One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Trip by Cab

One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Cab
One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Cab (courtesy: ahamedsameel)

The Queen of Hill Stations, Ooty was once a retreat for British officers from the hot Indian sun. Ooty is a popular holiday destination in South India among nature lovers and honeymooners. Nestled in the Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu, the picturesque blue hills and greenery present a serene environment to the tourists. Dotted with tea, coffee, and spice plantations, it is redolent with the smell of eucalyptus trees.

The perfectly cool and tranquil natural setting of this quaint hill town forms an ideal escapade from the humdrum of sweltering heat and the schedule of city life. Ooty is famous for its varied landscape and all the year-round it is blessed with pleasant weather. You can witness palatial parks and gardens, and eclectic old British bungalows. From riding the hill train to strolling on the verdant paths or undertaking nature trails there are several thrilling activities to enjoy.

On a one day Coimbatore to Ooty sightseeing tour by cab, you can explore the charming hill station. From the vicinity of the Western Ghats, you can start your journey and go through several panoramic landscapes across the hill station. You can come across gorgeous waterfalls, verdant valleys, misty mountains, and pristine lakes. 

This quintessential town of Ooty serves as an idyllic gateway for tourists. On your one day trip from Coimbatore to Ooty, you can experience a relaxed outing by hiring a private cab. Ooty is an ideal destination for a fun-filled vacation with kids, family, and friends.

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Highlights of Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Cab

  • Full-day Ooty tour from Coimbatore
  • Duration: 8 to 12 hours
  • Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
  • Pickup & Drop: Coimbatore Hotel / Home
  • Places Covered: Ooty Rose Garden, Ooty Boat House, Children’s Park, Government Museum, Doddabetta Peak, Ooty Botanical Garden, Sim’s Park, Wax Museum, and Ketti Valley View.

Package Price for 1 Day Coimbatore to Ooty Sightseeing by Cab

Hyundai i20 Hatchback Car for One Day Trip
i20 / Tata Indica
4 Seater / Hatchback

₹ 4,599/-

Honda Amaze Sedan Car for One Day Trip
Amaze / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan

₹ 4,799/-

Mahindra Xylo
6-7 Seater / SUV

₹ 6,399/-

Toyota Innova SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Innova
6-7 Seater / SUV

₹ 6,799/-

Toyota Innova Crysta SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Innova Crysta
5-6 Seater / SUV

₹ 7,199/-

Tempo Traveller Mini Van for One Day Trip
Tempo/ Force Traveller
12 Seater / LCV

₹ 9,999/-

Mini Bus for One Day Trip
Mini Bus
12-22 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Book your 1 Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour Package!

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What’s included

  • Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Coimbatore
  • Cab for Ooty sightseeing from Coimbatore as per the above Itinerary
  • Vehicle Parking Charges
  • Toll-gate Charges if any
  • Driver Allowance

What’s not included

  • Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places at Ooty
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation at Ooty
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

What to Expect on your Ooty Trip from Coimbatore

What to expect on your One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Taxi

Ooty is located around 85 kilometers from Coimbatore offering a perfect getaway for travelers. It is a refreshing experience to spend a day in the lap of nature. You can comfortably enjoy sightseeing in Ooty by booking our same day tour by private cab. 

We pick you up early in the morning from your Coimbatore accommodation. You can enjoy the hilly terrain on the route from Coimbatore to Ooty. Upon reaching Ooty, you can visit the beautiful Rose Garden amidst the splendid hills. Our next stop will be the romantic Ooty Boathouse. You can enjoy some time relaxing at the Children’s Park before we head to the Government Museum to explore the region’s history. 

Next, you can witness the beauty of the hill station from Doddabetta Peak. At the foot of the hill, you can visit the Ooty Botanical Garden to explore the flora. You can also head to Sim’s Park for a detailed study of the indigenous plants. History lovers can visit the Wax Museum. Our one day trip will wind up with a trip to Ketti Valley View and will drive back to your accommodation in Coimbatore.

Itinerary of One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Trip

Pickup from your Hotel in Coimbatore at 8:00 AM

S.NoSightseeing PlaceRecommended Duration
1Ooty Rose Garden40 minutes
2Ooty Boat House30 minutes
3Children’s Park30 minutes
4Government Museum30 minutes
5Doddabetta Peak50 minutes
6Ooty Botanical Garden40 minutes
7Sim’s Park30 minutes
8Wax Museum30 minutes
9Ketti Valley View20 minutes

Drop back at your Hotel in Coimbatore by 8:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the tourism places near Ooty listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Coimbatore to Ooty city tour by private car.

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Places to visit in and around Ooty in one day by private car from Coimbatore

Some of the popular places to visit in Ooty in one day with your sightseeing tour starting from Coimbatore are:

1. Ooty Rose Garden

Visit Rose Garden with One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Cab

Situated on the slopes of the Elk Hills, at an elevation of 2200 meters, the Government Rose Garden is one of the most beautiful and well-maintained gardens in the country. It was established in 1995 to commemorate the Centenary Flower Show. Rose Garden is a must place to visit and the perfect destination on this same-day Ooty sightseeing trip from Coimbatore by private taxi.

