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Kannada
2 Days
October to March
Mangalore International Airport
19℃ to 25℃

Coorg Tourism

Coorg ( also knows as Kodagu ) is a popular hill station in Karnataka. It is a popular weekend getaway destination from Bangalore and Mysore. Coorg is known for coffee plantations, forests, rivers and hills. Coorg is one of the top destinations in Karnataka Tourism. It is among the places in India which receive the highest rainfall. River Cauvery originates near Talacauvery in Kodagu.

Coorg has a weather which is pleasant throughout the year which makes it a top destination for nature lovers, adventure seekers and honeymooners.

Attractions

Bhagamandala

1.Bhagamandala

31 kilometres from city centre

It is known for Sri Bhagandeswara temple. The temple is situated on the bank of the river.

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Talacauvery

2.Talacauvery

34 kilometres from city centre

Kaveri, which is one of the 7 sacred rivers originates here. You can see the Mangalore sea from here during sunset on a sunny day.

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Tadiandamol Peak

3.Tadiandamol Peak

25 kilometres from city centre

It is the highest peak in Coorg which is at an altitude of 1748m. You have to trek about 3km to reach the top of the peak.

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Mallalli Falls

4.Mallalli Falls

39 kilometres from city centre

This waterfall is little away from Coorg town center ( Madikeri ). It is surrounded by green mountains.

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Namdroling Monastery

5.Namdroling Monastery

20 kilometres from city centre

A typical Tibetan monastery which is situated at 35km from Madikeri. This is a quiet and calm place with 3 temples which has many paintings inside ...

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Iruppu Falls

6.Iruppu Falls

46 kilometres from city centre

It is said that Rama and Lakshmana passed through this place while searching for Sita. The place will be crowded by devotees during Shivaratri. 

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Honnamana Kere Lake

7.Honnamana Kere Lake

33 kilometres from city centre

It is a holy as well as tourist destination. Pilgrims visit the place daily to seek the blessing of Goddess Honnama.

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Nagarhole National Park

8.Nagarhole National Park

48 kilometres from city centre

Nagarhole means "Snake River" in Kannada. You may even see a Tiger or a Panther here if you are lucky.

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Raja's Seat

9.Raja's Seat

11 kilometres from city centre

Raja's seat is the most popular sunset viewpoint in Kodagu. There is also a musical fountain in the park. It is said that the kings used to view th...

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Abbey Falls

10.Abbey Falls

17 kilometres from city centre

The waterfall surrounded by cardamom plantations is at a distance of 8km from Madikeri. The waterfall is popular as it has plenty of water even dur...

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Activities

Trekking

Thadiyandamol ( 1900m) Pushpageri (1870 m.), Kotebetta (1620m.) and Mandalapatti (630m) are the popular trekking points in Kodagu.

River Rafting

There are many river rafting organizers in Kodagu near Dubare area. The water will be calm and cold here.

Campfire

Resorts usually organize campfire daily night. Beelur Golf Club is famous for campfires.

Food and Drinks

Rice is the staple food in Coorg, meat and pork are popular here. Homemade wines are available at stalls near tourist spots. Coffee is widely available here as it is the largest coffee producer in India. Coffee powder and beans can also be bought at stalls.

Hotels and Resorts

 

Hotels of all price ranges are available here. There are estates which offer stay in suites surrounded by coffee plantations. Silver Brook Estate is a popular option, it is amidst coffee plantations (website)

How to reach

Coorg is well-connected to other major cities of the country by air, road and rail.

How to Reach by Flight

Mangalore Airport, located about 160 km away, is the nearest airport to Coorg. The airport has scheduled flights to major Indian cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Hyderabad.

How to Reach by Train

Mysore Junction, located around 95 km away is the nearest railway station to Coorg.

How to Reach by Bus

KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) provide deluxe buses to Coorg, on a regular basis from cities like Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore.

How to Reach by Road

How to travel within

Auto rickshaws are the cheapest means of transport in Coorg and are readily available.It is advisable to check the prices before hiring one.

 

Safety Tips

Leeches are common in hilly areas, watch out if you are walking on grass or wet surfaces.

Look out for unmarked speedbreakers, wild animals, domestic herds if you are driving.

Coorg Itinerary

Day1: Reach early in the morning and visit the Namdroling Monastery and head to Abbey falls. Visit Raja's seat for sunset.

Day2: There are many adventure activities, river rafting is recommended.

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