Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Pay a visit to Magnificent Points of Interest in Ooty – the ‘Queen of Hill Stations in Southern India’

Looking for a tourist destination for celebrating your luxurious honeymoon along with your beloved? If so, you are at the right place as we are here to assist you about it. Earnestly renowned as the 'Queen of the Blue Mountains' (Nilgiris), Ooty, which is a famous hill station situated in the Nilgiri Hills, is just for you. Having the administrative headquarters of the Nilgiri district of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, this magnificent hill town, which is lovingly called the ‘Queen of Hill Stations in Southern India’, is thought as one of the top tourist destinations of India. 

All the year round, a huge number of romantic couples, holiday vacationers and backpackers from all over India as well as the world escape to this charming hill station to have the unlimited fun of the romantic tour. For making the tour of this destination easy, comfortable and convenient, Honeymoon Packages in India arespecially tailor made by Holidayworms., one of the leading tour and travel operators of India as well as the world.

Points of Interest in and around Ooty
Situated 80 km north of Coimbatore, Ooty, which is counted among the most preferred summer destinations of India, is blessed with several points of interest. Some of them are following:

Government Rose Garden, Ooty

Previously called the ‘Centenary Rose Park’, ‘Jayalalithaa Rose Garden’, and ‘Nootrandu Roja Poonga’, the Government Rose Garden, which boasts of being the largest rose garden in India, has one of the largest collection of roses in all over India with over 20,000 varieties of 2,800 cultivars. Under the collection of roses in this charming rose garden, you can find hybrid tea roses, Polyanthas, Miniature Roses, Papagena, Yakimour, Ramblers, Floribunda, and roses of abnormal colors such as green and black.
This magnificent rose garden, which covers its area of 4 hectares (10 acres), is called the best rose garden in South Asia. In the 2nd week of every May, you can take the enjoyment of the rose show in this magnificent rose garden.

Dolphin’s Nose

Really being a tremendous rock resembling the nose of a dolphin, the Dolphin’s Nose, which has ravines on either side of its nose, comprising Coonoor stream meeting the Kotagiri stream, and the St. Catherine Falls, is a must visit during the tour of Ooty. Being an excellent viewpoint, the Dolphin’s Nose, which is situated at a distance of approx 10 km from Coonoor, has another point along the way to it, namely the Lamb’s Nose.

Government Botanical Garden, Ooty

Covering the area of 55 acres (22 hectares), the Government Botanical Garden is the beautiful botanical garden, which is situated on the lower slopes of the Doddabetta Peak. Maintained by the Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department, this botanical garden, which was founded in 1848 A.D., is endowed with approx a thousand species, both indigenous and exotic, of shrubs, plants, trees, ferns, bonsai and herbal plants. In the 3rd week of every May, this beautiful garden provides the chance of visiting the flower show.

Nilgiri Mountain Railway (Toy Train Ride)   

Being a part of the Mountain Railways of India, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, which was built by the British in 1908 A.D., is perfect for the visitors of Ooty for having the unlimited enjoyment of the toy train ride. Having its railway track of meter gauge, the NMR, which was initially operated by the Madras Railway Company, is a must visit during the tour of Ooty.

Ooty Lake

Covering a region of 65 acres, the Ooty Lake, which is a man-made lake built in 1824 A.D. by John Sullivan, the 1st collector of Ooty, is perfect for its visitors for taking the enjoyment of boating offered by the Boat House, located by this charming lake.

Apart from these, Ooty is home to several other points of interest in and around it such as Deer Park, Pykara, Kamaraj Sagar Dam, Avalanche Lake, Arulmigu Mariamman Temple, Cinema Shooting Spot, Adam’s Fountain, Wax Museum, Thunder World Amusement Park, Emerald Lake, Doddabetta Peak, Mudumalai National Park, Tribal Museum, Sim’s Park, Thread Garden, Tea Factory, Toda Huts, Fernhills Palace, Mukurthi National Park, Stone House, and St. Stephen’s Church, one of the oldest churches in the Nilgiri district.

Overall, it can be undoubtedly said that Ooty is regarded as one of the most preferred summer destinations of India. In case of being desirous to pay a visit to this charming hill station, you can  book Honeymoon Package. All of these holiday packages, which are available at reasonable prices, can also be customized according to the choice of the clients. 

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