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Explore Ooty

Nestled amidst the Blue Mountains the quintessential town of Ooty allures visitors in abundance to witness its postcard picture-perfect beauty. Nilgiris are more popular as the Blue Mountains as it is believed to be cloaked with the blue haze of the rare Kurinji blue flowers that bloom once in 12 years.

The Queen of Hill stations, welcome you with mesmerizing meadows, a soothing environment, cool weather, and a wide array of sightseeing places to visit and admire. Each tourist attraction in Ooty promises a unique and lively experience that will leave you in awe for many days to come. However, if you are wondering what to do in Ooty and what to see in Ooty then have a look at the various sightseeing places that we have mentioned below. With these interesting places to see, you can be sure of having a memorable Ooty trip.

Botanical Garden

700m (approx. 5 Mins)

The botanical garden was laid out in 1897 by the Marquis of Tweedale and is spread over 55 acres.

Rose Garden

2.2Km (approx. 15 Mins)

This garden has been beautifully laid out in terraces with rose tunnels, pergolas, and bowers with rose creepers.

Doddabetta Peak

3.3Km (approx. 15 Mins)

At 2,623 meters above MSL, Doddabetta is the highest Peak in Tamil Nadu.

Tea Factory

2.7Km (approx. 10mins)

Nestled at 1839 meters in the Nilgiris, this factory is surrounded by the beauty of green tea gardens and is...

Ooty Lake

4.0Km (approx. 20mins)

The Ooty Lake is the pride of the Blue Hills. It is the central and strategic attraction.

Karnataka Garden

6.0Km (approx. 20 mins)

An excellent and delightful destination for wanderers, photographers, and nature-buffs.

Pykara Waterfalls

24.0Km (approx. 50mins)

The Pykara is the largest river in the District. It is considered very sacred by the Todas.

Mudumalai Tiger Reserve

44Km (approx. 1.5 to 2.0 Hr)

This is the first Sanctuary to be set up in India. It is rich in wildlife.

Bandipur National Park

50 Km (approx. 1.5 to 2.0 Hr)

Located amidst the picturesque surroundings of the towering Western Ghats on the Ooty - Mysore highway.

Avalanche / Emerald...

26 Km (approx. 1.0 Hr)

Emerald Lake is surrounded by undisturbed forest and you have reached Avalanche.

Toy Train

3.0 Km (approx. 15 mins)

A vintage-themed train meandering up a track, gifting stunning views of hills and valleys

Conoor - Sims...

19 Km (approx. 45mins)

This unusual park-cum-botanical garden was developed more than a hundred years ago.

Toda Museum

1.5Km (approx. 5mins)

There are many things to see in this Hill station but one must make sure to visit the Government Museum.

Black Thunder theme...

47Km (1.5 to 2.0Hr)

This is an expansive water park that covers an area of 75 acres of land and has an array of...


Trekking in Ooty is one of the much sought-after activities that tourists look up to during their visit.