Coonoor is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiris, surrounded by tea plantations, at an altitude of 1839 metres. Its climate is milder than Ooty. It is a very popular weekend get away for the people in Coimbatore. Coonoor is more like small tea garden town where the weather remains pleasantly cool throughout the year

How to reach

Nearest Airport is at Coimbatore. Nearest major railway station is Mettupalayam Train station with 36 km. Toy trains are also available from Ooty and Mettupalayam. State Transport buses and private vehicles are available from nearby important cities.


20 km from Ooty, 85 km from Coimbatore, 104 km from Tiruppur, 155 km from Mysore, 264 km from Bangalore, 236 km from Kodaikanal, 187 km from Calicut, 214 km from Salem, 535 km from Chennai.

Best Period

March to May, September to November.

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