So many people ask this question, is it possible to see Ooty in a day ? the answer is; it is not possible to see everything in Ooty in a day. But you can see the important places in a day. Here is the plan for seeing Ooty in a day.
Lets start by 8am, the first place to see is the Ooty lake. you should atleast have 2 hours to see the beauty of the lake and enjoy a boat ride. Then spend some time go horse ride and see those small museums near the lake.
By the time you finish enjoying the Ooty lake the time is already 10 or 10:30 go to Doddabetta next and again you need 2 hours for travel and see the highest peak in Ooty called Doddabetta. The time is 12 noon or 12:30 pm when you are finishing the Doddabetta trip. Next pop in to the wax museum. You need an hour to see this museum. A small fee is collected for entry.
After that take your lunch and now the time should be 2:30 pm. Just visit the rose garden or shooting point it will roughly takes an hour to see. Then you can go to the famous botanical garden. You need hours of time to see the whole garden. But according to plan you should spend 2 or 3 hours there and enjoy a relaxing time. Oh we come to end of the day tour of Ooty. Now the time is 5:30 or 6 pm. We have done it ! We almost covered the major sightseeing places in Ooty in a day. There are some other places are there to see but it will take another day.