Hyderabad to Ooty, Coonoor & Kotagiri, Tamil Nadu - Pre monsoon drive meet up - June 01 - 04 17'
Start point - Gachibowli (ORR)
End point - Ooty (Accommodation)
Start time - 04:15 a.m.
Total Distance - ~1900 kms
Objective - A drive meet to Ooty, Coonoor and Bandipur to rejoice the pre-monsoon showers.
1) Maruthi Suzuki Baleno
2) Volks Wagen Polo (Red)
3) Volks Wagen Polo (Red)
4) Ford Ecosport
5) Hyundai Creta (Red)
6) Hyundai Creta (White)
Hyderabad (Gachibowli) --> Kurnool --> Bangalore --> Mysuru --> Bandipur --> Mudumalai --> Ooty
Hyderabad to Bangalore:
4-lane and road condition is excellent, Kurnool bridge is finally completed.
Bangalore to Mysuru routes:
Bangalore --> Visveshpura --> Herur --> Yadiru --> Nagamangala --> Srirangapatna --> Mysuru
Bangalore to Yadiru route : 4-lane and excellent road.
Yadiru to Srirangapatna route : single lane road, road condition is good but many speed bumps en-route.
Bangalore --> Channapatna --> Mandya --> Mysuru
4-lane road but heavy traffic.
Mysuru to Bandhipur route:
Mysuru --> Najanagudu --> Begur --> Gundlupete --> Bandhipur
Bandhipur to Ooty route:
Bandhipur --> Theppakapadu --> Masinagundi --> 36 haripins --> Ooty
Non-commercial route, only for cars and small vehicles are allowed.
Bandhipur --> Gudalur --> Ooty
Commercial route with truck traffic.
1) Bandipur forest safari
2) Coonoor - Highfield Tea factory
3) Avalanche & Emerald
4) Doddabetta peak
6) Ooty - The Tea factory and Tea museum