Ooty travel guide

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You're Going to Love Ooty

With a population of 98,238, Ooty is a must-see destination in Tamil Nadu, India.

When to visit Ooty

Ooty in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ooty in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Ooty in April, when the average temperature is 17 °C, and the highest can go up to 23 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 6 °C, with an average temperature of 13 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in October, when precipitation is around 189 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Ooty, with an average rainfall of 10 mm.

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How to Get to Ooty


Although Ooty doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Coimbatore Peelamedu (CJB), which is located 57 km from Ooty.

Airports near Ooty

Airlines serving Ooty

Good (3,711 reviews)
Good (686 reviews)
British Airways
Good (3,456 reviews)
Air France
Good (838 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,270 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,208 reviews)
Excellent (1,816 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (4,032 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (732 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (602 reviews)
Good (634 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (285 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (140 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (822 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (174 reviews)
Air India
Okay (1,964 reviews)
Asiana Airlines
Excellent (189 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (99 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (376 reviews)
Good (334 reviews)
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Where to stay in Ooty

Average rates range from around $65 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $296 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Ooty

Most booked hotels in Ooty

Fabhotel Khems Ooty
Okay (5.6, Okay reviews)
Tulips Elkhill Resorts
Okay (5.2, Okay reviews)

Hiring a car in Ooty

Expect to pay $2.11 per litre in Ooty (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $25.30 and $33.73.