|Coonoor is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiris, surrounded by tea plantations, at an altitude of 1839 metres. Its climate is milder than Ooty. It is a very popular weekend get away for the people in Coimbatore. Coonoor is essentially a small tea garden town where the weather remains pleasantly cool throughout the year.Coonoor is on the toy-train line between Mettupalayam (28 km) and Ooty. A popular pastime is |
birdwatching, as an extensive variety of birds can be spotted. The main attraction is the Sim's Park, a small well maintained botanical garden that has several varieties of plants. It is about 19kms to the south of Ooty and is accessible by both train and road.
|Address:Coimbatore, 100 km away. |
|Nearest City:Coimbatore |
|Best time to visit: Winter - October to March |
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|Nearest Railway Station:Nearest broad gauge railway head is Mettupalayam (46 kms). Major broadgauge railway junction is Coimbatore. It is connected with all major cities. Mettupalayam to Ooty, is connected by a Mountain Railway which is 4 hours journey. |
|Nearest Airport:The nearest airport is in Coimbatore, 100 km away. You can catch a direct flight to Coimbatore from Chennai, Kozhikode, Bangalore and Mumbai. Indian Airlines flies Delhi-Kochi via Mumbai and Coimbatore. |
The nearest airport is in Coimbatore, 100 km away. You can catch a direct flight to Coimbatore from Chennai, Kozhikode, Bangalore and Mumbai. Indian Airlines flies Delhi-Kochi via Mumbai and Coimbatore.
|Road Transport:Ooty is well connected by good roads. |
There is a regular bus service from Bangalore, Mysore, Coimbatore, Calicut, Kanyakumari, Tanjavur, Tirupati and Cochin. Buses ply regularly to Mudhumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Kotagiri, Coonoor and Doddabeta.
Nearest Visiting places:
|1.Sim's Park |
Nearest Petrol Pump:
|1.Hotel Taj Garden Retreat Church Hill Road, Coonoor, Tamilnadu, India |
2.Hotel Velan Ritz Orange Grove Road, Coonoor, Tamilnadu, India
3.Hotel Wellington Riga Apple by Road, Coonoor, Tamilnadu, India
4.Velan Hotel Bed Ford, Ritz Road, Upper Coonoor, Tamilnadu, India
5.Vivek Tourist Home Fig of 8 Road, Coonoor, Tamilnadu, India
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|Police Station:100 |
|Nearest Hospital:1.Govt.Lawely Hospital Mount Road, Coonoor, Tamilnadu, India |
2.Sagayamatha Hospital Mount Road, Coonoor, Tamilnadu, India
3.Nankem Hospital Coonoor, Tamilnadu, India
4.Emanuel Eye Hospital Coonoor, Tamilnadu, India
5.Hospitals in Wellington
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