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Address: Avalanche Road | 3 Km From Ooty, Ooty, India

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My first trekking experience

overall nice trekking experience in wilderness of pine trees. you can have this experience with family also.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lucknow, India
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Lucknow, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

overall nice trekking experience in wilderness of pine trees. you can have this experience with family also.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ooty being a very famous hill station is always bustling with tourists with no place for peace-lovers to enjoy some quiet time. However, Cairn Hills is one exception. It falls on the way from the Ooty city to Avalanche. There was just one more family there besides us, who were playing cricket among the woods. It was a forest area,... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent place far away from the tourist crowd. One can spend good peaceful n quality time across the lake with kids or even as a couple.

Thank subroto b
Coimbatore, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carin Hill is one the must visit place in Ooty, its nearly 7kms distance from Ooty main city. Entry fee for adult is Rs.20/- and parking fee is Rs.10/-. There was one small Museum, once you entered into this you are requested to have a look at the historical photographs of Nilgiris and the life cycle of tribal people. Then... More 

Thank Dinesh K
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

We went with a guide, not only for the walk but to see the birds and animals. It is a great walk, has a small museum, a bridge walk and a lookout tower. We saw many birds, Nilgiri Monkeys, Giant Squirrels and Wild Bison. The views from the top are also very good.

Thank Warks
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

It is must visit place, with a nature walking trail of 2 km. The canopy built within the trees are good attraction. The view point have very good view of the city from the top.

Thank ps_selvakumar
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

A walk in woods is a must to experience the pine ecosystem. A refreshing walk for couples in search of some "We" time. The view from the watch tower is good.

Thank Indira B
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to us by locals and was a delightful surprise. A small and easy trek amid nature with breathtaking views of ooty ( from the watch tower). Good for families with children too. There is a small informational section at one side which can be visited. Price is all inclusive ₹20 for adults & ₹10 for kids. Parking was... More 

Thank Akanksha N
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Cairnhill is located 7 kms away from Ooty, along the road leading towards Nanjanad, Avalanche,Munjoor, etc. Great place for trekking also an excellent picnic spot, must watch in day time. The entrance road to the hill is flanked by dense cypress trees. This reserve gets its name because of a Cairn, piled stone circle – a pre-historical burial site of... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Cairnhill is located 5 kms away from Udhagamandalam. Interesting canopy walk. good for a small trek. Best place for the people who like nature. Must see place during the day time.

Thank rcjoshi

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