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Review of Doddabetta Peak

Doddabetta Peak
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Not worth, road to Doddabetta not maintained, parking is always congested, too crowdy place to breath and enjoy view. We took a U turn from the gate itself, felt suffocated.

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Reviewed 29 October 2013

Doddabetta is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ooty but it fail to impress me much. Despite being the highest peak in the region it feels like any other viewpoint on top of a hill with all hustle & bustle. There is one viewing tower on top of the hill, a mere 5 minutes walk from the car parking are. The viewing tower is surrounded by a garden. The garden is well maintained but nothing extravagant.

For the best experience I would recommend going there for a sunrise. You will get to see some nice views around this time.

The drive to the peak is pretty good especially the last few KM’s where the road goes through deep forest. Really enjoyed this bit of the trip.

5  Thank soumik_sinha
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

It is around 20 minutes drive to the peak. The road is very bad in patches. The traffic can be heavy and the queue for entry ticket at the peak long. The air, which once used to be pine scented, is now laced with exhaust fumes of the vehicles going up and down the peak.

The peak commands a bird's eye view of Ooty on clear days.
Parking and paid toilet facilities are available.

3  Thank Sunil D
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

It was heavy traffic on the way, we parked our car down the hill and walked up. Nothing worth to see over there. It was rush over there.

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Thank RakeshMat
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

Very chilly out there. Almost zero visibility beyond the peak railings. Weather too good, but wanted to see the view of land below the peak

Thank mukeshsureka
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