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|Attractions||: Nature, Tea plantations|
|Season||: October to March|
|Weather||: Summer (20 to 30°C), Winter (18 to 25°C)|
Coonoor is located in the Nilgiris of Tamil Nadu. It is more peaceful and quiter than Ooty and less commercialized. Coonoor is very popular because of its production of Nilgiri tea. There are several tea plantations throughout the place. Connor is at an altitude of 1839 mt making it the second highest hill station in Nilgiris after Ooty. Coonoor is connected by the world famous Nilgiri Mountain Railway between Coimbatore ( Mettupalyam) and Ooty. The train is famous for its beautiful sigthings.
This park is a botanical garden, beautifully maintained which spreads over an area of 12 hectares. It has several varities of plants.
It is 5.5 km from Coonoor. There is also a trekking trail leading out from the town to this place. It offers a beautiful panoramic view of Coonoor.
This point is located 10 km from Coonoor. It provides a wide panoramic view of Nilgiri hills and Catherine falls.
This fort was used by Tippu Sultain in the 18th century. It is located around 13 km from Coonoor. The ruins of the fort can be found here.
Law's falls is 5 km away from Coonoor on the way to Muttpalyam.
Coonoor is the nearest bus station.
Conoor has a railway station.
Coimbatore International Airport is the nearest airport.
There are KSRTC state and private buses available from Bengaluru to Coonoor. Journey time is between 7 to 8 hours.
Bengaluru to Coonoor distance is 285 km and is approximately a 7 hour journey. Follow Mysore road to National Highway 275. Follow National Highway 275, National Highway 212 and National Highway 67 to MDR 700 inTheppakadu. Follow MDR700 to National Highway 67. Follow National Highway 67 to Black Bridge/MDR1081. Follow MDR1081 to Ritz Hotel Road in Coonoor. This route goes through Ramnagara, Channapattana, Mandya, Srirangapatna, Nanjangud, Gundlupete, Bandipur, Ooty to reach Coonoor.
There are private buses available from Mysore to Ooty. From Ooty, Coonoor is 20 km away.
Take Bogadi road to Mananthavadi road /State Highway 33 inKolagala. Take State Highway 86 and National Highway 67 to MDR700 in Theppakadu. Follow MDR700 to National Highway 67. Follow National Highway 67 to Black Bridge/MDR1081. Follow MDR1081 to Ritz Hotel Road in Coonoor. This route goes through Sargur, Begur, Gundlupete, Theppakadu, Ooty to reach Coonoor.