Doddabetta Peak - Tamilnadu
Ooty is one of the premier hill stations of India where springs and waterfalls will welcome you warmly with the noises. This place has an indescribable magical charm which makes it an ideal place for honeymooners.
Moreover, it is easy to connect Ooty with other Honeymoon spots like Kodaikanal and Munnar – Alleppey houseboat making it more appealing and feasible for the couples to cherish their honeymoon. There are many more sightseeing places in Udhagamandalam that you shouldn’t miss while you are on a tour. One of the most prominent tourist places in ooty is Doddabetta
The Doddabetta Peak stands at an altitude of 2,623 meters It’s the highest peak of Nilgiris. The thrilling experience to reach the peak takes you through few hairpin bends. The telescope house at the top helps you explore the scenic beauty of the surroundings. Be early before the mist could hide the scenes from your eyes. Being the highest point in the district, it makes it possibly the best vantage points around Ooty tour packages. It is merely 10kms from Ooty Hill Station so you can simply grab your camera and head straight to the peak and click amazing pictures of the valley below.
Best time to Visit :
Hill Station in Ooty is a destination that can be visited all through the year. Summers are pleasant, winters are cool, and monsoons are beautiful. Summers during March to May have an average temperature in the range 15°C to 20°C. Summers maximum temperature never crosses 25°C. Winters during November to January are very pleasant and cool with minimum touching below 4°C and maximum ranges about 15°C. Monsoons offer good rainfall during June to September. February-March is spring, and October-November is autumn. Ooty Hill Station is very attractive in all seasons; winters can be chilly with ice forming. Flower shows during February - March attract many tourists. Best time to visit is all through the year, may keep off heavy rainy days in monsoon
Activities to do:
You can do a few fun activities like trekking, walking with nature, hand-gliding, angling, etc. But for angling and trekking it is always advisable to go with a proper guide.
How To Reach
By Air - There are no airports at Ooty. But the nearest airport is at Coimbatore which is at about 88 kms from Ooty. From Coimbatore you can take a taxi or a bus to Ooty.
By Rail - The nearest rail junction is at Mettupalayam which is at about 40 kms from Ooty. Many trains connecting various cities of India ply from here. From Mettupalayam you can go to Ooty by the Nilgiri Blue Mountain Toy Train or you can catch a bus or a taxi.
By Road - Ooty is one of the major attractions in South India. So, you can catch many luxury buses as well as State Transport Buses to Ooty from many major cities like Bangalore, Mysore, Chennai, Chennai, Calicut, etc.