When life throws you a curve, hit the clutch and take a road trip. Coonoor is a perfect road trip for hardcore travellers offering enduring roads and alluring atmosphere takes one closer to nature’s call. Nestled in the Nilgiri region in Tamil Nadu is a scenic getaway for local travellers. The road trip to the heavenly place is far more worth remembering as the line-up starts from Bangalore, and onward to Mysore, Gundlupet, Mudumalai, Ooty and finally Coonoor.
Journey embarks at Bangalore
Start early in the morning as the traffic is minimum to zip through the roads efficiently. A 3-hr journey to Mysore covering a distance of 152 km could be completed in a single go. Take a halt in Mysore while exploring its beauty and a little snack will charge you up. If you are planning to halt for a night and drive during the dawn. Then one must explore church of St. Philomena, a highly recommended place for travellers entering Mysore.
After fueling up the energy hit the meandering road and pull the breaks in Mudumalai. The drive through the dense forest in the aromatic fresh air is like a contentment to the thirsty soul. Take a stop over at the wildlife Tiger reserves of Bandipur and Mudumalai. Fill up your stomach with the local cuisine and brace up to experience the hairpin bends till Ooty from Mudumalai, a steep and tedious drive offering reckless thrills.Final arrival in Coonoor
After the blended scenario of daunting roads and aromatic dense forest, explore the extremities of Coonoor. The place is synonymous with the word tranquil, nestled far away from hustling of the towns. The towns also have various melodious birds such as bulbuls, thrushes, babblers, larks and robins. The sleepy little town does not have many touristy spots, but its natural surroundings are relaxing and intriguing.
Pay a visit to Sim’s park, toy train and Brooklands Tea Factory.Heritage train of Coonoor takes one to spectacle the drooling charm of mountains, pummeling waterfalls, placidly lakes and luscious grasslands. At the end of the day sit back near a crackling bonfire with a glass of splendid wine and a friend to talk for hours. Share stories and relive the memories underneath the sheet of million stars.
[Announcement] Unforgettable Journeys: A Rip-Roaring Road Trip To Coonoor(Bangalore)
2017-01-23 09:14 AM