Doddabetta Peak, Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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Soak up the views from the highest point of the Nilgiri mountain range at Doddabetta Peak. At a height of 2,637 m (8,650 ft), the peak looks out across Ooty and, on very clear days, ensures vistas of the distant plains of Coimbatore. Hike or take a taxi to the top, where an observatory provides two viewing stations for the public. Plan to visit early to avoid long queues along the road. Take a look at our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) route app to schedule your visit to Doddabetta Peak and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Avoid during rain. Beautiful view. There's yummy fresh corn and veggies sold. The corn was really good, a must try.  more »
  • A must visit. The place has excellent view of the ooty and cool breeze as you move. Highest peak of South India. Simply one word- Heaven.  more »
  • A good view point to gaze at the mountain ranges and the town of Ooty nestled between them. However, do try and plan your visit during the week days and this goes for most tourist spots in Ooty, becau...  more »

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Where to stay in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

An established tourism destination, Ooty and the countryside that surrounds the hill station offer plenty in the way of accommodations. Most major Indian hotel chains have opened up shop in town and lie dotted around the hilly terrain by the main roads, the more salubrious among them enjoying a little more space and better views of the surrounding area. Look at the residential areas for budget-friendly guesthouses, or head for the rural areas that encircle the town center to find a number of atmospheric rental properties built during the colonial era.
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