Places to Visit in Coonoor

Coonoor Travel

Coonoor is situated in the Nilgiris district of >Tamil Nadu. Primarily a tea plantation Coonoor is located in the Nilgiri Hills and is surrounded by tea plantations around it.

At an altitude of 1800 mts above sea level the weather of Coonoor can be found to have a pleasant climate throughout the year. It is at a distance of 19 km from Ooty.

Best time to visit Coonoor

The climate of Coonoor is pleasant throughout the year.
  • Summer - mild climate from April to June

  • Winter - cool climate from November to February

  • Monsoon - southwestern monsoons from July to September
The best time to visit Coonoor is during the months of October to March.

Altitude1,780 meters
Area2,006.9 acres (36 sq. km.)
Coordinates27.3733° N, 88.2208° E
DistrictWest Sikkim
Population1,951 (As per Indian census- 2001)
Pin Code737113
STD Code3595
Languages SpokenHindi, English, Bhutia, Limbu, Lepcha and Nepali

How to reach Coonoor

Coonoor can be reached easily by any three options of communication of the roads, railways or airways.

By Roads

Coonoor is well connected by roads to Mettupalayam. This road is one of the Nilgiri Ghat Roads and moves on to Ooty after Coonoor. The Nilgiri Ghat Roads form the major road network for the entire district.

By Train

In India the Nilgiri Mountain Railway is one of the oldest railways. The Nilgiri passenger train provides transport from the town of Mettupalayam to Chennai through Coimbatore.

By Airways

The nearest airport from Coonoor is Coimbatore. It is at a distance of 80 km by road. The airport at Coimbatore is well connected to different destinations within the country as well as a few international destinations.

Coonoor Tourist Attractions

  • Laws Falls
  • Dolphin's Nose
  • Sim's Park
  • Lamb's Rock
  • Hidden Valley
  • Droog Fort

Last Updated on : January 13, 2014