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Nilgiri Hills 3 Day Tour from Bangalore

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Trip Overview

In this 3-day sightseeing tour of Nilgiri Hills from Bangalore, see magnificient natural beauty and experience Ooty's laidback life and it's natural attractions.


Highlights

  • Explore Doddabetta Peak for panoramic views
  • Take a ride on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway (toy train) from Ooty to Coonoor
  • Visit Pykara and explore Pykara Lake and Waterfalls

 

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Nilgiri Hills 3-Day Tour from Bangalore Overview:

  • The Nilgiris, often referred to as the "Blue Mountains," are a captivating hill range situated in the Western Ghats of southern India. Known for its lush tea plantations, diverse flora and fauna, and charming hill stations like Ooty and Coonoor, the Nilgiris offer a serene escape with picturesque landscapes and a cool climate, making it a popular destination for nature lovers and travelers seeking tranquility.


Nilgiri Hills 3-Day Tour from Bangalore: Suggested Itinerary

Day 1: Bangalore to Ooty

  • Morning: Depart from Bangalore to Ooty. The journey takes around 6-7 hours to cover 270 km.
  • Arrive in Ooty and check into your hotel. Have lunch.
  • Explore the Ooty Botanical Gardens, known for its exotic plants, flowers, and lush greenery. Enjoy a scenic boat ride at Ooty Lake.
  • Spend leisure time exploring the local markets, trying local snacks, or relaxing amidst the picturesque surroundings.
  • Overnight stay in your Ooty hotel.

Day 2: Ooty Sightseeing

  • Visit Doddabetta Peak, the highest peak in the Nilgiris, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys.
  • Explore the Government Rose Garden, home to thousands of varieties of roses and other floral species.
  • Enjoy a ride on the UNESCO World Heritage Nilgiri Mountain Railway, also known as the Toy Train, from Ooty to Coonoor. Experience the scenic beauty as the train passes through tunnels, tea gardens, and picturesque landscapes.
  • Return to Ooty. You can explore more of the town, visit local tea factories, or indulge in some shopping for souvenirs.
  • Overnight stay in your Ooty hotel.

Day 3: Ooty to Coonoor and Return to Bangalore

  • Start early in the morning from Ooty to Coonoor, another charming hill station in the Nilgiris, located about 20 kilometers from Ooty.
  • Visit Sim's Park, a botanical garden known for its collection of exotic plants, flowers, and trees. Explore the tea gardens and enjoy a guided tour of a tea factory to learn about the tea-making process.
  • Have lunch in Coonoor, and then start your journey back to Bangalore.
  • Arrive back in Bangalore, concluding your memorable Nilgiri Hills tour.

 

Temples to Visit:

  1. Murugan Temple, Elk Hill, Ooty: A hilltop temple dedicated to Lord Murugan, offering panoramic views of Ooty and its surroundings.
  2. Marriamman Temple, Mettupalayam: A popular temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Mariamman, known for its colorful festivals and religious ceremonies.
  3. Ranganathaswamy Temple, Ooty: An ancient temple dedicated to Lord Ranganatha (Vishnu), featuring Dravidian architecture and intricate carvings.
  4. Ketti Vishnu Temple: Located near Ketti Valley, this temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is known for its peaceful ambiance and scenic surroundings.

Places of Interest:

  1. Avalanche Lake: A serene lake surrounded by lush greenery and scenic landscapes, ideal for picnics and nature walks.
  2. Pykara Falls and Pykara Lake: Enjoy the beauty of Pykara Falls cascading amidst the Nilgiri Hills and take a boat ride on Pykara Lake.
  3. Tea Gardens: Explore the tea plantations in and around Ooty and Coonoor, such as the Government Tea Gardens and the Glenmorgan Tea Estate, to learn about tea cultivation and enjoy scenic views.
  4. Lamb's Rock: A viewpoint near Coonoor offering stunning vistas of the Coimbatore Plains and the Nilgiri Hills.
  5. Dolphin's Nose: A unique rock formation near Coonoor resembling a dolphin's nose, offering panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and tea estates.

Please note

This is not a guided tour; the driver will not be the guide for the tour.
This is an outstation tour; hence, the vehicle cannot be used for the local Bangalore sightseeing.
Guest can choose their own tour plan to explore Nilgiri Hills Tour from Banagalore.

Basic Details

Start Point
Hotel/Residence
Finish Point
Hotel/Residence
Start time
7:00 am 8:00 am 9:00 am 10:00 am See more
Category
Tours & SightseeingFamily-friendlyMulti-day Tours
Trip Code
O885A3807

Inclusions

  • Pick-up and drop-off from your Bangalore Hotel or Residence
  • All transportation using air-conditioned Sedan or SUV
  • Driver and Fuel charges
  • Driver's night and food charges
  • Pick-up on Day 1 from Bangalore and drop-off by 10.00 PM on Day 3 in Bangalore
  • 900 km of maximum distance coverage (more than sufficient)

Exclusions

  • Any Accommodation /Hotel Stay for guests
  • Monument entrance fees or tickets
  • Any Toll and Parking fees (To be paid on actual)
  • Personal expenses
  • Any meals
  • Night charges applicable after 10 pm: Rs.300/- per vehicle
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Important Information

  • Pick-up only for Bangalore City limits
  • Pick-up and drop off has to be the same location in Bangalore
  • Pick up and drop off location can be different but extra charges will apply as per distance from pick-up location. To be paid to the driver directly.
  • Rs. 12/km for sedan and 16/km for SUV extra charge over 900 KM if crossed as per vehicle type.
  • This is not a Guided Tour

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that

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