India - Coonoor Travel Information

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)


Coonoor situated on the eastern side of the southern extremity of the Doddabetta range, at an altitude of 1,858 metres above the sea level is extremely scenic with exquisite panoramas and vistas to unfold.

It is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiris and located at 19km from Ooty. It is also the home to the Coon hill tribe.

To Reach

By Air: The nearest airport is Coimbatore, which has daily flights to and from Chennai, Bangalore, Cochin and Trivandrum.

By Road: Coonoor is well connected by road with the major cities and towns of the state. There are regular buses from Ooty, Coimbatore, and Kotagiri.


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