Nilgiris, also known as the Blue Mountains, is a beautiful place in Tamil Nadu It is part of the Western Ghats, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its rich biodiversity and stunning scenery. The beauty of Nilgiris lies in its lush valleys, rugged hills, cascading waterfalls and tranquil lakes. The area is home to many animal and fauna species, making it a paradise for hobbyists and wildlife enthusiasts. One of the most attractive aspects of Nilgiris is the tea gardens.
This region is famous for its high quality tea production and the large tea plantations in the hills are fascinating. The tea garden creates a beautiful green image that creates peace and tranquillity. Visitors can trek in these fields, breathe the fresh mountain air and enjoy the beautiful scenery. The region is home to many Aboriginal tribes, including the Toda and Badaga, with unique customs, traditions and arts. Tourists can explore their village and interact with the locals, learn about their lifestyle.
How to Reach:
The nearest airport to the Nilgiris is in Coimbatore, about 105 km. The nearest Railway Station is Ooty Railway Station from Nilgiris
Top places:Pykara falls, Nilgiris tea estate, Avalanche Lake, Mudumalai National Park.
Activities:Trekking, Plantation visit, Nature Walks and camping.
Best time to visit:March to May and September to November.