Summer Festivals

Location :Ooty, Tamil Nadu

The advent of summer in the major hill resorts ushers in colorful festivity. Lively cultural events, flower shows, regattas and exhibitions brighten the summer season at the picturesque hill stations of Ooty, in Tamil Nadu

Ooty - In summer, regular cultural programmes, fashion parade, flower and fruit shows are arranged. During summer festival Boat races, Boat pageantry, dog show etc., add more festivity to the celebrate

Summer Festival: Udhagamandalam or popularly called as Ooty hosts the Summer Festival in this exotic hill station during the month of May. It is the time when thousands of Local and International tourists flock to this pleasant Tourist Location. Cultural Programs, Flower show and a special Rose Show of nearly 8000 varieties, Fruits and Vegetables Shows, Boat race and Pageantry tops the list celebrations during the Summer Festival. Apart from these activities, there will be many more to please the visitors. At Kodaikanal the district administration conducts a 10-day summer festival as well as two-day flower show at Bryant Park. Dog show, Colorful Boat pageant, Fishing, Sports, track and field events, Cultural programmes, and Special programs for women are some attractions of this 10 day festival at Kodaikanal. Likewise many smaller hill stations too hold such entertainment packages during summer. .

How to get there

By Air

The nearest airport is Coimbatore (104kms)
You can catch a direct flight to Coimbatore from Bangalore, Mumbai Kozikhode and Chennai. There are easy availability of taxis and buses going towards Coonoor.

By Train

Coonoor is a major rail stop for Nilgiri Mountain railway (still relying on steam engine), between Ooty and Metupalaiyam

By Road

There are sufficient number bus services available to Coonoor from all nearby cities and places. Some of the nearby places to Coonoor are Ooty-19km, Mettupalayam-35km, Bangalore-286km and Coimbatore-81km