Coonoor Sightseeing

Coonoor Sightseeing

Coonoor Sightseeing

November 3, 2022

Coonoor Side

  1. Ketti Valley View: A popular vantage point situated on Ooty - Coonoor Road in Nilgiris. The view of Ketti from the viewpoint is majestic and often compared to views of Switzerland. There is also a telescope room to get a closer view of the valley and surroundings. His valley also houses a popular brand in the needle-making industry, known as Pony Needles.
  2. The Madras Regimental Centre (outer view), 
  3. Sims Park: Located at a height of 1780 meters, Sims Park is a botanical garden that was established in 1874. It has more than 1000 species of flora including Queensland Karry Pine, Rudraksha (the bead tree), and Ornamental trees making it a place worth visiting. Take long peaceful walks through the lush greenery and colorful, vibrant flowers. Enjoy boating & photography
  4. 250 Acre Tea estate view, 
  5. Dolphin’s Nose viewpoint (Catherine Falls): Located 10 km at a distance from Coonoor, Dolphin’s Nose is a peak offering an enchanting view of the Nilgiri Hills and Catherine Falls. The peak of the hills resembles a nose of a dolphin hence the name.
  6. Lambs Rock: Located on the way to Dolphin’s Nose in Ooty, Lamb’s Rock is also called Echo Rock. A popular picnic spot, it offers an admirable view of Coimbatore Plains and surrounding lush greenery. Route to this place offers trekking opportunities too.
  7. Tea Garden: A tour of these tea plantations, walking through the lush greenery and refreshing aromas of tea is an experience worth trying.