Catherine Falls, Coonoor

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  • Address: Coonoor, Tamil Nadu- 643102, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Waterfall, Family And Kids, Valley, Picnic Spot, Nature
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About Catherine Falls, Coonoor

These are the second largest falls in the Nilgiris at a height of 250 feet. It is also a good trekking destination. These descending falls are encircled by tea-plantations, grand views of forest and Mettupalayam plains. Though it’s not possible to reach the foot of the waterfall but you can reach the top, also called as Dolphin’s Nose, to get the spectacular view. The place offers stunning and exquisite views of the valley. It is set in a calm environment with a gorgeous view of the falls.

Catherine Falls Information

  • Cabs and taxis can be hired for a fixed period of time from the hiring agencies.
  • Be careful on your way back if you are driving.

How To reach Catherine Falls by Public Transport

  • By rented car from city centre.

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  • Beautiful spot... Can spend more time with friends...On way route to falls you can find scenic photo places ... Accessing is through estate walkway which is little slippier...Riskier to take bath

  • Security is definitely a concern, the area is pretty remote, ladies not advised to go alone, there were drunk men when I visited

  • Good place...small road... Steep valley.. no shops available... Little dangerous... Good to hangout with friends and family.. A 20 minutes drive from aravenu(kotagiri highway).

  • Good place to visit . Not yet commercially exploited. You need to have a private vehicle to reach here.

  • Its a small water fall, but you can take bath there. You need to park vehicle and walk about 10 min through tea plantation to reach the falls. You need to climb down to see the falls and take bath. Be careful about slippery stones while climbing down.

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