Shooting Point

Activity Charges / Entry Fee: INR 10 per person , INR 20 for camera.
Time Required
One or two hours
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Difficulty Level
Best Suited For
Couples and Nature lovers.

Quick Info

Shooting Point is a popular attraction located about 7 km from the town of Ooty. It has thick forests with lush green meadows amidst them. The place offers opportunities for horse riding and a pleasant nature walk. A number of bollywood movies had some of their scenes shot at this spot. And therefore, it got the name 'Shooting Point'.

Rankings & Ratings

A beautiful location with lots of greenery.
Editor's Rankings

#2 in 5 Things to Do in Ooty

TripAdvisor Ratings

Editor's Review

Shooting Point in Ooty has been a shooting location for many bollywood flicks. So you can imagine how beautiful the landscape must be. It’s a great spot for picnics or a pleasant walk. A soft trek to the top can give some spectacular views. The horse riding experience is also quite thrilling.


  • Scenic landscape with lots of greenery
  • Panoramic views of hills and mountains.
  • Great spot for picnics.
  • Wonderful horse riding experience.


  • A little far away from Ooty.
  • Horse riding is a little expensive.
  • Quite a lot of walking may be required.
  • Gets crowded during peak hours.

Detailed Info

Shooting Point is a vast stretch of green meadows amidst majestic woods. The pleasant weather and serene environment made the place extremely popular. Because of its scenic beauty, a number of bollywood movies had some of their scenes shot at this spot. And therefore, it got the name 'Shooting Point'. The place offers tourists an excellent opportunity for horse riding and nature walks. Or you could just sit and soak in all the natural beauty around you.

Since it is 7 km (9 miles) away from the town of Ooty, the Shooting Point is also called as 9th mile. The beautiful landscape and the view of the valleys make this spot one of the most visited attractions in Ooty. Travelers can take a 500-metre trek to reach an exquisite viewpoint. From there, you can get a panoramic view of the Nilgiri Hills and a few lakes as well.