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What You Should Know More About Camping in Coorg
Coorg is located in the Indian state of Karnataka. Coorg does not have an airport or a railway station. The nearest airport is Mangalore and the nearest railway station is Mysore.
Therefore the best way to reach is Coorg is via road from the Bangalore, Mangalore or Mysore which have great road connectivity to the city.
Coorg is located at a distance of 260 kilometers from Bangalore. It is about a 5 hour drive between the two places. You can reach Coorg from Bangalore either by driving your personal car or by buses run by state public transportation available every 30 to 60 minutes.
Madikeri is a part of the district of Coorg. Madikeri is an important spot for visiting popular tourist attractions like Raja’s Seat, Abbey Falls, Madikeri Fort, St Mark’s Church and Omkareshwar Temple in Coorg.
Coorg is a hill station and an excellent destination for those looking to be greeted with pleasant climate on a vacation. The average temperature ranges between 15 to 30 degrees Celsius throughout the year making it a popular tourist spot suitable for both relaxation and adventure.
For camping, we suggest you to visit Coorg during the drier months of the year from January to June.
Monsoons is one of the best seasons to visit Coorg. During monsoons, the rivers are flowing heavily and the landscape glimmers with its green slopes. But for camping in monsoons, you may be at a risk as the trails get infested with leeches and you may have to cancel activities like bonfire or outdoor games if it rains.
Though camping during the monsoons is becoming a trend lately, we advise you to go for camping during the dry season of the year.
There is a list of essentials which you should definitely not miss while packing your bags when you are embarking on a trip to Coorg. You should carry light and comfortable clothing but also keep some warm clothes like a jacket in case it gets chilly during the night. If you are going for trekking in Coorg, you should always keep medical supplies and a first aid kit handy with you.
Also, sports shoes are highly recommended if you wish to try out adventure activities. For other water sports, you should always have a dry pair of clothes to change into after the activities.
Camping in Coorg starts at INR 1,500 per person. The package includes meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) along with a tented accommodation which are provided while camping.
But we suggest you to keep a track of online Coorg packages for camping and you may end up with a great deal on the package.
You can also check out some beautiful resorts in Coorg for an amazing stay.
It’s not compulsory but you do not want to go back disappointed if all the slots are booked out or you get a bad package deal for camping. Therefore it is advisable to book in advance for a discounted and better offer.
Coorg has a number of excellent locations where you can pitch your tent and gaze at the stars beyond a majestic landscape. Some places where you can go camping in Coorg are:
Coorg is a popular hill station and camping is one of the most sought after activities when you are visiting Coorg. This activity allows you to witness the unspoilt and the awe-inspiring facet of nature with its hills and waterfalls.
Your Coorg camping package will include three-time meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner. These meals are generally offered with both a vegetarian and non-vegetarian option.
You will be accompanied by a professional guide who will assist you while camping. It would also include a bonfire and activities which may differ from package to package.
You can book a separate camp as a couple, although the cost will be a bit more since most camps are on a multiple sharing basis accommodating minimum 4 people.
You will be served food prepared in authentic local cuisine. The food is very delicious and you will savor every bit of it. You will have to confirm with your camp operator for non-veg food preferences.
Yes, there are generally bonfires and barbeques arranged on a group tour of camping. But we advise you to confirm with your tour operator about the same before you book for camping in Coorg.
Yes, there is non-vegetarian food as well. You will have to confirm with your camp operator before you book.
Some popular activities which you can indulge in while camping are:
The final set of activities will depend upon the camp tour you choose.
There are good bathroom facilities while camping since the camps are stationed at a base sight.
Yes the camp operators are trained for any emergencies and if it gets too drastic, they arrange for you to be admitted in the nearest hospital as soon as possible.
Coorg is a paradise for people looking to get close with nature while indulging in this adventurous activity. The hill station boasts an enigmatic landscape formed by mesmerizing hills, roaring rivers and wonderful waterfalls which you can experience at their best only when you are camping.
Also camping here generally is organized in group tours so you will be able to enjoy the company of friends and family in a naturally beautiful setting.
We would like to recommend the following tourist attractions in Coorg for a wonderful visit:
You are allowed to play music at some campsites, but others prohibit it since camping is supposed to be an experience to connect with nature and oneself.
Traveller Tales from Coorg
17 June 2017
"One of the best places for camping. You will love the drive to reach this place, those roads!! so beautiful.\nCan't forget the hospitality of the host. Bahaddur, who is working over there and his kids...
03 January 2017
It was an stunning experience for me as solo traveler. Location is in 16 km cut from Madikeri towards Talakaveri and last 3 km pathway is very much into the forest and you will be enjoying that. Lo...
17 August 2017
First of all I would like to thank Coorg local team for wonderful arrangements and management. Special thanks to Mr Pavan and Mr Arun Anna. Votecad Nature camp : If you want to feel the nature really...
22 September 2014
It was an amazing and adventurous experience. The whole camping area was great with very good homely food. Theexperience staying out there was remarkable. The service people out there are very generous...
14 February 2017
"Fantastic experience!! We went in the summer(may) , still the weather was very pleasant and cloudy. Spending 1 day among those hills without any gadgets has given me a lifetime memory. The weather has...
29 December 2015
Coorg is totally made for trekking,,,,with the green surroundings and trails...it is always peaceful and amazing to trek here....our trek was perfect and the best part..is that i got to meet alots of n
18 July 2017
"If you've ever been to a camp, you quite know the drill!\nBut this one is off tracks (in a good way), right from the route one has to take to get to the camp -- to the view one gets from those tents -...
09 April 2015
By far the best team outing me and my team had! And this was made possible by Civet Creek team and Thrillophilia. We were a little apprehensive about an over-night camping trip and going to a place wit...
29 April 2017
I will recommend the this camp as a ' must do'for anyone who is interested to experience Outdoor camping and has little time available. I had so many positive experiences that it will be difficult for...
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