49 Places to Visit Near Mercara

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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...

Madikeri Travel Guide
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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...

Coorg Travel Guide
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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 ...

Kannur Travel Guide
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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...

Kukke Subramanya Travel Guide
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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...

Dubare Travel Guide
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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...

Bekal Travel Guide
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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...

Kasargod Travel Guide
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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...

Tholpetty Travel Guide
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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...

Nagarhole Travel Guide
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