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Coorg Travel Guide

Overview

Nestled amid nature’s bounty and surrounded by ageless hills opulent Coorg (in Karnataka) is bestowed with breathtaking landscapes and stretches of coffee and spice plantations. The hilly terrain and refreshingly cool climate makes Coorg a perfect for nature walks, trekking and bird watching. Madikeri is the photogenic town with clusters of red-roofed houses and bustling bazaars. This town with its old-world charm has several interesting tourist spots including the Gaddige (Rajas' tombs), Raja Seat, Fort, the Palace and Omkareshwara Temple. Nagarahole National Park a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere reserve is another prominent place that attracts wildlife lovers. Besides all these, the picturesque picnic spot Nisargadhama is a breathtakingly beautiful island near Madikeri with beautiful river side cottages. Coorg has different types of accommodations & beautiful resorts for a perfect holiday. Be it the natural beauty, the coffee & spice plantations, the wildlife or Ayurveda, all in all, has become a popular destination for vacationers from far & wide on a India day tour.


How to visit:

By road: Coorg has a well-connected network of roads that connects it to most of the important cities in Karnataka. Once can hire a taxi or public transport and can enjoy the scenic beauty of the place while driving.

By rail: The Coorg do not have its own railway station, the nearest train station to reach Coorg is Mysore Junction (MYS) at a distance of 120 kms, and Mangalore junction (MANJ) at a distance of 140 kms.

By air: The nearest airport to Coorg is Mangalore (IXE) which is at a distance of 160 kms. You can easily fly to one of these airports, and then board a private taxi, bus, or car for reaching Coorg.

Fast Facts

Location - Kerala, South India

Places of Interest - Raja’s Seat, Omkareswara temple, Abbi Falls, Gaddige Talacauvery & Bhagamandala, Cauvery Nisargadhama, Byle Kuppe, Dubare Reserve Forest & Elephant Camp.

Best time to visit - October to April

Language - Hindi, English, Malayalam

Festivals - Ugadi, Shivarati, Kalipoid, Kaveri Shankramana

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