Surrounded by eucalyptus and pine trees, and coffee and tea plantations; Ooty is one of the ideal destinations for a family vacation in Tamil Nadu. From visiting temples and churches to the various sightseeing places in Ooty, the things to do in Ooty is long.

It could even get difficult to decide on the places to visit and the things to do in Ooty. If you’ve chosen Ooty as your next holiday destination, staying at the Club Mahindra Ooty resorts could help you make your vacation memorable.

Being a popular holiday destination of India, there are many resorts in Ooty. However, the Club Mahindra Ooty resorts can promise you a family vacation you’ll remember for a long time.

Things To Do at Club Mahindra Resorts in Ooty

While there are several sightseeing opportunities in Ooty, if you choose to stay at the Club Mahindra Resorts in Ooty, you could look forward to a variety of activities while at the property.

1. Indoor activities: Enjoy playing various board games, volleyball, table tennis and badminton with your family.

2. Bird Watching: If you are a birding enthusiast, you will love bird watching in and around the Club Mahindra resorts in Ooty.

3. Drive Around: You could also look forward to beautiful drives around tea estates and Shola Forests.

4. Outdoor Activities: Feeling outdoorsy? The Ooty resorts offer various outdoor activities for you to enjoy with your family.

You can look forward to a very comfortable stay at the Club Mahindra Resorts in Ooty. Enjoy the best of both local and international cuisine at the in-house restaurants. The Ooty resort rooms are spacious and fitted with all modern amenities. To soothe your body, you can head to the spa for a rejuvenating experience.

The resorts are spoken of highly in the Club Mahindra reviews that you must take a look at. With a Club Mahindra membership, you can look forward to that perfect family vacation you were always dreaming of. Get yours today.

Indulge in several activities and experiences on your next stay at our Ooty resort, any of the other Club Mahindra resorts in Tamil Nadu. With several things to do at our resorts in Ooty, and nearby places to visit in Ooty, and other destinations in Tamil Nadu, a magical family holiday is assured.

About Mahindra Holidays

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited (MHRIL), India’s leading player in the leisure hospitality industry, offers quality family holidays as also stated by Club Mahindra Membership Reviews and Club Mahindra Reviews, primarily through vacation ownership memberships. While Club Mahindra is the flagship brand offering Club Mahindra Membership, other brands offered by the company are – Club Mahindra Resorts Fundays and Svaastha Spa. As of Mar 31, 2019, MHRIL has 61+ resorts across India and abroad and its subsidiary, Holiday Club Resorts Oy, Finland, a leading vacation ownership company in Europe has 33 resorts across Finland, Sweden and Spain. Visit us at

Frequently Asked Questions

Q.How to reach Ooty?
A.Ooty is easily accessible by various means of transport from all parts of India.
By Air: The nearest airport to Ooty is Coimbatore Airport, which is 87.2 kilometres away and connects the hill resort to the rest of the country via an extensive network of flights. International travellers can book flights to Bengaluru (about 331 kilometres away), which is connected to major cities throughout the world. Taxis and buses to Ooty are readily available from both airports.
By Train: The nearest train station to Ooty is Mettupalayam, 51.1 kilometres away. It is served by several trains from adjacent cities such as Chennai, Mysuru, Coimbatore, and Bengaluru. Once you get to the railway station, you can rent a private cab or take the Ooty bus. Another exciting way to come to Ooty is by taking the heritage Nilgiri Mountain Toy Train, which travels uphill through dense forests and valleys via dark tunnels.
By Roadway: Buses operated by the Tamil Nadu State Road Transport Corporation (TNSTC), as well as some private buses, connect Ooty to major neighbouring cities such as Bengaluru, Chennai, and Mysuru. Bengaluru and Ooty are connected by NH 209 and NH 275, and several luxury buses go from Bengaluru, taking about 7 to 8 hours.

Q.What is the best time to visit Ooty?
A.Ooty is a year-round destination, but the ideal time to visit is between April and June and from September to November.
Summer (March – June): The best time to visit Ooty is in summer. With the temperature hovering around 25°C along with the occasional warmth of the sun, you can visit any location you like in and around Ooty without having to worry about the sweltering heat.
Monsoon (July – October): Since Ooty receives heavy rainfall, Monsoon Season isn't the best time to go because it may hamper your itinerary. However, if you are a nature aficionado, the best time to visit Ooty is indeed during the Monsoon. The mountains have a new lease on life, with once-dry waterfalls gushing furiously and mountain rivers raging unafraid. Plants and flowers that have never been seen before abound the mountain slopes and valleys, and the sheer wildness and beauty of these blooms will leave you speechless and begging for more. However, getting from one location to another may be a nightmare during the monsoons, as mountain routes become slick and vision is reduced owing to heavy fog.
Winter Season (November-February): Winter in Ooty is a unique affair, with temperatures ranging from 5°C to 17°C. Although the days are sunny, the cold winds might make you shiver. Thus, you must bring warm clothing with you.

Q.What are the top places to visit in Ooty?
A.Top places to visit in Ooty are:
Government Botanical Gardens    
Ooty Lake
Doddabetta Peak    
Doddabetta Tea Factory
Pykara Falls and Pykara Lake    
Kamaraj Sagar Dam
Elk Hill Lord Murugan Temple    
Mariamman Temple    
Tribal Museum
St Stephen's Church    
Nilgiri Mountain Railway
Sim's Park    
Dolphin's Nose

Q.What are the best things to do in Ooty?
A.The best things to do in Ooty are:
Riding Nilgiri Mountain Toy Train
Visiting Botanical Gardens
Attending Flower Show
Visiting Dolphin's Nose
Hiking Doddabetta Peak
Speedboat Ride at Pykara Lake
Day Trip to Tea Museum
Visiting St. Stephens Church
Visiting Upper Bhavani Lake
Hiking Catherine Waterfall
Attending Tea and Tourism Festival

Q.In Ooty, what language is spoken?
A.In Ooty, Tamil is extensively spoken. On the other hand, Badaga is a southern Dravidian language spoken by residents of the Nilgiri district.

Q.How many days should be enough to visit Ooty?
A.A 3 Days 2 Night itinerary is perfect for exploring Ooty at its best.

Q.Why is Ooty known as the Queen of Hills?
A.Ooty has earned the title of "Queen of Hill Stations" because of its huge tea plantations, lakes, and other natural splendours.

Q.How many Club Mahindra Resorts are there in Ooty?
A.Club Mahindra Derby Green Resort and Club Mahindra Danish Villa Resort are the two Club Mahindra Resorts in Ooty.

Q.What is the height of Ooty?
A.Ooty sits deep within the Nilgiri hills, at an elevation of 2,240 metres above sea level, and is covered in eucalyptus, pine trees, and coffee and tea plantations.

Q.What clothes should I carry to Ooty?
A.When visiting Ooty, woollen clothing such as sweaters, jumpers, jackets, socks, and thermal garments are always required, regardless of the season.

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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