A blend of intoxicating and invigorate beauty, Coorg is a tempting combination of solitude and fresh air minus the frills and fanfares of the city. Coorg's evergreen dense forests on the Southern ranges of the Western Ghats in the state of Karnataka and the plantations that covers this landscape makes the visual imagery mystically charming. The plantations exude a heady fragrance setting the right atmosphere for a romantic getaway. Soothing and peaceful environment offers you and your partner to spend quality time. The sheer beauty, lush green valleys and undulating challenging mountain ranges make it an exquisite location for trekking.
Gaddige Raja's Tomb
It is the most popular attraction built in Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. The mortal remains of the Kodavad royalty and court dignitaries are eye-catching and a must watch.
The scenic breathtaking waterfall from where Cauvery River cascades down at a height of 70 ft offers a splendid backdrop for picnics. One must not miss capturing these falls in their memories.
It has both Islamic and Gothic style of framework. The Shivalinga placed here is named as "Omkareshwara" and regular rites are performed. Tourists visit here to seek the deity's blessings while honeymooners visit to ensure a spiritual happy start to their new life.
It is the best place to indulge in adventurous trekking. The trek routes turn out to be a great fun. These routes do not see a lot of human intervention due to which they are kept very clean and green. The picturesque surroundings add to the allure of these trek routes.
Kushal Nagar Market
Coorg gives you a chance to savor the steamed rice dumplings with the famous Pandhi Kari that presents you with true Kodavad culture. Do not forget to pick some pickles, spices and forest honey.
This placid hill station offers a variety of accommodation options; the British bungalows converted into heritage hotels, luxury hotels, budget hotels, home stays (cottages and resorts) and camps.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Coorg is from September to March. This is the perfect season when monsoons are over and one can truly make the most of the cool and pleasant climate. During April and May Coorg is filled with aroma of coffee and coffee plantations.
How to Reach
Nearest domestic airport is Mangalore, which is 159 km away and international airport is Bangalore, 259 km away.
Nearest railheads are Mangalore, Hassan, Mysore and Thalasserry.
Coorg is well-connected by state run buses from all over Karnataka particularly connected with major cities there.