Part of the Nilgiris Biosphere, Coonoor is a quiet town that retains its hill charm unlike its neighbour Ooty and is yet to get caught in the commercial rat race.
With its quaint charm Coonoor is a town that is always a personal favourite. Located close to Ooty about half hour by road, I always suggest you take a toy train ride that will take you through some of the best views of the Nilgiris.
The beauty of this little town is such that it is really easy to live a calm life breathing in fresh air here. With its sights like the Sims Park, temples and walking trails Coonoor has something for everyone. Here are some images:
Read the full story of how you can spend 36 hours in Coonoor in the story that first appeared in Money Control here: