Kotagiri is a splendid hill stations is located in the lush green hills of Nilgiri, Tamil Nadu with an elevation of 1793 meters. This splendid hill station is located around 28km east of Ooty. Kotagiri is a simple, small village and is hushed and unscathed. This old hill station is well known for verdant atmosphere, tea plantations and moreover, it offers superb trekking possibilities.Kotagiri is plenteous with natural attractiveness and the tourist prefers the elegant viewpoints that permit. It is a perfect holiday sill station to opt for. Kotagiri has a mild temperature all through the year. It can be visited at any time of the year.Erstwhile known as 'Kota-Keri,' the name of this hill station translates as - street or lines of the house of the Kotas.Kotagiri is primarily inhabited by Kota tribes who are strongly following their age old customs and earn their living as artisans, involved in activities such as baking, terracotta and pottery.
Coimbatore (63 kms), Mysore (155 kms), Calicut (200 kms)
Coonoor(23 kms), Ooty(30 kms), Mettupalayam(31 kms)
State run and private buses and taxis are available from Mettupalayam, Coonoor and Ooty to reach Kotagiri. It is well connected to many cities in Tamil Nadu by road.
Though a hill station, it never snows. It is never in the list of Very Cold cities. So the answer is, you can visit Kodagiri any time of the year. But, weather changes frequently on hills and you should be prepared for cold weather in mornings & nights.
Though landslides, slippery roads can be expected, a travel advisory is difficult and tricky. YET, monsoon in hills is an extremely pleasurable experience. Incessant rains, cloudbursts, waterfalls out of nowhere are something to be seen and believed.
Lightning punctures our atmosphere bringing fresh air and this cannot be experienced in plains.
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Arudra Darshan Day
It is the annual festival dedicated to goddess Kamataraya, and holds great reverence in heart of Kotas.
The festival is celebrated in month of February with richness and fervor in the nearby temple known as Elk Hill Murugan.
There are various shops located within and around Kotagiri, popular for typical South Indian artifacts made by the Kota tribes. Kotagiri is where you will experience different varieties of tea, handmade antiques, Indian handlooms, and shawls. Tourists love shopping for Irish and Belgian table sets and shadow-worked bed sheets.
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