Location : Located in Tamilnadu,near to Coimbatore.
Area : 36 sq. kms.
Population : Approx. 1 Lakh.
From Ooty – All the below are located between 5 to 20 kms
Hills and Views
Kandal Cross Shrine
Mini Garden and Rose Garden
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
How to reach Ooty ?
: Roadway :
A good network of roads and national highways connect Ooty with all major towns and cities. There are regular bus services to and from Coimbatore, Trichy, Bangalore, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mysore, Palghat, Calicut, Tirupati and other important destinations in South India. Ooty is also well connected with major cities of Kerala and Karnataka.
: Railway :
Ooty is on the narrow gauge railway, connected to Mettupalayam (47 km), which is directly connected to Coimbatore and Chennai. The famous toy train connects Ooty with Mettupalayam and Coonoor.
: Airway :
Coimbatore, 105 km from Ooty, is the nearest airport.
History of Ooty
Udhagamandalam (Ooty), the capital of Nilgiri district, is popularly known as the “Queen of hill stations’ among the tourist circuits. It is situated at a distance of 105 km away from Coimbatore. The height of the hills in the Nilgiri range varies between 2280 and 2290 metres, the highest peak being Doddabetta at a height of 2623 metres.