Clear sky, beautiful mountains, picture perfect green scenery are the words that perfectly summed up the beauty of this beautiful hill station. Ooty which is also known as the queen of the hills justifies its name pretty well. The beauty of this place can be swear by any of us, be its mountain, people, lakes, chocolates or tea everything has the essence of its nature. Being from the mountains, I am quite partial for such hill stations however I never knew Ooty is going to be such a great place to explore. So if you are planning to plan your next vacation anytime in Ooty then let me be your guide to assist you to make your travel more fun and adventurous.
Also, if you are that typical girl who falls in love with every romantic Bollywood movie just by its beautiful shots then it is also possible, the director shot that scene in Ooty only. Just to enlighten you more ‘Malaika Arora Chayya Chayya’ track from movie Dil se, Barfi, Golmaal Again are some bountiful movies which help you to visualise this place even better as the director of these movies has done full justice to this place by showcasing its beauty. So, hop onto my travel journey to Ooty and believe me this will definitely force you to go there.
The best way to come here is by Car. If you are anywhere near Bangalore then I suggests you to come Ooty by road, it will approximately take 6 or 6.5 hours (we started our journey from 11:30am and reached at 7.00pm). The best thing about this Bangalore-Ooty road trip is the view, the breathtaking view of surroundings and of course you will cross many jungles while coming here. I personally found this was the best route one can drive on. Mudumalai, amongst that attraction of Ooty road trip is Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary, where you can see many animals crossing your way. Doesn’t it sound exciting?
If you have arrived in the evening like us, then I suggest you start your trip from next morning. You might be thinking, what you will do the day you have arrived then do go to Ooty famous marketplace, where you can find many winter clothes at not so expensive price and and and... if you are a chocolate lover then don’t forget to grab some specialised handmade Ooty chocolate.
Next morning, buckle up yourself because you are going to experience true heavenly beauty. Botanical Garden, it was actually pleasure walking around the green garden. Localities came here for a picnic with their families. Surrounded by lush greenery, this spot is a good place to start your trip and rejuvenate you.