Gudalur is a city in Western Tamil Nadu, India. Gudalur is a cheap alternative to Ooty as there is very little traffic and accommodation is not that expensive. Other than the beauty of nature, there is not much to see in Gudalur.
A place with mountains and valleys, Evergreen forests, growing spices, tea, coffee, paddy and vegetables. Gudalur is the meeting point of three cities -- Mysore, Ooty and Calicut.
Gudalur is three hours by bus from Mysore.
The ubiquitous yellow Autorikshaws are easily available everywhere. They do not charge much.
Needle rock view point, Froghill view point, Chandanamalai temple, spices gardens, gene pool gardens and the hanging bridge, soojimala and karukkamala (Pakkana) its 24 Km away from Gudalur.
Gudalur is an ideal place to stay if you are interested in visiting the tea gardens on the way to Ooty. Pykara lake is only 30 k.m. away