Ooty also known by the Udhagamandalam is the district capital of the Nilgiri district of Tamil Nadu. The region enjoys the adulation of tourists from all over world, who come charmed in by the rich natural beauty and serenity of the region. Ooty is also one of the popular honeymoon destinations of India, with swarms of young couple thronging to the region to soak in the romantic ambiance of this historical hill station. Once a summer retreat for the British army in India, the hill station offers plenty of interesting historical and natural attractions, like Ooty Botanical garden, Ooty Rose garden, Pykara falls, Echo Rock and much more.
Ooty enjoying the adulation of both Indian and foreign tourists witnesses heavy footfall of tourists throughout the year and as such the region offers plenty of transportation options from the joyful toy train to the web of bus services which are frequent and can easily be availed from all major destinations of Tamil Nadu and surrounding areas. Few of the popular bus routes include Ooty to Bangalore
, Ooty to Chennai
, Ooty to Hosur and Ooty to Coimbatore among others. Bus bookings from Ooty have also become extremely easy with the presence online ticketing service.
Ooty is a picturesque and amazing destination nestled amidst the Nilgiri mountain range. Paying the perfect compliment to the beauty of the region are the various nearby destinations that also serve as the perfect weekend getaway. Few of the popular Ooty weekend getaways include the Kodanad viewpoint in Kotagiri (45.8km), Bandipur National Park (48km) and Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary (67km) among others.