Coimbatore City - Tamilnadu
Coimbatore is known as the Manchester of India for its textile industries. It is mainly a transport junction for travellers and a convenient stop if you are heading to the hill station of Ooty or Kodaikanal. Coimbatore is an easy going place with plenty of accommodation and eating options. It is also a best tourist spot with lot of places to see around.
Coimbatore has the best topography. Located in the South-Western side of Tamil-Nadu it is encompassed by the Western Ghats and filled with greenery everywhere. This beautiful city sits on the banks of Noyyal River.
The Lovely embrace of the cold breeze and the not so hot sun makes Coimbatore one of the pleasing cities in Tamil Nadu. The temperature is around 35°C - 18°C throughout the year.
Places to visit
Marudamalai Temple : The Stunning 3 feet statue of Lord Murugan showers his blessing on his pious devotees from his sanctum at Marudamalai temple. A 30 minutes travel will take you to this nature friendly hillock. The top view from this temple is mind blowing.
Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary : This tranquil forest is stashed between Kerala and Tamil Nadu border. The lucky ones can witness Tigers, Lions and Elephants on road. This forest sprawls across the area of 285sq km.
Siruvani Waterfalls : Siruvani water falls has the tastiest water in world. It is the main water source for the people of Coimbatore. This entrancing silver cascade is situated 35 km west from Coimbatore and is worth a visit.
Black Thunder : Have a bash in the water games of the Black Thunder that is situated in the foot of Nilgiris sprawling across 75 acres in Mettupalayam. This amusement park has 49 water games and lots of dry games which will entertain you to the core.
Isha Yoga Center : This is one of the beautiful and magnificent icons of Coimbatore; the splendid doom shaped building is situated at the foot hills of Velliangiri Mountains in Coimbatore. The spiritual soul showers his grace on his devotees from the idol of Dhyanalinga erected here. This place is filled with complete tranquillity paving way for peaceful meditation.
Air : A 10 km travel will take you to the airport. Domestic flights are available for all time.
Bus : There are three main bus stands in Coimbatore, Central bus station, Thiruvalluvar bus station and Ukkadam bus station. All three bus stands are active all through the day. There are buses for every 30 minutes to Ooty and Kodaikanal.
Train : Coimbatore railway station works at full swing round the clock. Trains to all cities arrive and departure at this station. It is also a high yielding railway unit in South India.