Mysore and Ooty (Nilgiris in Tamilnadu) makes two ideal pair of destinations.  Ooty is south of Mysore. These are well connected adjacent districts. You can also add a couple of other attractions en route. The highlight of the travel is crossing the wildlife sanctuaries (Bandipur National Park & Mudumalai Tigre Reserve ) part of the Western Ghats .

The most popular means to travel from Mysore to Ooty are by bus and car.

There are many private tour operators and the the state run KRSTC that operate regular bus services to Ooty.

 

Check out the routes options to travel from Mysore to Ooty.

Ooty & Mysore location

Ooty & Mysore location

Ooty & Mysore location

Everything about Mysore!

“Mysore Style”

Traditionally in India Yoga is taught on a one to one basis, that is the teacher instructs and monitors each students specifically. This is in contrast with the more westernized style of instructing, where the teacher instructs the class as a whole.

Valmiki Road

Valmiki Road in Mysore city connects the KRS Road with the Hunsur Road along the western side of the CFTRI campus.This is a wide road with the rain trees making a beautiful canopy over the road.

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“Doing a Mysore”

The climax first. "Doing a Mysore" was a term coined by the Rolls-Royce executives in the 1920s.What they meant by this - buying Rolls-Royce cars in bulk!

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Chamaraja Circle

The French born celebrated sculptor of the time, William Robert Colton was commissioned to execute a statue in memorial of the maharaja.He is the same  sculptor who executed many famous sculpture in India including the statue of Sir K Seshadri Iyer, at Cubbon Park in Bangalore, who was the Dewan of Mysore State from 1883 to 1901.

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The other side of Mysore!

If you thought Mysore is all about the palaces, silk, sandalwood, yoga and those exquisite cuisine, you are wrong.Add the imposing Chamundi hills , the sprawling Zoo and the Brindavan Gardens to your list...

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Animals of Mysore Zoo

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Mysore Masala Dosa

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