Ooty: The South Indian irony

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8th Feb 2014

Hola!

Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu

As we go

Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu

So far away.

Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu

You got luggage.

Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu

Say what.

Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu

iFly.

Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu
Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu
Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu
Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu
Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu
Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu
Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu

Eucalyptus invigilation

Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu

Madumalai

Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu

Pykara falls.

Photo of Ooty: The South Indian irony by Sagnik Basu

Monday morning is not on the vicinity, friends are waiting downhill for you and piping hot food await you in the hotel, the road to which is invigilated by dense forests on both sides.

I don’t think that a weekend can be better.

Lapped amidst all the salty sea business of southern India, peeks Ooty. The breathtaking beauty and undisturbed calm, far from the hustle and bustle of city life. With green hills, resplendent brooks and cascading waterfalls, Ooty is a virtual paradise on earth. However, there are also a number of tourist spots that increase the charm of this South Indian hill station.

Doddabetta peak is the Highest Peak in South India. One can have views of three South Indian State plains of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. There is a Telescope mounted on the top of the peak and you can have an aerial view of the plains and the hilly ranges for a nominal charge. It is merely 10kms from Ooty so you can simply grab your camera and head straight to the peak, and click amazing pictures of the valley below. On a clear day, which is honestly not that often, one can see far off areas, even the plains of Coimbatore and the flat highlands of Mysore.
Photo of Doddabetta Peak, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India by Sagnik Basu
The fare being on the higher side, Ooty makes sure that your every penny spent at Pykara is worth it. The river caries a very countryside feel with herds of cows and sheep grazing on the verdant landscape surrounding it. The water-body is quite silent and rather deceptive of the gushing waterfalls it hides within it. Do try fresh cherries sold by local vendors there. The Pykara dam and boathouse are located near the falls and are popular hot spots for boating and picnicking. There is a forest resthouse too for accommodation if you wish to stay overnight.
Photo of Pykara Lake, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India by Sagnik Basu
Along with Karnataka's Bandipur and Nagarhole and Kerala's Wayanad, Mudumalai forms part of an unbroken chain of protected areas comprising an important wildlife refuge. Overall the reserve is the best place for spotting wildlife in Tamil Nadu. The creatures you're most likely to see include deer, peacocks, wild boar, langurs and Malabar giant squirrels. There's also a significant chance of sighting wild elephants (the park has several hundred) and gaur (Indian bison).
Photo of Mudumalai National Park, Devarshola, Tamil Nadu, India by Sagnik Basu
Why? Since it is a natural formation of rock that resembles to the nose of Dolphin. Reaching atop this rock might at once appear to be cumbersome, but once atop, it would be of great worth. Deep ravines can be sighted on the both the sides of this rock. While in one ravine you can effortlessly catch the sight of the picturesque Catherine Falls, on the other side, can be spotted the confluence of twin streams viz. Coonoor stream and Kotagiri stream.
Photo of Dolphins Nose, Yedappalli, Tamil Nadu, India by Sagnik Basu
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Yuva Raj
photo r realy amazing ooty trip. can u help me what month u travel ooty and every palce briefly
Thu 08 20 15, 21:51 · Reply · Edit · Delete ·
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Amita Shingade
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Sat 06 06 15, 05:38 · Reply · Edit · Delete ·