By Car from Bangalore: Distance is 350 km. Travelling Time: 6 to 8 hours depending on traffic.Take the Mysore Highway to Mudhumalai Sanctuary. From there you can get to Ooty. From Ooty it is 20 kms to Coonoor.Soon after the Coonoor railway station take a left and cross over the railway crossing. Ask for SIMS park road, everyone can guide. From SIMS Park, take right turn for Kothagiri Road. Ride around 2 kms from the SIMS park junction. You will reach High field bus stop. Now you can see on the right side of the road the resort is located at elevated landscape. Please take a seat in the Reception and give a call to our care taker Mr Mahalingam at +91 9443747202 If no response then please call D.Dhanapal : +91 8883331732.
By Car from Coimbatore: Distance is 85 km. Travelling Time: 2 to 3 hours depending on traffic. Take the Coimbatore - Coonoor Road via Mettupalayam. At Coonoor Junction turn right over the railway crossing and follow directions from there as shown above.
By Bus: There are buses running from Bangalore, Mysore, Mettupalayam & Coimbatore to Coonoor. From Coonoor Bus Station take a taxi or auto. It is only 5 km from the bus stand. Approximate Time: 15 mins from Coonoor Bus Station. For taxi (check our list below for operators) should cost Rs. 250, an auto Rs 120/-.
By Rail: You can catch The Nilgiri Passenger, the Heritage hill train that leaves from Mettupalayam and gets you to Coonoor Railway Station. Travel on this train itself an enjoyable one. It crosses through scenic hills of Nilgiris before reaching Coonoor. It goes up to Ooty.
Departures: From Mettupalayam to Coonoor: 7:10 AM
From Coonoor to Mettupalayam: 3:15 PM
( Mettupalayam ph.no.04254-22285, Coonoor ph.no.0423-2206110, Tamil Nadu.)
From the Coonoor station take a taxi / auto. Follow the direction above. Approximate Time: 20 mins from Coonoor Railway Station to Lemon Apple Resort. An auto should cost about 150 and taxi should cost you Rs.300.
Taxi Service: Please do check with the persons mentioned below for current rates and to suit your requirement.
Coimbatore Airport Drop or Pickup to Coonoor (General Rates): Indica: Rs. 1,600 non-AC and Rs. 1,800 with AC, Indigo: Rs. 1,800 non-AC and 2,000 with AC, Ford Icon: same as Indigo, Innova: 2,500 Ac or Non AC
Taxi per day in and around Coonoor : Kindly check the rates with the taxi operators directly as this can vary.
Option 1: Mr. Manohar : We suggest him often as he is very popular and reliable. Mobile: +91 94430-78484.
Option 2: Kevin Travels : Courteous and punctual. Also have a 20 seater Swaraj Mazda minivan
Mr.Dinesh: +91 94880-65722
Mr.Madhavan: +91 98438-40412
Land line: 0423-223-5413, 223-6668 from 9am - 7pm (except Sundays)
Option 3: Mr. Prabhakar : Recommended by some visitors for his politeness and helpful nature. Mobile - +91 94430-85278.
Auto/Rickshaw Drivers at Coonoor :
Rafique: 948 91 37529
William: 978 75 55280 (Coonoor Auto Stand)
Sathik: 948 64 16688
Murli: 984 71 17653 (Sims Park Auto Stand)
Medical: Coonoor Drug Stores: Jograj Building, Bedford. +91 423-223-0272
Fire & Ambulance Service : Fire & Ambulance Service: 101 / +91 423-223-0101
Government Lawley Hospital : Mount Road, Coonoor. Tel: +91 423-223-1050
Jain Navyuk Sangh Ambulance : Tel: +91-94431-01060
Nankem Hospital & Ambulance Service : Rajaji Nagar, off Figure of 8 road, Coonoor +91 423-223-1550 A private hospital with facilities to take care of any emergency. Also has a good optical section.
Vasan Eye Hospital : Mount Rd, Kumaran Nagar, Below St. Joseph Convent, Coonoor. Tel: +91 423-398-9000.
Emmanuel Eye Hospital : 14/2, Moore's Garden, Woodcote Road, Coonoor. Tel: +91 423-220-7956
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