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"The article Ooty Hill Station of South India by Shweta Geola is a review on her trip to Ooty, one of the most picturesque hill stations of south India also known as 'The Queen of Hill Stations'. This travelogue to Ooty tells us about the lifetime experience of the traveler in Ooty amidst the panoramic landscape adorned with green forests, mist clad mountains offering the most memorable holidays and inspiring the feeling of awe and satiation in her."
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Ooty - Hill Station in South India

Serene Pykara Falls In Ooty
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My Review on trip to Ooty - The Beautiful Hill Station in Tamil Nadu

The latest destination I visited was Ooty. Ooty is a hill station in South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, nearly 565 kms. from Chennai.I had heard a lot about the scenic charm of Ooty and was quiet eager to take a trip to Ooty as soon as possible. And I must say, I was not disappointed a bit. It is a heaven place full of greenery & beauty of nature.!

Reaching Ooty Hill Station in South India

We took the Nilgiri Express from Chennai to reach Mettupalayam. From there we took a toy train from Mettupalayam which takes 5 hours to reach Ooty. The toy train is a leisurely journey showing the beauty of the forests and tea gardens. It was a pleasant season in the months of April-May but it turned a little chilly as we move to altitudes.

The Resort

We stayed at a resort in the outskirts & not in the city as it made us come more closer to the nature. Our resort was beautifully placed on the steps of a hill which showed the tea cultivation around. As we entered the balcony, we really got swayed away by the beauty of the climate & nature around.

Ooty Must See Places to Visit

The Rose Garden was a real treat with its numerous species of roses and so was the government botanical garden with different species of trees brought from all over the world. The Ooty Lake was a picture postcard beauty that further strengthened our view that a trip to Ooty was all the efforts that we put in. Not to forget the tea gardens of Ooty. Roaming around we felt like we were taking a stroll in the paradise.

While we were staying in Ooty hill station, we took the opportunity to explore some nearby destinations as well. Coonoor and Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary were on the top of our list and the experienc