Ooty, also known as Udhagamandalam, is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Tamil Nadu, South India. It is located at a height of 7,500 ft in the Western Ghats. Beautiful climate and cool temperature round the year, picturesque lakes, colonial architecture, aromatic tea estates and stunning valleys and mountains is the reason why it’s rightly called the Queen of the Nilgiris. Ooty allures tourists from all over India. This article covers the best Ooty resorts and hotels from where you can have the perfect view of those serene mountains.
Best Time to visit Ooty
Best time to visit Ooty is between the months of April to June and September to November.
March to June : These months constitute the summer season in Ooty and the average temperature during this time don’t go beyond 20 degree Celsius. The weather is generally pleasant and hence you can venture out for sightseeing and other tourist activities.
October to February: These months constitute the winter season in Ooty and the temperature can go below 5 degree Celsius. It’s cold during October but the overall day temperature is cool and good for sightseeing.
July to September: These months constitute the monsoon season in Ooty. Try to avoid going during these seasons as Ooty receives heavy rainfall. Hence you won’t be able to go for sightseeing and other outdoor activities.
How to reach Ooty
By Air- As Ooty doesn’t have its own airport, so you take a flight till Coimbatore which is about 88 km away from Ooty. After that, you need to hire a cab to get to Ooty.
By Rail- The nearest railway station to Ooty is in is at Mettupalyam which is 40 kms from Ooty. Take a train till Mettupalyam and from there, get a cab to Ooty.
By road- Ooty is well connected to road with all the cities. You can hire a cab, car to Ooty.
Where to Stay in Ooty ?
TAJ SAVOY (5 Star Hotel)
This is a good 4-star mountain resort in Ooty overlooking the majestic Nilgiri hills. This lovely hotel is centrally located and is close to market and most of the tourist attractions like Botanical Garden, Rose Garden and Library Theatre.
GEM PARK (4 star)
Address: Sheddon Rd, Pudumund, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001
Phone: 096268 74132
KURUMBA VILLAGE RESORT( 41/2 star)
Address: kurumba village resort, hillgrove post, kurumbadi – 643 102, nilgiris, tamilnadu. india.
Phone: +91 – 8088855855/ +91 – 7710029815 /16 /17/ +91 – 22-23514592 / 93