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Botanical Garden in Ooty

·  Summer: (26°C-38°C) Extremely hot.
·  Winter: (16°C-28°C) Cool climate with occasional rainfall.
·  Monsoon: June-September. Heavy rainfall.

Best time to visit:  October-June

Opening Time: 08:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 06:00 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: Open 7 days a week.

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  INR 10
Children:  INR 3
Cameras:  INR 10
Video Camera:  INR 100
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  INR 10
Children:  INR 3
Cameras:  INR 10
Video Camera:  N/A
Opulent green lawns decorated with mesmerizing roses and eucalyptus, huge varieties of ferns, shrubs and trees and a heart-warming environment define the Botanical Garden of Ooty. Spanning over a hill slope, the terraced garden is beautified by lily ponds, flower beds, well-maintained plants and numerous species of native and imported flora. The 20 million year old fossil tree trunk is another noteworthy attraction.

Italian Garden with colourful flower varieties is among the top highlights. Other sections of the garden include Lower Garden, New Garden, Nurseries, Fountain terrace and Conservatory. The garden is host to the annual flower show which is a major draw for the tourists. Many Bollywood films and songs have been shot here.

Doddabetta Peak, Ooty Lake, Rose Gardens, Wax Museum, Echo Rock and many other famous attractions of Ooty are located nearby.
Don’t litter the gardens and don’t pluck the flowers.

Road: Road from Coimbatore to Ooty offers exhilarating trip with natural splendour pleasing the travellers at every inch. Nilgiri Ghat Roads connect the place with other destinations.

Railway: Udhagamandalam Meter Gauge Railway Station is only about 3 km. away. Another alternative is Mettupalayam Broad Gauge Railway Station which is about 50 km. away.

Airway: Coimbatore International Airport (about 95 km. away) is the closest airport. The journey from the airport to the garden is extremely eye-pleasing with mesmerizing natural beauty all around.