About Coonoor

Another one of the weekend destinations on this list and also in the lap of the Nilgiris and the second largest hill station in the area is Coonoor. Known to be the home to Nilgiri tea, this quiet hill station is used as a base camp for treks in the Nilgiris. With multiple spots that provide stunning views, Coonoor is a great place to head to for those who like to trek. • Altitude: 6,070 feet above sea level • Weather during summer : Minimum: 17 degrees, Maximum: 37 degrees • How to get there : Closest station – Coonoor railway station, Closest airport – Peelamedu Airport, Coimbatore