How To Reach Ooty From Mumbai
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Mumbai To Ooty Distance
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Ooty is a favorite destination for travelers from Maharasthra, especially Mumbai. There are several options for people looking to come visit Ooty from Mumbai and wondering how to reach Ooty from Mumbai, such as buses, private taxis, trains as well as flights. The best way to get to Ooty from Mumbai is via trains, because the journey is comfortable, within budget and of course, utterly picturesque, even if it is a bit lengthy. Traveling via the road is also not a bad idea, although the journey time might make one too tired to be able to enjoy the trip.
By Air: Traveling to Ooty from Mumbai via flights is a good option as well. The aerial distance from Mumbai to Ooty is around 945 kms, which is covered within 3 to 4 hours. However, the catch here is that there are no airports in Ooty, and the nearest airport is in Coimbatore which is located almost a 100 kms away from the city center of Ooty. Despite this issue, it makes sense to travel to Ooty from Mumbai via flights, because people can cut down on travel time, thus increasing the amount of time they can spend exploring the place. Flights are slightly more expensive that train tickets though.
By Road: The distance from Mumbai to Ooty by road is around 1204 kms, which can be covered within 20 hours or so, without a break. If traveling with breaks, then the travel time is likely to increase, although it is highly recommended to stop at regular intervals and enjoy some sightseeing before being on one’s way again. The roads are pretty well maintained, and well-lit at night, and the small towns and villages that fall on the way are good for stopping and grabbing a few refreshments. There is no direct bus connectivity between Mumbai and Ooty. You can reach Bangalore first from Mumbai and then take a bus from Bangalore to Ooty.
By Train: If thinking about how to reach Ooty from Mumbai by train, then the options are endless. The Mumbai to Ooty distance by train is around 1200 kms, and there are several trains that can cover this distance within 36 to 40 hours. Although the travel time is a lot, as compared to when traveling via air, the costs are pretty low for the trains. Add to that the fact that the journey is very comfortable, and there are many picturesque views to enjoy on the way, and travelers have a winner on their hands. There are no train stations at Ooty, except for the toy train station. The closest train station to Ooty is in Mettupalayam, from where travelers can either opt for traveling by road to Ooty or by the toy train.
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Raghavan's 2 days trip to OotyNice hospitality provided. Overall nice experience.
Madhu's 4 days trip to OotyReally planned well and economic. Thanks to my economy travels
Rahul's 5 days trip to OotyMysore -Ooty Trip:- Nothing Much Say Regarding this trip...............Its Good or Ok OK Type trip...After past relation we was expected that this Ooty trip is also a good memory and happiness.....Lets some point:- 1)Overall Trip Was good..... 2)Cab:-Blr to Mysr--Driver not even understand English/hindi(Talking only local Language) and we are unable to said that we are very much hungry and need to stop for a luch...every time I said please stop in a decent place where we can et ..his only reply" yes sir...yes sir..5 mins only" ... 3)Mysore to Ooty Cab:-Awesome experience... Cordial/Supportive/funny/perfect tout guider for tourist.. 4)Ooty Cab:-Good human being but have some attitude problem in some cases...but it shouldn't be any more with a guest. 5)OOty to mysr and mysr to BLr Cab-Good experience 6)MOST IMPORTANT POINT FOR AGENCY:- First of all our agency coordinator its nice talking/polite but what happened during this trip I don't know really...how could he do such type of disgusting/worst/rudeness full behavior with a guest...such a shameless behavior....As a guest i except that did not know your policy or whom should I talk during my sight seen... Ek bat Haina... "Ant Bhala to Sab Bhala"----but bande ne wo hi nehi kiya.. Thanks for your help by the way :) :) :)
Hrishikesh's 4 days trip to OotyHotel Silver oak at Ooty was awesome, But at Mysore it was okay . Driver Manju was good but he made stories and was not refusing to take us to Dodabetta the highest peak point of Ooty ,he took us till tea factory n told this is only Dodabetta , but forced him to go to Dodabetta so he agreed but was disappointed for remaining trip Dodabetta peak point at Ooty even if telescope view is not available the weather is awesome.
Yogesh's 5 days trip to OotySpecial thanks to Suchetha Madam for an excellent arrangement of the entire trip. Hotels were excellent.... Driver Mr. Santhosh was awesome and overall trip was very nice. Appreciate the behaviour of Driver Mr. Santhosh D. who was too good.
Anirban's 3 days trip to Ootydriver was very arogant and did bad driving. rash driving. hotels we're good but not very great.
Hdoshi's 3 days trip to OotyExcellent trip and most importantly the service was well taken care of. Recommended
Vinay's 4 days trip to OotyHotels are very good... liked them very much. Apart from that, we got new driver every day who don't know what is the plan and need to explain them every time. Planning is not proper. Thanks to sameera who was helpful when required. But the person who is managing the things at ooty, he is not at all good. He don't pick up phone when in need. He just ignore. He itself saying their drivers are idiots. Had problems with the driver. They will come very late which ruins all the plans of the day.
Varadharaj's 4 days trip to OotyAwesome Hotel... Amazing view.. Felt like we are staying in the clouds. Away from the hustle n bustle of commercial Ooty, i recommend this Hotel to everyone. If u lobe nature and want peace of mind, this is the place. The Cab driver - Shanmugam was very decent n courteous. He made sure we are comfortable n didnt rush us. I wish i could say the same for our Travel Agent - Victory World.. I used to get calls from them frequently before the booking.. but once the booking n payment was done, i was the one who was calling them up for details. No initiative from them. I was promised Toy train tickets which i did not get due to their negligence. Overall the trip was amazing but it would have been even better if our Travel Agent's services was better.
Nshah's 4 days trip to OotyIt was very best trip It was most memorable trip to us All arrangement was superb
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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.
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.
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.
ATMs are easily available in Ooty, and most major shops accept debit and credit cards of all major banks.
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