Ooty also referred udagamandalam is a famous hill station established by the British in the early 19th century as the summer headquarters of the Madras government. As the time passed Ooty tended to attract the higher classes both British and Indian. Mollyson Holidays welcomes you to this mesmerizing destination with affordable Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Packages
Welcome to the Nilgiri Hills with Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Packages
A special treat to Mudumalai National Park now a tiger reserve is about 25 miles to the north-west in the Nilgiri hills, the blue mountains. Here, one can often spot herds of endangered Indian Elephants. The park is a sanctuary for Bengal Tigers as well as India Leopards and other threatened species. One can make their way to reception center to hire a special vehicle to take you to the reserves and begin an enjoyable safari hoping to see the elusive tiger or you should say trying to find one that was not elusive. The place itself is beautiful you can keep your eyes peeled hoping to see wildlife in the park. You will come across cheetal, langoors, wild boar, peacock, etc and a wide variety of fauna and flora. You can a have a cup of tea by the river and relax your mind. The Elephant camp gives you the opportunity to see these magnificent animals. The Indian Elephants is one the 3 subspecies of the Asian Elephant native to mainland Asia. Since 1986 Asian Elephant has been listed as endangered.
Best Places to Visit in Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Packages
This is the highest peak in Tamil Nadu(2534 mts above the sea level). It lies near the junction of the western and the eastern ghats from here. You have a panoramic view of hills and plains, Layers and layers of mountains, Ooty town and various villages. The sunset is spectacular from this viewpoint.
Ooty Lake covers an area of 65 acres and was formed by damming the mountain streams flowing down Ooty valleys. One can enjoy the lake with Rowboats or Motorboats which is quite unlike anything is seen before. The trip around the lake is really fun. We can chat, enjoy the scenery and the feel the pleasant weather and eucalyptus trees surrounding the lake.
Toy train journey from Ooty to Connor
Enjoy the journey on the world heritage Nilgiri Mountain Railway from Ooty to Coonoor. This 19 Kms toy train journey has 4 intermittent stations and 2 tunnels. Coonoor stands on a lower ridge of the plateau at an altitude of 1,858 meters and has a railway station on the Mettupalayam – Udhagamandalam route.
Sim’s Park, Lamb’s Rock and Dolphin’s Nose
With our cheap Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Packages, you would love to see Dolphins’s nose viewpoint which is a tourist spot in Coonoor, The Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu. You can see the Catherine waterfalls from Dolphin’s nose. This beautiful tourist destination is well over 1000 feet above the sea level, 10 Km from Coonoor and provides an amazing panoramic view of Nilgiri Hills and is a spectacular spot to visit. We can see the greenery, valleys and plains which are breathtaking views from this spot.
Law’s Falls is about 7 Km outside the town of Coonoor. Law’s Falls is an amazing destination for a picnic and to be in the lap of nature. Situated on the Mettupalayam-Coonor-Ooty route, the falls have height over 180 ft surrounded by thick natural forest. A lovely place to be for naturalists and children.
The Lamb’s Rock is just 8 Km outside Coonoor while on the way to Dolphin’s Nose. The place provides some fascinating views of the Coimbatore plains and the Coonoor Hills.
Sim’s Park in Coonoor was established in 1874 with an area of 12.14 Hectares and is situated at altitude 1780. The average rainfall here is 150 CM and the minimum temperature can go up to 5 degrees. Sim’s park is a natural garden. The terrace has colorful flower beds, lawns and Rockeries. As you move down you can see rare economic trees like RUDRAKSH (BEAD TREE), Ferns Camellia, etc. Further down you will see the island garden surrounded by streams and ponds. On the other side is a Rose Garden where more than 200 varieties of flowers are maintained. This park has resulted by the introduction of many rare species belonging to Eucalyptus, Acacia, Pinus, Camellia, Cinnamomum, etc in the Nilgiris thereby increasing the plant wealth as the Industrial wealth of the district. This park can take legitimate pride in having secured more than 1000 species of 225 genera belonging to 85 families widely covering almost all the different group of the plants. Timings for this Park is All days of the week from 9 AM to 6:30 PM.
Droog Fort ( Also called Bakasura Malai) is a historic fort located 15 Km from Coonoor. The fort was used as an outpost by Tipu Sultan in the 18th century. Today, the fort is in ruins with only one wall remaining. The site attracts tourists, who reach the fort by hiking through the Nonsuch Tea Estate.
The Wellington Golf Course is the best place to spend your evening time with your family. The center of attraction is the lake where boating is also available. Since it is situated in Coonoor, the climate isn’t too hard as compared to Ooty. Though the surrounding is very small it has a Children’s park, Hotel, Shops and some even animals (Caged). Evening fountains are also one of its attractions. They call it ” The Lake Dance”.
Other attractions covered in Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Packages
Book our Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Packages and walk with us through the Coaker’s Walk which is a narrow pedestrian path, constructed by Lt. Coaker in 1872. Coaker’s walk is a one-kilometer mountain road which runs along the edge of steep slopes on the southern side of Kodai road which is half a kilometer away from Kodai. The walk winding around mount Nebo starts near Van Allen hospital and joins the main road above St Peter’s church. It provides a wide-angle spectacular view of the plains. On a cloudless, clear day one can have interesting sights such as Dolphin’s nose in the south, the valley of Pambar river in the south-east, birds-eye view of Periyakulam and even city of Madurai.
This museum is about 6 km from Kodaikanal bus stand by the side of the Highway. This museum also called Sacred Heart College Museum as it is managed by the Sacred Heart College of Kodaikanal. This museum is also called as Shembaganur museum as this is located in Shembaganur area. The museum is small, everything just in one hall, but you will find a good collection of 500 varieties of animals, reptiles and birds for more than 100 years. Tickets 20 Rs per head and still camera 20 Rs.
Pillar Rocks Viewpoint
Pillar Rocks, 8 kilometers (5.0 mi) from the bus-stand, is a set of three giant rock pillars which stand 122 meters (400 ft) high.
Witness the breathtaking beauty of Kodaikanal Lake with our Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Packages. Kodaikanal Lake is also known as Kodai Lake is a man-made lake located in the Kodaikanal city in Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu, India. One of the main attractions for the tourists of Kodaikanal is the Kodai lake which is at a distance of 3kms from the bus stand. In 1863, Vera Levinge, a former District Collector of Madurai settled in Kodaikanal after his retirement. He was the man of resource and creative ideas for this lake. By spending his own money he converted the marshy land with several streams of the lake by constructing a strong bund and brought boats from Tuticorin. It is reported that the foreign resident’s even used to swim in the lake.