Ooty (Udagamandalam) (Tamil Nadu)
Ooty, located in the Nilgiri hills is a lovely hill station. The Botanical Gardens has a wide variety of plants and trees and the Rose Garden has about 1900 varieties. The artificial lake with boats adds charm to Ooty. Other places of interest are the Deer Park, Doddabetta peak, the Government Museum, the Art Gallery, Kalhatti waterfalls, St. Stephen's Church, and umbrella tree. There is an amusement Park at mettupalayam. Nearest airport: Coimbatore (100 km). Mountain railway connects Ooty with Mettupalayam and Coimbatore.