Coonoor Hill Station in India
Coonoor is an admired hill station in the Nilgiri hills of Tamil Nadu. Situated in proximity to Ooty, another hill station, it is considered one of the most coveted hill stations in the state of Tamil Nadu. Situated at an altitude of 1,856 meters, this hill station is known for its pleasant climate that offers a perfect breather from the scorching heat of the summers. Besides, it is also famous for its tea gardens and trade related to its tea production.
The hill station of Coonoor offers a bird's eye view of the verdant green Nilgiri hills, meandering valleys, and cascading waterfalls that add to the beauty of this already beautiful hill station. The place is also Bird watchers paradise as it is home to numerous bird species like cormorants, pipits, thrushes, parakeets, skylarks, Nilgiri verditer and other birds.
A large number of tourists on their tours to Coonoor love to indulge in various recreational activities that include trekking and hiking as it is home to some excellent treks. Coonoor tourism also offers a delightful ride on the toy train. Although the summer destination of Coonoor is not as important as Ooty but it has certain features that are exclusive to it. Due to its cool and tranquil ambiance the town has emerged as one of the admired hill stations in India.
While on summer trip to Coonoor the tourists can go for the sightseeing of places of tourist interest in vicinity like Sim's Park, Pomological Station, Dolphin's Nose Viewpoint, Lamb's Rock, Droog and Law's Falls. To cater the accommodation needs of the guests there are hotels of every range and budget.