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Best Things To Do in Coimbatore

Coimbatore is a major city in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in India situated on the banks of the River Noyyal. Coimbatore is not your usual travel city but this industrial town has a lot to offers to its visitors. It is also referred to as the "Manchester of South India" due to its cotton production and textile industries. The city is surrounded by the Western Ghats, owing to which there are several offbeat getaways from the place and trekking is a much preferred activity among the Best Things To Do in Coimbatore. The popular trekking getaways from Coimbatore are Nishani Motte Trek in Coorg, Trek to Lakshmi Hills in Munnar and Glenmorgan Trek in Ooty. Coimbatore is a hub of various industries and infrastructure revolving around engineering goods, textile mills, educational institutions, health care facilities and hospitality.

This city also has places that interest the tourists and the Best Things To Do in Coimbatore is visiting its historical landmarks, buildings, wildlife reserves, cultural art centres and parks. Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple, Anjeneyar Kovil and Perur Pateeshwarar Temple are famous temples that boasts of great architecture and sculptures that are more than 1000 years old. Athar Jamaat Masjid, Valankulam Lake, G.D.Naidu Car Museum and Kovai kutraalam waterfall are among other major attractions in Coimbatore. The city also acts as a buffer town between most South Indian tourist destinations like Ooty, Tanjore, Velankanni, Rameswaram, Madurai, Coorg and Munnar. One must visit this city for its friendly culture and hospitality.

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    About the Activity:  Nishani Motte Trek in Coorg is one of the best packages to explore the mysticism of its nocturnal beauty. Get a pick up from Bangalore to take part in this wonderful trekking trip.This approximately 15 km moderate-trek starts from Bhagamandala for...

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    Munnar
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    About the activity : Lakshmi hills is located about 3km from Munnar and makes for an amazing trekking experience for all those who enjoy pure nature, unadulterated! Grab your cameras and head for an amazing trek with your loved ones! Escalate one of the most intim...

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    Munnar
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    About the activity : When was the last time you visited a green treasure trove hidden with beautiful buildings and sights that are a treat for the eyes? Grab your friends and head for a full day tour in Munnar with your trekking gear in tow as well! You will not be...

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    Munnar
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    About the activity : The beauty of Munnar cannot be explained, but it can be felt and seen for all those who love the hill station for its vivacious colours and culture! Embark on an exciting half day tour in Munnar with your loved ones and explore everything about...

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    Munnar
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    About the activity :Kerala is known for her exotic and mind blowing culture and traditions thatwill surely leave every traveler only wanting more and more out of this magical land! On your next holiday, experience the true and rich culture of Kerala and experience a love...

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    Ooty
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    About the activity : Beat the blistering heat of the city with a pleasant day tour in Ooty and explore the different wonders of this beautiful hill station on your next holiday! There are beautiful sights for you to explore on your next visit here, some which will...

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    Ooty
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    About the activity:It is time for an astonishing experience while you are in this slice of paradise! Arrive and travel around 16kms from Ooty to Kokkal Kota which is a tribal village. Your trek will head-start from this tiny hamlet which is set amidst tea estates. Con...

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    Ooty
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    About the Activity : Prep up for an exhilarating tribal experience in Ooty! Arrive with your family and friends for a fun-filled time. Get ready for an experience of witnessing the local Todas tribe from a close hand! The entire plateau region is inhabited by these...

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    Ooty
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    About the Activity : Birding in Ooty gives the photographer and wildlife lover in you a treat of a lifetime! The vivid colours, the tranquil and dim music in the air from the beautiful birds as they circle above your head around the trees, will give your soul the peac...

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    Mudumalai
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    About the activity : Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to live amongst the trees and enjoy the serenity of nature that surrounds you on all sides? If you love basking in the middle of nature, then you need to head on to Mudumalai for an exciting tree h...

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    Mudumalai
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    About the Activity: Mudumalai, embraced at the foothills of the ever so stunning Nilgiris, this picturesque place is well famed for its immense beauty and serenity. Relax yourself in this nature’s abode with a Waterhole Visit, Mudumalai! The entire region surround...

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    Munnar
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    About the Activity: Munnar is one off-beat destination that had never disappointed any kind of traveler! Be it the scenic landscapes, tea estates or its rich variety of flora and fauna this place has always put up a smile on all travelers from all over the world. ...

