Ootacamund, the queen of the hill stations of South India, is situated in the Nilgiris at an altitude of 2240 metres. One can see many profiles of nature, each with a distinctive orandeur. Ooty is nited for its extraordinary scenic beauty and salubrious climate amidst the "Nilgiris" or "Blue Mountains".
Altitude: 2240 metres., Temperature: (deg C)-Summer- Max 25, Min 10; Winter- Max 21, Min 0., Best Season: April to June and September to October.
Places Of Interest: Botanical Gardens, Tiger Hill, Dodabetta Peak, Valley View Lake, Wilson Fish Farm, St. Stephen Church, Marlimund Lake, Wenlock Downs, Avalanche, Elk Hill, Kalhatti Falls, Snowdon, Glen Morgen.
Excursions: Wellingtion, Kotagiri, Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Coonoor, Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary.
Reach - By Air: The nearest airport Coimbatore- 89 kms is connected with Bombay, Calicut, Madras and Madurai. By Rail: Connected with Mettupalayam which in turn is connected through Madras & Coimbatore to major cities in India. By Road: Bombay- 1320 kms, Bangalore- 290 kms, Calicut- 178 kms, Coimbatore- 89 kms, Coonoor- 19 kms, Kotagiri- 29 kms, Madumalai- 64 kms, Madras- 535 kms, Mysore- 160 kms, Trivandrum- 498 kms, Tiruchirapally- 302 kms.