections Guest House

● Sunshine Inn

● Hotel Savoy

● Hotel Maneck

Conclusion As we have mentioned before, Ooty is a perfect destination for you if all want to enjoy is the perfect weather and beautiful views. A 3-4-day trip equipped with great food and sightseeing will easily make up for the best tour package for ooty. No matter if you are a lonely backpacker or a family traveler, we are quite sure that either way your trip to Ooty will leave you with some great cherishable memories.

Ooty Holiday FAQ's

Q. What are the best places to explore in Ooty?
A. While exploring Ooty, one must visit the places listed below. Book Now

  • Avalanche Biosphere Reserve
  • Pykara Lake
  • Botanical Garden
  • Doddabetta Peak
  • Kalhatty Waterfalls
  • Wax Museum
  • Ooty Lake
  • The Tea Factory
  • 9th mile shooting point
  • Echo Rock

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    Q. What is the best time to visit Ooty ?
    A. The best time to visit Ooty is during the summer months, from March to June.The weather is very pleasant and the temperatures vary from 15°C to 20°C.

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    Popular Ooty Holiday Packages

    Package Name Price
    (Per person on twin sharing)
    Nights Inclusions
    Sojourn in Ooty & Bandipur - Standard

    Rs 25,299

    5 Nights Meals , Flights , Accommodation , Transfer , Sightseeing
    Blissful Ooty & Bandipur-Standard

    Rs 23,049

    6 Nights Meals , Flights , Accommodation , Transfer , Sightseeing
    Picturesque Hills of Ooty & Kodaikanal-Deluxe

    Rs 13,000

    4 Nights Meals , Flights , Accommodation , Transfer , Sightseeing
    Jewels Of South India

    Rs 17,800

    5 Nights Meals , Accommodation , Transfer , Sightseeing
    Picturesque Munnar and Ooty - Fly n Stay

    Rs 52,831

    5 Nights Meals , Flights , Accommodation , Transfer , Sightseeing
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    • Memorable Karnataka & Kerala

      Customizable Tour | 7 Nights

      Bangalore (1) Mysore (1) Ooty (2) Munnar (2) Thekkady (1)

      Memorable Karnataka & Kerala

      Bangalore (1) Mysore (1) Ooty (2) Munnar (2) Thekkady (1)
      Tour three states in one holiday package! From sightseeing in Bangalore and Mysore in Karnataka, head to Ooty in Tamil Nadu for a relaxing vacation in the Nilgiris. Drive up to the highest peak in the region for a refreshing view of the valley or go boating in the Ooty Lake. Munnar's tea gardens will transport you to a paradise-like getaway, the kind that will make you not want to leave. Finish up with leisure time in the densely forested town of Thekkady.
      • Meals

      • Optional

      • Accommodation

      • Sightseeing

      EMI Rs.1,462

      Rs.23,799

      Per Person on twin sharing

      • Earn eCash
      • Rs.713
    • Appealing Bangalore, Mysore, Ooty & Coonoor Tour

      Customizable Tour | 4 Nights

      Bengaluru (1) Mysore (1) Ooty (2)

      Appealing Bangalore, Mysore, Ooty & Coonoor Tour

      Bengaluru (1) Mysore (1) Ooty (2)
      Immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan environment of Bangalore, rich culture of Mysore and tranquillity of Ooty. This five-day tour includes a visit to various interesting places in Bangalore and Botanical Garden as well as Ooty Lake in Ooty. Enjoy the beautiful view of the lush green forests from Doddabetta Peak and also visit Coonoor, which is known to be a spectacular spot. Also enjoy spending time in the beautiful Brindavan Gardens and enjoy walking in the colourful corridors of Mysore Palace.
      • Meals

      • Accommodation

      • Sightseeing

      Rs.16,000
      Rs.14,000

      Per Person on twin sharing

      • Earn eCash
      • Rs.420
    • Ooty and Kodaikanal Grandeur

      Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

      Ooty (2) Kodaikanal (3)

      Ooty and Kodaikanal Grandeur

      Ooty (2) Kodaikanal (3)
      Spend your honeymoon in the misty hills of Ooty and Kodaikanal. On a clear day, enjoy a marvellous view from Doddabetta Peak in Ooty. Go on a quiet walk along the hillside at Coaker's Walk in Kodaikanal. Both Ooty and Kodaikanal have picturesque lakes to delight tourists.
      • Meals

      • Optional

      • Accommodation

      • Sightseeing

      EMI Rs.1,020

      Rs.16,600

      Per Person on twin sharing

      • Earn eCash
      • Rs.498
    • Bangalore, Mysore, Ooty & Kodaikanal

      Customizable Tour | 4 Nights

      Mysore (1) Ooty (2) Kodaikanal (1)

      Bangalore, Mysore, Ooty & Kodaikanal

      Mysore (1) Ooty (2) Kodaikanal (1)
      Embark on this trip that gives you the opportunity to explore the three jewels of South India - Mysore, Ooty and Kodaikanal. Mysore, the cultural capital of Karnataka offers a perfect blend of history, culture and traditions. In Mysore, you must savour authentic Mysore sweets, such as the Mysore Pak. Surrounded by pine and eucalyptus trees, serene lakes, and interesting landmarks Ooty offers a sight to behold. With its dense forests, cascading waterfalls, lush green hills and the famous Kodaikanal Lake, Kodaikanal has won the hearts of tourists from all over the country. This 5-day trip is perfect for those who are looking to spend a memorable holiday in nature's abode.
      • Meals

