Coonoor Travel Guide

Relive the old world charm sprinkled with nature’s bliss and bounty in Coonoor. It is a picturesque destination that is ideal to relax and rejuvenate. If you’re a nature lover, then there is aplenty that this quaint little town has to offer. From bird watching to trekking, a walk through the tea gardens to village walks, you can enjoy a wholesome countryside experience. Walk through the bylanes and capture the essence of the town, sip tea at a local shop and interact with the people, or just soak up the tranquility and beauty of untouched beauty in Coonoor. Due to its close proximity to Ooty, many tourists club these two destinations and enjoy an extended holiday in the lap of nature.

  • Population

    199 million

  • Top Sites

    Peaceful Shikara, Dal lake, Nishat park., Shalimar, Shalimar Mughal Garden

  • Temprature


    10°C to 30°C
    Summer
    (April to June)
    Around 35°C
    Monsoon
    (July to Sep)
    10°C to 15°C
    Winter
    (Oct to Feb)
  • Relax, Unwind & Rejuvenate Your Soul Amidst Those Valleys Of Nilgiri

  • Nearby Ooty, Coonoor is a popular holiday destination and apparently the second most preferred hill-station in the Nilgiri range. Perched at 1839 meters above mean sea level, Coonor is known for picturesque picnic spots and scenic surroundings. Lush green sprawling tea gardens and tea processing units enhance the beauty & tourist interest of this place. Travelers look forward to enjoy those panoramic view of the evergreen Nilgiri hills, its deep ravines, green valleys, and gushing waterfalls. Bird watching is popular here as the area is a habitat & breeding ground to Pipits, Thrushes, Cormorants, Skylarks, Parakeets, Nilgiri Verditer and a large variety of other birds.

  • A walk through the tea gardens, trekking and hiking around the trails of Coonoor, relaxing with famiy or friends on a day picnic, toy train rides with breathtaking views of the Nilgiri hill and much more is in store at Coonoor. This place is no less than a secluded yet enjoyable retreat, away from the maddening crowd of cities & touristy places. If you in for a quite & romantic holiday tucked n the hills amidst nature, Coonoor is waiting.

  • The best thing to do in Coorg, is to relax & unwind yourself and if the sightseeing bug bites go around and visit Sim's Park, which is situated in a ravine on the Northern side. The natural shola with winding footpaths all over this place has a distinctive and picturesque charm; Around 8 km from Coonoor is Lamb Rock that is frequented by tourists for a grand view of the Coimbatore Plains; The Laws Falls is a wonderful picnic spot on Coonoor-Mettupalayam Road. The water fall is around 180 feet and the stretches of sholas makes this place a paradise; The Dolphin's Nose Viewpoint is a must see place at 10 km from Coonoor. Enjoy the panoramic view of the Nilgiri hills and Catherine Falls from here; Lady Canning's seat is another popular viewpoint. Relaxation and enjoyment in Coonoor is all about enjoying the nature and locales. Go for long strolls or walk down to any of the villages around Coonoor, or to tea gardens or in the Golf Link area for some memorable moments.

  • When in Coonoor completely lose yourself to nature and its eternal beauty, so that on your way back home you are filled with positivity, energy and fond memories.