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Things To Do In Ooty On A Family Vacation

Ooty was discovered in the early 1800s by the British and it later became the Summer Capital of the Madras Presidency during the British Rule. Every year, a number of tourists visit this charming hill station. If you are planning to visit Ooty as well, here is a guide to help you prepare your itinerary.

Things to do in Ooty
Here are the top five things to do in Ooty:

1. Trekking
Ooty offers wonderful opportunities for trekking along with the kids. Trek up the Doddabetta peak or walk downwards on the Kalhatty Slopes. Here you will get to observe a varied wildlife, different kinds of plants, and a stunning view of the region. Trekking is also the perfect way to bond with your family members.

2. Boating
This is sure to delight the young ones on family vacations. Boat rides have been provided on the Ooty Lake by the Tourism Development Corporation of the Government of Tamil Nadu since 1973. The Pykara Lake, surrounded by majestic waterfalls, and the Pykara Dam are also fun places to visit.

3. Sightseeing
There are many interesting places to see in Ooty. Some popular ones that, adults and kids will enjoy include the Ooty Lake, the Government Museum, the Government Botanical Garden, the Rose Garden, Doddabetta Peak, and a whole lot more.

4. Golfing
You may enjoy a game of golf at the Ooty Golf Course. This natural golf course is spread over 193 acres and is an 18-hole course. This elite game is popular not only amongst the locals but also among the tourists here on family vacations. It is said that if you play and practice here, you will be able to play on any turf in the world.

5. Ride on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway was built by the British in 1908 and is another piece of the region’s history.It has also been declared as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. A ride on this vintage steam locomotive is delightful as it travels through serpentine curves, bridges, tunnels, cliff edges, waterfall hood, and tea estates.

Best time to visit
The best time to visit Ooty for family vacations is from the months April to June and September to November due to its pleasant climate.

How to get there
The nearest airport to Ooty is in Coimbatore and is 104km away. It is also connected to Mettupalayam via the Nilgiri Mountain Railway. Ooty is also well connected to other cities in Tamil Nadu and Kerala via road.

Where to stay
The Club Mahindra Derby Green resort in Ooty and the Club Mahindra Danish Villa resort in Ooty are the properties offered by Club Mahindra in Ooty. Both resorts offer a number of modern amenities and family-friendly activities like spa sessions, bonfire evenings, rope crossing, bird watching, board games, and a whole lot more!

With its gorgeous scenery, magnificent tourist sites, and ample things to do, it shouldn’t be a surprise that this little hill station is known as the Queen of Hill Stations. You need to get cracking on your bookings soon! With these Club Mahindra reviews by happy members, get a glimpse of how they are enjoying their family vacations at Club Mahindra resorts.
About Author Neha Pandey :

I am a traveller who loves to explore the lesser-known places of popular destination. I have been to 24 countries and have explored all the states of India. During my trip to Ooty, I took a stay at Derby Green resort in Ooty, after reading positive Club Mahindra reviews online. I have also written blogs and articles for popular travel and lifestyle brands

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