Sprawling tea gardens, towering mountain ranges, and mesmerizing meadows- these words are perfect for describing the “Queen of Hill Stations”. This place has an amazing weather and here you can find a myriad of options to explore.
So before you grab your backpack and take a tour to Ooty, here is a quick overview of what kind of activities you can do while holidaying there:
1. Take a Toy Train Ride in the Nilgiris
Taking this joyride will offer you a lifetime experience. The picturesque view that comes along the way will blow your mind. You can capture these moments in your camera every time when the train stops.
2. Visit the botanical Garden
The well-maintained lawns of the botanical garden in Ooty will take you to a world of exotic plants and trees. The view of the myriad blooms in a number of hues is very soothing for the eyes.
3. Go for Hiking and Trekking
Ooty has loads of options for the adventure loving soul. If you love adventure sports, then Ooty is the perfect place for you. Follow a trail or trek to some unknown terrain- Ooty will never let you down when it comes to adventure. You can also try activities like mountain biking and angling. The pleasant weather and the amazing views are an added advantage.
4. Go for Boating in Pykara Lake
If you want to spend a quiet time with your friends and family, you can take a boat ride in the Pykara lake. You can choose between traditional rowing and speed boats. There are plenty of eateries available here.
5. Visit Doddabetta Peak
Doddabetta Peak will offer you a stunning panoramic view of the entire region. We would suggest you not to miss this experience for anything. If the sky is clear, the peaks have some lovely angles to offer you. Even on a cloudy day, the view is breathtaking.
6. Visit the Toda Hamlet
The Toda community is the natives of Ooty. They have been inhabiting in this place even before Ooty came under the influence of the British rule in India. The Toda’s live in small U-shaped huts with a tiny entrance. The huts don’t have any windows. A visit to this place will take you to a trip down the memory lane.
Hope these suggestions gave you an idea for what to do while visiting Ooty. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your backpack and set out to Ooty. You can check our Ooty holiday packages for exciting deals and offers.