      • Accommodation

      • Sightseeing

      Rs.13,500

      Per Person on twin sharing

      • Earn eCash
      • Rs.202
    • Picturesque Munnar & Ooty - Deluxe

      Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

      Ooty (3) Munnar (2)

      Picturesque Munnar & Ooty - Deluxe

      Ooty (3) Munnar (2)
      Visit the misty hill stations of Ooty and Munnar this holiday season. While Ooty's Doddabetta Peak is an excellent point to view the surrounding valleys, Munnar abounds in emerald-green tea gardens. Enjoy the sheer serenity of these hill towns.
      • Meals

      • Optional

      • Accommodation

      • Sightseeing

      EMI Rs.1,518

      Rs.24,716

      Per Person on twin sharing

      • Earn eCash
      • Rs.741
    • Majestic Mysore, Coorg & Ooty

      Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

      Mysore (1) Coorg (2) Ooty (2)

      Majestic Mysore, Coorg & Ooty

      Mysore (1) Coorg (2) Ooty (2)
      Ooty, also known as Udhagamandalam, is a hill station in the state of Tamil Nadu, in southern India. Surrounded by trees, central Ooty Lake is a huge artificial expanse of water with pleasure boats. On the slopes of nearby Elk Hill, the Rose Garden is home to over 2,000 varieties of roses. The Government Botanical Garden, created in the 19th century, features ferns, orchids and a prehistoric, fossilized tree.
      • Meals

      • Accommodation

      • Sightseeing

      Rs.17,000

      Per Person on twin sharing

      • Earn eCash
      • Rs.510
    • South Vistas Heritage to Hills & Backwaters - Standard

      Customizable Tour | 8 Nights

      Bangalore (1) Mysore (1) Ooty (2) Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Kochi (1)

      South Vistas Heritage to Hills & Backwaters - Standard

      Bangalore (1) Mysore (1) Ooty (2) Munnar (2) Thekkady (1) Kochi (1)
      Visit destinations in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in this holiday package. Karnataka brings a dash of heritage tourism, with visits to Srirangapatana of the Tipu Sultan fame, the Mysore Palace and the famous Brindavan Gardens. Ooty in Tamil Nadu and Munnar in Kerala are both lovely hill stations where you are treated to panoramic views of the surrounding valleys. Round off the trip with some leisure time in the serene backwaters and head home with great memories.
      • Meals

      • Optional

      • Accommodation

      • Sightseeing

      EMI Rs.1,656

      Rs.26,950

      Per Person on twin sharing

      • Earn eCash
      • Rs.808
    • Ultimate Ooty

      Customizable Tour | 3 Nights

      Ooty (3)

      Ultimate Ooty

      Ooty (3)
      Welcome the New Year in style and holiday in the lap of South India! Ooty, also known as Udhagamandalam is a beautiful mountain resort, nestled away Tamil Nadu. On this vacation, soak in the spectacular views of the Ooty Lake and take a pleasant stroll in the Botanical Garden. Enjoy the vibe of the new year by celebrating it amid the bounty of nature. Let the warm embers of your bond, colour this pristine setting of mountains as you step into a new phase with your loved one! On this getaway, you also get to see the Sim's Park and traverse along the Mettupalayam-Ooty route, which makes up the pretty town of Coonoor!
      • Meals

      • Accommodation

      • Sightseeing

      Rs.8,999

      Per Person on twin sharing

      • Earn eCash
      • Rs.269
    • Essence of Karnataka - Monsoon Special

      Customizable Tour | 7 Nights

      Bangalore (1) Mysore (1) Coorg (2) Bandipur (1) Ooty (2)

      Essence of Karnataka - Monsoon Special

      Bangalore (1) Mysore (1) Coorg (2) Bandipur (1) Ooty (2)
      Begin your life together with this Karnataka honeymoon package. From sightseeing in the cities of Bangalore and Mysore, you will head to the romantic getaway of Coorg. This hill station is full of lush greenery and splendid views. The beauty of nature follows you to Bandipur, a national park that is home to the tiger. You will also visit neighbouring Ooty, a popular hill station with a charm of its own.
      • Meals

      • Optional

      • Accommodation

      • Sightseeing

      EMI Rs.1,680

      Rs.27,349

      Per Person on twin sharing

      • Earn eCash
      • Rs.820
    • Blissful Ooty, Coonoor, Kotagiri

      Customizable Tour | 3 Nights

      Ooty (3)

      Blissful Ooty, Coonoor, Kotagiri

      Ooty (3)
      Ooty, also known as Udhagamandalam, is a picturesque hill station in Tamil Nadu, south India. Characterized by the mighty Nilgiris Mountains and vast expanses of forests, it makes an idyllic holiday destination for nature and peace lovers, away from the city's hustles. Embark upon a soul-quenching tour to Ooty, Coonoor and Kotagiri and cover popular places of interest such as Doddabetta Peak, Avalanche Lake, Dolphin's Nose View Point, Botanical Garden, Catherine Falls and much more! Book this 4-day tour package to Ooty for your next vacation and have a memorable time.
      • Meals

      • Accommodation

      • Sightseeing

      Rs.11,000

      Per Person on twin sharing

      • Earn eCash
      • Rs.165

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