State: Tamil Nadu
Famous for/as: Hill Station, Nature
Coordinates: 11.413400 76.695198
Ooty, the Queen of Hill Stations
Ooty, the capital of Nilgiris region is also called as Ootacamund. Since it is one of the most famous tourist resorts, it is also popularly known as the Queen of all the hill stations. Ooty is basically a place of pictorial picnic spots, which is located at a height of 2,240 Mt above the sea level. During the colonial time, Ooty was used to be admired among the Britishers for weekend and summer vacations.
To further add to its magnetism for the tourist interest, there is the mountain train ride on a pinion and ratchet track which takes up from Kallar, a place near Mettupalayam and passes its journey from various hair-raising and breathtaking curves, frightening tunnels and chugs next to profound ravines full of flourishing vegetation, rejoicing watercourse and gardens of tea.
The vegetation, which flourishes from Kallar to Coonoor, is compressed of various types of vegetation which is spectacular to witness. Ooty has become famous since the endowment of multifarious tea estates. The Dense forests, Lofty Mountains, Sprawling pastures, numerous miles of tea gardens welcome the tourists everywhere in Ooty.
People from all over the world come to visit this place and to have an amazing time during the yearly Tea and Tourism Festival, the celebration of which draws attention of huge crowds. The atmosphere of Ooty is so overwhelming that it automatically entreats immeasurable tourism across all the places to have a great time in the company of the nature while staying near to the tremendous landscapes.
The beauty of Ooty cannot be defined in words. Its magnificent tea gardens, eucalyptus trees; fine pine and blossoming vegetation keep highlighting the charm of the place which leaves an irremovable memory in the minds of tourists. To prevent its natural grace and the extinction of various species of animals, several regions have been preserved in the forms of sanctuaries.