Ooty travel guide

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You're Going to Love Ooty

With a population of 98 238, Ooty is a must-see destination in Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Ooty to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Ooty

Ooty in February
Estimated hotel price
₹ 8561
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ooty in February
Estimated hotel price
₹ 8561
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Ooty in April, when the average temperature is 17 °C, and the highest can go up to 23 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 6 °C, with an average temperature of 13 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in October, when precipitation is around 189 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Ooty, with an average rainfall of 10 mm.

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How to Get to Ooty

Plane

Although Ooty doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Kozhikode (CCJ), which is located 86 km from Ooty. Kannur Intl is the most popular, with regular flights from SpiceJet, Air India Express, Akasa Air and other airlines departing from India. The shortest domestic flight to Ooty departs from Chennai and takes around 1h.

Plane

Although Ooty doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Kozhikode (CCJ), which is located 86 km from Ooty. Kannur Intl is the most popular, with regular flights from SpiceJet, Air India Express, Akasa Air and other airlines departing from India. The shortest domestic flight to Ooty departs from Chennai and takes around 1h.

Airports near Ooty

Airlines serving Ooty

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Air France
Good (978 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
LOT
Good (663 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (437 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (194 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (188 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (951 reviews)
Thai Airways
Good (211 reviews)
Asiana Airlines
Excellent (278 reviews)
Air India
Okay (2,142 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (132 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (556 reviews)
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Where to stay in Ooty

Average rates range from around ₹ 2,748 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to ₹ 9,403 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Ooty

Most booked hotels in Ooty

Fortune Resort Sullivan Court
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
₹ 7,466+
Gem Park Ooty
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
₹ 7,694+
Hotel Lakeview
3 stars
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
₹ 3,094+
Hotel Blue Bird
3 stars
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
₹ 1,923+
Hotel Preethi Palace
3 stars
Good (6.4, Good reviews)
₹ 1,171+
Sv Residency
2 stars
Okay (5.8, Okay reviews)
₹ 1,171+

Hiring a car in Ooty

Expect to pay ₹ 101 per litre in Ooty (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between ₹ 1,214 and ₹ 1,619.

Expect to pay ₹ 101 per litre in Ooty (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between ₹ 1,214 and ₹ 1,619.