Coonoor is just 18 Kms from Ooty and is less crowded than Ooty. Key attractions at Coonoor include Sims Park (botanical garden,Erin Villa, All Saints church, Laws falls (pretty scene during and just after monsoons) and the view points of Dolphin Nose, Lamb's Rock and Lady Canning's Seat
Coonoor offers traditional hotel accommodation and the more interesting homestays, farm stays and estate stays. Farm stays at Coonoor are getting popular especially with experiential travelers.
Coonoor Offbeat Attractions
While at Coonoor, apart from the normal tourist itinerary, do not miss tea-tasting sessions at tranquilitea (Ph: +91 9443841572) ; horse riding session at High Field horse riding school (Ph: 9095567811); farm day activity at Mansoor Khan’s Acres Wild (Ph: +91 94432-32621)