Top 7 Best Places to Visit in Ooty

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The Top 7 Best Places to Visit in Ooty are as follows:


Sim’s Park

A beautiful botanical garden located in Coonoor in the Nilgiris district, Sim’s Park is a popular tourist attraction.


The park extends over a sprawling 12-acre land and is beautifully landscaped.

Sim’s Park also hosts the annual fruit and vegetable show, which is held in the month of May every year and is a good time to visit the park.


Government Museum

It is located on Mysore Road, it is a storehouse of interesting relics of tribal art and culture.


It offers a great way to learn about the history of ancient India.

Doddabetta Peak

The place stands at a height of around 8,650 feet and makes it the highest peaks in south India.


This place offers amazing trek spots and plenty of quiet and picturesque locations to solitary wanderers like me.

There is a small eatery placed here courtesy of the tourism department of Tamil nadu that offers some okay tasting food at a cheap price.


Pykara Waterfall

Pykara Waterfall situated 20 kilometres from Ooty, is a great picnic spot with a lake, pine trees and of course, the waterfall.


Adventure lovers will enjoy speedboat rides available at the lake, while honeymooners may like to take long walks amidst pine trees.


Govt. Rose Garden

The Largest rose gardens in India, the Government Rose Gardens lie on the slopes of the Elk Hill at an elevation of 2200 meters above sea level.


It also has one of the largest collections of roses with more than 20,000 different varieties.


Ooty Lake

Covering an area of around 65 acres, the Ooty Lake is a manmade lake formed in 1824 under the British.


It features a boathouse which offers boating facilities to the visitors and is famous for hosting boat races during the summer month of May.


Tea Museum

A must-visit for all tea lovers, Tea Museum, located adjacent to the Dodabetta Tea Factory in Ooty .


It is a sprawling 1-acre area surrounded by tea plantations amidst the magnificent Nilgiri Mountains.


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