Destination Holiday: Coorg – Travel Guide and Must-Visit Places in Coorg!

Coorg travel

If you are newly hitched and planning for a great honeymoon, then Kodagu/Coorg is the heaven for you. Even the family vacation and trekkers are attracted towards this place, known as the “Scotland of India”. It is occupied in the Southwestern part of Karnataka in the Western Ghats. The river Cauvery and the coffee plantations will surely amaze and refresh you.

elephant-in-a-coffee-estate Coorg
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How to reach:

By Road: A well connected network from Bangalore, Mysore and Virajpet. State Highway 88 of Karnataka connects Mysore to Mangalore. The town of Madekeri is situated 285 kilometers from Bangalore city.

By Rail: The most preferable are Mysore and Mangalore rail stations which are 140 km from Madekeri. Kasaragod, Kannur and Hassan are the nearest railway stations.

By Air: The Mangalore and Mysore airports are the nearest.

Panoramic Raja’s Seat

View the lush green hills and enjoy the sunset in a King style in the Madekeri. The Raja Seat was so named because the Kings used to visit this place and watch the beautiful and glorious sunset. Also, enjoy the toy train ride around the garden.

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Abbi Falls: Where The Water Touches Soul

A thrilling waterfall at just a 5-6 km drive from the main city is a famous attraction for all the tourists. The hanging bridge near the waterfall is risky but pleasurable. A must visit during the monsoon.

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Byle Kuppe: A Tibetan Monastery

The gold coated Buddhists statues are divine. It is amongst the largest monastery and the settlement of the Tibetans in the south India. This place is also known as Golden Temple in Kushalnagar.

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Scenic Mandalpatti

The hypnotizing beauty of the Mandalpatti is mesmerizing. A jeep can be hired from the town to enjoy the untouched place.

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A few more tourist places like Omkareshwara Temple, Talacauvery & Bhagamandala, Nisargdharma, Dubare Forest Camp, etc can be enjoyed in the nature’s lap.

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Orange County, Vivanta by Taj Madekeri are the most popular places to stay in the Coorg, followed with The Tamara and other luxurious hotels.

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Home Stay:

Are available in the coffee plantation fields near the village.

The best time to visit are the monsoons where in you can enjoy the nature at it’s best!

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