A trip to Udhagamandalam (Ooty) Tamil Nadu, India

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Ooty has a rich legacy as it was a summer resort destination during the colonial era. It is still a resort town of mesmerising natural marvels located in the Western Ghat mountains. The sweeping view of the landscape includes the Nilgiri hills, tea gardens and misty hills sprawled enhancing the green carpet effect. Honeymooners brace yourselves with the Ooty
Honeymoon Packages as you drive past winding roads to reach lakes, peaks, parks and
gardens and waterfalls. The epic Toy train awaits you for a ride from Mettupalayam to Ooty which is still in use and runs on a meter gauge with enchanting and scenic views of the Nilgiris. One of the major attractions of the Ooty Tour Packages is Ooty Lake which is an artificial lake that was built by John Sullivan in 1824. The Government Botanical Garden
covers an area of 55 acres and is perched at some 2400-2500 metres above sea level was
founded in 1897 by Marquis Of Tweedale with William Mclvor as the architect cultivating around six hundred species of plants out of which some are exotic varieties. Pine Forest is a
mesmerizing woodland with a view of Sandynulla Lake.

Nilgiri Mountain Railway

One of the major highlights of the Ooty Honeymoon Packages is the Nilgiri Mountain
Railway which is also popularly known as the Toy train. Due to its regal past, it earned its
name on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2005. Toy train operates and covers a
total distance of 46 kilometres in a period of five hours. As it meanders through forests, and
sixteen snake-like tunnels,,208 curves, and 250 bridges and passes through stations like
Mettupalayam, Wellington, Arvankandu, Lovedale and Coonor. A unique feature of the trip is
that it is the steepest rail system in Asia making it a hard chance to miss.

Ooty Lake

The no dearth of attractions in the itinerary on the Ooty Tour Packages takes you to Ooty
Lake. The lake is located around two kilometres from the city of Ooty in the lush green hills
of Nilgiri District. This picture postcard lake is also known as Ooty boat house and is a must-
visit attraction for visitors. Ooty Lake is an artificial lake which was built in 1824 by John
Sullivan who was then the collector of Coimbatore is encompassed by majestic tall
eucalyptus trees along with green bushes near the shore. The captivating lake covers an
area of sixty-five acres. Ooty lake is home to lovely water birds and has the Nilgiri mountain
ranges as its backdrop. Visitors can paddle the wheels of a cycle around the lake and better
more they can also enjoy activities like rowing boats, and motorboat rides and enjoy the
serenity of the lake.

Emerald Lake

The following beauty of the places to visit with Ooty Honeymoon Packages is Emerald Lake.
It is an elegant lake located in the upper plateau terrain of Nilgiri Hills in Emerald Village
which lies twenty kilometres from the main city of Ooty and is a section of the Silent Valley
National Park. The lake is a perfect romantic escapade for couples away from the crowded
town. Emerald lake is surrounded by bewitching tea plantations and greenery giving it a
peaceful environment. The Emerald Dam is full of self-praise as it is inhabited by exotic
species of ducks and marine animals. Those who like a dash of adventure can try leisure
sports like trekking, nature walks, bird watching even star gazing and fishing. Enjoy a sip of
the premium First Flush tea as you take a stroll in the tea gardens and make sure that your
shutterbug does not get tired by clicking such picturesque views.

Dolphin’s Nose

Visit this protruding rock resembling the nose of a dolphin with the Ooty Tour Packages. It is
situated at a distance of twelve kilometres from Coonoor with an amazing height of 1,500
metres as it lies snuggled in the rolling Nilgiri hills. The tourist hotspot has ravines on both
sides of the destination with a crystal clear view of Catherine Falls. The whole route to
Dolphin’s Nose is decked with green-carpeted tea plantations as the air is full of the
fragrance of tea leaves and hairpin turns.The best time to visit the viewpoint is during noon
as mornings and nights may be a little misty. From atop visitors can enjoy the view of
unforgettable sunset and sunrise.

Deer Park

The next tourist attraction of Ooty Honeymoon Packages happens to be Deer Park which is
situated two kilometres away from Ooty Lake making it easy to reach by road. At the park,
you can find different varieties of deer like Chithal and Sambhar. The park covers an area of
twenty-two acres and was founded in the year 1986. It is a not to be missed destination for
any wildlife fanatic or nature lover. Deer park is home to a wide range of birds and tiny
creatures like rabbits and hares. The park also serves the purpose of being a rescue and
rehab centre to protect the exotic Nilgiri Tahr.

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