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  • Address: Doddabetta Road, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, Ooty, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: View Point, Family And Kids, Peak, Nature

Dodabetta - Review

Situated around 10 kilometres from Ooty, the Doddabetta Peak is the highest peak in the Nilgiris. It is situated at an altitude of 2623 meters. It gives one of the best panoramic views of Ooty. There is a ‘Telescope house’ at the top that is run by the Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation. It enables tourists to get a better view of the valley. Trekking to the peak is not very challenging, hence, almost anybody can visit it.  

Dodabetta Information

  • Hiking is required, so wear comfortable shoes.

Dodabetta Ticket Prices

  • Free visit

How To reach Dodabetta by Public Transport

  • Doddabetta Junction bus stop

Restaurants Near Dodabetta

  • High Hill Tea snacks centre on the highway towards Doddabetta Peak.

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TripHobo Highlights for Dodabetta

  • Dodabetta Address: Doddabetta Road, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, Ooty, India
  • Dodabetta Timing: 24-hrs
  • Dodabetta Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Dodabetta(preferred time): 07:00 am - 05:00 pm
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Things to Know Before Visiting Dodabetta

  • 95% of people who visit Ooty include Dodabetta in their plan

  • 24.19% of people start their Dodabetta visit around 5 PM - 6 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Dodabetta

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

94.64% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dodabetta

People normally club together Ooty Lake and Ketti while planning their visit to Dodabetta.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Dodabetta, Ooty Reviews

  • Heavy rains ensured we couldn't enjoy a clear view from the mountain top but nonetheless we had a real good family time here. The smoked corn cobs with hot coffee were the best things for that weather. Good place for a family picnic.

  • It's a nice view from the top of the hill especially from glass house. It must watch at least once in your life. Try to go in winter than in summer. Kids play items are there. Small street shops on the way to hill top. Restricted area if you cross, a dense forest, can go for trekking. Amazing experience!

  • Nice place to visit. Overlooks the valley, so very nice view. Climate is chilly all around the year, and wind also adds to it. Better to carry light winter wear. Place gets crowded by the afternoon due to heavy number of vehicles parking all along the way. So best time to visit is early during the day.

  • Beautiful view but a very crowded place especially on holidays. The road leading uphill is not concrete and traffic is bumper to bumper especially weekend. You can see many peaks through the telescope and the scenic blue Nilgiris. Try the tea here

  • U have to visit between 3pm to 6pm to enjoy the mist.. only view points, nothing much.. telescopes work on n off.. photographers are there to take good photos with print for nominal prize.. small scale street shops are there for shopping.. After 5.30 pm mist will cover the entire place.. thrilling experience.. keep woolen clothes otherwise u will get headache.. no one is allowed to enter after 6pm as the wild bison might cross in our way.. road is in a bad shape.. needs immediate attention.

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