January 13, 2014
Honeymoon in Nilgiri Hills
Nilgiri means “Blue Mountains“. The entire area of the Blue Mountains constitutes the present district of Nilgiri. The height of the hills in the Blue Mountain range varies between 2,280 and 2,290 metres, the highest peak being Doddabetta at a height of 2,623 metres. High above the sea level, situated at the junction of the two ghat ranges of the Sahayadri Hills, Nilgiri district provides a fascinating view. Kerala on the west, the Mysore State on the north, and Coimbatore district on the east and south bound it. Headquarters of Nilgiris district is Udhagamandalam (also called as Ooty).
Nilgiris derives its charm from its natural setting. The steep hills and fantastically narrow valleys with numerous rivers and rivulets running in all directions with a few fine waterfalls here and there provide beautiful scenery. The temperate and most equable climate further heightens the attractiveness of the place. The major tea growing areas in the South are the Nilgiris and these tea gardens are beautiful to watch.
Major sights of Nilgiri hills: As the Nilgiri hills essentially the most well liked hill resort from the south has numerous tourists of attractions, which chiefly include the botanical gardens, doddabetta peak, mukkurthi peak, the pykara dam and sprawling tea plantations, madumalai wildlife sanctuary, Ooty lake, kodanand view point, laws falls. This is not only attract tourists from all over the world but also great place to visit for newly married couple for a remarkable honeymoon.