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Ooty (Ootacamund/Udhagamandalam) is a popular hill station in South India and is located 297 km away from Bangalore.
Ooty is 7,347 feet above sea level in the mountainous range of Nilgiris. Ooty was under British rule in the early 19th century,
and served as the summer capital of Madras Presidency. Ooty is well connected by road and rail and can be reached easily from Bangalore.
The weather in Ooty is 15 - 20°C around the year and attracts swarm of tourists every year. The landscape is marked by dense forest areas, rolling hilly region, tea garden and eucalyptus trees. The yearly Summer Flower festival held at the Botanical gardens is a main attraction during the season and attracts thousands of tourists. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway, one of the oldest mountain railways in India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A road trip to Ooty is through heavily forested winding roads comprising of sharp hair-pin bends. The shortest route from Bangalore is through the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, though this road would be closed at night as it passes through the jungle.
Most of the sightseeing spots in Ooty are to do with the scenic landscapes and natural surroundings. Few major attractions are:
Some of the other places to visit around Mysore are Nagarhole, Bylakuppe, Somanathapura, Talakad, Melkote, and Nanjangud.
The shopping spaces in Ooty are flooded with the natural products of the forest. Tea, eucalyptus oil and spices are very popular among
tourists. Ooty is also famous for its Chocolates. Farm fresh vegetables, especially Carrot and fruits can be seen everywhere for sale.
Places to eat: There are numerous restaurants in Ooty serving mostly South Indian Food, though not difficult to find a North Indian restaurant or a Chinese restaurant. For something Western, one could try the Sidewalk Café. Ooty is famous for its Bakery products, so do not miss to try the buns, cakes and other baked goods.
Ooty is a destination which can be visited all through the year. The maximum temperature during summer gets up to 25°C and in the
Winter the minimum of 4°C. It is advisable to carry some warm clothes in spite of the time of your visit. Summer is the most popular
time to visit, especially during the Flower show. If planning to visit the Flower Show, plan ahead and make hotel reservations in
advance as the town gets busy with thousands of tourists visiting during this time.
Also if travelling by road from Bangalore and taking the route via Wildlife sanctuary, plan the trip during the day as the road closes in the night. This route is very scenic and if lucky enough, one could spot few wildlife animals.
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