Ooty Hill Station

Ooty Hill Station Information

Location of Ooty in Uttarakhand and India
Coordinates 11°23′N 76°42′E / 11.38°N 76.70°E / 11.38; 76.70
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District(s) The Nilgiris
Population 93921 (2001[update])
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

2,486 m (8,156 ft)
Ooty Hill Station Codes
Pincode 643 00x
Telephone +0423
Vehicle TN 43

Ooty is a town and region capital of Nilgiris area in Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is an admired hill station situated in Nilgiri Hills. It stands at an about elevation of 7,500 feet (2,286 m) on the top of sea level.

Ooty History

Udagamandalam or Ooty rightly depicted as "Queen of Hill Stations" through Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. It sprawls above a district of 36 sq with several tall buildings messing its hill slopes. And it is located at a height of 2,240 meters on the top of sea level. And Ooty pursues people from all over India with distant countries right throughout the summer and occasionally in winter months too. Additional attraction for visitors to Udagamandalam is a mountain train journey on ratchet and pin down track which starts from Kallar, close to Mettupalayam. 

Tourist destinations 

Botanical Gardens

Botanical garden was designed in 1847 and is abode to 650 kinds of plants and trees. And don’t overlook to come across at 20 million old fossil of tree. The popular summer festival is celebrated here each year. The garden is an amazing place for a walk amongst greenery. 

Government Museum 

It was made in the year of 1989. Museum is abode to some ethnic sculptures, crafts and arts, objects and natural details of district. Government Museum is one of the famous visitor sites in ooty. 

Ooty Lake

Ooty Lake is a preferred irk for visitors. It is an idealistic place for picnics, fishing and boating. Rowing boats and paddle boats are available here. Ooty Lake has the tallest monument of Ooty; a pillar prevailed through a cross.

 Dodabetta Peak 

It has an elevation of 2624 meters. And this one has the tallest peak in Tamil Nadu. It has the best spy-hole in Ooty. 

Lamb’s rock 

It is a perfect picnic spot. It provides astounding views of tea estates and Coimbatore plains. 

Madumalai wildlife sanctuary

 Madumalai wildlife sanctuary is an idyllic place for tour. The park is abode to some of rarest animals some of them being leopards, tigers, barking deer, samba and flying saver. The asylum boasts of rich vegetation. Commonly some birds are seen here which are Malabar trogon, crested hawk, black woodpecker, eagle and parakeets.


The small village is the hub of tea gardens. It is known for its serene beauty. 

Kalhatty waterfalls 

The beautiful waterfalls are at a height of 100 feet and perfect for trekking.  


Ooty is a striking hill station that is enjoyable throughout the year. Though several people consider that best time to visit Ooty is from 'February to May' or else from 'September to November'.

Ooty Hill Station Famous Places

  • Government Botanical Garden(2 Kms)
  • Lake View
  • Mini Garden
  • Doddabetta
  • The Mukkurthi Peak & National Park
  • Hindustan Photo Films
  • Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pykara

Temples at Ooty Hill Station

Temples Churches Mosque Mutt's
  • Murugan Temple
  • Elk Hill
  • Venkateshwara Perumal Temple
  • Sri Mariamman Temple
  • Subramania Swamy Temple
  • Vittoba Temple
  • Muniswarar Temple
  • Jain Temple
  • Mooyaulaka Arasiamman Temple
  • Kandal.
  • St. Stephen's Church
  • Union Church
  • Holy Trinity Church
  • Thomas Church
  • Sacred Heart Church
  • St.Mary's Church
  • St. Theresas Church and Kandal Shrine.
  • Big Mosque
  • - Lower Bazaar
  • Ooty
  • Tamilnadu
  • India
  • Ramakrishna mutt, - Ramakrishna Puram,Ooty, Tamilnadu, India
  • Narayana Gurukumalam, - Manjanakorai, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India
  • Abu Babajee Trust, Wood Cock Road, - Ooty, Tamilnadu, India
  • Diyanamyam (PBKS) Ettins Road, Ooty, - Tamilnadu, India
  • Ragahavendra Mutt, Bombay Castle, Ooty, - Tamilnadu, India
  • Dakshinamurthy Madalayam, Kandal, Ooty, - Tamilnadu, India
  • Sampoorna Ashram, Naduhatty, Kaddabettu Post, - Ooty, Tamilnadu, India

Ooty Hill Station Location & Distance

  • To Madras 535 Kms. (Via Salem)
  • To Coimbatore 89 Kms
  • To Coonoor 18 Kms. (Via Gudalur)
  • To Mysore 160 Kms.
  • To Calicut 187 Kms.
  • To Bangalore 290 Kms.
  • To Cochin 281 Kms. (Via Coimbatore, Palakkad)
  • To Trichy 302 Kms. (Via Coimbatore, Karur)
  • To Kodaikanal 256 (Via Coimbatore, Palani)

ooty Hill Station Hotels & Restaurants

Taj Savoy Hotel 77, Sylks Road,
Ooty- 643001,
Tamil Nadu, India.
Nahar's Nilgiris Hotel

52-A, Charring Cross,
Ooty - 643 001

2442173, 2443685, 2445798, 2445797
Fax     : 0423 - 2452253
Albert Guest House info@albertguesthouse.in
41, Brooks Land, Coonoor, Tamilnadu, India 91 - 423 - 2231223 ,
91 - 9443091432
Julia Resort Pvt Ltd
Shoram Palace Road, Ettines Road,
Charing Cross,
Ooty - 643 001.
Ph: (0423)-2443161-2444689

Green Acres Resort

#11/213, Lake Road,
Kodaikanal - 624 101.
Contact: Swaminathan
Ph: (04542)-242384,
0-98415 65481
Brindavan Spiritual resort
Reiki, Magnified Healing,
The Gaiadon Heart Meditation Center
website : www.brindavanspiritualresort.com
email: pyle3646@yahoo.com
No. 8/68, ooty Road, Masinagudi - 643223. Nilgiris Distrct, Tamilnadu. India. Contact :B.Nijamuddeen
Mobile : +91 94432 08476
Glenworth Estate Ltd,
Glendale Stays
Website: www.glendalestays.in
Webpage: www.coonoor.com/glendale/
email: glendale.estate@gmail.com
Glenworth Estate Ltd,
Glendale Estate,
Tamilnadu, India
Mobile: 9444993176
Hotel Alakapuri Ettines Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2449469
Hotel Apsara Lodge Big Mosque Street,Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2443679
Hotel Blue Bird Coonoor Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2445465
Hotel Blue Hills International Christo Buld, SB Lane, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2444466, 2444638
Hotel Charing Cross Garden Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2441057, 2441058, 2442487, 2444624 to 28, 31
Hotel Darshan Woodcock Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2452277, 2452288
Hotel Dasaprakash FernHill, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2442434, 2442435, 2442680
Hotel Fern Hill Palace FernHill, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2442555
Hotel Fern Hill Imperial FernHill, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2442534, 2443910 to 15
Hotel Gangothri Club Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2443226, 2441294
Hotel Hills Palace Commercial Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2442239
Hotel Impala Lodge Commercial Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2443313
Hotel Jay Shanthi Club Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2441592
Hotel KHEMS Shoreham Place Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2441265, 26, 2441635, 36
Hotel KHEMs @ vv Snow Don Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2441632
Hotel Madhuvana Vannerpet Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2444395
Hotel Nataraj Ettines Road, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India 2443557, 2443869