Family and Kids in Ooty

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Bison Valley

    Family and Kids

    Named after the high number of Indian Bison spotted here, the Bison Valley is surrounded by Tea plantations that embrace the forested areas. The animals spotted here- bear, elephant, monkeys, tiger, leopard, doves, bulbul, drongos, shrikes and wood peckers among others, add to its rich biology. For adventure lovers, the terrain is a common ground for rock climbing, high rope activities, stream ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Mukurthi National Park

    National Park

    Situated around 40 kilometres from Ooty is the famous and surreal Mukurthi National Park. At a high altitude and spread across 78.46 kilometres, the national park was created to protect the Nilgiri Tahr. Infact, the park was previously known as the Nilgiri Tahr National Park. The park also boasts of a rich flora and fauna. The natural vegetation consists of vast stretches of grasslands interspe...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Union Church

    Family and Kids

    Constructed in the 19th century with traditional colonial design and architecture, the Union Church is one of the most visited churches in Ooty. The church receives a large number of tourists every year who visit the church to offer prayers and get their wishes fulfilled. The building itself is of historical significance and adds to the heritage value of the city. Do visit the place for its stu...Read more
  4. Amazing Ooty attraction for kids
    St. Stephens Church

    Family and Kids

    The oldest church in Nilgiri district, the St. Stephen’s church is an architectural marvel. Built somewhere during the 19th Century, the church was opened for the public in the year 1831. The painting of The Last Supper and the stain glass windows add to the charm of the quaint church. It is said that the wood used throughout the church’s structure was taken from Tipu Sultan’s...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Abu Vishwa Temple

    Family and Kids

    Abu Vishwa Temple resurrects the belief of being human and with this thought they open their doors for people who are in need. The temple has a Sufi ideology and was established in 2004, on the 100th birthday of Sufi saint Abu Baba who believed in secularism. The trust serves food to the poor population and believes that all religions must be respected equally and with unity. The beautiful prem...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Ooty
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    Family and Kids

    Located amidst the Nilgiri Hills, the Marlimun Lake is one of the ‘must-see’ places in Ooty surrounded by untouched forest lands that complete the scenic view. The calm water of the lake, even though shallow, can be explored by boating and if you love picnicking, you can have a good time at the shore as you take in the view and the fresh air. The place is ideal for a family day out....Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Muniswarar Temple

    Family and Kids

    Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Muniswarar Temple’s calm premises opens it doors to its devotees. It is believed that anyone who prays with a clear conscience to Lord Muniswarar, has his/her wishes come true. The temple is built in a traditional design and is elaborately decorated during festivals – especially during Mahashivratri. Visit the temple to explore yet another one of the cit...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Tribal Research Centre

    Family and Kids

    The Tribal Research Centre undertakes the history and the social, economic, religious, physiological and political aspects of the native tribes. The collection that the research centre maintains is the highlight- from the Taxidermy specimen, exhibits on the Andaman and Nocibar tribes to rare Stone-age artefacts and photographs that give you a peak into the lives of the tribal population. The mu...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Kalhatty Waterfalls

    Family and Kids

    A famous spot, locals as well as tourists haunt the Kalhatty Waterfalls. Situated around 13 kms from Ooty, the Kalhatty Waterfalls are a magnificent sight to behold. A weekend picnic spot for the locals, the flora and fauna enthusiasts will love exploring the waterfalls’ vicinity. There are also a couple of hiking trails and the trekking enthusiasts will have a fun time climbing up.
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Holy Trinity Church

    Family and Kids

    Holy Trinity Church is regarded as one of the oldest churches in the city. It has a serene ambience and is known to serve over 500 families. The church service is usually delivered in local language. Gothic and Tudor architecture decorated with stained glass window is quite magnificent. The place is filled with plaques that give a vivid detail of the battalions who have attended church services...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Nilgiri Mountain Railway Line

    Family and Kids

    When you are in Ooty and want to enjoy a fun train ride with your kids, you must pack your bags for Nilgiri mountain railway that offers a 1000 meter gauge rack railway, operated by Southern Railways in Tamil Nadu, India. You can enjoy your trip at this UNESCO’s extended world heritage site between Coonoor and Udhagamandalam, by travelling through steam locomotives. The train service will...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Pine Forest Shooting Spot

    Family and Kids

    The Pine Forest Shooting Spot overlooking the Sandy Nulla Lake is located in between Thalakunda and Ooty and is blessed with orderly planed pine trees along the downhill of the Nilgiri Mountains. From the bottom of the verdant hill, you can see the Kamaraj Sagar Dam located on the lake. The pine trees range from 3 meters to 80 meters in height while most of them are around 15-45 meters. Pondero...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Ooty Hidden Valley Jungle Camp

    Family and Kids

    A hike through the forested ahead of the Wellington Gold course, takes you to a spot unmapped on google- the Hidden Valley. True to its name, not many know the location to the valley but you will often find avid trekkers exploring the place to witness the grandeur of the mountains and the unbeatable view. If you love low-profile places or simply are curious to find what lies here, a visit here ...Read more