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State : Tamil Nadu

Best time to visit :November - February

Famous For : Tea Garden, Nilgiri Mountain Railway(Toy train), Lamb’s Rock, Sim's Park, Golf, Law's Falls, dolphin nose

Climate :Summer 12 to 27°C, Winter 7 to 22°C

Nature’s Gift in Profusion

In the Nilgiris, Coonoor is the 2nd largest hill station, bordered by tea plantations at a height of 1839 m. The milder climate makes it a very popular weekend getaway for travelers visiting Coimbatore. In other words, Coonoor is a small tea garden town, best known for its pleasant cool weather throughout the year.

Coonoor Tourism

Coonoor lies on the toy-train route between Mettupalayam (28 km) and Ooty (19 km). Bird watching is one of the popular pastime, the guests could spot an extensive variety of birds, both migratory and native. The Sim's Park, a small well-maintained botanical garden, is one of the main tourist attractions in Coonoor. In this garden there are several varieties of plants showcased. This park is accessible by road and train, and is located at a distance of 19 km to the south of Ooty.

Places to Visit in Coonoor


Coonoor is a praiseworthy travel destination as is proper accommodation facility available for the guests visiting Coonoor from all parts of the world. There are star rating hotels, cottages, restaurants, service apartments, resorts and guest house, to meet the preferences of the guests ranging from luxurious to budget.


Best Time to Visit in Coonoor

Pleasant weather, all-round the year, is experienced in Coonoor. The summer months from April to June are mild. The winter months from End-November to February are cool. The southwestern monsoons hit Coonoor between July and September. Thus, the time from October to March is the best to visit Coonoor.


How to Reach Coonoor

Coonoor is accessible by all means of transportation, may it be airways, roadways or railways.

  • Coonoor airport, located at a distance of 71 km.
  • Toy Train from Mettupalayam (28 km) for Ooty (19 km) halts at Coonoor on its way.
  • Excellent road network allows busses, taxis and cabs to commute from nearby major cities.

There is no problem faced by the visitors in and around Coonoor, regarding local transportation. There are taxis, buses and auto-rickshaws readily available at reasonable rates in Coonoor.

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