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Udhagamandalam, Coonoor and Kotagiri are situated in the Nilgiris in Western ghats. They are 98 kms., 70 kms. from Coimbatore respectively. They are the most popular and oldest hill stations in the South. They are located at an elevation of 2,286 mts., 1,859 mts. and 1,984, mts. respectively. While Ootys pride are the lake, the Botanical gardens and Dodabetta, the highest peak in the Nilgiris, Coonoor boasts of Sims park, Laws falls, Dolphins nose and Lambs rock. Kotagiri has view points and sholas. Reaching Ooty from Mettupalayam by the Swiss Track Rail Type mountain train is an unforgettable experience.