Ooty tour packages from Bangalore


The Garden city Bangalore also referred as an air-conditioned city has attracted the likings of many. The city has evolved and become a multicultural hub. The collection of old and new attractions of Bangalore make the pub city an exciting destination to plan a tour to. Heading from Bangalore to Ooty is another destination that adds to the entertainment quotient.The Queen of hill stations Ootyhas lured several travelers for time immemorial and the trend continues.


Time and Distance


Approximately five hours and 28 minutes will road trip will take you from Bangalore to Ooty. A bus trip would take you approximately nine hours. There are no direct trains from Bangalore to Ooty, you will have to get off at Nanjangud and board a taxi to reach ooty.


Places of attraction in Bangalore


The airconditioned city Bangalore has myriad attractions both old and new to keep you well entertained throughout your tour. Besides its friendly climate the city has lots to offer in terms of attractions and sightseeing.

 

  • Heritage centers

 

Vidhana soudha is a landmark of Bangalore. It’s a standing example of Neo Dravidian architecture and accommodates several government departments.
Attara Kacheri is painted in Pompeianred and the walls are finished in Lime plaster, located in the entrance of CubbonPark, it houses several high and lower courts.
Tipu Sultans palace and fort is another heritage building that’s worth a visit.  The Hindu temple in the palace was started by Chikkadeva Raya in mud and completed by Tipu sultan displaying Indo- Islamic architecture that reflected tipu Sultans religious tolerance.
Bangalore palace is inspired by Windsor castle. It has Tudor style architecture, fortified towers, arches, green lawns.

 

  • Shopping centers, parks & malls

 

MG Road, Brigade road and Commercial Street are three prime shopping destinations that are infested with eateries, clothes shops, shoes shops, accessory stores so on and so forth. For all your needs these three shopping destinations are the places you should head to for branded wears to street wears.
Forum, Total mall, Park square mall and more are all the present day shopping hubs
Where you have several branded stores to take care of all your shopping needs.
Bangalore is still home to the old parks that remain well maintained and major tourist attractions.

 

      • CubbonPark till date remains a lush green paradise and is a treasure house of several species of exotic plants.
      • Lalbagh botanical garden houses a rare collection of tropical and subtropical trees and plants. The garden is also home to a glasshouse and has stood the ravages of time since the 17th century.

 

  • UlsoorLake constructed by Kempegowde II is ideal for boating and swimming.
  • Founded in 1989 Jawaharlal Nehru stadium was made with the aim of spreading awareness about astronomy amongst students.

 

Attractions in Ooty


If Bangalore is the city of gardens or natural air conditioning than Ooty is the queen of hill stations. Ooty is an attractive tourist destination that witnesses several tourists from across the globe.

  • Botanical garden inOoty attracts tourists from across the globe.  The garden houses flowering tress, beautiful shrubs and rare colored lilies.
  • Behind the central bust stop is the beautiful Ooty Lake that was artificially formed by john Sullivan
  • Situated in the heart of Ooty is the rose garden. Spread on ten acres of land the pretty roses raised on terraces make for a splendid visit.
  • Doddabetta peak stands at an altitude of 2623 meters and is the highest point in Ooty offering picturesque images for you to capture on your camera.
  • PykaraLake offers houseboat cruises which make the lake area a major attraction. A rest house and surrounding forest area make the Pykara lake an attractive destination to head to in Ooty
  • Avalanche offers you a perfect tail for trekking
  • Located in the upper region of the Nilgiri hill is the Emerald Lake which should not be missed.
  • Sixth mile and ninth mile are two favorite shooting spots that have served as picturesque backdrops for several Indian movies.
  • Ketti valley view on Coonor road is the second largest valley in the world. Ketti Valley offers you a modest but exquisite tour of countryside where you can witness vegetable cultivation and animal farming and more.
  • Another beautiful attraction to head to in Ooty is the Kalhatty waterfalls. This 36 meter drop is spectacular to watch especially during the months of September to November.
  • The Mukkurthi peak and National park are ideal destinations to head to for an excursion. Tourists flock around the region especially to watch the Kollaribetta andNilgiris peak. The silence of the peak, the several picturesque streams flowing make the peak and the park a place worth visiting
  • Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary is home to the langurs, elephants, Gaurs and more and is the best wildlife sanctuary that should be visited while touring Ooty.
  • Sims park Coonoor has on exhibit nearly 1000 species of plants
  • Kodanad view point located at a 16 kilometer distance from Kotagiri offers panoramic view of the Rangasamy peak and pillar.
  • Dolphin’s nose is another picturesque point that encompasses St Catherine falls. Dolphin’s nose, Lamb nose and the 250 meter high St Catherine fall make for an exciting drive to the top of the hills.

A tour from Bangalore to Ooty is filled with excitement and adventure. With favorable and enjoyable climatic conditions, Picturesque views of the hill station and the mélange of old and new in Bangalore make the two destinations travelers delight.