Friday, August 12, 2022


Hill Stations- Coonoor | Kodaikanal | Ooty | Yercaud


It is the second largest town of the three Nilgiri hill stations.  This place is very pleasant to relax.  It has an interesting market.

Sim Park

It is the heart of Coonoor. It has been developed into a botanical garden partly in Japanese style. About  330 varieties of roses can be seen here.  After the Flower Show in Ooty the fruit and vegetable show is held in May.  The Pasteur Institute opposite the main entrance to Sim's Park researches into rabies and manufactures polio vaccine.

Lamb's Rock

This rock is situated 6 km away on high precipice. From here one can view the tea and coffee estates  and plains of coimbatore.


It is the 'Queen of the Blue Mountains'(nilgiri). Ooty is famous for its rolling hills  which covered with pine and eucalyptus forests. It was discovered and developed as a summer retreat by British Collector John Sullivan.   The British life style were developed with cottages and clubs - tennis, golf and riding.  More Details