Maintained by the Horticulture Department of Tamil Nadu, it houses local, hybrid, and non-local varieties of roses. Sourced from all over the world, you can observe Miniature Roses, Black Roses, Hybrid Tea Roses, Ramblers, Polyanthus, Green Roses, and Floribunda. Spreading over 4 hectares, the terraces are adorned with roses and flowering plants. 

It features one of India’s largest collections of roses, with 20,00 types of roses and 2800 plants. Moreover, it received the Garden of Excellence Award for the Best Rose Garden in South Asia in 2006. It has also been appreciated by the World Federation of Rose Societies.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Stroll through the best Rose Park in the country.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 30 per person for adults and INR 15 per person for children.

2. Ooty Boat House

Constructed by John Sullivan in 1824, and spreading over 65 acres, Ooty Boat House is popular among the newlyweds to re-ignite their romance. However, every tourist can go, experience the everlasting beauty of Ooty, hang out with their group, and spend leisurely evenings. It is considered the Pride of Ooty. A dam had been created on the water flowing from the mountain streams to form this artificial lake. 

On behalf of the Tamil Nadu Tourism Department, the Tamil Nadu Development Corporation took the lake into possession for pleasure boating facilities in 1973. You can try the pedal and motor boats as per your preference. Besides, you can also avail a mini train ride and some fun activities in the amusement park. Ooty Boat House is the crowd favorite on this one-day sightseeing trip from Coimbatore.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy boating with your family.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 30 per person for adults
Visit Boat House with One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Cab

3. Children’s Park

Visit Childrens Park with One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Cab

A prominent sightseeing spot in Ooty, the Children’s Park is blanketed by greenery. The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation preserves this beautiful park. A great kid-friendly spot to stop and explore on this same-day tour. It features many swings and rides for children. 

You can enjoy recreational activities like boating, rowing, and horse riding. There are also exciting games for the entire family. Adventure seekers can enjoy go-karting. Enveloped by the blue hills and lush greens, it is a nice place to have some fun and frolic.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Unwind in the lap of nature.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week
  • Entry Fee: Free

4. Government Museum

Established in order to preserve and promote the culture of Ooty, and the fundamental values of the Nilgiri District, the Government Museum was built in 1989. Originally it had been the Stone House, the first bungalow constructed by John Sullivan in 1822. 

You can witness the huge collection of objects, sculptures, handicrafts, art, and paintings pertaining to the culture, history, nature, and ecology of Ooty. There are artifacts related to the original 18 tribes of Ooty. However, the focus is on the Toda tribe which had made a remarkable impact on the region. Hence, the museum aims at preserving the Toda’s way of living and ancestral heritage. This museum is the drawcard of this private full-day Ooty tour.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Cherish the learning experience
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free
Visit Government Museum with One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Car

5. Doddabetta Peak

Visit Doddabetta Peak with One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Car

Located at a height of 2637 meters, Doddabetta is the highest peak of the Nilgiri Mountains and the fourth highest in South India. Literally meaning the ‘Big Mountain’, Doddabetta Peak offers a panoramic view of Ooty, Coonoor, and the entire Nilgiri range from all sides. An Instagram-worthy attraction and a great spot to stop on this one-day tour.

From the Telescope House situated on the summit, you can also cherish the sights of Bandipur National Park and Mysore open highlands. Along with shola thickets, sub-alpine shrubs, ferns, and coarse grass, the mountain looks stunning. It is also famous for its medicinal plants, and bright and vibrant rhododendrons. You can enjoy amazing vistas of sunrise and sunset. 

Thrill-seekers can indulge in adrenaline-pumping activities like trekking while tea lovers can take a tour of the tea factory. 

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the natural grandeur of the region.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 6 per person above 5 years, Camera fee INR 10 for still photography and INR 50 for video.

6. Ooty Botanical Garden

Situated on the lower slopes of the Doddabetta Peak, and maintained by Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department, Ooty Botanical Gardens is one of the best in the country. Spreading over 55 acres, the garden’s terrace layout is divided into 5 sections. Rich in flora, it has an amazing display of tropical flowers and over 650 exotic species of trees. It is home to rare species like the cork tree, the monkey puzzle tree, and the paperbark tree. This garden is picture-perfect and a great destination to visit on this ooty sightseeing tour from Coimbatore.

Laid out in 1847, it was designed by the architect, William Graham Mclvor, under the supervision of the Governor of Madras, George Hay. Originally, it was purported to promote and study the various flora in and around the Nilgiris. The main attractions of this place are a 20-million-year-old fossil tree and the Toda tribe settlement near the top of the garden.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Marvel at the wide variety of bonsai, herbs, and other plants.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM
  • Entry Fee:  INR 30 per person for adults, INR 15 per person for children, INR 50 for still photography, INR 100 for video
Visit Botanical Garden with One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Car

7. Sim’s Park

Visit Sim's Park with One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Taxi

A botanical retreat founded in 1874, Sim’s Park stands at an altitude of 1780 meters. Home to more than 1000 species of vibrant flowers, trees, and plants, the park offers a nice landscape. It is a top spot for your one day Coimbatore to Ooty sightseeing tour by car. 

