Udhagamandalam or Ooty as it is better known is situated at a height of 7,500 feet (2,286 m) approx. above the sea level. Abounding with nature’s beauty and a perfect weather that lasts through the year, Ooty draws tourists from all corners of the world. The tea plantations and coffee estates rolling down undulating hills, the thick eucalyptus woods, a picturesque languid lake, and magical waterfalls all give a perfect setting for a refreshing holiday break. Whether it’s a quiet romantic holiday, a fun trip, a family getaway or a wildlife tour, Ooty can never disappoint. It’s the perfect place to escape from the sweltering summer heat too.
The ‘Nilgiri toy train‘ connects Ooty to Mettupalayam(45kms), at the foot of the Nilgiris. The nearest major railway junction is Coimbatore which is connected with all major cities in India. Ooty is also well connected by road to other parts of the country. The best time to visit Ooty is between September and July.
DID YOU KNOW?
The famous Hindi song “Chaiyya Chaiyya” from the film “Dil Se” featuring Shahrukh Khan was shot on the roof top of the Nilgiri Mountain Railway?It is also called as the ‘Nilgiri toy train’. The tamil movie ‘Nanban’ which is a remake of the Hindi movie ‘3 idiots’ was partly shot here. The famous award winning movie ‘Raja Hindustani’ was also shot here.
In Ooty, Sterling Holidays owns two beautiful resorts, Ooty – Fern Hill and Ooty – Elk Hill, both with a magnificent view of the surrounding hills. We welcome you to enjoy a pleasant stay amidst the blue mountains and lofty peaks in a place that one can never tire of.