Nestled amidst the Nilgiri hills, Ooty, also known as Udagamandalam, is a hill station in Tamil Nadu which serves as a top-rated tourist destination. Once regarded as the summer headquarters of the East India Company, the Queen of the hills is a picturesque getaway. Dotted with tea gardens, serene waterfalls, winding country lanes, and charming colonial architecture, Ooty is the perfect respite for everyone. Popular among couples and honeymooners, Ooty allures its visitors with panoramic views of the Nilgiri mountains.
Ooty is as much about mountain trails and lush green scenery as it is about lakes that stretch for miles and waterfalls that suddenly come into view as you take a hairpin bend. The city is abundant with crystal-clear lakes surrounded by hills, creating an idyllic ambiance for the cool wind to hit your face and pull you into the exhilaration of being one with nature. Adventure seekers need not fret, as certain lakes offer speedboat rides as well if that’s what you’re looking for.
Ooty is one tourist destination that you cannot rush through just so you can move on to the next place on your itinerary. Lofty mountains, grasslands sprawling across miles, a miniature toy train, forest trails that abound in hues gathered from nature herself – it doesn’t take much for Ooty to win a traveler’s heart. Once you have visited Ooty, the only thing you’ll want to think about is how soon you can go back there again. That’s the magic of this quaint and charming hill station which, regardless of how many times you go back to it, never gets old.
Ooty is a place that can be visited throughout the year. Each season in Ooty has something different to offer and none of the seasons is too harsh for its visitors. The Nilgiri mountain railway or the Ooty Toy Train is a marvel. The view of the mountains combined with the weather makes this place even more appealing. You can feel the thrill of adventure sports like mountain biking and hand gliding by participating in them. There are various lakes and gardens in the town to keep you engaged. Apart from the natural sightseeing options, there are other interesting man-made places as well including the Wax World Museum, Tea Museum, and St. Stephen’s Church.
Wondering where to stay in Ooty? Ekostay offers a variety of exquisite Villas in Ooty with spacious lawns in remote areas at reasonable pricing, in addition to making your stay more unforgettable.
The warm, inviting and pleasant atmosphere that engulfs Ekostay Firestone Villa in Ooty, is enough to make you want to stay back here forever. The 3BHK home is the dream place for your next staycation in the hills of Ooty features a whitewashed facade and minimalist interiors and makes for a cozy home. Enjoy the fresh crisp chilly air of Ooty while strolling in the balcony of the villa with a hot cup of chai and breathtaking views all around you. Bonfires and open dining in the lawn area are just a few experiences that await you here. Come leave all your worries behind and have a blissful stay at a scenic hill station.
Watch white dense swirling clouds descend upon you at Woodside Ivy, Ooty. The 3 BHK property is located on a cliff overlooking the valley with a 360-degree view which is surrounded by a tea estate which is not the only plus point of this property. This gorgeous property offers you scenic views from every room. The garden area along with the facade of the house is designed to transport you back to the colonial era. Besides you could enjoy your meals by the bonfire, indulge in a BBQ session, or relish a hearty meal on the lawns. There are various indoor and outdoor games here to keep you entertained.