Know About Amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Kotagiri – Tamil Nadu – South India Hill Station

Kotagiri is the oldest and largest hill station in the Tamil Nadu.  Climatic conditions of Kotagiri have helped the place to shape as one of the best health resort in the country. Doddabetta range protects Kotagiri from the southwest monsoon and famous mist of Coonoor.

Small hill resort Kotagiri have many view points and tourist attractions /places with the back ground of luxuriant tea plantation. Kotagiri, with its open-terrace location, a bit warmer climate, some fascinating picturesque waterfalls, bracing and balmier weather, is an ideal location for the health resort.

Kotagiri is also famous for lush green golf course, public schools and as the hiker’s paradise.


Vital Tourist Information : Kotagiri

Location :
Health resort Kotagiri is located in serene Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu at road distance of less than one hour's drive famous hill station Udhagamandalam and quite close to popular hill resort Coonoor.


Mountain Range : Nilgiri Hills


Altitude : 1985 Meters


Near By City : Ooty


State : Tamil Nadu [India]


Region : South India


Famous as / For :
Hiker's paradise.
Public Schools - Educational Centre
Health Resort


Weather & Climate :
Kotagiri experiences bracing and balmier weather with quite pleasant climate for entire year.


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 25°C Min. 10°C
Winter : Max. 21°C Min. 0°C


Tourist Season : All round the year


Spoken Languages : Tamil - English - Hindi


Souvenir / Shopping :
Kotagiri is popular and busy tea trading center of Tamil Nadu. Tourist can look forward to shop various types of aromatic tea as the Kotagiri tour souvenir.


Trekking/Excursions : At Kotagiri trekking lovers will find endless trails but this will be good to have local guide.


Fair & Festivals :
Arudra Dharshan is an annual festival of Kota tribes held at Kota Temple.


Must Visit Places :
Elk Falls - Kodanad View Point - Long Wood Shola - Rangaswamy Peak and Pillar - St. Catherian's Falls


How To Reach Kotagiri Tamil Nadu [India]


Basic Travel Info :
Kotagiri is just 27 Km away from the Ooty one of the most popular Hill Station in South India. Many tourist use Ooty as the base city for Kotagiri tour.


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Mountain train Journey of about 4 hours duration to Kotagiri from Mettupalayam is one of most fascinating, thrilling and adventurous experience of the life. Coimbatore [65 km] is the nearest rail station on the main line.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Kotagiri is well connected on the road journey as there is good number of buses plying on the route. Buses are available from Ooty, Coonoor, Mettupalayam and other cities.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Coimbatore is the nearest airport for air travel to Kotagiri.