Ooty , the Queen of Hills, referred as Nilgris too, is  full of vegetation and greenery, is one of the important hill stations of Tamilnadu, which was once summer capital of Britishraj’s Madras State , where flower shows and dog shows conducted  every year drawing  lot of foreign tourists joining  Ooty packages to participate in these events.

It will be a 100 km drive from Coimbatore to reach Ooty by road and  from Mettuppalayam, another city in Tamilnadu, it is 45 km  drive for Ooty, the former having the nearest Airport and the later having the nearest railway station, while there is also an option to travel in a  toy train from Mettuppalayam, stopping a while at  Coonur, another pleasant hill station, which is another special feature with Ooty tour packages.

For a tourist  wanting to spend holidays at Ooty, there are very  attractive Ooty packages offered by travel agents and among them  one covering Kodaikanal  also for 4 nights and 5 days, has the following itinerary:

•On the first day, members of  Ooty packages  are picked up from Coimbatore Airport or Railway Station,  given a drive to Ooty, the queen of Hills, where they do Hotel check in and  the traveler will have time that day for relaxation besides Boat ride in the Ooty lake.

•Second day, it will be a local sight-seeing trip, visiting  Botanical Garden, Doddabetta Peak, Hindustan Photo film factory etc.
•Third day, the Ooty packages party completes  local tour at Coonoor, which includes Ketti view, Wenlock downs, Lamb’s rock, Dolphin’s nose, Sim’s park, Wellington Island  etc, and takes a post lunch  drive through 280 Km to reach Kodaikanal in about 7 hours.
•Fourth day, local tour of the king of the Hills Kodaikanal visiting Kodaikanal Lake, Briant’s park,  Observatory, Pillar rocks, Coaker’s Walk, Telescope Houses, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Silver Cascade, Bear Shola False and overnight stay at Kodaikanal
•Fifth day, beautiful drive back to Coimbatore to take up the return travel to respective destinations, through Air or train as the member chooses.

There are many other combinations where the Ooty tour packages  have their starting point  at any of the Airports in Southern destinations, which include Madurai, Coimbatore , Kochi or Bangalore and the tour is conducted by road thereon from the Airports, in such a manner that Ooty packages are convenient not only to the  tourists  from other parts of India, but also  to those from every part of the Globe, while  online booking is easy and hassle free with  any of the Travel agents’ web portals.

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