This small and beautiful hill station offers some of the best opportunities for trekking. Some trekking routes are:
- Punganoor - Nilavur Jalagamparai - 14 km
- Punganoor Swamimalai Hill - 6 km
- Mangalam to Swamimalai - 2 km
- Information Centre to Koosi Kuttai - 1.5 km
- Puthur to Perumadu Waterfalls - 3 km
- Boat House to Pulicha Kuttai - 3 km
- Nilavur to Kardimunai - 1.5 km
Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) in association with the Yelagiri Adventure Sports Association (YASA) initiated paragliding in the Yelagiri Hills in 2008, when the first international para-gliding festival was held. The festival is held annually since then.
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Other Cool Retreats in the Area Coonoor
Coonoor is situated on the eastern side of the southern extremity of the Doddabetta range, at an altitude of 1,858 m above the sea level. It is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiris. Coonoor is located 19 km away from Ooty, and is the first of the three hill stations in the Nilgiris: Ooty, Kotagiri and Coonoor. Grassy meadows, tea bushes and profusion of sunflowers, marigolds and rhododendrons, all growing wild, add considerably to the town’s attraction. Coonoor is essentially a small tea garden town where the weather remains pleasantly cool throughout the year. The town is physically divided into upper and lower Coonoor.
Ketty is well known for having the highest railway station in the country, situated at a height of 7,000 ft, in the Nilgiri Mountains of South India. The weather of Ketty valley is salubriousand the place has a wealth of natural beauty in the form of the Wenlock Downs, the Municipal Gardens and Doddabetta Peak, at 2,623 m the highest in the Nilgiris.