Arudra Darshan Festival
Kotagiri is a delightful & calm town in the Nilgiris. It arranges at a stature of 6512 ft above ocean level. Kotagiri is lavish with greenery tea enclosures & hotter than Ooty. The peacefulness & atmosphere make this town an excellent wellbeing resort.
Previously, Kotagiri was known as ‘Kota-Keri’ or Kota-gherry,’ the road (or line of homes) of the Kotas, the first tenants of this range. The nearby Kota individuals have a settlement & a temple here.
The yearly celebration held in the sanctuary devoted to God Kamataraya. The festival holds exceptional importance to all Kotas in the Nilgiris region. The festival praises the enormous dance of Lord Shiva. It celebrates the arrival of Tiruvadirai star in Marghazi month.
How to Reach Kotagiri
By Air: The closest Airport is Coimbatore Airport, about 100 Km from Kotagiri. Coimbatore Airport associated with the spots in India & abroad.
By Rail: The closest Railway station situates at Coimbatore, about 23 Km from Kotagiri. Coimbatore Railway station is the best choice as there are intermittent trains from all parts of the State.
By Road: State-run & private transports are available from Mettupalayam, Coonoor, & Ooty to achieve Kotagiri. Kotagiri associates with various urban areas in Tamil Nadu by street.