ooty tourist information
Tourist Information about Ooty
Area :- 36-sq-kms
Population :- 8,1763 (1991 Census)
Altitude :- 2,623 metres
Clothing:- Light woollen in summer and heavy woolen during winter
Languages Spoken :- Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and English
STD Code 0423
Temperature Range (deg C):
Summer- Max 25ºC, Min 10ºC
Winter- Max 21ºC, Min 5ºC
Rainfall 121 cms
What we can do in ooty
Travel in the toy train enjoying the heavenly beauty splashed abundantly all over the place. If u were lucky enough u could spot deers, wild buffaloes, rabbits and rare bird species…
Go for long walks in the chilled weather with your loved ones, hand in hand. Enjoy the fresh carrots being sold on the road sides. Sip some hot tea.
Visit the country side and get to know the rich tradition and culture of the tribes like Todas and Kothas. You could also get to know another community by name Badagas.
Visit the Tea estates in and around Ooty. Get to know how tea leaves are plucked. Visit a tea factory to understand how the tea leaves are processed to produce tea dust that we use in our kitchen
Visit the Mudumalai forest sanctuary. (It takes around 2 hours from Ooty)
Visit Defense Services Staff College.
Visit 6th mile and also the 9th mile – Movie shooting spots. Lush green with small stream running at its boundary. Very calm n peaceful area.
Don’t forget to visit golf at the Gymkhana Golf course. (Only members are allowed).
You can get form Fresh Carrot on the way.