Kotagiri is a Panchayat town in The Nilgiris District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Surrounded by tea estates and beautiful green landscapes, Kotagiri offers plenty of opportunities for trekking and rock climbing. One of the three popular hill stations in the Nilgiris besides Ooty, 29 km, Coonoor, 18 km, Kotagiri is your quintessential plantation. Situated at an elevation of 5,882 ft, the hill station is located in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. The name Kotagiri means mountains of the Kota.