April, May and September
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
photography, walks
Children- INR 15, adults- INR 30, Still Camera- INR 50, Video camera- INR 100

Government Botanical Garden

A premiere attraction on the Nilgiri Hills, this is divided into 6 major divisions. These are the New Garden, Lower Gardesn, Fountain Terrace, Italian Garden, fountains and conservatories. This is the main botanical garden and park of Ooty and is maintained by the Horticultural Department of Tamil Nadu. Apart from all other rare species of plants and herbs, the most remarkable are the monkey's puzzle, paper bark plant and a fossilized plant. You should definitely visit this park once you are in Ooty.