Ooty tour packages from Coimbatore

 

Coimbatore has come a long way from being a traditional city. The rampant makeover in the recent years Coimbatore has undergone has made it a hotspot destination in Tamilnadu for tourists to visit and explore. From real estate sector booming at a sky rocketing pace, industries finding it a hotspot destination for establishments and malls and racing circuits making their way into this traditional city have made Coimbatore a city with two sides traditional and trendy. Referred to as Manchester off South India, Coimbatore offers its visitors a look at its textile industries, educational institutes, IT hubs, healthcare and manufacturing units so on and so forth. Also known as Kovai, Coimbatore is an administrative capital of Coimbatore district and a tour to Coimbatore will only offer you an insight on how well this to tier city has developed.


A tour package from Coimbatore to Ooty the queen of hill stations is like topping on a dessert. From a splendid city to a majestic hill station that has lured tourists from time immemorial – this tour package is certainly a medley of hot and cold experience. From being a tribal land to becoming a developed town with establishments of tea and teak trees this popular hill town holds a gamut of history about its development and houses several interesting places and buildings that lure tourists from across the globe to make a visit.


Travel and time


Ooty is located, Approximately 85 kilometers distance from Coimbatore and it takes an hour to reach this beautiful hill station by road. You can hire bus or cab from Coimbatore to reach Ooty. The route from Coimbatore to Ooty is picturesque and the weather makes the drive more pleasant.


Places of interest in Coimbatore


Over the years Kovai has undergone massive makeover and has become a prominent city of Tamilnadu with myriad places of interest and attraction.

 

  • TNAU Botanical gardens is spread across 300 hectares and houses varieties of plants, flowers and trees.
  • Town hall is a heritage building in Coimbatore city built in honor of Queen Victoria with stone and lime mortar.
  • Visit the portable mini planetarium at the regional science center.
  • Visit the Kasturi Sreenivasan art gallery in Coimbatore
  • Enjoy a nature trip and watch
    • The beautiful falls of Siruvani waterfalls
    • Vaideki waterfalls
    • Sengupathi waterfalls
    • The lakes and rivers make for equally interesting attractions especially the nine lakes – Valankulam, Krihnamaniampatti, Singanallur, Seevagasinthamani, Kuruchi, Perur, Sulur, Ukkadam and Muthannan lakes
  • VOC Park and Zoo are exciting and entertaining with an aquarium and zoo that make for a fulfilled visit for children.
    • Black Thunder amusement park is famous with tourists
    • Kovai kondattam is another exciting amusement park worth a visit
    • Maharaja theme park at Avinashi road is another entertainment center worth a visit.
  • Visit the several places of worship that Coimbatore is famous for
    • MarudumalaaiMurugan temple
    • Perur Patteeswarar temple
    • Konniamman temple
    • Thandu Mariamman temple
    • Karamadai temple
    • Dhyanalingam yogic temple
    • Echaanari Ganesh temple
    • Panchammuga Anjaneya temple
    • CSI Immanuel church
    • Infant Jesus church
  • Gass forest museum houses rare varieties of butterflies and birds and animals that are well embalmed. The museum houses armor of soldiers, hunting equipment’s, etc. well maintained by the forest department.
    • G.D.Naidu museum houses collection of various scientific devices and gadgets.
    • Government museum showcases several artifacts
    • Gandhi museum is another place of interest in Coimbatore
    • Ancient industrial artifacts museum has on display priced collections like stone tools, burial urns etc. from the old and new Stone Age era.

 

Places of interest in Ooty


The myriad places of interest that appeal to the taste buds of many in Ooty will leave you with a breath taking experience. If Kerala is known as god’s own country then Ooty is known as the queen of hill stations. Ooty has served as a backdrop and favorite locale for several classic and new Indian movies. Its natural beauty will leave its onlookers spell bound. The famous few interesting places to visit in Ooty are:

 

  • Botanical Garden for nature lovers
  • Rose garden with its beautiful terraces and rose tunnels
  • An irregular L-shaped very attractive lake – the famous Ooty lake
  • The towering Doddabetta peak and its perfect surrounding trail for trekkers
  •  The majestic Pykara waterfall, the beautiful boathouse option, a beautiful dam and the beautiful Pykara lake surrounded by green valleys
  • Nilgiri mountain railway offers Nilgiri toy train ride on the foothills of Nilgiris which is an experience of a different kind. It certainly doesn’t feel kiddish but very exciting and exhilarating.
  • Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary is known for its Tiger reserve and if you are lucky you can catch a glimpse of Tigers, elephants, Deer’s and other wild animals
  • Sims park houses 1000 species of plants and is spread across 12 hectares
  • Ooty Botanical garden is an entire forest hill cut into the shape of a garden offering tourists there personal space. Evenings are the best time to visit this well maintained garden
  • Resembling the nose of a Dolphin, the Dolphin nose is another popular tourist attraction spot that has St Catherine’s waterfall and Coonoor stream in vicinity as added attractions
  • Serving as a perfect location for several Indian movies backdrop and song sequence locale the sixth mile and the ninth mile are two famous spots of interest and attraction in Ooty.
  • Thread garden is innovative and filled withplants and flowers woven by thread.
  • 26 kilometer away is the Avalanche that’s best for trekking and out fish trout fish
  • Emerald lake, Tiger hill and more are few more places of attraction in Ooty.

Coimbatore is the main junction from where you can hire a cab or bus and head out to Ooty. This tour package is certainly a must try as it will offer you two sides of a coin that will only make your tour an exciting and fun filled with. From the well maintained historical establishments to the new rising modern day establishments of Coimbatore and the ever increasing popularity of Ooty’s romantic charm just make this tour package your money well spent.

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