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Kotagiri Nilgiris Hill Station Travel Tour

KotagiriKotagiri is located 16-km away from Ooty and it is the oldest hill station of the Nilgiris. Kotagiri is situated at an altitude of 1950m, which was once a British hill resort, that dates back to 1819 and is quieter than Ooty. Elk Falls, Kodanad Viewpoint and Catherine Falls are a few places to visit.

Kotagiri enjoys a climatic advantage over Ooty, in that the Doddabetta range protects it from the onslaught of the southeast monsoon. There is a wonderful golf course, which is just a sheet of gorgeous green. There are some thick, deep impenetrable forests called "Sholas".

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How To Get There

By Rail
The nearest convenient railway station is at Ooty.
By Road
Kotagiri is connected to the nearby places by road and there are regular bus services from Mettupalayam railway station, Ooty, Coonoor, Wellington and Kila Kotagiri.
By Air
The nearest airport is at Coimbatore (105-km).

Places To Stay

Accommodation is available at the luxury and budget hotels, guesthouses and picturesque resorts in Coonoor. Upper Coonoor is highly recommended.

General Information

16-km From Ooty, Tamil Nadu.
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