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Ootacamund Attractions: Things to do in Ootacamund
"These are the places which are not thronged by the tourist crowd as of now, if you want to get closer to natures prestine beauty this the place to be heading for. This is located around 30 kms from ooty on the avalanche road via manjoor, the road is superb to drive down, pass thro emerald village an..."d then you reach the check post of avalanche or the niligiri eco tourism, sign in and then stop your vehicle, hereafter none of the private cars are not allowed. There are two options, either you can book a complete vehicle on your own which are basically 8 seater cab leased by forest department, else you can share as well with fellow tourist. The other option is by the forest owned canter vehicle which is a 15 seater bus costing 150 per head, which does 2 trips a day covering a total distance of 23 kms which takes around 2 hours, after passing thro the forest your are taken near the upper bhavani back waters, you can get down near the stream which is very beautiful, infact there are no word...
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"A lovely ride on a rainy evening..from Coonoor to Ooty...left me and my family craving for more with the train passing through a couple of tunnels, providing a beautiful valley view of Ketti ..A ride of around one and half hour was just ecstatic..."