India is abundant in natural beauty and diverse in its geographical terrain. It is home to some of the finest hill stations which serve as great getaways from the urban plains during summer. South India is blessed with some of these hill stations which are not just spectacular in the aesthetic sense but also extremely pleasant in terms of weather. Two such hill stations are Ooty and Coonoor which are known for their scenic beauty as well as mesmerizing weather and ambiance. Here is the best time to visit Ooty and Coonoor.
Known as the Queen of hill stations, Ooty is extremely popular in south India and provides a welcome respite from the summer heat. While Ooty is really an all-year destination, the best time to visit Ooty is during the months of March to June. This is when the average temperature here is under 20 degrees C making it ideal for sight-seeing and leisurely walks. You can enjoy the magnificent views as well as the romantic ambiance of this wonderful hill station during these months.
Tamil Nadu’s second largest hill station after Ooty, Coonoor has become extremely popular as a holiday destination over the years. Having featured in famous films like Kapoor and Sons, it has captured the imagination of many a traveler. The best time to visit Coonoor is during the winter months of October to March. The temperature remains ranges from 10 to 20 degrees C and is good for sight-seeing activities. The greenery of tea plantations clubbed with the morning mist gives the place a dreamy feel and makes it an ideal getaway from the urban hustle-bustle.