Check Out These Scenic Tourist Attractions In Ooty

OT Staff

Botanical Gardens

Spread across 55 acres, the Government Botanical Gardens in Ooty is a picturesque attraction featuring exotic plants and trees, including a fossilised tree trunk, believed to be over 20 million years old.

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Doddabetta Peak

Standing at an altitude of 8,650 feet, Doddabetta is the highest peak in the Nilgiri range, offering scenic views of the surrounding hills from the viewpoint.

A view of the city from Doddabetta Peak | Shutterstock

Ooty Lake

This artificial lake, constructed in 1824, is a popular destination for boating. You can rent paddle boats, rowboats, or motorboats to explore the beautiful lake.

Ooty Lake | Albin Raj / Shutterstock

Rose Garden

With the most extensive collection of roses, such as hybrid tea and miniature roses, floribunda, Ooty's Rose Garden is a paradise for nature lovers and photographers. 

Rose Garden | Shutterstock

Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Embark on a nostalgic journey aboard the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Nilgiri Mountain Railway, also known as the Toy Train. The scenic ride takes you through picturesque landscapes, tunnels, and bridges.

Nilgiri Mountain Railway | TN tourism board

Ooty Tea Factory and Museum

Delve into the history and art of tea-making at the Ooty Tea Factory. Learn about the tea production process, from plucking to processing.

Ooty tea factory | AnilD / Shutterstock.

Emerald Lake

Tucked away amidst rolling hills, Emerald Lake is a tranquil spot for picnics and nature walks. 

Emerald Lake | Shutterstock

Pykara Waterfalls

Witness the beauty of Pykara Falls as it cascades down amidst verdant landscapes. You can also enjoy boating at the nearby Pykara Lake, surrounded by thick forests.

Pykara Waterfalls | Shutterstock

St. Stephen's Church

Built in 1830, St. Stephen's Church is one of the oldest churches in the Nilgiris, known for its colonial architecture.

St. Stephen's Church | Shutterstock

Thread Garden

 Explore the Thread Garden in Ooty, where plants, flowers, and trees are crafted using colourful embroidery threads.

Thread Garden | Shutterstock

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