- 3N Coorg
- Elephant Bath in Dubare Elephant Camp
- Visit Nisargadhama – an island in river Cauvery all houses a deer park
Treasures Of South India
- 1N Mysore
- 2N Coorg
- 2N Ooty
- Enjoy boat ride in Ooty Lake
- Elephant Bath in Dubare Elephant Camp
- 1N Mysore
- 2N Coorg
- 2N Bandipur
- Visit to Brindavan Gardens
- Safari in Nagarhole National Park and Bandipur National Park
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Nilgiri Tour Packages
Most of southern India is mesmerizing yet quite untouched; hence the beauty of nature is more exposed here. No doubt, the word-South-India is connected with the cuisines and scenic beauty of Kerala, Karnataka as well as Tamil Nadu, but there is a lot more which you would love to visit at least once in your life.
The range of Nilgiri Mountains is home to several endangered species, situated in the Western Ghats. Doddabetta, the highest peak in the Nilgiri ranges is about 2,637 metres high from the sea-level. The Nilgiri Hills fall under Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, which is a part of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. The steep mountains and the deep valleys, several streams running through them with sharp waterfalls make the Nilgiris perfect picturesque destination. Most of the tea gardens can be found in the valleys of Nilgiris.
Not only scenic beauty, but you can also perform several adventures and trekking. The lush green and hard mountains are paradises for the trekkers, where Nilgiri Wildlife and Environment Association provide you guides with sound knowledge of trekking activities.
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The Nilgiris is a district in Tamil Nadu, a southern Indian State. This region is bordered by Karnataka and Kerala, the other southern states of India.
If you are travelling through airways, Coimbatore is the nearest place that houses an airport. The distance between Coimbatore and Ooty is barely 105 km. Several domestic airline operators offer flights to Coimbatore from Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Trivandrum and several other cities of India. If you are travelling from any foreign country, you need to change your flight at the nearest international airport. You can book the Nilgiri holiday package at Goomo, with cheaper flight tickets.
Ooty is the famous hill station in the ranges of Nilgiris, which is connected to Mettupalayam through narrow gauge railway line. Mettupalayam is the railway station on the broad gauge railway line, which is connected to Coimbatore and Chennai. The narrow gauge toy train runs from Mettupalayam to Ooty.
Being the famous tourist attraction in southern India, most of the cities are connected to Ooty through roadways. If you are dependent on the public transport, you will get busses to Ooty from Coimbatore, Mysore, Bangalore, Kanyakumari, Tirupati, Calicut and many other places. Other places in Nilgiris such as Coonoor and Kotagiri are also connected to the major cities via roadways.
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Nilgiris is a region of mountains located in the Western Ghats of the Plateau of Deccan. Most of the part is covered with the hills; hence separated from the urban culture.
You must ensure that you are caring enough medicines and first-aid box with you that are necessary. In the remote area of Nilgiris, you may not find the medical shops at the moment, which may raise critical issues further. Also, don’t forget to carry all the prescriptions for your medications.
Later comes the regular suitcase. The region where you are travelling to is nothing but full of hillocks. Though it is in the southern part of India, there are several hill stations where you may need woollen clothes. Carry some woollen and cotton clothes with you, with sufficient amount of bed sheets and jackets. Rest, sunglasses, camera, shoes, sandals, and other stuff is equally important. Pack your suitcase with appropriate stuff, suitable to your Nilgiri tour package.
Places to Visit in Nilgiri
Nilgiris is a range of mountains as well as it is a district in Tamil Nadu. Here are a few tourists spots found in the Nilgiris where you must visit on your tour.Droog Fort
The fort was the outpost of Tipu Sultan in the 18th century, situated at 15 kilometres from Coonoor, in the ranges of Nilgiris. The tourists need to reach the fort by trekking the hills as it is located at 600 feet above the sea level. The path to fort passes through tea gardens, almost for 3 kilometres from the base. The fort houses a watchtower that offers scenic beauty of the surrounding of the fort. Once upon the time, the watchtower was used for surveillance and to spot the enemies. Standing on the watchtower may help you observe some of the rare species of birds.Kodanad View Point
Pleasing weather and mind-blowing scenery of the lush green landscapes is the speciality of the town Kotagiri and the surroundings. The town is located at 1793 meters above the sea level with some best points that offer a wide panorama of the Nilgiri ranges. Kodanad View Point is one of the famous points that help you witness the deep valleys and hued landscapes, around 16 kilometres from the Kotagiri town. Elevated and sky-touching trees make the frame perfect picturesque. It is advised to visit the point during the day-time when you can observe the surrounding.Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
The ranges of Nilgiris is a core area for wildlife existence; hence the wildlife sanctuary can be found here that houses different kind of bird species as well as a variety of flora including Bamboo, teak forests and much more. The wild animals such as Elephants, Rhinoceros, Leopards, Wild Cats, and Chinkaras are found in the national park.Nilgiri Narrow Gauge Railway
The toy train was first started by the British Government in 1899, starting from Mettupalayam to Ooty, the famous hill station in the Nilgiri ranges. The toy train is a small version of the general Indian Railway with the blue coloured wooden bogies smaller in size.
