Ooty,one of the most popular hill stations in South India offers views that can hypnotize anyone. I mean if there are mountains, lakes, and tea plantations, it’s no surprise that the best places to visit in Ooty will amaze you with their beauty.This lovely destination in Tamilnadu is home to Nilgiri mountains that stand tall with never-ending verdant meadows and the emerald color lake that soothes the senses.
Among the most popular and serene places to visit in Ooty is Ooty Lake. With the backdrop of picturesque Nilgiris—the lake rests in the middle of the green valleys. During Ooty summer festival in May, many thrilling boat races are organised here. The lake also works as an amusement park.
Rose Garden :
With more than 3600 varieties of rose, the Rose Garden is one of the most gorgeous places you must cover during sightseeing in Ooty. Awarded as the ‘Garden of Excellence’ by the World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS), this is one of the largest rose gardens in India, spread across 10 acres of land. Explore this place to cherish the exotic species and to buy plants and saplings for your own garden.
Offering you the most breathtaking views of the highest peak of Nilgiri—Doddabetta Peak is a refreshing and mesmeric visual treat for all. Along with the peak, one can relish the luxuriant surrounding, thick forests, and picture-postcard view of Ooty. If you are a trekker, you are going to love this place.
Tea Museum :
Spread across 1 acre, the Tea Museum is one of the not-to-miss tourist places in Ooty. It is surrounded by aromatic tea estates and lush Nilgiri mountains. You must visit this museum if you are a tea lover. You can see the tea making process and taste some incredible varieties while looking at the mesmerizing beauty surrounding the museum.
Wax World Museum:
Wax World Museum in Ooty is one of the best places to visit in Ooty with kids. A 130 year old Colonial Mansion located near Ooty Lake houses this fascinating museum that showcases lifelike wax statues of historical and political personalities. The museum also displays typical rural household and replicates the local lifestyle and all these made of nothing but wax.