Distance : 280 km
Estimated Time : 6.5 hours
Bangalore to Ooty is very popular route for tourists, specially for mountain lovers, couples and honeymooners. Ooty has the cool peaceful landscape where you can spend hours simply walking on and feel refreshed completely.
"Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery."
Ooty or Udagamandalam, also known as 'The Queen of the Hills', is a perfect hill station destination nestled amidst the Nilgiri hills at an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level. The toy train ride is the most famous attraction and provide amazing views of nature. It reminds the hit song 'Chaiyya Chaiyya' where Shahrukh Khan and Malaika Arora were seen matching steps on top of this toy train. Ooty carries history of being regarded as the summer headquarters of the East India Company. The place is full of scenic beauty of Nilgiri, tea gardens, waterfalls and a beautiful valley. Don't miss to go to Doddabetta Peak, known as the highest point of South India. Surrounded by high Eucaplytus trees on both sides, it offers magnificient views of the valley.
Taxi from Bangalore to Ooty is readily available at CabBazar.
Best time to Visit
Although Ooty is a year-round destination, the best time to visit Ooty is during the summer season and winter season. It is recommended to avoid going to Ooty from June to September due to heavy rainfall over there.
The summer season is from March to June in Ooty. The weather is generally pleasant as you can venture out for day sightseeing and other tourist activities.
The monsoon season is from July to September when Ooty receives heavy rainfall and this might disrupt the routine day sightseeing activity for some of you. However, nature lovers would love the scenic beauty that embraces Ooty after the rain showers
The winter season is from October to February. The chilly wind enters the town but the overall day temperature is cool and good for sightseeing. Many couples visit Ooty during this season.
Bangalore to Ooty by car is well connected through NH275 and is very convenient and comfortable drive. Other famous tourist places on this route and nearby are;
Grips - Karting and Bowling
Wonderla - Waterpark
Innovative Film City in Bidadi
Ramnagara - Rock climbing and rappelling
Janapada Loka - folk art and craft
Channapatna - wooden toys
Srirangapatna - Tipu Sultan’s reign
Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary - several species of migrant birds on bank of river Cauvery
Talakadu - sand covered temples, 50km away
Shivanasamudra - India's second largest waterfall, 70km away
Mysore - The City of Palaces
Bandipur National Park - a Project Tiger reserve
Mudumalai National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary - home to several vulnerable species including the Bengal tiger, Indian leopard and Indian White-rumped vulture
Theppekadu - Elephant Camp
Devala - a picturesque valley
Needle Rock - view point on the way
Frog Hill - view point on the way
Mukurthi National Park
Upper Bhavani lake
Glenmorgan, Singara - tea plantation
You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.
There are multiple toy trains from Ooty to Coonoor & Mettupalayam. As per Nilgiri train time table, the toy train from Ooty leaves at 14:00 hours and reach Mettupalayam at 17:35 hours. Also there are 3 toy trains daily from Ooty to Coonoor, the first toy train from Ooty leaves at 09:15 hours and reaches Coonoor at 10:25 hours. The experience is really out of the world. It’s not just the scenery that soothe the eye - the smell of fresh Eucalyptus, the sound of train chugging slowly along the track, cool breeze that hits your face and send the hair flying back – everything makes this a special ride.
Elk Hill Murugan Temple
St. Stephen's Church
Pykara Lake and Waterfall
Wenlock Downs - huge grass meadows with a chain of slopes
Kamaraj Sagar Lake
Government Museum Ooty
Kotagiri, Coonoor - land of Kota tribes
Longwood Shola Forest, Coonoor
Droog Fort, Coonoor
Lamb's Rock, Coonoor
Catherine Falls, Coonoor
Simi's Park, Coonoor
Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Bangalore to Ooty taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Bangalore to Ooty taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :
Hatchback (WagonR, Liva, Santro, Ritz etc) – 4 Passengers – Budget Taxi
Sedan (Swift Dzire, Indigo, Etios, Xcent etc) – 4 Passengers – Comfortable small family taxi
SUV (Innova, Scorpio, Ertiga, Eeco etc) – 6/7 Passengers – Comfortable large group taxi
Tempo-Traveler – 9 to 26 Passengers – Big size taxi
CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Bangalore to Ooty taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.
The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.