Coonoor Travel Guide

About Place

Coonoor is a hill station in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s known for its tea estates in the surrounding Nilgiri hills. Sim’s Park is a sprawling public garden with plants like rhododendrons, roses and eucalyptus trees. The steam Nilgiri Mountain Railway travels between the towns of Mettupalayam and Ooty via Coonoor. Dolphin’s Nose is a vantage point with views of the cascading Catherine Falls.

Places To Visit
  • Sim's Park
  • Law's Falls
  • Lamb's Rock
  • Dolphin's Nose
  • Highfield Tea Estate
  • Nilgiri's Store
  • Rallia Dam
  • All Saints Church
  • Droog Fort
  • St George's Church
  • Hidden Valley
  • Wellington Golf Course

  • Birdwatching
  • Heritage ride in the toy train
  • Hiking
  • Walk through Sim’s Park
  • Adventure

Famous Food
  • Rajma
  • Avare Beans

Things To Buy
  • Exquisite artefacts
  • Antique products
  • Pretty embroidered shawls
  • Apparels
  • Toda jewellery
  • Handicrafts items
  • Aromatic tea
  • Homemade chocolates
  • Shadow worked bed sheets

Shopping Area
  • Local Market

Coonoor Details

Best Time To Visit
October To March

Monsoon Period
June to September

Important Contact
Police Control Room:
Ambulance Service:
Tourist Center:
044-25333444 ,25333333, 25333857, 25333850-54
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