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Kodanad View Point

Kodanad View Point - 16km

The view point displays the splendid pictursque of the Moyar River and the actual point where the Eastern and the Western Ghats meet.You have to cross accross innumerable meadows in order to reach this beauty haven.

 

Catherine Falls

Catherine Falls - 12km

Catherine Falls, situated on the main Mettupalayam Road, is around 8 km away from Kotagiri. It falls from a height of 250 ft into the Kallar River. The falls has been named after the wife of M. D. Cockburn, a coffee planter of Kotagiri.

Longwood forest

Longwood forest - 2km

The lush green canopy of the long wood forest is considered one of the best trekking trails. Venturing a trekking into this reserved forest would be an adventurous tryst with the monsoons and the inhabitants of the intimidating tropical rainforest.

Elk Falls

Elk Falls - 7km

Elk Falls is situated close to the Uyilathi village at a distance of about 7 km from Kotagiri.Though this waterfall comes in full gush only in the rainy season it is worth visiting this place to get the view of the Echoing Valley of Kookal.

Rangaswamy Pillar & Rock

Rangaswamy Pillar & Rock - 18km

Rangaswamy Pillar or the peak is considered very sacred by a particular tribal community named Irulas of Kotagiri and is at a distance of about 20kms from the same. The Rangaswamy roch which is about 400 metres high is literally a nightmare for the rock climbers.
 

John Sullivan Memmorial

John Sullivan Memmorial - 4km

A beautifully restored small house serves as a reminder of the life and work of John Sullivan – the founder and first English settler of Ootacamund. The Memorial brings to light the virtues, character and vision of John Sullivan and inspires all visitors.

Ralliah Dam

Ralliah Dam - 16km
 

Built in 1941 so as to preserve rain water , the Ralliah Dam is an exotic place that should never be missed. The Dam is a haven that is green, misty and wet. Every person who visits this paradise laments for his inability to break out ..

Foggy Evening

Foggy Evening
 

Kotagiri covering a few tourist points on the way. The day was cool and foggy which marred some of the view points in Coonoor. As it was a foggy day,

Ooty

Ooty - 30km

Ooty, often known as the queen of hill, has many tourist attractions. The most striking feature of this hill town and definitely a major tourist attraction is its scenic beauty. The misty mountains and the green valleys is a paradise on earth.

Coonoor

Coonoor - 25km

Coonoor is a tourist destination famous for its tea production and adventure sports. The city holds a great attraction among the trekkers and hikers hailing from all around the world. Nestled at an altitude of 1,850 meters above sea level, it is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiri Hills.

Mountain of the Kotas

Mountain of the Kotas

A wonderful hill station well known for its beautiful vegetation and quietude, Kotagiri is located in the state of Tamil Nadu and is a panchayat town in the Nilgiris District. Kotagiri is an old hill station and is located in the middle of many valleys and troughs. ‘Kota-giri’ signifies ‘Mountain of the Kotas’.

Droog Fort

Droog Fort

Legend says that this fort was used by the Tipu Sultan as an outpost. This old and worn out fort is located 6,000 ft above the plains. The trek to the fort is worth it. The fort is in ruins. Around 15 kilometres from Coonoor town .