These well-maintained gardens house a diverse collection of exotic plants and flowers. It's a great place for a leisurely walk and photography. 

1. Ooty Botanical Gardens 

Enjoy a boat ride on this artificial lake, which offers stunning views of the surrounding hills. You can also go for a lakeside stroll or enjoy a picnic. 

2. Ooty Lake

This UNESCO World Heritage-listed toy train offers a picturesque journey through the Nilgiri Hills. The train ride from Ooty to Coonoor is a must-do. 

3. Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Visit the highest peak in the Nilgiris for panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys. On a clear day, you can even see far-off regions of Tamil Nadu. 

4. Doddabetta Peak 

Ooty's Rose Garden is one of the largest in India, featuring a vast variety of roses and other flowers. 

5. Rose Garden 

A serene and less-visited spot for nature lovers, where you can enjoy a peaceful walk or indulge in trout fishing. 

6. Avalanche Lake

Located about 19 kilometers from Ooty, this park is known for its collection of rare plants and trees. 

7. Sim's Park

Ooty is surrounded by lush tea estates, and you can take a guided tour to learn about the tea-making process at one of the local tea factories. 

8. Tea Gardens

Enjoy the beauty of the Pykara Waterfalls, where you can take a boat ride in the Pykara Lake and visit the nearby Pykara Dam. 

9. Pykara Falls

Located near the Ooty Lake, this park is home to various species of deer and is a great place for a family outing. 

10. Deer Park