Other things to do in Coonoor include an outing to Catherine Falls, an impressive double cascade in Kotagiri. Lamb's Rock is a lookout point providing sweeping views of the Coimbatore plains. A trip to Sim's Park, a ferching botanical garden set amidst shola forests, provides for hours of pleasant walking.
You can also walk past Highfield Tea Estate and get some insights into the process of tea-making at the Guernsey Tea Factory Coonoor is also home to a rich Toda tribal culture and you can buy tribal crafts and artifacts at the charming Green Shop here.
Reach Coonoor is about 280 km from Bengaluru and a six-hour drive via Mysore.
Stay Do it in style and stay at the luxurious Kunumba Village Resort which has a superb selling and great service. Shop Local produce is a nice thing to take back from Coonoor. Check out the stores that sell wild honey and handmade chocolates and take them back home for friends and family.