Burliyar is a small village located in Nilgiri Hills on the way to Ooty. It is 24kms away from Ooty and very close to coonoor. It is part of the coonoor taluk. Burliyar is well among travellers, since it has the road side small shops selling all kings of things. Burliyar is the place where normally government buses stop for small break. The place is crowded with small shops and tea stalls serving the passengers. Most people get down here to enjoy the view and refresh themselves.
The area is very cool as it is in hilly region. Coonoor is the nearest major town with bus stand and railway station. State horticulture farm is located here. It is started in the year 1871 and offer employment for the local people. This is also a the place where landslides happen when there is heavy rain.