You may have heard about Wellington – the capital city of New Zealand but we are talking about Wellington in South India – a hidden treasure on the hills of Nilgiris. Wellington is a perfect all-weather holiday destination for travel enthusiasts.
It is indeed a secluded wonderland with immense natural beauty. The town has a perfect weather all through the year. It is also blessed with a great collection of flora and fauna. Small hikes from Wellington to Nilgiris, offer splendid mountain views.
It has a British town feel where times seems to have stand still especially in the Cantonment areas . Its an adjacent town to the famous hill station of Conoor which is famous for its green tea gardens and breathtaking scenery.
The town offers plenty of opportunities to explore adventure tourism.
You should not miss a local train ride from Ooty to Coonoor to Mettupalayam – one of the best tourist activities in the region.
Dark chocolates are best to have when you around the city.
How to reach
Wellington is connected only by road to Coimbatore, or to Ooty, along NH181.
Coimbatore is the nearest railway station. The town is connected to all major cities in India by train.
Coimbatore is the nearest airport at a distance of 80kms from Wellington. Direct flights are available from all major cities in India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kochi and Bangalore.