Western Catchment, Ooty
About Western Catchment, Ooty
Western Catchment, Ooty - Address
Address: The Nilgiris district, Ooty Tamil Nadu
Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
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The Western Catchment area is located 20 kilometres from Ooty and is yet another of the city’s popular day-trip destinations. The catchment is a picturesque spot and gives you a bird’s-eye view of the Avalanche lake and is known for common-sightings of animals like Nilgiri tahr, Sambar and Mongoose.
A small hike through the area is perfect to get away from the hustle-bustle of the city life and simply see a part of the city’s natural reserves at its best.
The sunsets here, are just as charming.
Western Catchment Information
- The Western Catchment area is protected by the Forest Department, and tourists are not allowed in without permission
- Carry bottled water and food.
- Wear sturdy shoes
How To reach Western Catchment by Public Transport
- By tourist Cabs
- By renting a Car/Bike.
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