Coonoor

Coonoor

Coonoor is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiris at an altitude of 6000ft / 1850m, and is known for Nilgiris tea production. It is located at around 20 km from Ooty, and is a great alternative to highly commercialized Ooty. The number of visitors to Coonoor is still high due to its close proximity to Ooty, but it is lesser as compared to […]

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Dolphin’s Nose

Dolphin’s Nose

Dolphin’s Nose? At a height of over 1000 feet above sea level? You may be wondering! Yes, a unique rock formation that protrudes out of a cliff resembles the nose of a dolphin, and hence this place is named so. This is a very beautiful view point that offers amazing views of Nilgiri mountain ranges, and the thick forests around.   Dolphin’s Nose view point […]

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Tea Gardens

Tea Gardens

Coonoor is famous for the production of Nilgiri tea. There are several tea gardens and factories in and around Coonoor. The tea factory workers would be pleased to introduce you to the tea factory, the process that is involved to convert tea leaves to the tea powder that is available in the market. Of course, you can also buy the tea powder directly from the […]

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Law’s Falls

Law’s Falls

Law’s falls is situated right next to the Ooty – Mettupalyam road, at about 10 km from Coonoor. The falls has height of over 180m and is surrounded by thick forest. Post monsoon is a good time to see this falls as there will be enough water to guarantee you a perfect click! The falls is named after Colonel Law who was instrumental in constructing […]

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Lamb’s Rock

Lamb’s Rock

Lamb’s Rock is a view point that is located at a distance of 8 km from Coonoor. The rock is named after Captain Lamb, who was instrumental in finding a path to the view point, and making it accessible. The viewpoint itself is at a height of above 5000 ft / 1500m, and offers spectacular view of the Nilgiri mountain ranges. Lamb’s Rock is also […]

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Sim’s Park

Sim’s Park

Sim’s Park is a botanical garden that is spread across 30 acres. Inside Sim’s Park, there are more than 1000 species of plants and trees, brought from different parts of the world. The park also has several natural but rare trees. The highlight of Sim’s park is the world map designed by several botanical elements like plants, shrubs etc. The park also has a small […]

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