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Coonoor is a famous hill station that is 17 km from Ooty in Tamil Nadu, India. It is probably the second most popular hill station in the Nilgiris. The hill station stands at a height of 1839 meters and is known for its great picnic spots and picturesque surroundings. Coonoor is also famous for tea gardens and tea factories.

Coonoor provides the traveler with the panoramic view of the lush green Nilgiri hills, with its ravines, valleys, and waterfalls. Bird watching is a popular pastime in Coonoor, as the area boasts of a large variety of species like cormorants, pipits, thrushes, parakeets, skylarks, Nilgiri verditer, etc. Travelers can take a walk through the tea gardens. There are number of trekking and hiking trails around Coonoor. Travellers can enjoy the exhilarating and unique ride on the toy train that connects Coonoor with Mettupalayam (which Indian Rail spells Metupalaiyam) and Ooty. The trip provides some breathtaking views of the Nilgiri hills in all its natural glory. Though secondary in importance to Ooty, Coonoor offers a more secluded retreat, away from the crowds that throng Ooty. If a quiet, romantic holiday tucked away in the hills amidst fresh air and verdant Nature is what you are looking for, Coonoor is your best bet.

Country India
State Tamin Nadu
Districts Nilgiris District
Language Tamil and English
Area 15.05 sq km
Elevation 1,502M (4,925ft)
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Codes Pincode 643 10x
Tel [ISD] [STD] [+91] [423]
UN/LOCODE  
Vehicle TN 43
Emergency No's Police 100
Ambulance 102
Fire 101
Best Time To Visit October to March

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 COONOOR Tours


TOUR NAME DURATION PLACES
Coonoor
Weekend
02 Nights & 03 Days Coimbatore–Coonoor– Ooty–Coimbatore
Coonoor Weekend

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Coimbatore

  • Ending Point:
  • Coimbatore

  • Duration:
  • 02 Nights / 03 Days


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Nestling
Nilgiri's
05 Nights & 06 Days Bangalore–Mysore–Ooty– Kodai
Coonoor Nestling Nilgiri's

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Bangalore

  • Ending Point:
  • Coimbatore/Bangalore

  • Duration:
  • 05 Nights / 06 Days


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