Also referred to as ‘Kodagu District’, Coorg is a famous hub for tourists who love spending a good amount of quality time with nature. This beautiful hill station is located in the south western part of Karnataka, bordering Kerala. Adventure seekers throng this place on a frequent basis in order to explore every nook and cranny of nature’s treasure troves that can be found here.
One of the highest peaks of Coorg, Brahmagiri is rich in flora and fauna and offers the nature lover many sights to explore. The hill range is located in the Western Ghats on the border of Kerala and Karnataka. A trekker's paradise, especially for those who wish to embark on a Brahmagiri trek, you will realize there are several sightseeing spots for you to enjoy during your trek here!
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With waterfalls, thick, dense forests and hills surrounding you on all sides, a hike does sound like a pretty amazing deal! The Brahmagiri peak is one of the most formidable, yet most beautiful peaks of Coorg and has been termed as a trekker’s paradise by many! The Brahmagiri trekking experience lasts for about 10 hours and is ‘trek safe’ from both the Kerala side and the Karnataka side.
The Kerala side of the Brahmagiri trek begins at Tirunelli; home to the famous south Indian Tirunelli Temple. For those trekking from Karnataka, the trek begins from the Irupu Falls. For those trekkers coming in from Kerala, permissions must be granted from the Tirunelli Forest Range Officer. For the Karnataka trekkers, The Sirmangala Forest Range Officer grants permissions.
Photographers and nature enthusiasts can visit the nearby Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary, if they are trekking from the Kerala Range. Witness the sanctity of temples, the alluring caves and the magnificent peaks that adorn the beautiful hill station of Coorg.