Kotagiri is an elegant Hills Station situated in the Nilgiris Hills can be ranked along with Coonoor and Ooty. But it is the smallest in the three of them. Situated around 33 km southeast of Ooty. It is conceded to have the world’s second-best atmosphere is here. Ooty is suffered from over attention. Kotagiri is an extremely quiet and inexpensive place, yet it has all of the characteristics of Ooty.
Kotagiri is very much well-known for its scenic beauty. Surrounded by beautiful landscapes, it is a heavenly place for trekkers and rock climbers. It is one of the best place to visit in Summer.
Attractions: John Sullivan Memorial, Longwood Shola, Rangaswamy Pillar & Peak, Snowdon Park, St Catherine Waterfall, Nilgiris Museum, Kodanad View Point, Nehru Park, Elk Falls, etc …
Nearby places: Ooty, Coonoor.
Best Time to visit: December to May.
Peak Season: December to March & May
How to Reach
- By Air: Coimbatore International Airport is the closest airport at a distance of 75 km.
- By Rail: No direct train available for Kotagiri. To reach here tourist has to catch train from Mettupalayam to Coonoor which is also go to Ooty. And the major railway station is Coimbatore which is well connected to all the major cities.
- By Road: Traveling by road is very much the best option if a tourist wants to come here.