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Chennai to Ooty - A Hill Station Escape through Tamil Nadu's Beauty

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Frequently used route

Chennai – Coimbatore – Mettupalayam – Ooty

550 km

11 hours


Enchanting Pit Stops

A large zoo for Asian mammals

Arignar Anna Zoological Park

Offers beautiful vistas of the Palar River

Palar River View Point

A beautiful dam and tourist attraction

Veedur Dam

A popular temple of the region in Salem

Paanduranganathar Temple

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Offers authentic Chettinad cuisine

Anjappar Chettinad Restaurant

Known for its South Indian breakfast

Geetha Cafe, Coimbatore

A mix of Indian and Chinese dishes

Hotel Aaryas, Mettupalayam

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In Ooty's tranquil embrace, where blue hills meet the sky, nature's beauty captivates, leaving hearts to fly high.

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Highest point in the Nilgiris with great views

Doddabetta Peak

A botanical haven with diverse flora

Ooty Botanical Gardens

Lake offering boating experiences

Ooty Lake

A beautiful garden with various rose species

Rose Garden

Viewpoint with stunning valley views

Dolphin’s Nose

Places to visit in and around Ooty

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Sidewalk Cafes – Enjoy local street food and South Indian snacks. Bakeries – Visit for fresh bread, pastries, and Ooty Varkey. Ooty Tea Factory – Savor Nilgiri tea and local snacks.

Places to eat in Ooty

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Hidden Gem Alert

A charming hill station near Ooty with beautiful gardens and viewpoints.

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Lesser known hill stations around


Since the time travelers have been exposed to the beauty of hills, the hilly town of Ooty has always topped the list. The erstwhile colonial settlement evolved into the most sought-after mountainous hamlet in South India. But with time, other settlements evolved and were discovered by adventurous tourists. Yet, very little is known about these scenic locales around Ooty.

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