Monday, 8 July 2013

A Heaven to Nature Admirers – The Botanical Garden of Ooty

The ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ – Ooty is a spectacular destination to get away from the chronic hustles of life. A fair listof places to visit in Ooty could be drawn up if you plan to visit this natural splendor. The Emerald Lake, snow capped mountains, the picturesque panoramic beauty all define the beauty of Ooty. One other must visit in Ooty is the gorgeous botanical garden.

Housed on the hillock of Ooty, the grand botanical garden stretches up to an excellent length along the Dodabetta peak, being one of the topmost tourist attractions in India. Nature lovers and botanists are attracted to the uncanny picturesque beauty of this garden. Some rare species of plants and trees that nests in this splendid garden are the paper bark tree, age’s old fossilized tree, cork tree. Other plant varieties includes fern house with innumerable varieties of ferns and orchids, an Italian-sized garden adjoining a beautiful pool and countless colored flower bushes and plants.
The best time to visit this immaculate garden is during the month of May when a flower show is held called ‘Summer Festivals’ exhibiting the rare species of plants. The other natural fragrant plants include imported shrubs, rare flowering plants and myriad varieties of rose’s especially red roses. The garden is looked after by the Horticulture Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu. One can see the tranquil scenery of the Toda mund, the hill, from the eastern wing of the garden.

If you are a nature lover and holidays are not far away then book away Ooty tickets online today and Ooty tourism TamilNadu will help you explore the treasures the hill station has wrapped up in its sleeves.


  1. it is so beautiful..if possible, i want to have a vacation in it.