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Madikeri

46 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Madikeri

Best Time: October-February

When one hears the word ‘hill station’, Madikeri is one place that comes to mind. Lush greenery, lofty hillocks and lovely weather are not enough to describe this town, that is a part of the Kodagu or Coorg district. It sits on the eastern part of the Western Ghats, aptly known as the ‘Scotland of India’. Madikeri, being 260 km from Bangalore, constitutes a very unique culture and people. The people of this hill town speak Kodava Takk, a language spec...

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Coorg

51 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Coorg

Best Time: October to March

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...

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Kannur

60 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Kannur

Best Time: January-March

Kannur is one among the northernmost areas in the southwestern province of Kerala in India. The old name 'Cannanore' is the anglicized type of the Malayalam word Kannur. Kannur may have got its name from one of the Hindu god, Kannan, and Ur which symbolizes place, making it the place of Lord Krishna. The god of the Katalayi Sreekrishna temple was before located in a sanctum at Katalayi Kotta in the southeastern part of the Kannur town. With the Western ...

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Kukke Subramanya

64 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Kukke Subramanya

Best Time: October-March

Kukke Subrahmanya is a town situated in the Sullia Taluk of southern Karnataka. The town is arranged on the banks of the Kumaradhara River. Kukke Subrahmanya is a famous goal of religious significance with a few sanctuaries situated in the district devoted to various divine beings. The principal sanctuary situated here is of Subrahmanya that is committed to the Snake God Vasuki and Lord Subrahmanya. Guests need to cross the stream of Kumaradhara to achi...

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Dubare

66 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Dubare

Best Time: July-Feburary

In the district of Kogadu, Karnataka is a forest camp nestling along the river Kaveri called Dubare. The very less explored Dubare is also known as an elephant camp.  It is a very important hub for the Karnataka Forest Department's elephants. Dubare is also a popular tourist attraction as visitors come, watch and also get involved in various activities with these elephants. This place is settled in the dense green forest surrounded with backwaters all a...

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Bekal

70 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Bekal

Best Time: September-March

Bekal is a town in the Kasaragod district. It is a beautiful town in the state of Kerala. The main attraction of the town is Bekal Fort, which is in the shape of a keyhole and is one of the largest forts in Kerala. Kasaragod is the main town near Bekal. Bekal beach is popular for its backwaters and the scenic beauty.  Tourists generally gather in the beach after sunset to enjoy the beautiful and fascinating view while walking the walkway or to engage i...

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Kasargod

80 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Kasargod

Best Time: September-January

The northernmost region of Kerala, Kasargod is situated on the ocean coast bordered by hilly slopes of Kodagu and Mangalore area of Karnataka in the east and north. However, it has a lot of appealing shorelines, fortresses, wildlife sanctuaries, trekking trails and different spots of significance. Kasaragod is located on the shores of the Arabian Sea and was at one time the entryway to the Malabar Coast. The long coastline is spotted with some thrilling...

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Tholpetty

98 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Tholpetty

Best Time: October to March

Sprawling with natural woods and wildlife parks, Tholpetty is a portion of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and comprises the Nilgiri forest Reserve. Popular for its large squirrels, mouse deer, spotted deer, langurs, tigers, panthers and leopards Tholpetty is a wonderland for the admirers of nature. According to the legends, Malabar King Pazhassi Raja fought a battle with the Colonial British at this very place. Recommended sites in and neighbouring Thol...

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Nagarhole

101 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Nagarhole

Best Time: Novemeber to February

Literally meaning the Cobra River, this park snakes through lushy forests and gayly flowing streams. This national park located in Mysore and Kodagu district, is one of India's first Tiger Reserves along with Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The park comes under ‘Project Tiger’, the objective of which, is to preserve endangered wildlife species and also it is under consideration by UNESCO World Heritage Committee for selection as World Heritage Site. Set up in 1...

