The Scotland of India
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.
Thadiyandamol ( 1900m) Pushpageri (1870 m.), Kotebetta (1620m.) and Mandalapatti (630m) are the popular trekking points in Kodagu.
There are many river rafting organizers in Kodagu near Dubare area. The water will be calm and cold here.
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)
Top things do in Coorg
How to reach
How to Reach by Flight
How to Reach by Train
How to Reach by Bus
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.
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.
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.