Explore Coonoor Like Never-Before: Here is a List of Most Off-Beat Places To Explore

Looking for a mesmerizing yet less crowded place to visit and feel the beauty of nature closely? Coonoor is the best place for you. Far from the hustle of the city life, Coonoor is hands down one of the most spellbinding hill stations one could ever visit.
Nestled in the Nilgiris, this enchanting hill station is famous for its amazing tea estates, proximity to Ooty and the calmness making it on the top of every traveler’s bucket list. It is not just a picture-perfect place but has some fun experiences in stored for you.

Take a cheesy dip into the art of cheese making at Coonoor

Ever wondered how the variety of cheese are made? Well, Coonoor has the answer to all your cheese related queries! Ideated by the famous Bollywood director, Mansoor Khan, the magical Acres Wild farm is eco-friendly, holistic, and self-sustaining. Stepping into the farm, you will get to discover all kinds of cheese such as gouda, parmesan, feta, mozzarella and more and how they are produced.

All the cheese products are made of microbial coagulants and are 100% vegetarian. And the most interesting part is that you get to choose from different flavours too, including mild, soft, sharp, dry, and hard. The farm is your cheesy getaway from the hustle of the big cities. So, say cheese, and add it on to your Things to do in Coonoor list.

Hog on to some of the most delicious handmade chocolates

They say, ‘Chocolate is the happiness, that we can eat’, well we cannot agree more to that, but when the chocolate is handmade with love, the happiness level goes a notch higher! Just to cheer yourself up, chocolate is all you need and sometime even a whole box of it.

Coonoor has some of the most irresistible and delicious chocolates which comes in all shapes, sizes, and flavours. The moment you will walk into a chocolate store in Coonoor, you will be surprised to see the variety they offer. From Raspberry ganache wrapped in dark chocolate to coffee bean soaked in cream and dark chocolate, this place will drive any chocoholic crazy!

Some of the popular stores in Coonoor includes- Shunky's home-made Chocolates, Green Shop and Chittus Chocolate Hub.

Explore the velvety tea plantation

Tea plantation is the essence of Coonoor. So, to experience the real vibe of the place, one has to plan a staycation at a tea plantation estate. Just a take stroll through the plantation and admire the workers while they pluck the tender tea leaves for our perfect cuppa.

Do not forget to bless your taste buds with the variety of Nilgiri tea, otherwise your trip to Coonoor would remain incomplete. Some of the famous tea estates where you can plan your stay are Tea Nest, The Club House by Tranquiltea and Brooklands Tea Estate.

Experience a day with Toda tribe

If you are nerd about the history of tribal lives in Coonoor, then you can definitely take a walk through the traditional Toda village.  Todas are the ancient native tribes of the Nilgiris who still live in huts known as Dogles – an oval pent-shaped construction.

To experience the authentic Coonoor, you should definitely visit this village. If you are looking for souvenirs, then you buy the specialized knitted shawls called Poothkuli. The designs on Poothkuli are inspired by nature and divinity.

Trek to the enchanting Catherine falls

Situated within the untouched greens of the Nilgiris, Catherine falls is one the most picturesque spots in Coonoor.  It is a double cascaded waterfall located near Kotagiri which gets its water from the Kallar River and is located at a distance of 20 kms from Coonoor.

Trek through the adventurous paths and explore the breath-taking sight. If you are water baby then, don’t forget to take a dip in the soothing water, it is no less than a therapy.

Enjoy the breath-taking view from the Dolphin’s Nose peak

Located 10 km away from Coonoor, this is an offbeat place which has been unexplored by tourists. The tip of the peak resembles a dolphin’s nose, and that is where it got its name. From the Dolphin’s nose peak, you can clearly see the Catherine fall flowing down the hilly terrain and the view is surreal to watch.

You can also pay a visit to a nearby incredible spot known as Lamb’s Rock. It also blesses your sight with the enchanting views of of the valley amid serene surroundings.

BLive E-bike Tours- Your very own travel buddy

Coonoor has a lot to cater to our exploration hunger, but sometimes renting a car or any mode of transportation can be heavy on our pockets. But with BLive E-Bikes, the Coonoor tour becomes a cake walk. BLive E-bike is the one stop solution for your next Coonoor trip. BLive is a travel tech platform that offers immersive experiential tours powered by smart and savvy electric bikes. Imagine combining high-tech technology with the simple joy of cycling across the picturesque spots in Coonoor.

What are you waiting for? Pack your bags, grab your BLive E-Bike and explore Coonoor like never before!


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