The train takes you through forests, various bridges and tunnels, passing nearby the waterfalls, tea farms and over the hills. There are several hill stations on the way from Mettupalayam to Ooty named as Wellington, Coonoor, Lovedale, and Ketty. The Ooty Toy Train was declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2005.
The railway has first and second class arrangement for the tourists, with the slighter difference in the seating arrangements. The second class ticket is Rs.24 whereas the first class ticket for the same journey is Rs.142, one way. Riding the toy train is an amazing experience while roaming in the Nilgiris.Doddabetta Peak
Doddabetta is one of the highest peaks in Southern India. From this location, you can witness the charming beauty of Mysore and Coimbatore. Also, the valleys nearby are stunning that you can spend a lot of time observing them. Trekking enthusiasts mostly climb the peak in different ways.Kalhatti Waterfalls
Kalhatti falls, also known as Kalahasti falls, is one of the famous picnic spots in the range of Nilgiris. The fizzy falls and the crystal clear azure water gives an immense pleasure to your mind and doesn’t let you go away for a single moment.Ooty Lake
The Ooty Lake is an artificial lake, situated at 3 kilometres away from the city, is spread over 65 acres. The British collector of Coimbatore, John Sullivan built this lake in 1824. The flow of the streams that run through the valleys of Nilgiris is diverted towards the lake to fill it up. If you are a bird watcher, you should visit the place at least once to click amazing photographs of water birds on the backdrop of hillocks. The boat house at the side of the lake offers you three different types of boats viz. paddle boats, rowing boats, and motor boats. The amusement park nearby the lake offers a toy train for the kids to enjoy.Ooty Tea Factory
The factory is spread over an acre of the land, at an altitude of around 1800 metres. The factory also has a tea museum that showcases various types and origins of tea leaves used all over the world, stating the history of the tea plantation in India and Nilgiris. You can witness the cut-twist-curl process of making granular tea from the leaves. You can purchase the crafted tea-pots and cups from the museum with the logo over it. The tea factory not only makes tea but also famous for the homemade chocolates of various types such as rum & raisins, roasted almonds, coffee & milk, sugar-free and fruit and nut chocolates. If you are the chocolate lover, don’t miss the place!Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
The sanctuary is situated at an intersection of Eastern and the Western Ghats. The sanctuary houses several wild animals; it is well-known as Tiger Reserve. The sanctuary houses Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Elephants, Mouse Deer, Barking Deer, Panthers, and Tigers. You can also observe several birds in the sanctuary.
Besides the wildlife sanctuary, Mudumalai National Park also houses Mayar waterfalls where you can relax in the peaceful weather. Besides the falls, people can also visit Theppakadu Elephant Camp to see 23 smart elephants. But, prior permission is required from the forest department to visit the elephant camp. With the permission, you can go on an elephant safari, jeep safari or jungle safari.Bison Valley
The name of the valley is obtained from the wide presence of bison in this area. Not just bison, but different animals like elephants, leopards, monkeys, deer, bear, and several bird species can be witnessed. The astonishing pretty view of forests, especially of cardamom and tea can be enjoyed from here.
Things to do, and not to do
Nilgiris is a remote area as compared to the other parts of southern India. Hence, you must carry all your important documents and ID proofs with you. It will help you, if by misfortune, you get lost in the province.
Carrying enough medicines is necessary. Do not purchase any medicine from an ordinary shop without a prescription. The labels may seem similar to the original one, but inside there might be false medication. This may lead to a critical health condition.
Do not trust directly on the people offering cheap rides or food; it may be a trap to steal the precious things from you. Be in touch with your tour manager, and always keep the contact numbers of local authorities with you.
The Nilgiris is a region full of jungles, hence beware of wild animals while roaming alone or with your family. Do not be isolated from your group or the tour operator. If you have any doubt regarding routes, call the operator immediately.
Don’t point out towards the unknown person without any significance. Also, avoid taking pictures of the women in the public places without their permission. This could lead a severe offence. Avoid unsophisticated behaviour in the public places.The Nilgiris is a part of UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE; hence you must obey the rules and regulations set up by the forest department. If caught not obeying the rules, a heavy fine may be charged against you. Try avoiding the pollution in the region so that it will not harm the endangered species, and will help keep the biodiversity secured.
Relive the experience Nilgiris
Nilgiris is the real beauty of India, which attracts several nature-lovers and foreigners to experience the magic of nature. Be it Ooty or Coonoor; the hill stations surely help you forget the stress of your routine and let you stretch back. Book the cheaper flight tickets on goomo.com and enjoy your Nilgiri holiday package, but don’t forget to share your memorable experiences with us. This will surely help the other tourists to sightsee the places in Nilgiris. So, hurry up, plan your tour to Nilgiri and book Nilgiri holiday package, today!