Quick TipsForest 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Rs 6/- Per head above 5yr 27 Tips
Timing : Mon-Fri : 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sat - Sun : 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Entrance Fees : Rs 6 per Person (Adults), No Fees (Children below 5)
Camera Fees : Still camera Rs 10/- , Video Rs 50
Things to do : Ooty Ariel Views, Watching Clear Views through Telescope
The distance from Ooty bus stand is 10km. Try to go in early morning so you can visit other places in the afternoon, Awesome view. The highest in south India. You can enjoy some carrots, corn cob, some mangoes and some peanuts and chill fresh air
Abounding 360 degrees of beauty.
Ooty City on one side.
Kotagiri on the other side (far away).
You can spend an hour easily in the surroundings.
The atmosphere is simply beautiful and refreshing.
You get to see Gods own Art as Clouds array themselves in formations and the Sunrays peek into valley thru clouds.
you get a 360 degrees Horizon of peaks & valleys below you.
You observe that the Nilgiris are truly Blue Mountains.
Be prepared for a short climb to reach the place from the car park. You have to climb several well placed and long steps. The path goes down in the centre with climb at both ends therefore you have to go thru it while going as well as comming.
Observation Tower needs eternal patience to enter thru huge que. the place is reeling with crowds. Peace can only be felt when you focus on the valleys below. If you are lucky you will get to sit somewhere.
Capurchino from cafe-coffee-day is very comforting and welcome.
You can snap photographs and panaromas to kingdome come.
Doddabetta is the highest mountain in the Nilgiri Hills, at 2637 metres (8650 feet). There is a reserved forest area around the peak. It is 9 km from Ooty,on the Ooty-Kotagiri Road in the Nilgiris District of Tamil Nadu, South India. It is a popular tourist attraction with road access to the summit. The Chamundi Hills can be viewed from the peak.There is an observatory at the top of Doddabetta with two telescopes available for the public to enjoy the magnificent panoramic view of the whole district. The beautiful valley, plains of Coimbatore and the flat highlands of Mysore are visible from this point.