About Ooty

The Name ‘Ooty’ also known as Udhagamandalam is a district Capital of Nilgiri District of Tamil Nadu State.The name probably changed under British rule from Udhagamandalam to Ootacamund later was shortened to Ooty. It is situated deep within the Nilagiri hills. The major tribes of Nilagiri area are Toda people, Kotas, Badagas and Alu Kurumbas. Itself it is a land of picturesque picnic spots