Coonoor is a small town in the Nilgiri District of Tamil Nadu. Coonoor is the second largest hill station of Tamil Nadu and is known for its Nilgiri Tea. It is well connected to major towns by roadways. One can easily go on a biking expedition to Coonoor by getting bikes on rent in Bangalore from the bike rentals which offer a fleet of bikes and scooters for tourists and travellers to hire two-wheelers in Bangalore for visiting such places.
Coonoor experiences a subtropical highland climate due to its high altitude. It is an ideal base for trekking expeditions leading into the Nilgiris. Coonoor is a major tourist attraction of Tamil Nadu and is frequented by people seeking solace from the hassle of life. New bike hiring in Bangalore has become a new trend for such people who wish for solitude after a long weekend.
A number of beautiful places await tourists in Coonoor. Sim’s Park is a botanical garden which is partly developed in the Japanese style and derived its name from J. D. Sim, the founder. An annual fruit and vegetable show is held here in May during which many rare and hybrid varieties of fruits and vegetables grown in the garden are exhibited for the public.
The Dolphin’s Nose Viewpoint is a cliff that provides a breath-taking view of the Nilgiri Hills and Catherine Falls. It is an enormous yet unique rock formation. Trek route from Lady’s Seat to Dolphin’s Nose is the very beaten trek of Coonoor which the travellers can take. Another great attraction of the place is Lamb’s Rock which offers a panoramic view of the Coimbatore plains, tea estates, and coffee estates. Katary Falls is the third largest waterfall in the Nilgiris that one can reach it by trekking. These falls are the site of India's first hydel power plant, the Kateri hydroelectric system
Apart from the peaks, ancient Droog Fort (also called Bakasura Malai) is a historic fort located 15 kilometers Coonoor. The fort was used as an outpost by Tipu Sultan in the 18th century. The fort is in ruins now with only one wall remaining. The site attracts tourists, who reach the fort by hiking through the Nonsuch Tea Estate.
Coonoor is a beautiful hill station and those who travel by road get to see its scenic beauty while riding on two-wheelers with friends. Bangalore bike rentals have made it possible for bikers to get two-wheelers on rent in Bangalore and go to adjoining cities for a fun-filled road trip. So hire a bike in Bangalore and explore new places with friends.