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 essentially a small tea garden town where the weather remains pleasantly cool throughout the year.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you glide through the mountains and valleys on this historic steam train. There is nothing like the views offered from this magical train ride. The seats do go fast so it is advised that you plan ahead if the Heritage Train is on you to do list.
Enjoy strolling through the manicured gardens and perfect pathways of Sim’s Park. The pond is full of swimming fish and the smell of the flowers will set you heart at rest. Most of the trees are labeled with the names and ages, so as you stroll along you may learn a thing or too also.
One of the most beautiful golf courses you will ever have the pleasure of playing on. The clubhouse is built in the colonial style and is a gem from days of old. This club does come with a dress code. Be sure to bring your best evening attire if you are looking to have dinner here.
A plantation that is all about tea. They offer guided tours that will give you insight to how tea is produced from the time it is placed in the ground until it reaches your cup. If tea is your passion you will not want to miss this insightful journey into the life of tea.
You will enjoy driving through the tea estates on your journey to Dolphin’s Nose. Through the magic of natural erosion this particular piece of earth is shaped just like a dolphin’s nose. You will enjoy taking pictures of the nose as well as the beautiful scenery surrounding it.