Ooty tour packages from Visakhapatnam

 


Ooty is often called the Queen of hill stations and it is so called mainly because of its pleasant and appealing climatic conditions round the year. In addition to being the queen of hill stations Ooty offers a gamut of attraction sites that make it a place worth planning a vacation to. A tour to Ooty that offers its visitors a spring like weather throughout is what many travelers seek in their holiday.
Located on the east side of Ooty Vizag offers hot spot picnic spots, petrol pumps, tourist attractions, religious places, beautiful beaches, majestic hill tops, entertainment centers and memorials. Vizag is a city that’s known for its steel plant. Besides being famous for its steel plants, Vizag also offers fair amount of attractions for tourists to plan a trip from Vizag to Ooty. The travel experience from the two places is certainly very different and will certainly add an element of curiosity for first time visitors.
Time and travel


The straight-line distance from Vizag to Ooty is approximately 1000 kilometers. It would take you nearly 16 to 17 hours depending on the road conditions to reach Ooty from Vizag. It’s more or less the same time taken to reach Ooty via train approximately 19 to 20 hours.


Places of interest in Vizag


For a vacation experience with a difference Vizag is an interesting place to plan a trip from. Vizag offers a lot of interesting locales and tourist spots that make your visit to Vizag an interesting experience. Some of the prominent tourist destinations in Vizag are:

 

  • Araku valley surrounded by beautiful falls and a picturesque valley
  • Rishikonda beach famous for water sports like swimming, water skiing, wind surfing etc.
  • Simhachalam also known as simhadri is a beautiful Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Narasimha
  • Smritika or the Submarine museum will leave you awestruck as it is housed in a Russian submarine.
  • Borra caves make for an interesting watch
  • Kailasagiri hill park offers a beautiful view of the neighboring beaches Rishikonda and Ramakrishna beach
  • Ramakrishna and Rishikonda are often referred as twin beaches and constitute to a major portion of the beach front.
  • Dolphins nose is a prominent tourist destination and offers sightings of a picturesque view
  • Indira Gandhi zoological park is interesting destination for family and kids to visit
  • Naval Museum displaying Indian Maritime history is another prominent tourist destination in Vizag
  • Jagdamba center is where all the hustle and bustle and entertainment takes place. From shopping malls to some of the best movie complexes are all here at Jagdamba center.
  • Covered with lawns the Vuda park is a beautiful tourist attraction center
  • Bheemli beach and Yarda offers beautiful view of the sea, sand, hills and greenery
  • Housing a replica of the Amar Jawan Jyoti tower, the war memorial is a housed in Ramakrishna beach and attracts tourists who come to watch the tower mainly.
  • Ramakrishna ashram is a dwelling offering a peaceful environment and is known for offering a beautiful glimpse of the rising sun
  • Covered with crystal sand , clear water and calm waves the Lawson Bay beach is surrounded by greenery and attracts tourists and locals from all walks of life
  • Ganagavaram beach is known to many mainly because of its presence near the Vizag steel plant
  • An air-conditioned aquarium- The Matyadarshini aquarium is an ideal place to visit with family and kids

 

Places of interest in Ooty


Starting from the central bus stand the list of attraction spots in Ooty are innumerable. Despite rampant commercialization in Ooty it still manages to lure a lot of tourists and travelers frequently and repeatedly not just from India but globally. Some of the prime tourist attractions in Ooty are

 

  • The pretty little gardens of Ooty are a treat to naked eye and place of rest for the tired limbs. A visit to any of these parks and gardens will leave you with a lifelong impression that will be hard to forget.
    • The Ooty botanical gardens
    • The Rose garden
    • Mudumalai national park
    • Ooty golf course
    • Mukurrthi national park
    • Sims park Coonoor
  • The majestic and high rising hills and peaks of Ooty display splendid view that lures its onlookers. Besides its towering height the surrounding regions of these peaks offers panoramic views and bird eye view of several prominent locales in Ooty.
    • Doddabetta Peak
    • Ketty valley view
    • Mukurthi Peak
    • Kodanand view point- Kotagiri
    • Dolphin nose
  • The lakes and falls in Ooty are not to be missed at any cost. The lakes bustling with activities like boating and paddling to the natural flow of the majestic falls make Ooty a place of splendid attractions.
    • St Catherine’ fall
    • Kalhatty waterfalls
    • Emerald lake
    • Pykara lake
      • Pykara Dam
      • Pykaraa boathouse
  • The museums of Ooty are unique and they are ideal to visit especially for family and friends and the tribal houses that are still used by the tribals. The shooting spots are in plenty in Ooty but the two renowned ones are a feather on Ooty‘s list of attractions hat.
    • The Toda huts
    • The Stone house
    • Tribal museum
    • Wax world
    • Sixth mile shooting spot
    • Ninth mile shooting spot
    • Hindustanphoto film
  • Ooty mountain railways is a must try recommended by many travelers and tourists. The joy of boarding a real life toy train that can in real take you another Declared as a UNESCO heritage center.
  • St. Stephens’s church is the oldest and still active church that reflects the time and architecture it was built in. During Easter the church is often full and draws attention of not just believers but even tourists
  • Some of the general attractions worth visiting in Ooty are
    • Wenlock down
    • Kamraj Sagar dam
    • Pine forest
    • Tea estates and a comprehensive tour of how the tea leaf extraction even happens

 

Vizag & Ooty

 

Having earned a lot of fame as a steel hub Vizag has lot more to offer than being just a Steel plant hub. Vishakhapatnam is known for its beaches and attractions that make for a good pastime for those who plan a trip to Vizag. A city so huge Vizag offers its fair share of beaches and entertainments to keep its visitors content. From Vizag heading towards Ooty is like completing a cycle of your journey. The hot and humid experience of Vizag than changes into a pleasant and calming one and that’s what the tours package from Vizag to Ooty is intended to do. Ooty has a picturesque natural green landscape that makes it ideal for several sports activities and entertainment activities. BE it golf or world class means for Hand gliding- Ooty offers a bite for everyone.