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Hill Stations / ooty

“Queen of Hill Stations” Ooty

Ooty is called as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, traditionally known as Udagamandalam or Ootacamund. It is located in the Nilgiri Hills meaning the “blue mountains", so named due to the Kurunji flower which blooms every twelve years giving the slopes a bluish tinge. Blue Mountains have always been shrouded in mysticism, and Ooty is no exception to that. It is one of South India’s most popular hill stations because of its lush green hills, lofty mountains, scenic landscape, pristine lakes, tall pine forests, sprawling valleys, tea estate cover and English country lanes. Presence of abundant pine and eucalyptus trees, make the environment fresh, pleasant and rejuvenating.

Altitude and Weather of Ooty

It is located at a height of 2240 m above sea level, 86 km north of Coimbatore and 128 km south of Mysore.

Temperature in summer: 23 to 10 °C, Temperature in winter:  15 to 5 °C

Tourist Attractions in Ooty

There are more than 50 tourism attractions or spots, most important are Ooty Lake, Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Doddabetta Peak, Mudumalai Forest, Pykara Falls, Avalanche Lake, Emerald Lake, Deer Park, Needle View Point, Kamraj Sagar Dam, Film Shooting Spots, etc. The town is connected by the Nilgiri ghat roads and “World famous Nilgiri Mountain Railway”.

Nilgiri Mountain Railway NMR Timing


Mettupalayam to Ooty              7.10 AM – 12.00 PM   |    Ooty to Mettupalayam              2.00 PM – 5.35 PM

 Summer Special (March 31 to June 24)

Mettupalayam to Coonoor         9.10 AM – 12.30 PM  |    Coonoor to Mettupalayam         1.30 PM – 4.20 PM

Real Estate in Ooty – Scenario

The scenario of Ooty real estate is that all of them who visit it wish to buy property in Ooty due to the natural beauty, weather, pollution free environment and high international standards of education, etc. But most of them have constraints in Ooty property sourcing, understanding the local statutory laws, etc and have apprehensions like monitoring the property in remote location, construction support and maintenance, etc which pull them back – Hills & Wills like professional companies are the solution for them to own their piece of paradise land in Ooty without hassle.

Buy & Sell property in Ooty – Why Hills & Wills

Hills & Wills is a premium property management company exclusively for hill stations and has strong presence in real estate at Ooty. Whether you / NRI want to buy or sell farm house or villa or residential plot or tea estate or farms or house in Ooty, it is within our spectrum of property offerings and we ensure that you get it at lowest price.

Investment in Ooty – Preferred by NRI

Due to the increased stress level of business men and top executives and their need to rejuvenate through short vacations at the hands of nature, ever increasing summer temperature in plains / metro cities and the need for people to beat the heat, increasing awareness about the excellence of Ooty, etc, the demand for properties in Ooty and its value or shooting up continuously. Hence it is one of the preferred investment options in the hand of everyone now a day. Hills & Wills is the preferred reality company of Non Resident Indians (NRI) and IT professional, when they think of owning a property in Ooty due to our unparallel after sales property management services in Ooty and the expertise advisory.

Best Realty Company in Ooty

Hills & Wills is a professionally managed company, offers the following services which helped many to overcome their constrains and apprehensions in owning their dream property at Ooty.

  • Property buying in Ooty
  • Property Selling in Ooty
  • Construction support
  • Renovation
  • Rental Assistance
  • Property Monitoring

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Key Information

Languages spoken

English, Tamil, Hindi, Badaga and Kannada

Calling code

Domestic calling code 0423International calling code 0091 423

Shopping Spots

Charring cross, Doddabetta Tea factory, Tibetan Market, Upper Bazaar Road, Commercial Road

Main Tourist Spots Timing

Ooty Lake 10.00 AM to 6.00 PM Botanical Garden 7.00 AM to 6.30 PM Doddabetta Peak 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM Tea Museum 9.00 AM to 5.30 PM

Supply of vegetables from hills hit due to “Janata Curfew” on Sunday 22nd March 2020

Sunday curfew led to shortage of vegetables at Trichy Market on Monday, as trucks were unable to bring vegetables from Ooty, Kodaikanal and Mettupalayam. Vegetables. Usually, vegetables from these hilly places would be transported to the markets in plains from late night to deliver early the next day. But, the extension of the curfew till Monday morning has halted it which led to this situation and vegetable price hike, vendors said.

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Ancient Temple ruins found in Kodaikanal - Exploratory studies will be conducted

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