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Best Time To Visit ooty

Is Ooty your next holiday destination to visit? Know the best time to visit Ooty to make the most of your vacation. Mid-March to June-It is the best season to visit Ooty. The weather during this time is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing. You can see fruit shows, flower shows and enjoys other activities like boating. The unexpected rains during this time add to the beauty of the station. If you plan to visit Ooty during these months then book hotels in advance. As a lot of tourists pour in, the hotel prices go high. July to October-These are the monsoon months in Ooty. Though it is an off-season for tourists, this is the best time to plan a budget holiday. You can book premium hotels at an affordable price. Also, It is less crowded, which is an advantage for couples seeking some quality time. Photographers, too, can travel to Ooty during monsoons to great clicks of the green surroundings. October to early-March-Another peak season in Ooty, you can experience misty skies, cool weather, and lush greenery at this time. These are the best months to visit Ooty as the temperature goes as low as 5 degrees. Christmas and New Year sees many celebrations. A lot of tourist influx happens so we advise you to book hotels in advance.

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  • Theme of Ooty [Romantic, Hill Station, Adventure]
  • You'll love Ooty for [Botanical Garden, Ooty chocolates]
  • Watchout for [Crowded markets, Unexpected rains]
  • Best Time To Visit
    March - June
  • Altitude 7,350 ft. above sea level

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Holiday Packages In ooty

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    Memorable Karnataka & Kerala
    7 Nights, 8 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.23,799
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    Jewels Of South India
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.18,900
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Ooty and Kodaikanal Grandeur
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.16,600
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In ooty

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    Affordable Holidays
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.11,000
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Hill Station Holidays
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.11,250
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Romantic Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.11,899
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in ooty

  • Orchid Square Boutique Hotel
    Orchid Square Boutique Hotel
    Conoor
    One night from
    Rs.5,546
  • Club Mahindra Derby Green
    Club Mahindra Derby Green
    Ooty
    One night from
    Rs.8,000
  • Woodberry Residency
    Woodberry Residency
    Ooty
    One night from
    Rs.2,250
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Popular Flights To ooty

    • BLRBengaluru
      CJBCoimbatore
    • Indigo
      6E-131
    • 08:10 09:00
      Non Stop
    • 00h 50m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.2,496
    • BOMMumbai
      CJBCoimbatore
    • Indigo
      6E-375
    • 11:55 13:50
      Non Stop
    • 01h 55m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.2,971
    • HYDHyderabad
      CJBCoimbatore
    • Indigo
      6E-744
    • 09:30 10:45
      Non Stop
    • 01h 15m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,362
    • PNQPune
      CJBCoimbatore
    • Indigo
      6E-681
    • 02:00 09:00
      1 Stop
    • 07h 00m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,025
    • VTZVishakhapatnam
      CJBCoimbatore
    • Indigo
      6E-881
    • 12:15 15:15
      Non Stop
    • 03h 00m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,196
    • AMDAhmedabad
      CJBCoimbatore
    • Indigo
      6E-6958
    • 05:20 13:50
      1 Stop
    • 08h 30m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,354
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Best Time To Visit ooty

Aptly called ‘Queen of the hills,’ Ooty is situated in the state of Tamil Nadu in the foothills of Nilgiri in the Eastern Ghats of India. It is one of the most famous hill stations in the country and enjoys a heavy footfall of tourists throughout the year. Once just a hamlet for the local tribal people, today Ooty is one of the most sought-after hill destinations in the country. The summer months though witness the most number of travellers when the hotels and travel agents offer some of the best Ooty holiday packages. This is the time when you can enjoy the lowest deals if you book Ooty hotels in advance. Some airlines like Indigo, Air India, Vistara operators daily flights to Coimbatore which is considered as nearest airport to Ooty.


Situated at an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level, with impressive mountain peaks, rolling grasslands, lush green forests, and vast tea gardens, and thunderous waterfalls make Ooty one of the most preferred honeymoon destinations. It’s quaint, quiet, breathtakingly beautiful, and difficult to forget.


The best time to visit Ooty is during the summer months, from March to June. This is the best season to visit Ooty and ideal for sightseeing. The weather is very pleasant and the temperatures vary from 15 °C to 20 °C. Apart from adventure activities such as hiking, trekking, boating, etc., you can also get a chance to attend the Summer Festival. This is undoubtedly the best tourist season in Ooty. Many cultural programs, flower shows, dog shows, boat races, etc. are conducted during this festival. Travelers can find ways on How to Reach Ooty from anywhere in India here at Yatra.com . Search convenient options to reach Ooty by air, road and rail.


Because of its natural beauty in plenty Ooty enjoys people from all over the country at all times. Some of the best Ooty tourist places are the Botanical Garden on the lower slopes of the Doddabetta peak where you can admire, smell, and take in the sight of perfectly trimmed blossoms and shrubs. You can also visit a rather unique natural site by the name of Dolphin's Nose, with a protruding rock resembling a dolphin's nose.


Go to Kalhatti Falls known to give a bird’s eye view of the entire valley. The place also boasts of a variety of exotic species of birds and animals. Don’t forget to visit the picturesque Emerald Lake with the Nilgiri rollings and tea estates forming the backdrop. Come here if you want a few moments away from the rather crowded tourist spots. You can also visit Annamalai temple which also houses an observatory promising the best views in Ooty.


While you can indulge in the more commercially known activities or visit places teeming with a number of tourists here are a few offbeat things to do in Ooty which will make your Ooty experience one of the most memorable. Try exploring the indigenous tribe known as the Toda tribes and know about their interesting lifestyle and traditions. Hop on the toy train, one of the oldest railway lines in the country which not many people are aware of or visit Kandal Cross, a church known for its healing powers.

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