Ooty tour packages from Chennai

 

Chennai is a major metropolitan city that has a haven of places to visit and explore. A tour package commencing from Chennai to Ooty is a tour package filled with entertainment and lot of excitement. The round the clock hot weather of Chennai and then heading off to the cool zone of ooty will make your travel experience hot and sweet, sweaty and cool.

 

Travel and distance


The time taken to travel from Chennai to Ooty will be approximately ten hours and fifty eight minutes. The exciting way to reach Ooty from Chennai is by bus or cab. The travel time for both would differ by 3 hours approximately. You can also take a flight however there are no direct flights till Ooty. You will need to take a flight till Coimbatore and then take a cab from Coimbatore till Ooty. There are also train services that you can avail which are also the cheapest way to reach Ooty. It’s an easy fourteen hour journey approximately from Chennai to Mysore and then bus service from Mysore to Ooty.


Places of attraction Chennai


When you visit Chennai you will see a mélange of places both old and new.The city has had a massive makeover over a decade. The old has been replaced by new, the heritage stores have been restored and the architectures well maintained. More than the central attraction within the city that’s infested with rising malls, shopping centers, business hotels and towering IT centers there still remains a side of Chennai that holds a heritage image and quaint charm.

 

  • Entertainment Parks, gardens, Heritage centers & Malls
    • Guindy national park
    • Arignar Anna zoological park
    • Madras Crocodile Bank trust
    • Express avenue mall
    • Forum
    • Spencer’s Plaza
    • Phoenix mall
    • Gandhi Mandapam
    • Valluvar kottam Park
    • MGM dizzee world
    • VGP
    • EVP water world
    • Amethyst
    • Anokhi
    • Dakshinachitra
  • Shopping Centers
    • T.Nagar and Pondy bazaar are the prime shopping centers of Chennai. The area attracts people from all walks of life who throng to buy garments especially silk, ethnic, western wears, shoes and accessories. Some of the famed stores worth a visit are:
      • Saravana stores
      • Pothys
      • RMKV
      • Jeyachandran
  • Visit the neighboring town of Mahabalipuram
    • The ancient temples attract several local and foreign visitors
    • Watch the 7th century Pallava kingdom
  • Chennai’s Historical monuments & Worship places
    • St. Fort George, the first British fortress in India
    • The fort museum that houses the relics of the Raj
    • St Mary’s church
    • St. Georges cathedral
    • Garrison church
    • Parthasarthy temple at Triplicane
    • Santhome Basilica
    • Kapaleshwarar temple
    • The Wallajah Masjid
    • The Vadapalani temple
  • Chennai’s Beaches
    • Visit Asia’s longest beach- The Marina beach
    • Take a long drive to Mahabalipuram beach along the east coast road
    • Visit the covelong beach
      • Watch the cove at the beach
      • Visit the fort built by the Nawab of Carnatic
    • Elliot’s beach most preferred by youngsters
      • Enjoy shopping on the street
      • Savor scrumptious food
      • Sip a hot cup of coffee

 

Places of Attraction in Ooty

 

Referred to as Queen of hill stations, Ooty has so many places of attractions and sightseeing that you would never want to return from there.

  • Botanical garden attracts tourists from over the world.
  • Ooty lake offers a picturesque sight of mountainous stream flowing down Ooty valley
  • Rose garden is beautifully laid in terraces with Rose tunnels , Pergolas and bowers
  • Doddabeta peak makes for a splendid vantage point around Ooty.
  • Pykara lake surrounded by forests offers Pykara boat houses rides too
  • Avalanche is a perfect spot for mountain trekking
  • Emerald lake is a wonderful lake in the upper plateaus region of the Nilgiri
  • Sixth mile shooting spot is surrounded by forest and is a prime destination for several Indian movie backdrops
  • Glen Morgan is a beautiful countryside with tea and eucalyptus plantations ideal for a drive and picnic.
  • Kalhatty waterfalls is popular for picnics and treks
  • Ketty Valley view is on the Coonoor road and is the second largest valley in the world.
  • The Mukkurthy peak and national park is ideal for an excursion
  • Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary has an elephant camp within the forest called “Theppakkadu”.
  • Sims park Coonor
  • Kodanad view point
  • Dolphin nose
  • St. Catherine waterfalls

 

The places of attraction and sightseeing are in plenty and make for an exciting tour to both Chennai and Ooty. The humid and temperate climatic conditions make both places an ideal destination to tour to.