Monthly Archives: September 2016

Lit Fest, Ooty 2016

Recently concluded Ooty Lit Fest (Ooty Literary Festival)  is a huge success. The festival is the first lit fest held in Ooty and first one of its kind. Its a two day event (September 16 and 17) held in Ooty district library building. Around 25 writers and speakers from throughout India and foreign countries participated in the event.The event (OLF) was well enjoyed by the crowd and its a grand success.

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3 Nice budget cottages in Ooty

Venus Cottages :

venus cottagesBeautiful Cozy cottage located close to the Ooty town centre. This cottage is easily reached by all modes of transport. Again just 10 minutes from the Ooty bus stand. Good facilities, friendly staff, comfortable rooms and budget rates make this cottage favorite among budget travelers. Room service is also available on request. Group stays can also be arranged in this cottage. Maximum number for group stay accommodation is 55.

Neil Resorts:

3-bedroom-cottages-ooty-1Located in lovedale junction, a quiet area in ooty. Beautiful cottage and offer views from all the rooms. Friendly hospitality, nice service and good parking facility are the major advantages of this cottage. 3 bedroom and 6 bedroom cottages are available here for group stay. All the rooms have balcony to sit and relax. Campfire facilities also provided here.

Rajesh Cottage:

Family Cottage Ooty FernhillSituated near the british club Ooty. This cottage offer fantastic views of the Ooty race course. Kitchen facility with campfire in the lawn is the highlight of this beautiful cottage. 2 bedroom and 4 bedroom cottages are available here. Maximum group accommodated here is 40.

Ooty Tourism Affected by Karnataka Bandh Today

Karnataka local pro-kannada organisations are calling for a state wide bandh today. Bandh is to show protest against the supreme court ruling on river cauvery. This bandh spoils the tourism in Ooty. Many bookings to Ooty hotels and cottages were cancelled since people cannot able to travel from Bangalore. Many North Indian visitors were also stranded in bangalore airport and unable to find transport to travel to the hill station.

The mysore – bandipur highway is completly blocked and no vehicle able to cross the border. Ooty hotel and cottage owners were expecting visitor arrivals on late evening after the bandh gets over by 6pm. Business people in Ooty is expecting for a normal weekend crowd.