Sprawling tea gardens perched on the hills of Nilgiris at an altitude of 1839 meters above sea level, Coonoor is the second largest hill town in the Nilgiris district in the state of Tamil Nadu. Famous for its production of Nilgiri Tea, this little gem in South of India is also known for its primitive architecture. Coonoor is on the toy-train line between Mettupalayam and Ooty. The train starts from Mettupalayam, climbs uphill all the way to Coonoor and then leads to Ooty. Riding on this toy train, one can have the intrinsic experience in the lap of nature and enjoy the fabled charm of Nilgiris.
Apart from the lush green surroundings, Coonoor offers its tourists a variety of flora and fauna, and also holds a great attraction for hikers and trekkers from all across the globe. The town’s equitable climate draws many tourists from Bangalore throughout the year. The simplicity of the place filled with wonderment leaves a lasting impression in the memories of visitors.
Road trip with road side dhabas, passing through verdant forests, sighting wildlife, enjoying the rolling mountains, Bangalore to Coonoor offers a blend of this all. Hire the services of Akbarcab which will provide everything to make your tour a pleasurable and memorable one. Experience the interesting location, the undiscovered charm of people and place with the best of the services from Akbarcab.
Akbarcab will drive you to the major attractions that the little town has to offer. The most popular and visited destination in the region is Sim’s Park, it houses a variety of flowers and plants including the unusual ones. A massive rocky patch forming the shape of a Dolphin’s Nose is another attraction for the tourists. The spot is about 10 km from the main town of Coonoor and provides a ravishing view of the heavy forests and the giant green mountains in the back drop. Catherine Falls is a double-cascaded waterfall that has a scenic charm. The full view of these falls could be taken from Dolphin’s Nose. Take a tour of the Highfield Tea Factory to witness the entire tea-making process. Also you’ll get a tasting sample of their fresh tea. St. George’s Church is a must visit monument and draws visitors from all over the world to appreciate the architecture. Lady Canning, situated among the woods, is the most beautiful place in Coonoor offering a panoramic view of the surroundings.
Driving distance from Bangalore to Coonoor would be around 287 kms via Mysore SH17, Gundlupet NH212 and Gudalur NH67. After crossing the border at Madumalai, one has to drive up the steeper route through Masinagudi and Kalhatty ghats which is shorter by about 40 kms. Alternately, the highway route with fewer activities would be through Salem, Avinashi NH47 and Mettupalayam SH66 at 394 kms. There is a third option that takes you via NH948. The time taken to cover the distance would vary between 7 to 8 hours depending upon the route and traffic.
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