Blessed with birds and butterflies, the table terrace laid botanical garden displays nature at its best. It is an ideal escapade from the busy metros for a pleasant afternoon. Sprawling over 12 hectares it is divided into 4 sections- a small Lily Pond, a rose garden, a boating area, and a flowering plants area. A fruits and vegetable show is organized by the Horticulture Department every year.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Study the wide assortment of flowers belonging to different families while you enjoy a relaxing walk.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 30 per person for adults, INR 15 per person for children, INR 50 for still photography, INR 100 for video

8. Wax Museum

Situated amidst green mountains and natural beauty, the Ooty wax museum is a thoroughly enjoyable and informative place for kids and families. Situated in a prominent 130-year-old colonial mansion it is a top place to visit in Ooty. It was conceptualized and initiated by Shreeji Bhaskaran, an IIT professional, and businessman.  In March, 2007, the collector of Nilgiris district, Shri Santosh. K. Mishra inaugurated the Wax Museum. 

Located close to the Ooty Lake and Ooty Town Centre, it showcases wax statues of Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Mother Teresa, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Jesus Christ, Shivaji Maharaj, Subhash Chandra Bose, and many more eminent personalities. There are replica settings of villages depicting the lifestyle of the villagers, including pottery and farming. 

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the history and heritage of the region.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 40 per person for adults, INR 20 per person for children, INR 50 for still photography, INR 100 for video
Visit Wax Museum with One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Taxi

9. Ketti Valley View

Visit Ketti Valley View with One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Taxi

Renowned as the ‘Switzerland of South India’, Ketti Valley is located on the Ooty-Coonoor Road. It is a quick stopover for the tourists to witness the surreal setting embellished with dazzling valleys, gushing waterfalls, meandering streams, and flourishing flora and fauna. It has stunning views, a haven for nature lovers and photographers and is the perfect place to visit on this same-day Coimbatore to Ooty sightseeing trip by car.

The tranquil ambiance is perfect for unwinding and releasing stress. You can get a closer view of the enchanting landscapes from the telescope room. Preoccupying this point are the Toda and Badagas tribes, who grow fresh fruits and vegetables on their lands. You can also walk around their orchards. You can relish a spectacular sunrise or sunset, and breathe the fresh mountain air. The sister lakes of Avalanche and Emerald are near this place.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the natural grandeur of the region up and close.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week
  • Entry Fee: Free

Things to Do on your Coimbatore to Ooty Tour by Car

Things to do in Ooty on One Day Sightseeing Tour by Private Cab
Things to do in Ooty on One Day Sightseeing Tour by Private Cab (courtesy: fayizmusthafa)

Ooty offers you a host of sightseeing options and thrilling activities. You can also explore plenty of shopping and eating options while relaxing in the lap of nature.

What to Shop during your One Day Coimbatore to Ooty Sightseeing Trip by Car?

Ooty is brimming with countless shops and markets for the myriad tastes of the tourists. You can add the much-needed retail therapy to your sightseeing and adventure activities on your one-day trip to Ooty from Coimbatore. Woolens such as jackets, hoodies, cardigans, pullovers, and gloves, dominate the markets. Authentic tea, coffee, spices, herbal oils, and medicines are also widely available. You can buy fresh and organic food products and flowers.

There are many spots to buy handicrafts, handmade chocolates, dress materials, and readymade clothes. Toda shawls, and silver jewelry are great souvenirs. Leather items, embroidered bags, toys, gifts, paintings, aromatic eucalyptus oil, antiques, utensils, and baked items are equally popular.

What to Eat during your Full Day Ooty Sightseeing Tour from Coimbatore by Taxi?

From local cuisine to street food and fine dining you will love the eating options in Ooty. You can start your day with freshly brewed tea or coffee from a café. For meals, you can gorge on heavenly food at the fabulous restaurants in Ooty.

The remarkable bakeries in the town serve some delicious desserts. The multi-cuisine facilities also satiate your taste buds. You can get South Indian dishes, Italian delights, Chinese food, Punjabi cuisine, Hyderabadi biryani, and much more.

Terms & Conditions

Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 day Coimbatore to Ooty city tour package. Ideally this full day tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places during this Ooty same day trip from Coimbatore, they can check the possibility of the same with the above listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.

We recommend our guests to stick to the time spent at each tourist attraction in Ooty as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Please also note that if a particular sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it may not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with listed cab vendor before you book the tour.

FAQs

Is there any possibility to add / remove tourist places in this Coimbatore to Ooty sightseeing tour?

Ideally, no. However guests can check if it’s possible to customize the tour with the above listed Coimbatore cab vendors before booking the trip. Additional charges might apply.


The splendid hills of Ooty will keep you soaked in nature’s beauty. There are a myriad of activities to try on your one day Coimbatore to Ooty sightseeing tour by private car. Hiring a rental cab ensures you have a comfortable journey. You can splurge on sightseeing, leisurely activities, food, and shopping at your own pace. The scenic journey through the winding roads is worth all your efforts.


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