Tuesday, 25 June 2013

A Quick Weekend Getaway to Ooty

Ooty or Ootacamund is proudly called the “Queen of Hill Stations” and is great tourist destination. The Ooty tourism covers the natural splendor of this charming hill station and offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the lustrous locales. In Ooty places to see are quite overwhelming and one would definitely choose it as a quick weekend getaway destination.  One should not miss the fun places while they visit this miraculous city for a weekend’s trip.

St. Stephen's Church:

One of the oldest churches in Nilgiris, St. Stephen's Church houses stained-glass paintings  illustrating a portrait of Mary holding baby Jesus in her arms and other people with the crucifixion of Christ on the eastern side while the western wall is festooned with a huge painting of the Last Supper.

Botanical Garden:

The fragrant garden houses exquisite and rare colorful flowers and plants especially red roses and hosts a huge 'Flower Show' every year in the month of May. The chief attraction of the garden is fossil tree trunk that dates back to over twenty million years.


Adventurous tourists can trek through the route of picturesque landscapes and mountains. Rocky mountainous territories of the Nilgiris hills are an idyllic route to trek.

Ooty Lake:

This artificial lake is a wonderful place to enjoy boating with family, friends or partner and to relax your mind.

Nature Walk:

Leisure walking around the majestic hill station is a good way to spend your weekend. The rose garden is a good place to walk around for nature lovers.

So next time you plan on a quick weekend break pen down Ooty in your wish list and don’t forget Tourism of Ooty is always there to amaze you at every step you take in this marvelous hill station.

Also read: Cascading Waterfalls of Ooty