"Coonoor Tourism Being a tea town, the tea gardens are the top attractions of Coonoor. Other Coonoor Tourist Places like falls and parks add more charm to Coonoor travel."

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Coonoor Tourism Travel and Tours Info

Hotel Velan Ritz
Hotel Velan Ritz
Address: Orange Grove Road, Coonoor
Location: District, Tamilnadu State, India
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel

Vivek Tourist Home
Vivek Tourist Home
Address: Fig of 8 Road, Coonoor,
Location: Tamilnadu, India, India
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel

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About Coonoor Tourism

Coonoor a small but picturesque hill town in Tamil Nadu was primarily a tea town in the British era. Initially inhabited by the Todo tribe this serene town shot into fame only in the 19th century when the Britishers discovered it. Today, like the Britishers, a number of travelers undertake Coonoor Tourism to escape the heat of summers in the plains.

Tourist Places To See In Coonoor

Although Coonoor is not like other big towns and cities of Tamilnadu, yet there is so much to explore here that you will never get enough of it. Lets have a look:

» Sim's Park: Take A Walk With Nature
  • Sim's Park is a brain child of Mr. J.D. Sims and Major Murray.
  • Developed way back in 1874, the park spread across 12 acres and houses unusual floral species from around the world.
  • Sim's park is the perfect place for botany lovers to spend some quality time.

» Catherine Falls : Time To Relax
  • Cascading down from 250 feet, Catherine Falls lends a charismatic view to the area that surrounds Coonoor.
  • The complete view of the Fall can be enjoyed from the Dolphin Nose.
  • Alternatively, you can also take a road to the top of the falls to experience its magnificence closely.

» Dolphin's Nose:
  • The Dolphin's Nose offers incredible views of the Catherine Falls is also amongst the top Coonoor tourist places.
  • It is basically a rock formation in the shape of a dolphin's nose.
  • From here, you can also catch a glimpse of the Coonoor stream flowing into the Kotagiri stream.

» Lamb's Rock:
  • En route the Dolphin's Nose, there is yet another of beautiful attraction to see in Coonoor.
  • Named after the man who discovered it, the Lamb's Rock is a cliff that offers fantastic views of the dense jungle below.
  • Views of the Coonoor stream can also be enjoyed from here.

» Hidden Valley: Enjoy Trekking
  • Your Coonoor travel can never be complete till the time you undertake a trekking tour to the hidden valley.
  • Passing through green landscape surrounded by towering mountains, you reach the valley that offers awesome glimpses of the natural beauty of Coonoor.

» Other Coonoor Tourism Attractions:
There are a number of other attractions that make your Coonoor tourism delightful. Amongst the are

  • Wellington's Golf Course
  • Kotagiri, Droog Fort
  • Lady Canning's Seat
  • St George's Church
  • Second World War Memorial Pillar
  • Law's Falls.

Where To Stay In Coonoor Tamil Nadu

Tamilnadu tourism department has some really good staying options available in Coonoor for the travelers coming here. There are both budget and luxury hotels that welcome guests in large number every year. These include

  • Riga Residency - 4 star hotel
  • Labarrier Inn - 3 star hotel
  • Velan Hotel Coonoor - 3 star hotel
  • Tryst Guest House Coonoor - 3 star guest house
  • The Gateway Hotel Church Road - 3 star hotel
  • Ayurveda Retreat - 4 star resort
  • Kurumba Village Resort - 4 star resort
  • Universal Resorts - 3 star resort
  • Hotel MGM Hill Worth Resort - 4 star resort
  • Wallwood Garden - 3 star hotel
  • Vivek Tourist House

How to Reach Coonoor With Tamilnadu Tourism

» By Air: The Peelamedu Airport in Coimbatore is the nearest domestic airport located at a distance of 46 km. The closest International airport is Bengaluru International Airport at a distance of 229 km.

» By Rail: Coimbatore Junction which is 43 km away serves at the closest broad gauge railway station for Coonoor. It is connected to destinations like Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Goa and Mumbai.

» By Road: Coonoor is well connected by road from major destinations of Tamil Nadu. There are also buses that operate from destinations like Ooty, Coimbatore and Mettupalyam.