A trip in Nilgiri Hills is a must for those who like nature and restful stays. Ooty, Coonoor, are small towns located in the hills and surrounded by forests and tea plantations. You can discover this beautiful landscape while trekking.
Ooty, at a sea level of 2200 m, is the most important. Its Botanical Garden well maintained must be visited . It presents species from Nilgiri hills and also from foreign countries. Then you can stroll around the stalls of the local market and the streets of this Hiil station of the Nilgiri.
A journey with your driver and car around Ooty will take you to Doddabeta peak. In Conoor, Sim’s park presents more than a thousand species of plants. Near Conoor, after driving across tea plantation you arrive to Dolphin Nose, a splendid viewpoint from where you can appreciate Sainte Catherine’s waterfall. The Toy train joins Mettupalayam to Ooty climbing the mountainside, that’s a spectacular journey : thirteen tunnels, around two hundred bridges.
Although more in the south is a favourite place for those who enjoy nature and calm places. Located at 2130 meters above sea level in the Western Ghats, Koddaikanal is a famous Hill station surrounded by forests, rich in waterfalls, rocks. Pleasant treks can be organised to enjoy this majestic nature. You can also discover the countryside during a journey with your diver and car : Silver Cascade, Coaker’s walk, Pillar Rocks, Bryant Park, Chettiar Park, museums, and don’t forget a walk around Kodaikanal lake.