The best time to visit Coonoor is between the months of October to March. The summer season begins from March and remains till May. The temperature of the season ranges from 22°C to 37°C. The summer season grants the most arresting view of the place.
Do you need to book in advance to visit Lambs Rock?
Lambs rock is perhaps the most favorite place for picnic parties near Coonoor. It is a point on the way to Dolphins Nose, and the Seat was so called by the then Collector Mr. E.B. Thomas, after one Captain Lamb who made earnest attempts to open a path to the place.
What attractions are near Lambs Rock?
Here are the top 5 things you can do in Coonoor for a fabulous vacation.
Trek to the Hidden Valley. Longing for the adrenaline rush? .
Spend Some Time At The Highfield Tea Factory. .
Take A Joyride on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway Toy Train. .
Head to the Popular View Points. .
Treat Your Taste Buds with Coonoors Specialities.
Why is it called Lambs Rock?
the Nilgiris district
Coonoor, natively spelt as Kunnur ( pronunciation (help·info)), is a Taluk and a municipality of the Nilgiris district in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu.
What are the various things one can do at Coonoor?
Lambs quarters can be eaten both raw and cooked (but see our note in Nutrition, below, about oxalic acid and saponins in the raw plant). Give the leaves a good rinse before eating to get rid of the (normal) white, powdery bloom on them.
Where is Coonoor situated?
Lambs Rock is a tourist spot in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu, India, on the slopes of the Nilgiri Hills. It is located at a distance of 8 kilometers from Coonoor. It has a view of the Coimbatore plains, tea estates and coffee estates.
Can you eat lambs quarter?
Coonoor is famous for its tea, handmade antique pieces, Indian handlooms, and shawls.
What are lamb rocks?
Located at an altitude of over 6000 ft ASL, Coonoor is the quieter cousin of otherwise famous and busier Ooty. It is situated around 20 kilometres from Ooty. Coonoor has the beauty of tea plantations, valleys, ravines and waterfalls all around.
What is famous in Coonoor to buy?
over a year ago. Yes, Pykara is better. Theres boating and the water falls (two separate spots about 2kms apart). Additionally there are more scenic spots on the way to Pykara.
Is Coonoor better than Ooty?
If you are a nature lover and prefer to explore waterfalls, Valleys, and tea plantations then you must visit Coonoor on your next South India Tour. However, if you prefer to explore wildlife, caves, temples, and islands then you must visit Wayanad.
Sightseeing places covered – Abortorum (Tree Park), Vallery View (Telescope house), Sims Park, Lambs Rock, Dolphins Nose, Coonoor Tea Garden, Catherine Water Falls (View from distance).