Also known as Ootachamand is the district head quarters of the Nilgiri district in Tamil nadu state. Ooty is surrounded by lush green
valleys and majestic mountains that have been converted into tea estates. Ooty is the summer retreat for the people from the plains.
Mudumalai wild life sanctuary is situated on the way from Mysore to Ooty. It is the home for Asian elephants, tigers, leopards,
bison and spotted deer. The forest department of Tamil nadu organizes safari in the wild life sanctuary. It is the junction of Bandipur Tiger reserve of
Karnataka and Wayanad wild life sanctuary of Kerala.