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April 4, 2016 at 1:08 pm #565
We people are from chennai. I enjoyed visiting many natural beauties covered in the mist and me and my friends got excited, the city of serene wonder where mountains kisses. It is situated at above 2240 meters above the sea level.The word nilgris refers “Blue mountains” the clouds such a wonderful scenes of nature.we just started from Chennai by train (bliue mountain express).we planned to for 3 days trip.we landed on morning 7:00 o’clock.we are very excited and very cool because the feel is quite different for us.we are 5 people working in mnc in Chennai.that was season time.thats why didn’t able to bet the toy train.so we planned to pick the cab from mettupalayam,the travel name is SMT travels.the way to ooty was polite and cool for us because in Chennai there is no chance of mist or fog.we enjoyed the way to ooty.it contains more than 20 hair pin bends,each bend highway department fixed mirror for the clear view of the driver in that mirror we clicked our selfies and groupfies.driver stoped one place called kunnor,there are many road sid tea shop,we ate cup of tea from there,the taste is quite different and before that we didn’t felt that kind of nature’s beauty.with help of our driver we chosen best hotel in that city hotel name called”HOTEL SANJAY ” which is three star hotel and also affordable price for us.We send back the driver and planned to pick new cab from ooty itself. ” where we booked our rooms for a 3 day and 2night stay.we went to room,the room was spacious and the interior works done by hotel was outstanding.The room service was in great quality.in hotel we get freshed and we were ready enjoy our golden days in ooty.we ate break fast hotel itself.
We are planned to went Dodabetta (highest mountain place of South India).we picked cab from hotel,hotel staffs arranged cab for us with payable cost. The road to dodabetta is not very good but we kept going to the hilltop and after reaching there, we felt it was worth driving to those roads as view from the top was amazing, there were so many view points and we took nice photos from all those views. We also enjoyed ice cream in that cold weather. next to hill there was Tea factory, We saw how tea was made in the factory and last we bought tea from that tea factory.the time is around 2:00 pm.We are all very hungry we should eat something.
After that we planned to visit Botanical garden, a huge 22 acres garden is also a heaven for bird watchers where a variety of birds, both seasonal and year-round residents, can be sighted. After taking lots of photographs in the garden we went for lunch and after lunch we headed to Ooty lake for boating and other fun. Ooty lake was crowded and fun place, you can hire paddle boat, row boat or motor boat. we hired row boat and enjoyed the whole time of boating during the boating we saw some special views of deers,elephants in large amount. We also enjoyed toy train ride around the lake. Last we went to rose garden which was again very beautiful place to visit for taking pictures of variety of roses, large landscapes and scenic beauty. Around 6.45 PM we reached hotel and ordered dinner at hotel itself and that is how we ended day one of our Ooty tour. The hotel was amazing.day 1 was winded up with somw great thoughts and enjoyable feel.
Morning we started again at 9 AM to sarvana hotel for breakfast to choose something special for our break fast and after taking breakfast. we told to our driver to go Coonoor.
The way to coonoor plenty of natural beauty is there,in road side shops providing some sweet and spicy flavour of corns.we all bought bought it.for the cool cool climate it was really special for us. The serene hill station of Coonoor lies in the arms of the Nilgiri Hills. This picturesque retreat is covered by grassy meadows, tea bushes, a profusion of sunflowers, marigolds and rhododendrons, all growing wild. Coonoor is essentially a small tea garden town where the weather remains pleasantly cool throughout the year. The main attraction was being in the tea garden and driving through road that goes from multiple tea gardens.we spent more time and we had full fill lunch at green field restaurant in coonoor It was very pleasant, very refreshing . After finishing our lunch we planned to visit Dolphin Nose view point. One can also see different shapes in the rock, Falls, beautiful Nilgiri hills etc. After coming back from that scenic ride we planned move to Sims park.sims park is a natural garden. Inside the park there are some beautiful terrace with colorful flower beds,lawns and rockeries also there are some Naturally occurring trees, shrubs, creepers and many unusual species of plants that have been brought from a variety of places around the world. The garden as some rare economic trees like Rudraksh – bead tree cinnamomum , Queensland karry pine, a handsome ornamental tree and graceful trees these are the attractions in this park. Kids enjoyed in that park and did paddle boating in that park. We finished the day again at 6 O clock and went for dinner at sanjay hotel, the hotel same hotel itself we are staying food in hotel sanjay was good while comparing to out side hotels in ooty and had very good dinner.day2 was ended with some good memories we were waiting for the next day
In day 3 we are planned to visit masagudi,which is located 37 km from ooty. We started from hotel at 9:00 am after having our break fast. Masinagudi is a nature getaway located on Mysore-Ooty highway right next to Mudumalai Wildlife sanctuary. In Masanagudi there are two wildlife sanctuaries there mudumali wildlife sanctuary and Bandipur National Park . first we visit mudumali wildlife sanctuary only they allowed us for some distance after that tourist are not allowed with the help of our driver we went some distance in that forest because his cousin is working there,forest was very quite and marvellous during that time we can only saw the plenty of deers.after spending few hours we moved to bandipur national park. The park spans an area of 874 square kilometers (337 sq mi), protecting several species of India’s endangered wildlife.bandipur is famous for tigers ,we can able see more number of tiger.during the trekking. After spending long time masagudi time to leave from ooty and we started from masagudi at 4:00, we need to say bye to ooty. We return back from masagudi and checkout our rooms.Our train timing will be 7:00 pm from mettupalayam,we went meetupalayam by cab itself on the way to mettupalayam each and every establish the beauty of nature.Our driver told to us in kothagiri there is a Indian bakery it is famous for special ooty snack( it is called varkis) and we got bulk amount snack from that shop, also before that we purchased some exclusive nilgiris products like nilgiri tea,fruits and natural oils like Eucalyptas,Toda embroideries,plant nurseries are available in the city .we got the train in time,,,,,,Bonvoyage to ooty I ll be there very soon
April 4, 2016 at 1:42 pm #572
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