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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Place : Tamil Nadu
Altitutde : 7,500 feet
Temperature : Summer temperature varies from 100C to 250C; winter temperature varies from 00C to 210C
Significance : Queen of the Hill Stations in South India
Best Season : Between November and March, avoiding high-season crowds (April-June and September-October)
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How to Reach

Air: The nearest airport is Coimbatore (100km) which is connected to Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore.

Rail: Udhamandalam has the narrow gauge railway. It is connected to Mettupalayam (46km) which is directly connected to Coimbatore and Chennai on broad gauge. Mettupalayam  to Ooty, is  connected   by  a Mountain Railway which is 4 hours journey. 

Road: Udhamandalam is connected by good tarmac road. It is 535km from Chennai (Salem, Mettupalayam); 89km from Coimbatore.

Bus: There are regular bus services connecting Udhamandalam to Coimbatore, Trichy, Bangalore, Madurai, Kannyakumari, Mysore, Palghat, Calicut and Tirupati.