Places To Visit In Kotagiri

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Here are the top 7 tourist attractions to see in Kotagiri:

1. Elk Falls

Must visit 3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 7
places to visit in Kotagiri

A sight of pure splendor, Elk Falls is situated about 7km from Kotagiri near Uyilathi Village on the main route to Mettupalayam. The surroundings of the falls are equally entrancing as the fall itself, with a European house lying near the spot glorifying the British architecture.

2. Longwood Shola

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
2 out of 7
places to visit in Kotagiri

Longwood Shola is a place that offers tourists a wide spectrum of Kotagiri's wilderness in its full prime. A dense and a thick cover of evergreen forest, the place inhabits animals like flying fox and Indian Bison.

3. Trekking

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 7
places to visit in Kotagiri

Kotagiri offers some of the most picturesque trekking trails in the state. Adorned with beautiful tea estate, lush green surrounding, rumbling rivers and meadows, Kotagiri-Kodanad serves as the most popular trail in the town. Beised this, Catherine Falls and Longwood Shola also offers an opportunity for easy treks.

4. Catherine Falls

3.1 /5

5 km
from city center
4 out of 7
places to visit in Kotagiri

A beautiful sight to behold, Catherine Falls is 250 feet high waterfall flowing into the Kallar River. Located 8km from Kotagiri on the main Mettupalayam Road, the fall is named after a wife of a coffee planter of Kotagiri.

5. Rangasamy Peak and Pillar

3.1 /5

5 km
from city center
5 out of 7
places to visit in Kotagiri

Considered to be a sacred hill, Rangasamy Hill houses a holy shrine devoted to Lord Rangasamy. Situated a distance of 20 km from Kotagiri and standing at a height of 1785 m above the sea level, the peak serves as a sacred place to Irulas Tribe.

6. Kodanand View Point

3.1 /5

14 km
from city center
6 out of 7
places to visit in Kotagiri

A beautiful view awaits you here at Kodanand View Point which looks over a splendid sight of Rangaswamy Peak, Dolphin's Nose, Catherine Fall and Rangaswamy Pillar.

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7. John Sullivan Memorial

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
7 out of 7
places to visit in Kotagiri

John Sullivan Memorial is a place where you can witness the past of the town of Kotagiri established in the memory of John Sullivan, a British civil servant who recognized Ooty as a hill station.

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What are the top sightseeing places in Kotagiri?

The top sightseeing places in Kotagiri are Elk Falls, Longwood Shola, Trekking, Catherine Falls, Rangasamy Peak and Pillar, Kodanand View Point.

How can I commute within Kotagiri?

There are not many options in Karkala to commute from one place to another. Although, the city tends to have a good network of buses that connects almost whole town, you may want to hire a cab for your journey if time is your constraint.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Kotagiri?

Although no number of days is enough to enjoy this nature’s masterpiece. We recommend you to take at least two days to soak in the beauty and charm of the place.

Day 1: Wake up early in the morning and begin by taking a stroll in the tea gardens and spending some time by the tea pickers. A little chat can leave you with a vast knowledge of the plantations. Towards noon you can visit the famous wildlife hotspot Longwood Shola. In the evening you can spend some time in the local markets and pick up little something on your way back.

Day 2: Kick start your next day with an adventurous trip to the enchanting Elk Falls and Catherine Falls. You can end your trip with a visit to the famous Rangasamy Peak & Pillars.
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