Misty Ooty Camp

5/5.0 (17 Reviews)

  Ooty , Tamilnadu

Highlights

Great Weather

Great View

Raw Nature

Crowd Free

About the campsite
With Ooty becoming utterly commercial, the hill town is flocked by hoards of tourists throughout the year. Camping in Ooty is the best option if you want to experience the wilderness & untouched side of Nilgiris.

For people unfamiliar, Ooty - The queen of hill stations is a popular hill retreat located in Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. The town of Ooty sits right the heart of Nilgiris Bioreserve in the western ghats - one of the most important biodiversity hotspots of the world.

Ooty is surrounded by dense, lush green sholas (native forests), wildlife reserves & numerous waterbodies. Most of the these are offlimits to tourists in an effort to protect it's rich flora & fauna and the fragile ecosystem. With mainstream tourism choking the eco system, Ooty is slowly reinventing itself to become one of the sought after destinations for eco-tourism, tent camping & trekking.

Exoticamp's Misty Ooty Camping stay is set amidst a sprawling private tea estate. Located in the Southwestern slope of the Western Ghats; our camping site in ooty offers a breathtaking, bird's eye view of Mudumalai & Bandipur Tiger Reserves. The tents are set on unique high raise platforms ensuring a panoramic view throughout your stay - making this the best hilltop camping in ooty

You could spend your day with a cup of tea, reading a book or listening to your favorite melody while you appreciate the breathtaking view. You could also trek up to a couple of nearby peaks to get awe inspiring cloud-filled valley views. Very little light pollution around the campsite also makes up for a wonderful stargazing experience. Download Sky-map / Sky view app & indulge in some self-taught stargazing.

The campsite enjoys great weather throughout the year, with occasional mist drifting in and out of the campsite. With Mudumalai & Masinagudi in the vicinity the chances of spotting native wildlife is always there. The place is also fantastic for bird spotting. One could spot Orange Flycatchers, Nilgiri Flycatchers, Red-whiskered Bulbuls, Nilgiri Laughing Thrush, Grey headed Canary Flycatcher, Bar-winged Flycatcher Shrike etc.

The campsite is fully equipped with neat washrooms, dinning area, functioning kitchen & basic electricity in common areas to charge your phones.

With adventure camping and trekking in ooty increasingly becoming sought after, our campsite offers the right amount of activities & required comforts making it safe and secure for families, solo travellers & adventure seekers.

If you've been wanting to go adventure camping in ooty, spend sometime being swept by patters of the manicured tea gardens, misty views, friendly locals and even more friendly campsite pets, then Misty Ooty it is!

Check-in time: 11.00 am. Check-out time: 12.00 noon.
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Note: Mudumalai national park is around 45 kms from the campsite. Our hosts will be able to guide you with info regarding forest safari & other possible tourist spots you may want want to visit after checking out.

Pathway to campsite is a little steep hence may not be suitable for elders

How to reach?
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The campsite can be accessed by both own transport and Public Transport. There is open Car / Van / Bike parking space at the base camp.

Reaching by public transport:
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The nearest Railway station / Major Bus Stand is Ooty. From Ooty, taxis could also be availed to the base camp. For transport assistance from Ooty, you could reach out to Camp hosts. One could also reach Coimbatore & from there take taxi to the campsite.
Activities
Hiking
Sunset Hike
Campfire
Stargazing
Bird Watching
Wildlife Spotting
Amenities
Western Toilets
Hot Water
Electricity in common areas
Bedding & Blanket
Stay in Dome Tents
Meals
Safety Features
Gated Private Campsite
First Aid Kit
Backup Cottage
Fever Check on Arrival
Fever Checked Staff
Crowd Free Campsite
Itinerary
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Day 1
Noon:

Check In Check-into the campsite by 11.00 am, freshen up and explore the campsite

Sunset Hike
Post lunch, relax for a bit and head out for a sunset hike to the nearby peak

Night:

Campfire
Return from the hike, finish dinner & settle down for a campfire session under the starlit skies

Stargazing
Post campfire indulge in DIY Stargazing through Sky view / Sky map app. Lesser light pollution & remoteness makes for a great stargazing experience

Day 2
Morning:

Hiking
Wake-up early, finish morning tea and embark on a sunrise hike, braving through cold weather

Noon:

Check Out Return from the hike, finish breakfast, chill for sometime & check-out by 12.00 noon

Included in the price:

Stay in Camping tents with all camping gear
Bedding & Blankets
2 Guided Hikes
Campfire
Day 1 Lunch, Tea/Coffee & biscuits, Dinner (Non-Veg)
Day 2 Tea/coffee & Breakfast.

Important Info

Check-In: 11.00 AM
Check-Out: 12.00 NOON

Pathway to campsite is a little steep hence may not be suitable for elders

Accessible by:
Cars, Bikes & Public Transport

Best Time to visit:
Throughout the year

Cancellation Policy:

  • 75% refund for all cancellations done 7 days before the date of stay
  • No refund for cancellations within 7 days from the date of stay
  • Booking dates cannot be transferred / rescheduled
  • Incase of govt. imposed lockdowns full refund minus 10% (GST + Service Charge) will be made
  • Refunds if any will be credited to the source account in 7 working days 
Campsite Rules
No Alcohol
No Smoking
No Littering
Valid ID required
How to get here?
The campsite can be accessed by both own transport and Public Transport. There is open Car / Van / Bike parking space at the base camp.

We will help you arrange transportation from Chennai, Mettupalayam and Coimbatore.
From Coimbatore cost of sedan(4 passengers) will be 6K, Cost of Suv(7 passengers) will be 8K, Cost of Van(12 passengers) will be 10k (pickup and drop from CBE/MTP same cost)

We can also arrange Van pickup from Chennai to Ooty and back if there is a group request.

Reaching by public transport:
The nearest Railway station / Major Bus Stand is Ooty.
Ooty bus stand to campsite ( Thattaneri bus ) timings from Ooty bustand
7: 30 am
10: 30 am
1:30 pm

From Ooty, taxis could also be availed to the base camp.
From Ooty to campsite oneway drop can be arranged for 1500/SUV where 6-8 members can travel.
Map

Exact location to be shared on booking

17 Reviews
Gayathri
(5/5.0)

This was my first time camping with Exoticamp. I have been following their Instagram page for a while and wanted to go on an adventure. I am so glad I chose this Misty Ooty package. It was so much fun, adventurous, and at the same time super relaxing. The hostess and the staff were all great. Overall such a fun experience!

Saranya Soundarajan
(5/5.0)

We had been to Misty Ooty camp 2 weeks ago n we had amazing experience.. we loved every minute of our stay. We r waiting for our next holidays to book our next camping with Exoticamp ??

Arun S
(5/5.0)

This is my first camping experience. It was awesome. Quality food served. Quality time spent. Very much enjoyed without any gaps. We had fun activities, trekking to least explored yet safe place, refreshments whenever needed, gaming session, dance. On top of everything, we enjoyed a lot at campfire. Sam was full of energy and talked about every topic that popped out. Chandru enhanced the natural beauty with his lens.

Dinesh Kumar
(5/5.0)

Simply awesome. Experience is something very different compared to other trekking camps. Must try. No Alcohol. Completely safe for solo girls who would love to travel alone. You make so many friends. Just go and experience.... They will show you life.



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