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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the popular outdoor activities in Ooty?

Saurabh Srivastava DEC 10 2012
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If you have an adventurous streak to your character, then Ooty is certainly the place to be in. Here we suggest to you some of the adventure sports you can indulge in.

  • Angling

    By means of a fish hook/angle, one can indulge in a sort of fishing known as Angling. You can enjoy carp, goad trout and mixed water fishing in the many lakes and streams of Ooty.
    However, you require license for this activity, which can be obtained from the
    Assistant Director of Fisheries in Ooty, who can be reached at: +91-423 2443946 or else contact him at: adfinoty@nic.in.

  • Trekking

    Ooty, the city of Nilgiris, is a perfect place for adventures such as hiking and trekking. Trek routes in and around may differ in terms of terrain, distance and altitude, yet they all nevertheless treat you with breathtaking views of the landscapes and the greenery.
    Be it the downhills of the
    Western Ghats, the Parsons Valley or the Mudumalai Sanctuary, Ooty seems to have plenty of trek routes for you to explore.
    Of course, local tour guides or trekking experts can be sought for help regarding this difficult but exciting sport.
    The Tourist Information Office at Charring Cross, Ooty. Contact at: +91-423-2443837

  • Boating

    Boating is a major highlight of tourist spots such as the Ooty Lake. The experience of boating at Pykara will leave you extremely thrilled and ecstatic, given the beauty of the surroundings.
    From the boathouse at the lake, you can rent the rowboats at affordable prices. A 2-seater pedal boat will cost you INR 60 for 30 minutes, whereas a 15-seater motorboat will cost around INR 250.

Loosen yourself up in the challenging terrains of Ooty and feel excited and thrilled. And, we are sure the excitement will refuse to die away once you have stepped on the beauteous terrains of Ooty.

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