"In The Lap Of Nature"

A Town in Tamil Nadu, India
1786 meters

Interest Measure for Coonoor

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 4 days

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Height(Altitude) of Coonoor from sea level:  5861 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  11.3497859°N, 76.7891953°E
Ecosystem:  Plain , Hill  

Food, Culture and Language at Coonoor

Food Availability:  Indian, South Indian 
Regional Language:  Tamil
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)
Tags:  #Green  

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Why travel Coonoor?

Coonoor is a Taluk in the Nilgiris district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is known for its production of Nilgiri tea. Coonoor is located at an altitude of 1,850 m above sea level, and is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiri hills after Ooty. It is an ideal base for a number of trekking expeditions leading into the Nilgiris. It is also famous for its tea plantations and golf courses
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10 Places to visit and Things to do in Coonoor

Sim's Park at Coonoor

Sim's Park

A small park, it boasts of many trees from different parts of the world like Texas, Australia, Canary Islands, and so on. The trees are located in a oval area sloping from all sides, with a small pond at the bottom. The main attraction is the trees, some more than 100 years old. The trees include Araucaria, Quercus, Phoenix, Magnolia, Pine, Turpentine, Tree ferns, and Camellia. The park is clean, but not necessarily neat - so there are cracked tiles and other items that need maintenance. Definitely worth a visit, if you are in Coonoor.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Dolphin's Nose at Coonoor

Dolphin's Nose

Dolphin's Nose Viewpoint is a tourist spot in Coonoor. The tip of the peak resembles a dolphin's nose, hence the name Dolphin's Nose. It is an enormous rock formation that is entirely unique. There are gigantic ravines found both to the left and right of Dolphin's Nose and there is a view of inspiring Catherine Falls with its continuing stream several thousand metres below which is located a relatively short distance away opposite of the Dolphin's Nose. Best part of spot are the hairpin turns and tea plantations on the way.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2.5 hours
Lamb's Rock at Coonoor

Lamb's Rock

#Sight Seeing
Lamb's rock gets its name due to the rock formation. This is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit if the weather is good. Apart from the nice mountain & valley views, flora and fauna is also charming.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Highfield Tea Factory at Coonoor

Highfield Tea Factory

#Sight Seeing
Tea lovers would love to visit the Highfield Tea Factory where they can see the entire tea making process and also buy various excellent varieties of tea and spices from the store next to it. It is worth a visit to Highfield Tea Factory during your visit to Coonoor. This tea factory is well equipped and produces tea of different qualities and focuses both on national as well as international market. The entire process of manufacturing the tea is well optimized and is highly grounded up with well planned process in order to produce high quality tea.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 3 hours
Catherine Falls at Coonoor

Catherine Falls

Catherine Falls is a double-cascaded waterfall located in Kotagiri. The upper fall drops to the floor, and is the second highest in the Nilgiri mountains. The waters from the upper stream of the Kallar river are crossed by the invisible Mettupalyam-Ooty road beyond the mountains in the south-west. The height of water falls is about 250 ft.Catherine Falls is named after the wife of M.D. Cockburn, believed to have introduced the coffee plantation to Kotagiri. It can clearly been seen from the top of Dolphin's Nose if seeing the entire waterfall as one total impression is what you are looking for. It is also possible to take a road to the top of the falls.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1.5 hours
Law's Falls, Coonoor at Coonoor

Law's Falls, Coonoor

Law's Falls are a nature lover's paradise. Cascading down from a height of 180 feet, they are a major tourist attraction due to their magnetic scenic beauty. These falls attract a lot of tourists post monsoons. Quite close to the main road, this place is easily accessible on foot. Be very careful while walking, as the place is slippery and rocky.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2.5 hours

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