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About Coonoor


Coonoor, is a famous hill station in Tamil Nadu. An extremely popular getaway it stands at a height of 1839 metres and is renowned for its tranquil and picturesque locale as also its lush tea gardens.

A haven for nature lovers, Coonoor, boasts a number of trekking and hiking trails in this part of the country. Bird watching is a much favoured hobby here, as one comes across varied species of birds - cormorants, pipits, thrushes, parakeets, skylarks and many more thriving amidst its breathtaking beauty. Coonoor, is a virtual treasure trove of beauteous spots just waiting to be unraveled. So if nature in all its glory is what beckons you then come discover Coonoor!

Places to Visit


Some of the famous spots that are a must visit out here

  • Sim's Park: The famous Sims Park, is situated in a deep ravine on the Northern side of Coonoor Railway Station. The natural shola with winding footpaths all over the higher slopes of the park is one of the most unique and picturesque features of this park. One also comes across a number of tree specimens planted in a scattered fashion all over the place, which lend the park a special charm especially when they bloom in different seasons throughout the year.
  • Lamb's Rock: Located 8 kms from Coonoor on way to Dolphin's Nose is the Lamb's Rock. This spot is much favoured for its magnificent view of the Coimbatore Plains and is thus a must see place for all tourists.
  • Laws Falls: Laws Falls, is a scenic delight and is hailed as the perfect picnic spot, situated at around 7 kms from Coonoor. The falls cascading down from a height of 180 feet is a glorious sight to behold.
  • The Dolphin's Nose Viewpoint: Located at 10 kms from Coonoor, this spot has an enormous rock formation which is truly unique, coming across actually like a dolphin's nose. The view from its top is simply mindblowing
  • Lady Canning's Seat: Lady Canning's Seat, is at a distance of 8 kms. from Coonoor and is named after Lady Canning, wife of the Viceroy who was extremely fond of this spot which gives a panoramic view of many a splendors of Coonoor.

A favourite activity undertaken by tourists here is the truly exhilarating and unique ride aboard the toy train that connects Coonoor with Mettupalayam and Ooty. This trip is an absolute joy and brings one up close to the bountiful natural glory of Coonoor.

Points of interest around Coonoor:


  • Kotagiri: This is the oldest hill station in Nilgiris, located very near Coonoor. The village here is set in a charming backdrop amidst a typical tea plantation with gently sloping hills surrounding it. A picture postcard view and delightful spots like- Rangaswami Rock and Pillar, Elk Falls, Kodanad Viewpoint etc. make this a place truly worth visiting.
  • Wellington's Golf Course: The Wellington Golf Course is another popular haunt where one can revel in a round of golf, amidst an exotic landscape which is bound perk up your spirits.
  • St. George's Church: A relic from the days of the Raj, the St. George's Church, is an excellent example of a typical Cantonment Church. Built in 1826, it was designed by Colonel J.T.Boileau. It is made of yellow ochre stucco with white dressings, giving it a very elegant yet somber look.
  • Shravanabelagola: It is the most important Jain pilgrim destination. It has Asia's tallest monolithic statute of Lord Gomateshwara at a height of 58ft. The statue sits atop the picturesque Vindhyagiri hill.

Some of the other places to visit around Mysore are Nagarhole, Bylakuppe, Somanathapura, Talakad, Melkote, and Nanjangud.

Shopping


Coonoor, is a shopper's paradise and has a lot to offer to tourists visiting here. Right from exquisite petit point embroidery to hand-made antiques, Indian handlooms, shawls and its sweet smelling tea.

One can find treasures such as - Irish and Belgian table sets and shadow-worked bed sheets as also very fine cotton clothes. You can find a good many of these knick-knacks at stores such as the - Fine Things Boutique.

Coonoor, is also famous for a great variety of fruit found here- mulberry fruit, passion fruit, ambrosia, fruit nectar can all be savoured here.

Gourmet Cheese, is another upcoming specialization of Coonoor. Check out the products from Acres Wild Cheesemaking Farm, who prepare all kinds of gourmet cheese like- Gouda, Colby, Monterey Jack, Cheddar, Haloumi etc. You can buy their cheese from a very popular store at Coonoor called 'Nilgiris Store' or 'Baker's Junction'. If you're keen on it, it is also possible to take a tour of this cheese farm and if interested one could even learn cheesemaking.

Vriksh, a quaint little furniture shop at Bedford, is another hidden jewel and showcases elegant side tables, tea sets, vases etc. reminiscent of the British era. Very unique and exquisitely done these items are expensive but really worth it.

There are a number of small shops to be found here which sell stuff like- honey, jams and preserves, it is best to ascertain from the locals as to which are the genuine and reliable ones before making your purchases.

Places to eat


Looking for a decent place to eat then check out -Hotel Lakshmi opposite the Coonoor Bus Stand, near the Railway station, which serves the best South Indian food in Coonoor. The Taj Garden Retreat at Upper Coonoor, is another great place. The restaurant at MGM Hillworth Resorts on Mount Pleasant is also widely known for its great ambience and food. Cafe Coffee Day and Kwality Hotel are other great food options.

Travel Tips


Weather wise Coonoor, is pleasant throughout the year. The summers here are mild and last from April to June, winters are extremely cold stretching over November to February. The best time thereby to plan a trip to Coonoor is from October to March


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Tata Indica A/C
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4 + driver
Fare Per KM
11.5 / Km
Estimated Cost

6088

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Passangers
4 + driver
Fare Per KM
12.5 / Km
Estimated Cost

6600

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6 + driver
Fare Per KM
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Estimated Cost

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