There are many places to go and things to do in Ooty: below given are three places where one could visit in Ooty. If you travel to a mountain region, the first thing which comes in our minds is the scenic beauty of this place. The rolling hills and tea and coffee plantations do add a spectacular charm to this pristine hill station. Apart from the rolling hills, one can also visit Botanical Garden, Pykara Lake and Doddabetta Peak.
Botanical Gardens: The botanical garden is another very awesome place to visit in Ooty and very well known in tourism in Ooty. This is basically a park with lush greenery everywhere. The garden cum park is spread over a large land with exotic and unique plants and flowers all over, visiting this place is one of the most important things to do in Ooty. A peaceful and calmly walk on the boulevard of the botanical garden will give you a feeling of awe and wonder. The scenic beauty all around you will make you feel out of the world and the freshness it will provide your mind and soul is unmatched. The roses, lilies, hibiscus and all the other flowers, the shrubs, the leaves, the tiny little saplings scattered everywhere and especially the eucalyptus will take you to another world of beauty and exquisiteness. There is a famous fossil truck, which is around 2 million years old; the park association also keeps flower shows and etc for the entertainment of the tourists.
Pykara Lake: The Pykara Lake is the next must destination and is an integral part of things to do in Ooty. The Pykara is the dam and lake; it’s very beautiful, huge and clean. The lake is boating facility for tourists who would like to take a boat ride in such a beautiful lake and environment. The lake has crystal clear water and very beautiful landscape environment all around the place. The beautiful scenic view of the lake has increased the tourists love and craze for this place. The lake looks more beautiful during the summer season when the bright sunlight falls on the crystallized water of the lake and the area around the lake blooms in its glory.
Doddabetta Peak: The Doddabetta peak in Ooty is the highest peak of the city and one of the most famous spots for tourism in Ooty. The peak is at a height of 2623 meters from the ground. If you are someone who loves height or loves to click pictures than this place is heaven for you, the city looks very beautiful from this place. The mountains, the clouds, the greenery all around are very serene and beautiful. The unique name given to the peak has come originally come from Kannada language in which Dodda means big and Betta means mountain. Visiting this place is one of the important things to do in Ooty.
With so much to explore and see, it is not surprising Ooty is truly a paradise for vacationers.