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    Mudumalai
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    About the Activity:Indulge in a jungle camping for a different experience in a natural habitat with rare flora and fauna for your company.Enjoy the complete day with an accommodation in tents and relish the sights with camp fire. Relax forgetting everything else. For you...

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    Ooty
    h8 Hours

    About the activity: Get ready for an astonishing experience! Arrive during day time for this fun-filled Parsons Trek. Your 8km trekking excursion head starts from Sholur Junction which lies 11km ahead of Ooty. From here, get ready to walk through luxuriant thickets...

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    Ooty
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    About the Destination:Ooty, also known as ‘Udhagamandalam’ is one of the most gorgeous and tranquil hill stations in the entire of South India. Famed as ‘Queen of Hills’, it was discovered in the late 1800 and is located at around 2,240m. Jotted with lush and evergreen p...

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Coimbatore

  • What are the best things to do in Coimbatore?

    Coimbatore is also referred to as the "Manchester of South India" for its abundant cotton production and textile industries. The city is located around Western Ghats, which makes the place a great destination for one day hiking and trekking tours and the popular ones are Nishani Motte Trek and Lakshmi Hill Trek.

    Sightseeing and shopping is a common culture for tourists visiting the city who get attracted to various temples and other places of tourist interest. Athar Jamaat Masjid, Valankulam Lake, G.D.Naidu Car Museum and Kovai Kutraalam waterfall are among other major attractions in Coimbatore.

  • Which are the best destinations for a wildlife safari in Coimbatore?

    The Anamalai National Park is situated in the Anaimalai Hills of Pollachi, Valparai and Udumalpet taluks of Coimbatore District is under consideration by UNESCO as part of the Western Ghats World Heritage site. The National Park is a great destination to enjoy a wildlife safari near Coimbatore.

    The protected area boasts of numerous species of animals (including 5 endangered species), 250 species of birds and 315 species of butterflies. One can also head for a safari experience to the Silent Valley National Park located about 60 km from Coimbatore and it represents one of the last patches of undisturbed rain forest in India.

  • Which are some famous campsites near Coimbatore?

    Neelakurinji Camping Centre located in Ketti valley offers one rescue from their daily monoptony, this campsite is a well-equipped site that provides modern amenities. Wildberrys Jungle Camp serves to be a great campsite for offbeat jungle camping.

    Stanley Park is a campsite for nature lovers, situated alongside the lush rolling greens and undulating hills in Coonoor, that serves as a great campsite.

  • Which are the most adventurous places for trekking near Coimbatore?

    Siruvani Waterfalls located roughly about 50 kms from Coimbatore station offer great opportunity to the adventure enthusiasts to venture out for trekking, best seen in monsoon season between June and October.

    The Siruvani waterfall is a 4 Kms small trek from the nearest road point is famous for the elephant camp, wildlife safaris, pleasant weather and spectacular views of Annamalai Hills. The wildlife park boasts of many scenic nature trails suitable for day hikes. One can also undertake a 5 Km long trek through a forest to reach the breath taking Vaideki Waterfalls.

  • Which are some famous markets to shop in Coimbatore?

    Coimbatore, also referred to as the "Manchester of South India" for its cotton and textile industries. The main concentration of markets for some leisure shopping is in the RS Puram, Cross-Cut Road and the Town Hall Areas where one can find streets lined with shops selling everything from utensils to dress materials to different accessories.

    For apparel shopping, one can choose from the array of shops lined at Cross-Cut Road which sell Kanchivaram, Benarasi and other designer sarees. Coimbatore is also recognized for its numerous jewellery stores situated along Cross-Cut Road and Town Hall Area.

  • What are the major attractions of Valankulam Lake in Coimbatore? What are the things to do there?

    Ukkadam-Valankulam Lake is one of the lakes in Coimbatore that attracts a lot many tourists visiting the city. The lake boasts of a mixed ecosystem where apart from fishes, many local as well as migratory birds visit the lake. This lake is a preferred hotspot for bird watching among tourists. One can spot birds like little grebes and purple moorhen around the lake.

    The lake is vast and recently a promenade circling the lake has been built for the ease of the visitors who come to the lake to enjoy long walks, strolls, exercise etc.