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Dharmasthala

104 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Dharmasthala

Best Time: January to December

A Pilgrim destination in Karnataka which is famous amongst Vaishnava, Shaiva and Jaina communities, Dharmasthala is known for its Dharamsthala Temple.  It houses various shrines such as Shiva, Manjunatha, Dharma Daivas etc. Dharmasthala literally means the Land of Charity and has a scenic beauty that keeps you mesmerized. The temple is quite unusual as it is run by a Jain administration and the poojas are done by a Hindu priest of the Madhva order. Nove...

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Wayanad

130 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Wayanad

Best Time: October- May

Wayanad is a district in the north-east of the state of Kerala. The beautiful hill station was formed by carving out certain areas from the Kozhikode and Kunnur districts on 1st November, 1980. It can also be called the green paradise of Kerala, which is located among the mountainous plateau of the Western Ghats. The hill station covers an area of 823 sq mi, out of which 885.92 sq km is under forest. The district has three municipal towns, Kalpetta, Man...

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Kalpetta

133 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Kalpetta

Best Time: October-March

Wrapped in the fragrance of coffee, amidst the lush greenery ambience, Kalpetta is a small yet one of the beautiful towns of Kerala. The quaint place is situated on the altitude range of 780m above the sea level, giving a mesmerizing view of the city. Kalpetta is not only nature coated place but also mark per se as an ancient religious town with many temples built in the city. This is a splendid weekend getaway spot as it is surrounded by the mountaino...

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Mangalore

133 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Mangalore

Best Time: September-April

A gateway to the Konkan Coast and the Kodagu District, Mangalore is a blend of the modern intricacies and the ethnic affair of the coastal region. Known as one of the cleanest city of India, Mangalore is nestled between the Arabian Sea at one side and the Western Ghats on the other side in the Karnataka state. This vibrant city is a famous tourist destination, due to its molded diversity of rich culture and natural beauty. The picturesque city of Mangal...

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Vythiri

135 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Vythiri

Best Time: October-May

62 km off Kozhikode is Vythiri, a mainstream resort town well known for its old-world appeal of cabins, log cottages, and tree house facilities comfortably settled in the timberlands of Wayanad. Arranged at an elevation of 700 meters, Vythiri in Wayanad includes 18 towns. Vythiri is a perfect visitor goal with little bungalows and resorts ornamenting its lovely environment. It is the spot to be in the event that one needs to venture back a little into t...

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Kabini

137 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Kabini

Best Time: March-May

Once a private chasing territory for the British, this popular wildlife goal has a rich assortment of widely varied vegetation making it a stunning place of interest. A standout amongst the best-untamed life sanctuaries in Karnataka, the Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary was at one time a private chasing region for the British. Today, it pulls in sightseers from everywhere. It is an absolute necessity to see for all nature lovers and those searching for an idea...

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Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

140 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

Best Time: August-February

Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the four ranges of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, which is the largest wildlife sanctuary of Kerala, the other three being, Sulthan Bathery, Kurichiat and Tholpetty. The wildlife sanctuary is located in Wayanad, Kerala. The Sanctuary is an important part of the Nilgiri Forest Reserve. It is committed to scientific conservation and also considers the general lifestyle of the tribal who live in and around the sanctua...

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Hassan

145 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Hassan

Best Time: November-February

Hassan is located187kms from Bangalore lying in the Malnad and Maidan region of Karnataka. The city gets its name from its managing Goddess Hassanamba which in the Kannada language signify 'Grinning mother'. Attributable to its old temples and landmarks, this city is regularly called the temple - design capital of Karnataka. Found by the chieftain Channa Krishnappa Naik in the eleventh century, Hassan city is the base camp of the Hassan region in Karnat...

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Kudremukh

148 kilometres from Mercara Directions from Mercara to Kudremukh

Best Time: October to January

A high-range tourist destination which literally means the face of a horse, named after the famous hill that resembles the same. This small town is a masterpiece of nature, with folding hills of the Western Ghats covered with short green grass, and valleys lined with thick clusters of forests. Wild springs, seasonal waterfalls, the beautiful Bhadra River, the breathtaking cascade of Hanuman Gundi, there are many more attractions that compels a traveler ...

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