Red Hills Nature Resort

Ootacamund or Ooty, the famed hill station of yesteryears was the must visit destination for everyone’s itinerary if they were visiting southern part of India. The lush green tea gardens, the exquisite hilly landscapes, gardens full of rich flora, year round good weather and a popular Bollywood shooting location, Ooty was a celebrated superstar of its day. But with time, everything changes and so did Ooty. It had to pay a price for its fame as more and more tourists flocked its hills. To capitalize on this business opportunity number of hotels, shops etc. cropped up. Ruthless commercialization and rising competition from other nearby destinations such as Coorg, Munnar, Kodaikanal made many travelers including us consciously avoid Ooty. Yet there are always people who prefer purity, quietude and satisfaction over dilution, restlessness and greed. And they create places which echo their spirit and soul. Mr. Vijay Kumar is one such person and in this blog we will walk you through our experience of visiting a place he owns – Red Hills Nature Resort. A place that lured us to visiting Ooty, apart from the toy train.

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