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From Royal Ambiance to Hilltop Serenity - A Drive from Mysore to Ooty

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Frequently used route

Mysore - Nanjangud - Gundlupet - Bandipur - Ooty

125 km

7 hours


Enchanting Pit Stops

Known for the ancient Srikanteshwara Temple


Sunflower fields are a paradise for nature lovers


Explore the rich biodiversity

Mudumalai National Park

For a jungle safari

Bandipur Tiger Reserve

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Serves flavorful, vegetarian specialties.

Green’s Restaurant, Nanjangud

Pet and kid-friendly eatery

Café Nature’s Bowl, Begur

Restaurant of a highway-side hotel, open for visitors

Taj Restaurant, Siddaianapura

Grab a Bite


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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