This place has been most often referred and compared as the ‘Manchester of South India’. Geographically, the city set on the banks of River Noyyal. The place has a few natural attractions present. However, apart from that, the city is also the sparkling hub of industry. It is also the 2 nd largest city present in Tamil Nadu.
One can say that Coimbatore is a perfect tourist destination which is not just filled with natural beauty but also has other offerings such as temples, dams, churches, and much more.
Situated at the foot of the great Nilgiri Hills, it is one of the top holiday destination in India. One of the reasons for the popularity of Coimbatore is the number of good places surrounding it that one can travel to on the weekends.
Here, are few such places that one can visit from Coimbatore during the weekends :
At just 170.5 kms away from Coimbatore, one can easily reach this tea estate by hiring a Coimbatore to Munnar taxi. It is a very beautiful hill station, which is popularly known for its tea estates, the abundance of flora and fauna, and most importantly for its exotic scenery.
Munnar is a very popular hill station that is present in Kerela where in, one can de-stress and retreat in the lap of nature. Its environment is set in a very pleasant manner where in, it is situated on the banks Madupetti River, Periavaru River, and Nallathanni.
Not just that, this place is also blessed with beautiful and magnificent natural view points. Some of the places that one should visit here are the Eravikulam National Park, the tea plantations, and the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary.
Ooty is just 85.5 kms away from Coimbatore and is one of the most popular places that have to be visited whilst in South India. One can easily reach this place from Coimbatore by hiring cabs from Coimbatore to Ooty.
It is known to be the queen of hill stations and true to the title is adorned with such natural beauty that can take your breath away. Situated at an altitude of 2, 240 mt. above the sea level, it is one of the most sought after honeymoon destinations.
One can enjoy the numerous tea estates which are famous all over Ooty. This place is pleasant throughout the year.
One should enjoy the Nilgiri mountain railway also known as the Ooty Toy Train while in this place as it is a marvel in itself. One can visit these points in this place, the Wax World Museum, the St. Stephen’s Church, and the Tea Museum.
This place is 183.0 kms away from Coimbatore and one can reach this place easily roadways.
It is one of the famous holiday destinations that is present in South India. It is filled with the scenic beauty which has always helped create most memorable experiences for the tourists.
One can enjoy the huge rocks in the forest along with the enchanting waterfalls. One can opt for various activities like trekking, cycling, boating, horse riding, etc.
This is another ideal location for the weekend getaway as this is only 195.6 kms away from Coimbatore. This place is known for its coffee plantations and also for having some very unique species of flora and fauna. It is also known as the ‘Land of 7 forests’. Situated at an altitude of 1, 515 mt. above sea level. One can go for trekking through this wonderful place.
This place is also known as the Poor Man’s Ooty but with its dense forests and the scenic beauty of the Nilgiris, this place is another point that one has to visit. One can just recoil from the busy world and relax to the sound of birds and nature in this place.
Coimbatore is a hub to all of these places and one can enjoy these places as weekend getaways by hiring Savaari Cabs.