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How to get there

Air The nearest airport is Coimbatore (104kms)

Rail

Udhagamandalam is on the Narrow Gauge Section of the Southern Railway connected to Mettupalayam. It is  connected onward to  Coimbatore from here. There onwards to other parts of Tamil Nadu and Other States too

Road

Udhagamandalam is connected by road to several cities.


Important Peaks in the Nilgiris

DODDABETTA PEAK

Altitude Approach Habitat Zone Flora Animals Birds
2634 Mts 10 km. From Ooty Montane Sholas Tourist Rhododendron, Ferns, etc., Bison, Giant Squirrel, Nilgiri Langur Nilgiri Verditer Fly Catcher, Nilgiri Laughing Thrush, Black Bird.

KOLARIBETTA  PEAK

Altitude Approach Habitat Zone Flora Animals Birds
2629 Mts. 10 Kms. from Avalanche Montane Sholas & Grass land Restricted National Park Rhododendron, Mahonia Bison, Giant Squirrel, Nilgiri Tahr White eye, Nilgiri Verditer flycatcher, Black bulbul

MUKURTHI PEAK

Altitude Approach Habitat Zone Flora Animals Birds
2554 Mts.. 60 Km from Udhagamandalam Montane Sholas & Grass land Restricted National Park Rhododendron, Mahonia,Grasses Elephant, Tiger,Nilgiri Tahr Nilgiri Pipit, Nilgiri Verditer,Flycatcher, Nilgiri Verditer flycatcher, Painted bush quail

NILGIRI PEAK

Altitude Approach Habitat Zone Flora Animals Birds
2476 Mts.. 60 Km from Udhagamandalam Montane Sholas & Grass land Restricted National Park Rhododendron,
Orchids,
Elephant , Tiger, Nilgiri Tahr Nilgiri Pipit,Nilgiri Verditer Fly catcher,Painted bush Quail . 


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