Kotagiri is an ancient hill station of the Nilgiris and is located near the region of Coonoor. It is a village and gives you the amazing feel of being in the midst of a tree plantation with gentle slopes and small hills.
Sunlight is scanty in this region as it falls under the shade of the Doddabetta Range. Major attractions of this place include St. Catherine Falls, Rangaswami Rock and Pillar and the Elk Falls. Kodanad Viewpoint is another very popular place amongst tourists and it provides you with magnificent views of the plains, the blue hills along with the Mayor River and the rising mist.