waterfalls around Cooonoor
Coonoor, 11,708 meters above sea level, is located on a lovely site on the mountain rail-route to Ooty. This slpendid summer resort offers numerous places of interest. Sim’s Park, with its experimental fruit gardens, and the Pasteur Institute are two such places. Spots of natural beauty are Low’s waterfall, Tiger Rock and other promontories and waterfalls around Coonoor.
Kotagiri, 1,982 meters above sea level, 19 kilometers from Coonoor, is reputed to be the first spot developed in the Nilgiris as a summer resort.
Birds, not of a legendary variety but beautiful all the same, are found in great flocks at the Vedanthangal sanctuary, 85 kilometers by road from Chennai. Every year, after the rainy season, thousands of aquatic birds, such as storks, herons and flamingo-es, come to this lovely spot to breed on the trees surrounding a lake. They come mainly from the temperate zone,.