Ooty is one of the famous tourist destination in South India which is visited by people all around the world. Know for its cool climate and is famous among travel fanatics, honeymooners, families, and even film directors find this place amazing and it almost touches everyone’s heart with the beautiful lakes, gardens, mountains, wildlife, scenic beauty and waterfalls that is abundant here. Here are some 7 things which you might not know that exists in Ooty which you have right away.
Start off on the flowing single track, and work your way up to the technical path with obstacles to boast your adventure craze. With the fare of Rs 10 per lap, it makes it the most economical adventure sport you could do in Ooty.
M & N Chocolate Museum:
Museum contains the models depicting the preparation of chocolates. Everyone is given a wafer stick dipped in molten chocolate at the end. Varieties of chocolates are being exhibited and sold here.
The Todas are a unique tribe that has lived in the Nilgiris for centuries. The distinction of their village is the round tops on their homes with small doorways. They welcome visitors but do expect tips for pictures. The Toda Village can be visited on the way to the Western Catchment and Trout Hatchery.
It is one of the finest natural golf courses in the world. With the Avalanchi range surrounding the course & a mature and heavily wooded treeline that consists of eucalyptus, oak, rhododendron and fir to contend with this is a challenging course. The course is open 7 days a week, except during tournaments.
Tamil Nadu Tourism organises hang gliding courses and events between March and May. The hang gliding launch area is 20 kilometres from Ooty in Kalahatty. It gives you freedom to fly like a bird and it should be on your to do list.
If you are a wildlife enthusiast or simply love the challenge that mountains throw, then Ooty provides some excellent trekking locations. You can trek amidst the mountains and spot a Nilgiri langur, macaque, Nilgiri tahr or gaur.
With lots of lakes in and around Ooty, naturally fishing is one thing you should try. If you want a peaceful alone time and want to try out something new, angling is thing for you my friend. But first you need to acquire a fishing license from the Fisheries Department near the Ooty bus stand.