Information About Ooty Tourism
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Ooty Travel Guide
Ooty is a gorgeous hill station in Tamil Nadu, and is considered a haven for nature lovers from all the country. Ensconced in the lap of nature, this town is surrounded on all sides by the towering Nilgiris, evergreen fir trees and of course, lakes small and large. The local language of Ooty is Tamil, although it being a popular tourism destination, English and Hindi are also widely spoken. The best time to visit Ooty is during the summer season, from March to June, when the weather here is pleasant and cool as compared to the rest of South India as well as most of the country.
Read on to find out all the Ooty hill station information that one might require before visiting it, including all about Ooty weather, street food, festivals, shopping and much more. Know all facts about Ooty before booking a package.
Weather of Ooty: The weather in Ooty remains pleasant almost all through the year. The summers here are cool and pleasant, with the temperature remaining within 20°C to 30°C. Even in winters, the temperature remains pleasant, falling no further than 15°C. The monsoons are also pleasant, although the incessant rains do make it a little harder to enjoy sightseeing, but for nature lovers, this is a good time to visit.
Food of Ooty: For travelers wondering what sort of food to eat in Ooty, the choice is endless. From local delicacies to world cuisine, Ooty offers travelers an unlimited choice. This Ooty food guide is the perfect way to know what to eat, and what to avoid. For vegetarians, the choices of Ooty food are endless, from dosas and idlis to vegetarian pizzas and salads. For non-vegetarians, dishes such as biryani and seafood platters are the perfect indulgence. The main food of Ooty can be said to be rice-based dishes, and one is sure to find such dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as for snacks. Whatever your preferences, good food in Ooty is not hard to come by. The best hotels in Ooty for food can be found near the city center, as well as close to the major attractions of the place.
Festivals of Ooty: Some of the most important festivals of Ooty include the Thaipoosam in Elk Hill Murugan Temple that is celebrated in February, the Ooty Mariamman Temple Festival held in the month of April, the Coonoor Mariamman Temple Festival between April and May, and several others. Some of the other festivals celebrated in Ooty here include flower shows and fruit festivals, where the rich harvest of Ooty is showcased. Imagine open air grounds crammed full with ripe fruits and riotously colored flowers!
Shopping in Ooty: Shopping in Ooty is a great idea since it is a haven for hand-made items such as warm shawls, sweaters, and souvenirs to remember the trip by. The local markets of Ooty are great for stocking up on dried spices and different varieties of tea leaves. When gathering information about Ooty, travelers must make sure to find out all they can about the markets near their accommodation for a more comprehensive shopping experience.
Travelers are advised to keep a few things in mind, before going on an Ooty trip. Traveling with an Ooty tourist map with distance written on it is a good idea, so that there are no travel mishaps.
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Trip to Tamil NaduGreat service offered. Very prompt in queries on and before trip. We were 2 girls going hence were worried about safety. But the driver Mr. Nagaraju assigned was really considerate , he drived skillfully and made sure we stop to eat at safe, non-skeptical places. Recommendations from me.
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Trip to Tamil NaduWhole trip was properly organized.. Hotel room was very bad. Hotel Bell Flower is not at all recommended. Toy Train, Doddabetta, Dolphin nose, Tea estate.
Trip to Tamil NaduTrip was awesome but I felt less involment from your end travel agent service.No involvement at all..
Trip to Tamil NaduHotel in ooty is best and cab driver is very good. In ooty rose Garden, botanical Garden and ooty train.
Trip to Tamil NaduWe are very much satisfied the way Mr Archit Sourya managed our tour in a very short period. Mr.Archit not only helped in flexible plan but provided our choice Hotels near Pondecherry's famous Rock Beach...The service was awesome ...Thank you... Yarcaud...was really Good....
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Trip to Tamil NaduTraveltriangle and Carlo Travels planned and executed our south India trip in a perfect manner and supported us well throughout the trip. Thanks to them for continuous assistance throughout the whole trip. Big round of applause for our driver Mahadev for his excellent driving skills, punctuality and humbleness. Sightseeing plan was flawless and hotels offered were also good. The Holiday Home Resort in Kodaikanal was very serene and peaceful, we spent a good time there. However, typical south Indian style food concerned us in ooty initially and we managed with good hotels suggested by Mahadev. Thanks to Carlos Travels and traveltriangle. We look forward to availing your services for our future trips...
Trip to Tamil NaduTravelling with Lee Vacations is not an experience but it’s an emotion.. Our trip to Mysore, Coorg n Ooty was very well planned by Ramaya.. Pickup from airport, hotels, sightseeing everything was very taken care of by Lee Vacations, n not to forget our companion for the trip Rajeshji was very kind enough to take ous to all the places n make us explore to the core.. He was very well disciplined, punctual n helpful with good driving skills. Also specials thanks to Ramaya to help us for some alterations during the trip.. A big thumps up for Lee Vacations.. Highly recommended Everything
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ATMs are easily available in Ooty, and most major shops accept debit and credit cards of all major banks.
There are several ways to pass time in Ooty, starting from visiting the beautiful natural attractions to the historic monuments, from shopping at the local markets to sampling local dishes.
Ooty is a beautiful little hill station in the state of Tamil Nadu, in India.
Although a fairly small destination, Ooty is rich in terms of natural wonders. There are a plethora of lakes, waterfalls and mountain peaks to explore, as well as a few historic monuments, museums, and theme parks. So make sure to have t least 5 to 6 days in hand to explore it fully.
Ooty is the right destination to stock up on dried spices and a huge variety of tea. One can also purchase hand-embroidered shawls, leather goods and wooden artifacts as souvenirs of the trip.
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