Ooty or Udhagamandalam as it is locally called is the most popular hill station of the southern region of India. Ooty is in fact proudly known as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’. Ooty is a great tourist destination urging them to take up Ooty packages and experience life from a different angle. There are many places to visit in Ooty like the famous artificial lake, the amazing stretch of botanical gardens, splendid rivers and waterfalls and the most obvious the snow capped mountains which are a beautiful treat to watch. Ooty is also famous for one more thing – the marvelous stretch of the racecourse and the horse racing.
The Ooty racecourse is one of the topmost racecourses of India and is located in the beautiful Blue Mountain of this hill station. This marvelous stretch of race course dominates the lower part of the hill station. The main event of this race course is “The Nilgiri Gold Cup Race”, one of the most traditional and popular race. Tourists take up Ooty packages to rejuvenate their mind and senses and witness the amazing horse racing of the year. The huge spread of race course land is a livelihood of many people. The speed at which the horses’ race, the picturesque beauty of this sight is simply mind boggling and a major attraction among adventure junkies and other excited tourists. The long stretch of eager viewers and their cheers for their favorite riders enlightens the whole atmosphere with excitement and fun. Although a fire occurred in the race course a couple of years ago it still has not prevented the excited and adventurous crowds from being a part of this wonderful racing premise. Even now the races are held annually in the presence of a lively, cheering crowd of excited viewers.
This exciting horse riding usually takes place during the summer season from the period of mid-April, May and June every year which is in cohesion with the enchanting flower festival which is held annually and is a major tourist attraction.
So, if you are planning a trip to this magnificent hill station then summer is the best time as you can be a part of this amazing horse riding adventure. So, grab your computers and book online tickets to Ooty today and get attractive offers from Ooty packages and explore the other beautiful parts of the hill station too.