The Monarch Ooty

Off Havelock Road, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $69.00
 

Travel Blogs from Ootacamund

A little chilly

A travel blog entry by longwayround21

6

... for one day, we headed back for a dinner in the guesthouse, made from home and served in the dining room. Bit of a novelty having a dining room and living room to chill out and eat our locally produced chocolates, but quickly remembered it wasn't actually our living room when the owners wanted to go to bed and so just turned off the lights... Back to the room for a couple of films but Sean was too tired to even finish a Bond film! Now that's saying something. Curled up ...

Ooty 4

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

1
28

... ankle-deep water. The problem with the bus system here is that there is no way to let the driver know where you want to get off. In most places there is a buzzer or a bell to ring. Here, you have to tell the ticket guy - and he blows a whistle when your stop is reached and the driver then stops and lets you out. You might or might not know that since my trip to Africa, I always carry a whistle with me when I travel - as a way of ...

Ooty 1

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

3
28

... the kind guest house owner allowed me a free out-of-hours hot shower. And it was fantastic. Ah, life's simple pleasures!

Dear Vasan called me to arrange to meet at noon but after a few minutes I called him back to reschedule our meeting for later as I was feeling tired and a bit under the weather and wanted to take a nap first.

As soon as I woke up, I met up with Vasan and we went to lunch together at the Chinese restaurant recommended in both of ...

Two towns with funny names.

A travel blog entry by markandkaty

1
6

... where cows were milked every morning.


One experience we keep having when we go to sightseeing spots where there are also Indian tourists is that lots of people want to take our photos!! It is quite a strange feeling, although we are getting used to it now. I suppose many Indians live in places where they rarely see foreigners, so we must be such a source of some curiosity and amusement!
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Emeralde, Porthimund and Parson's Valley

A travel blog entry by indianature

1
116

... picnic lunch.















Dense pine forests appeared, obviously naturalised plantations.






















One more quaint abandoned house in the middle of the forest


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This 4 star hotel, located on Off Havelock Road, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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