Coonoor... The Nilgiris - Queen Of Hills...



Coonoor is the second most popular hill station in the Nilgiris. The hill station stands at a height of 1839 meters and is known for its great picnic spots and picturesque surroundings. It is also famous for tea gardens and tea factories and provides the traveler with the panoramic view of the lush green Nilgiri hills, with its ravines, valleys, and waterfalls.

Bird watching is a popular pastime in Coonoor, as the area boasts of a large variety of species like cormorants, pipits, thrushes, parakeets, skylarks, Nilgiri verditer, etc. Travelers can take a walk through the tea gardens. There are number of trekking and hiking trails around Coonoor. Travellers can enjoy the exhilarating and unique ride on the toy train that connects Coonoor with Mettupalayam (which Indian Rail spells Metupalaiyam) and Ooty.

The trip provides some breathtaking views of the Nilgiri hills in all its natural glory.


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