Ooty Escapade: A 3-day adventure in the lap of the Nilgiris
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Product Code : AGORA424
Embark on an unforgettable 3-day adventure in the picturesque hill station of Ooty, nestled in the lap of the Nilgiri Mountains. Discover the stunning natural beauty of the region as you explore the highest peak in the Nilgiris, visit a one-of-a-kind thread garden, and take a scenic train ride to the charming hill station of Coonoor. Immerse yourself in the local culture and enjoy the tranquil surroundings as you relax and unwind in this serene mountain paradise.
Day 1: Coimbatore - Ooty (85kms/ 2hrs approx)
Pick up from your Coimbatore hotel or airport and drive to Ooty, a beautiful hill station located in the Western Ghats Mountains. On arrival, check in to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the town on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Ooty City Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, start your city tour of Ooty. Begin with a visit to the Doddabetta Peak, which is the highest point in the Nilgiri Hills and offers a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. Next, visit the Rose Garden, which is home to over 20,000 varieties of roses, making it one of the largest rose gardens in India. Then, head to the Ooty Lake, a man-made lake surrounded by lush greenery where you can enjoy boating and other water activities. After that, visit the Thread Garden, a unique garden where everything is made out of thread, including the flowers, plants, and trees. Finally, end your city tour with a visit to the Government Botanical Garden, which features a stunning array of flowers, plants, and trees from all over the world. In the evening, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Ooty - Coonoor (train ride) - Coimbatore
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and take a scenic train ride from Ooty to Coonoor, another charming hill station located about 20 km away. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys as it winds its way through tunnels and over bridges. Upon arrival in Coonoor, visit the Sim's Park, a botanical garden with over 1,000 species of plants and trees, and the Dolphin's Nose viewpoint, which offers stunning panoramic views of the Nilgiri Hills. After lunch, drive back to Coimbatore, and you will be dropped off at the airport for your onward journey.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodations
Ooty x 2 nights
3* - Monarch Hotel/ Hotel Darshan
4* - Fortune Resort Sullivan Court/ Sinclairs Retreat
5* - Savoy - IHCL SeleQtions
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.