About 10 Kms Away from Ooty Bus stand At 2623 Mts above MSL, Doddabetta is the highest peak in the Tamil Nadu, The Name Doddabetta literally means ” Big Mountain ” in the Badugu Language, which is so in reality. It is at the junction of wertern and Eastern Ghats and offer beautiful vistas of Nilgiri hills range, It is Surrounded by dense forest, One can have a magnificent panoramic view of landscape and the whole of the District and even beyond through the Telescope House run by T,T,D,C., which is an added attraction , The sunset is spectacular from this view point. . It is the fourth highest peak in South India next to Anamudi, Mannamalai and Meesapulimala. The peaks Hecuba (2375 m), Kattadadu (2418 m) and Kulkudi (2439 m) are the three closely linked summits in the west of the Doddabetta range near to Udagamandalam Doddabetta is mostly forested. Sholas cover the hollows of its slopes. Slightly stunted, rhododendron` trees, in the midst of thick coarse grass, flowering sub-alpine shrubs and herbs are common, even very near the peak, . It is a popular tourist attraction with road access to the summit.