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Recommended experiences in and around Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

The road leading to the peak is bad and bumpy. The facility for parking is minimal compared to the crowds that go there. There are so so many people there at any time .. it seems only like a cliched 'must visit in Ooty' place. There are much more beautiful places to see if one merely drives out of Ooty towards the villages such as Melur Hosatty.

Thank Ravi K
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The views from this place are nice. We had fog all around so all we could see was fog. It's too commercialized and too crowded. Parking is a mess due to crowd. There are loads of monkeys around who are hungry and looking for food. One of them even attacked a child as it was scared of loads of humans in the area. In my opinion the place should be closed for public to keep its natural beauty alive. The commercialization is spoiling the animal life around the area.

Thank Munish G
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Had a lot of expectations here. But there was a lot of crowd!! Not an inch space to watch something in peace. Views were definitely good but did not have place to watch it because of crowd. This is Definitely not for me.

There are lot of stalls(food and toys mostly) all through the way. And yeah there is atleast 1 and half km walk to inside.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Visited with family including parents. I think this place has lost its charm. Too crowded with vendors now. The views are ok but I have had better views from other places too. Too much littering by tourists. You can visit as it’s the highest peak but don’t have lot of expectations.

Thank Parthi_Traveler
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Telescope house at top of the peak is not worth going. There is nothing like telescopes installed there to see the surroundings. You just see around in the directions and assume that's tamil Nadu. Karnataka and Kerala. Giving 2 stars for the view from naked eyes. Not maintained well. Skip it if you have taken hotel on some hill and have already seen ooty from top.

Thank rdhingra82
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