Ooty (short for Udhagamandalam) is a resort town in the Western Ghats mountains, in southern India's Tamil Nadu state. Founded as a British Raj summer resort, it retains a working steam railway line. Other reminders of its colonial past include Stone House, a 19th-century residence, and the circa-1829 St. Stephen’s Church. Its 55-acre Government Botanical Garden lies on the slopes of Doddabetta Peak
Coimbatore International Airport is the nearest airport to reach Ooty that is approximately 98 km far from city’s heart.
The major railway station is Mettupalayam Railway Station which is 47 km far from Ooty.
The major bus terminal of the city is Udhagamandalam Central Bus Stand and connects to Coonoor, Kotagiri, Coimbatore, Coorg, Kodaikanal, Munnar and Bangalore.
The best way to discover a city is to take to the road yourself. NH-150 provides a great connectivity to the city.