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Ooty Traveller Guide

How to reach
By Air: Nearest airport: Coimbatore airport (IATA code:CJB) which is 105 km from Ooty.
By Rail: Nearest railway station: Mettupalaiyam railway station (station code:MTP). Nilgiri mountain railway connects Mettupalayam stattion to Udhagamandalam railway station (station code: UDG)
By Road: Public and Private regular buses from Coimbatore, Kozhikode, Chennai. Buses also available from various cities of Karnataka and Kerala.
What to do?

Board the Nilgiri Mountain Railway from Mettupalaiyam and enjoy the scenic view

What to see?

Doddabetta peak: Highest Nilgiri peak, 2633 m, offers a beautiful and panoramic view of the Nilgiri range, Ooty Botanical Gardens: One of the most popular tourist spots, the garden houses some of the rare species of plants, a Horticulturist's delight.

Best time to visit

October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May, June

Famous For



The NMR toy train is slow, if time is a constraint opt for other modes, Honeymoon destination, carry woolens in winter

Ooty Reviews

Ooty listen..
Jan 07, 2020 09:50 AM Read (via Mobile)
Plastic ban and water atm are amazing concepts, keep it up. Even hotels store compulsary filtered water for guests which is great. One thing which is very bad is water from houses coming on road, please visit the top near Chettinad House and walk down, the water smells. Same thing observed while...Read More

Worst experience
Dec 26, 2019 08:42 AM Read (via Mobile)
Cops of ooty are very bad..they spoke bad about our state Karnataka..and they only check KA boards..n try to charge money for non sense thing ...Read More

Not a good place for visiting
Nov 12, 2019 04:33 PM Read (via Android App)
Hi guys I have visited ooty recently in this year as I saw lot of differences in this place as I visited 5 years before. In 5 years only the whole places was changed 5 yrs before this destination was so nice beautiful but after 5yrs the places where hills was there the buildings was developed as...Read More


Crazy Drive to Ooty. Amazing Weekend.
Dec 16, 2017 12:32 PM Read
Hello to all the viewers on I need to state that I have a very Crazy Husband and he is so fond of Long Drives and he loves to visit the Hill stations often. He follows a rule to make Plans for outing that is "Never Make any plan and wait for the day, he says why not today"? . I...Read More

Go for weather, else commercialized!
Jan 12, 2016 03:51 PM Read
During last Christmas holidays, I decided to drive down to Ooty, Mysore and Bangalore. I had been to Ooty about a decade back and read that it had kind of lost its charm now, however my wife wanted to visit this hill-station and I wanted to enjoy the drive - hence the trip! How to Reach: From...Read More

My Ooty-Conoor trip
Apr 25, 2011 05:34 PM Read
My parents and I decided to head to Ooty for 4 days in April(14th - 17th) to beat the Summer heat. I read many MS reviews on Ooty to know what to expect. I wanted to have a night journey whereas my parents wanted to travel during the day to have a nice view on the way. Finally I gave in and book...Read More

A Day in Ooty
Jan 01, 2010 07:16 PM Read
This Christmas, we decided to take a holiday to Masingudi and Ooty. We had planned to spend more time at a jungle resort in Masinagudi. Unfortunately, we had a bad experience at the resort and decided to check out early next day and proceed to Ooty, which turned out to be a wise decision. To ...Read More

"Ooty is king of Hill Stations in South India"
Dec 08, 2012 04:23 PM Read
I visited Ooty back in 2012 Dhasera holiday and it was 4 days Trips.  Though I already visited ooty back in 2004 as college tour, this was my first trip along with my family.  When I visited ooty in 2004, it was like 4 days trip, first 2 days are Bangalore and mysore and next two days at Ooty an...Read More

Ooty, Amezing place ever i wonder.
Jun 09, 2020 01:44 AM Read (via Android App)
Hello guys! I hope you are doing well. Today I am sharing my one of favourite place ever I wondered.1 st time when I went Ooty them I didn't know about this place this was 1st time when I was wandering with my family. Journey was amazing we all got a bus and went to Ooty and its was like moun...Read More

Jun 02, 2020 07:18 PM Read (via Android App)
Hey eveyone, I like to share my experience when I went Ooty. I can surly say that it is a heaven on earth. Each time I go there I get a whole new experience. I stayed on a mountain side resort, when the nigth falls the mist cover's the whole city we can see only the light of the bulidings and ca...Read More

Ever green ooty
Apr 22, 2020 06:55 PM Read (via Android App)
I went to Ooty with my family Before 5 months. We started from Bangalore to Ooty around 300 kilometres. so you can take your personal vehicle or private cab .private operator bus services are there. I am going with my husband and my friends and her family.when Enter into the forest area just mak...Read More

Apr 20, 2020 09:01 AM Read (via Android App)
Last year we friends plan a trip during summer vacation Last year it was very hot in our place so we planned our trip to ooty We all know that summer vacation is the time for fun and enjoyment. We plan trips on every summer vacation. We stay in thiruvanthapuram. During summer vacation our ...Read More

Jan 11, 2020 12:24 PM Read (via Android App)
Ooty, the queen of the Nilgiris, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South India. Ooty is one of the largest and most enjoyable tourist destinations in South India.This place is full of beautiful hills and vegetation. . What makes Ooty so beautiful is the backdrop of the snow-cove...Read More

One time for sure !!
Dec 13, 2019 01:10 PM Read (via Android App)
So, I went to Ooty in 2017 in July. According to me it is a one time visit place, although it does not have that uch monuments but it does have very beautiful views, according to me among all the hill stations it has the best views, and different gardens just as rose garden and other gardens, an...Read More

Not a tourist spot at all
Oct 16, 2019 06:01 PM Read
I had been there 35 years before and wondered the beauty. Now I visited recently on 07.10.2019 and found the beauty gone, we found only buildings rather than hills, Dodda betta view point gives very flat plain view, lake water colour turned dark brown, whole place is ugly with garbage, still adv...Read More

Ooty is the beauty of natural.
May 24, 2019 02:17 PM Read (via Mobile)
Hi friends, today I am going to share my experience about my Ooty trip. On 15 april 2019 I am going trip to Ooty with my family. It is not my first tour. But it is my memorable tour. We are reach at 6: 00 with very cool atmosphere. So this atmosphere encourage me for visiting. Ooty is the gif...Read More

Beautiful destination
May 08, 2019 01:15 PM Read (via Android App)
I am sharing my experience of my trip to ooty. The place is really beautiful and mesmerizing. The tourist sites are really beautiful especially the peaks. The dodabetta peak was one of my favourite place in ooty to visit. The chilly air, mountain peak and awesome view. The dolphin peak is also r...Read More

About my Ooty experience!!
May 03, 2019 08:21 PM Read (via Android App)
Guys I must tell you, It was one of the best moments of my life! ??The kind of peace of relexation You get from this is insane.I suggest you must to the suicide point If you ever plan to go to Ooty.The view over there was almost breathtaking! ????.And the best part is the home made choclolates t...Read More

Apr 28, 2019 01:58 PM Read (via Android App)
Hey guys I am pranay. Ooty is a good place for sight seeing and exploring it has many entertainment places like the toy train and etc. Ooty is a cold place and best to travell in summer. My experiance in ooty was in november when it was very cool. Me and my family with my father's friend ...Read More

Apr 16, 2019 05:54 PM Read (via Android App)
I love this place. I had visited here in 2018 at the month of December. It is full of mountains and hill station. I had also seen terrace farming there. Tea plantation is also happened there. It have a favorable climate. I also bought many kind of chocolate. I love that chocolate. One of the ...Read More



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