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|Attractions||: Scenic Beauty, Picnic spot|
|Season||: January to December|
|Weather||: Summer (12 to 28°C), Winter (5 to 23°C)|
Shooting point, also referred to as Cinema Shooting point is one of the popular picnic spots near Ooty which can be visited enroute Ooty or while coming back from Ooty. It is a beautiful place to spend some time as it offers a wonderful view of the Nilgiris. There are some adventure activities too here like horse riding which is quite popular. A small trek of around 400 m takes one to the peak. The panoramic view of the surroundings is mesmerising.
A small walk to the top leads one to a wonderful view point which offers a beautiful panoramic view of the surroudings. Several movies have been shot here and hence the name. From the entrance, a small trail on the left leads one to a beautiful viewpoint. From this viewpoint, a small walk along the right leads to the peak of Shooting point. It is a wonderful place to spend time with family and enjoy the view.
Horse riding along the hill is quite popular and many tourists can be seen enjoying the ride in the mountains.
Shooting point is just 19 km from Ooty. From Ooty, connect to Woodcock road. Turn left towards National Highway 67. Move along this road to find Shooting point.
Ooty is the nearest bus station.
Ooty is the nearest railway station.
Coimbatore is the nearest airport.
Shooting point is 272 km away from Bengaluru. It is a place which can be visited enroute Ooty or on the way back if one takes National Highway 275 route to reach Ooty.
Mysore to Shooting point distance is 152 km via State Highway 86 and National Highway 67.