Perhaps the locals have not done enough to promote Ooty  (yes that's what they all call it) as a destination not only for travellers escaping the heat of the plains.

      How many know that the game of SNOOKER was created here over a century ago at the Ooty Club? 

Nilgiri Mountain railway: 

  •  UNESCO Heritage Site
  • Slowest Train in India averaging 10kmph
  • Climbs Asia ’s steepest track after crossing the Bhavani River 
  • It covers more than 40 Kms all via 208 curves, 16 tunnels, and 250 bridges
Doddabetta Peak is the highest peak in South India!