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Planning a trip to Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India

18th May to 21st May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 21,500 - 30,300View Breakdown

Things to do in Ooty in May

Day 1 - Saturday 18th, May
morning -

Arrive in Ooty by train and check into your hotel.

afternoon -

Visit the Ooty Botanical Gardens known for its exotic plants and flowers. Then head to Kingstar Confectionery for local sweet delicacies.

evening -

Indulge in a local meal at Shinkows Chinese Restaurant known for its delicious Chinese cuisine with a local twist.

Day 2 - Sunday 19th, May
morning -

Embark on a scenic toy train ride from Ooty to Coonoor, enjoying breathtaking views of the Nilgiri Hills.

afternoon -

Explore Coonoor Sim's Park, a botanical garden with a variety of plants and stunning landscapes. Then head to Sidewalk Cafe for a light lunch with a view.

evening -

Savor a traditional South Indian meal at Nahar Sidewalk Cafe, known for its authentic local cuisine.

Day 3 - Monday 20th, May
morning -

Visit the iconic Ooty Lake and go for a boat ride. Then head to Hot Bakes for some local baked goods.

afternoon -

Explore the charming Thread Garden featuring a unique collection of artificial flowers. Then grab a bite at Hyderabad Biryani House for a taste of home.

evening -

Enjoy a cultural dance performance at the Ooty Cultural Centre. End the day with a local street food experience at Tibetan Market.

Weather in Ooty in Invalid date
Avg Temp13°C to 24°C
Chance of Rain20%

May is considered to be the summer season in Ooty with generally warm and pleasant weather. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Ooty

Clothing & Apparel

light cotton t-shirts -

for comfortable and breathable wear in the warm weather

full-sleeved shirt or light jacket -

for evenings or unexpected weather changes

comfortable pants or shorts -

for ease of movement during activities

undergarments -

pack enough for the duration of your trip

socks -

for comfort and warmth


hat -

for sun protection

sunglasses -

for eye protection from the sun

scarf -

for warmth or as a fashion accessory

gloves -

for protection against cold if needed

umbrella or raincoat -

for protection from rain

Essentials & Must Haves

toiletries -

toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, soap, etc.

first-aid kit -

for minor emergencies

medications -

prescription medications and over-the-counter remedies

important documents -

passport, visa, travel insurance, etc.

cash and credit cards -

for expenses and emergencies

hand sanitizer -

for hygiene and germ protection

Good to have

travel guide or guidebook -

for information and recommendations

travel pillow -

for comfort during train travel

reusable water bottle -

to stay hydrated and reduce plastic waste

camera -

to capture memories

portable charger -

to keep your devices powered


smartphone -

for communication, navigation, and apps

headphones or earphones -

for entertainment and noise cancellation

power bank or portable charger -

to keep your devices charged

universal travel adapter -

if needed for your electronic devices

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are widely accepted in Ooty.

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Budget for Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR21,500 - 30,300

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
flight expense
INR 4,000- 6,000
INR 4,500- 6,000
INR 9,000- 12,000
local travelling
INR 1,500- 2,400
INR 1,000- 1,500
INR 1,500- 2,400
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Try the local tea - it's famous in Ooty!
  • Bargain when shopping at local markets for better deals.

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.