The gardens lie on the lower slopes of Dodabetta peak,
the highest point in Ooty. Clipped bushes in the form
of elephants, with raised trunks, and other animals
greet the visitors, all over the Gardens. More than
a thousand different species of plants including thirty
odd varieties of eucalyptus. The Roman Catholic Cathedral,
recently enlarged, can be seen on the road from Charing
Cross to the Botanical Gardens.
Cross : It is a road junction with
markets around it. A short walk from Charing Cross
is the Spencers departmental store, which still sells
its own Planter's Special cigars, made of Indian tobacco.
Club : It is the most elegant British
club. The British influences are very strongly found
here. The Ooty hunt, hunt for jackals is one of the
main attractions of the club. Wenlock Downs, at Ooty
Gymkhana Golf club offers an ideal place for a game
races : This is the other major attraction.
The Ootacmund Derby is the climax of the season, and
attracts top Indian jockeys.
depart to Ooty, overnight journey.
2: Morning arrival Ooty, Transfer
to hotel, Leisure and night halt at Ooty.
3: Morning check out of the hotel,
visit Ooty Lake, Botanical Garden, Doddabetta, Coonoor,
evening depart to Bangalore.
* Transportation from Bangalore - Ooty - Bangalore
by Deluxe coach
* Deluxe accommodation (Twin Sharing)
* Sight seeing by reserved vehicle
* Excludes Entrance Fees