Ooty Itinerary 2 Days

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Ooty

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Ooty. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Ooty as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Ooty.

What to do in Ooty in 2 days

Dotted by the Nilgiri Mountains and engulfed by a blanket of clouds, Ooty is a favorite hill station amongst Indians. Lovingly called the “Queen of Hill Stations’, Ooty is an ideal retreat to escape the scorching heat during summers. Also known as Udhagamandalam, the hills of Ooty are carpeted by coffee and tea plantations along with pine, eucalyptus, and conifer trees.

Places to Visit in Ooty in 2 Days

If you are even in Bangalore and have a long weekend 2 days trip to Ooty is worth. All tourist spots to see in ooty in 2 days definitely refresh you from your day to day hussle. 

Here are some of the best tourist places to visit in Ooty in 2 days.

Places to Visit in Ooty on Day 1:

  1. Thread Garden
  2. Ooty Lake
  3. Government Botanical Gardens
  4. Dodabetta
  5. Ketti

Rise early morning and head towards the Ooty Lake. This artificial lake is considered to be the most beautiful site in Ooty and is a favourite amongst tourists. It is surrounded by lush greenery and is blessed with a pleasant atmosphere. The lake also has a boathouse from where you can rent boats and enjoy the recreational activity of boating in the calm waters.

Later you can visit popular tourist attraction the Rose Garden in Ooty. Housing around 2,000 varieties of roses, this garden is a treat to the eye. Take a leisurely stroll through the garden and you will instantly feel rejuvenated. Here, you will also come across the unusual green and black roses.

After a quick lunch, the next stop in your 2 day Ooty itinerary should be Kamaraj Sagar Dam which is also known as Sandynallah Reservoir. This tranquil lake is packed with scenic vistas. There are many walking trails around the lake which you can explore at your leisurely pace. If you are a birdwatcher, then this is your paradise. Right from peacock to cranes, you will be able to spot many birds here.

Later in the day, head towards Doddabetta Peak. Standing tall at an altitude of 2,623 meters, this is considered to be one of the highest peaks in South India. The hilltop welcomes you with panoramic views of valleys, plains, and pinnacles, all cloaked with lush greenery. There is also a telescope house on the peak which provides visitors with a better view of the surrounding picturesque landscapes. Enjoy the sunset here and then return back to have a hearty meal in Ooty.


Places to Visit in Ooty on day 2:

  1. Nilgiri Mountain Railway Toy Train
  2. Pykara Fall
  3. Mudumalai National Park

Start your second day in Ooty by riding the Nilgiri Mountain Railway Toy Train. Traveling for 5 hours through winding hills, dense forests, dark tunnels and sharp bends, this toy train continues to entertain its visitors since 1899. The journey is defined by mesmerizing views that are covered with a thin blanket of fog. The toy train has been declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

For lunch, you must have the Chettinad Chicken Pepper which is a special local cuisine of Ooty.

Visiting the Pykara lake and falls. While the Pykara Lake is calm and placid, the Pykara Fall is a cascading beauty. Surrounded by dense forest, the Pykara Lake exemplifies breathtaking beauty. It is a favorite attraction in Ooty amongst honeymooners. The misty atmosphere here makes you fall in love with the place instantly. Nothing can compare to a fun boating experience on this lake.

Travel a little further and you will come across famous tourist spot the Pykara Waterfall. The rippling water is a spectacular sight to behold and makes for a postcard perfect picture. You last stop in Ooty should be the Botanical Gardens. Occupying a sprawling area of 22 hectares, this garden is home to around 650 species of flowers and plants. Along with plants, you can also view a variety of birds here.

A bonus attraction here is the Toda tribe settlement. Their inverted U-shaped huts are quite fascinating. You can get an insight into the life of the tribe by heading towards the settlement.

End your 2 day trip in Ooty by shopping at its local market.

Tourists visiting South India prefer ooty as must visit tourist spots for 2 days trip.

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