Distance from Bangalore: 507.9 km via NH44 and NH18
At a height of 6,000 feet above ocean level, Coonoor is well known for its verdant environs and for an assortment of wildflowers and feathered creatures. It is the second biggest slope station in the Nilgiri slopes after Ooty. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway (Toy Train) is one of the most established mountain railroads in India. The prepare ride amidst the Nilgiris, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an amazing weekend place around Bangalore.
Coonoor gives the explorers the all encompassing perspective of the rich green Nilgiri slopes, with its gorges, valleys and waterfalls. The real fascination of Coonoor is Sim's Park, an all around kept up Botanical Garden that houses a few assortments of plants discovered missing in the other Hill Stations. Scenic places and outing spots around Coonoor incorporate Lambs Rock, Dolphins Nose, St. Catherine Falls, Law's fall, and so forth.
It is a perfect base for various trekking endeavours driving into the Nilgiris. One of the prominent trekking trails is to Lamb's Rock that is 9 km from Coonoor. Sheep's Rock neglects the Coimbatore fields, giving a terrific perspective of the tea and espresso ranches. Somewhat in front of Lamb's Rock is found the Lady Canning's Seat that offers an all encompassing perspective of the Nilgiris. Bird watching is a popular pastime in Coonoor.
It houses a variety of birds such as thrushes, babblers, larks, cuckoos, robins, vultures, eagles and song birds. Coonoor began drawing in more vacationers nowadays because of humming over urbanization of Ooty.