Travel Tips: Ooty should go on this summer vacation, here are 5 free places to visit..
We all know how much a wedding costs, which means you walk away with lakhs in an Indian wedding, so everyone wants a low-cost honeymoon. But in the case of going abroad, this budget increases even more. After all, a beautiful moment needs some beautiful locations. In such a situation, if we tell you that there are some places or things in Ooty which are called 'Scotland of India', which you can do for free? May you be happy and try your best to save on your expenses. So what is the delay, today we will tell you about some such places in Ooty, where you can do a lot for free.
Pykara Falls, about 21 km from Ooty, is a very beautiful place, which will cheer up a sad person. The Paikara Falls is formed by the Paikara River, which originates from the Mukurthi peak and flows through a series of waterfalls. Paykara Falls consists of two separate falls, one 55 meters high and the other 61 meters high. Seeing the river flowing in the middle of the lush green forest, you will surely get a lot of relief. That's why whenever you come here, you must see this waterfall once.
Raj Bhavan in Ooty
The beautiful pale green building which is now the official summer residence of the Governor of Tamil Nadu is a tourist place that you must visit in Ooty. Raj Bhavan not only reflects the beauty of the colonial period but is also a place spread over an area of about 9 acres, where the greenery will leave you mesmerized. But the structure is no longer what it was in the 1870s. At one time, the Duke of Buckingham stayed here for the night. Had to see such a building.
Avalanche Lake in Ooty
Avalanche Lake, about 20 km from Ooty, is one of the most visited tourist places in the Nilgiris region. And if you are wondering why it got its name Avalanche, in the early 1800s, a massive landslide occurred in the Nilgiri region, and thus the lake became famous as Avalanche Lake. Avalanche Lake is surrounded by a beautiful landscape with beautiful flowers like orchids, magnolias, and rhododendrons in bloom.
Every year in April, the Mariamman temple festival is celebrated to pay respect to the deities and is attended by thousands of devotees from all parts of the country. If you have seen the Rath Yatra, then this festival will also be similar to you. Idols of various gods and goddesses are taken out in a procession during this 28-day event celebrated in February.
How to reach Ooty
By Air: The nearest international airport is the Coimbatore International Airport, which is approximately two and a half hours from Ooty. Coimbatore airport is well connected to cities like Delhi, Kozhikode, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, and Hyderabad.
By Rail: Ooty has its railway station named Ooty Railway Station. It is well connected to the major cities of Tamil Nadu. It is situated on the main New Delhi-Coimbatore railway line.
By Road: Ooty is 19 km from Coonoor, 52 km from Mettupalayam, 84 km from Coimbatore, 104 km from Tiruppur, 127 km from Pollachi, 136 km from Palakkad, 154 km from Dharapuram, Tamilpetu 159 km by state road and 159 km away. From Udi by transport.
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