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This stunning waterfall does not only captivates the beholder’s eyes but makes one fall in love with its unparalleled beauty. Falling along the Brahmagiri Mountain range of a tributary originating from river Cauvery.
Irupu falls is also known as Lakshmana Tirtha Falls and this is the hidden splendour of Coorg, a very famous and picturesque spot. While on your route to Brahmagiri peak, Iruppu fall is one of the major attraction en route along with the trekking routes to Narimale forest camp.
Height: 170 Feet.
Location: Kurchi, Karnataka 571250
Best Time to visit: Monsoon season and winter season.
Entry fee: INR 50 per head.
Timings: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM on all days of the week.
Average time required to visit the place: 3 to 4 hours.
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 75 KM.
The place has a history of having the king of Coorg to spend his time witnessing the scenic and panoramic vistas of the place. Raja’s Seat is one of the best attractions in Coorg to watch the majestic sunrise or the fiery sunset. It is a fantastic spot for recreational activities in Coorg.
Raja’s seat sets in a glorious garden of seasonal colourful flowers and musical fountain shows. There is also a toy train that runs through the garden entertaining both adults and children. Raja’s Seat has such an unerring location that it overlooks a valley bathing in green and a horizon doused in all shades of blue and orange.
Height: Approximately 160 ft above sea level.
Location: Stuart Hill, Madikeri, Karnataka 571201
Best Time to visit: November to March (winter season)
Entry fee: INR 5 per person. INR 20 per head for Toy train ride and INR 40 for parking.
Timings: 6 PM to 8 PM on Monday to Friday and 6 PM to 7:30 PM on Saturday and Sunday. The musical fountain show starts at 7:00 PM on weekdays and 6:45 AM to 7:20 PM on weekends.
Average time required to visit the place: 1 to 2 hours.
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 1 KM from Madikeri bus stand.
This is the highest peak in Kadakke and this moderate trekking route can be taken by even amateur hikers as the path is a decent climb except after Rock Point, from where the trail becomes a little narrower.
The view from the top can take your breath away, incredibly surreal especially if you encounter clouds, see them engulfing the apex portion of the hills.
This small square like design built of mortar and bricks where The king used to come with her queen to sit and enjoy the sunsets and sunrises in the distant horizon of high and low-rise mountains engulfed by white creamy mist.
Tadiandamol Peak counts as one of the isolated places to visit in Coorg which is a pretty getaway in the lap of mountains and greenery.
Height: 1748 m
Location: Tadiandamol, Yevakapadi, Karnataka, 571212, India
Best Time to visit: December to May
Entry fee: No entry fee.
Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM on all seven days of the week.
Average time required to visit the place: The trek takes around 5 to 6 hours.
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 37 KM
Coorg is known to be one of the best adventure destinations in India. It homes a lot of adventure camping sites, to experience the best camping trip check out the places to camp in Coorg.
Barpole is turbulent river full of class 2 and class 4 rapids originating from Kithu Kakathu River further extending to Brahmagiri hills to the Arabian Sea. Whitewater rafting is one recreational activity that Barpole river is famous for.
One of the most challenging rafting experience on the different level of rapids. The adrenaline rushing activity is best done in Monsoon. Launch you rafts high in the rapids and click the most adventurous pictures on your trip to Coorg or Kodagu.
Barpole is one of the adventurous Coorg tourist places in Karnataka and the best place to try rafting in Coorg. Venture into an off the beaten adventure and indulge into this heart-pumping activity.
Location: Barapole River, Coorg, Karnataka 571201, India
Best Time to visit: Monsoon (July to September)
Entry fee: An average cost of rafting may range from INR 1200 to 1500.
Timings: Best done before 2 to 3 PM
Average time required to visit the place: Rafting is a 1.5 to 2 hours activity.
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 80 KM.
This river camp has trained Elephants and their mahout who bathe them and feed them. The Dubare Elephant Camp is a project which is run together by the forest department and Jungle Lodges and Resorts Ltd.
There are naturalists who elucidate the biology, ecology and the history of Elephants to the visitors and you can not only see them but even participate in the river bath, and feeding. There are about 150 Elephants in every such camp of the Karnataka Forest Department and is a great way of promoting eco-tourism in the state.
The project mainly started for the cause of conserving and understanding Elephants in India which is now becoming one of the major attractions in Coorg.
One can hear the gurgling sound of the river Cauvery as it is situated on the banks of the river and also indulge in various activities which enable a close encounter with these beautiful mammals.
Dubare Elephant camp is one of the amazing places to visit in Coorg for a wild adventure.
Location: Dubare Reserve Forest, India
Best Time to visit: Take an evening jeep safari along with a trained naturalist.
Entry fee: If you want to feed the Elephants, the kit will cost INR 20, if you want to bathe the Elephants then the fee is INR 100 per head.
Timings: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM on all days of the week.
Average time required to visit the place: More than 3 Hours.
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 30 KM
Between Wayanad and Kannur districts in Kerala in the north and the east and Coorg in Karnataka in the south, lies the trekker’s paradise- Brahmagiri hills, the highest peak in the sanctuary that covers an area of 181 KM and derives its name from the Brahmagiri hill.
The celestial presence of Thirunelli temple and the adorable Iruppu falls amid the green groves en route makes the trekking experience a lifetime event that states with you for long.
It is suggested that you take a guide which will charge around INR 200 but will make your journey informative and more fun. Experience the best of our service, book our Brahmagiri Hill Trek Tour.
Height: 1,608 m
Location: Border of Mananthavady Taluk, Wayanad district, Kerala and Virajpet Taluk, Kodak district, Karnataka India.
Best Time to visit: December to March
Entry fee: A single charge of around INR 200 for the guide which is mandatory to take on the hike.
Timings: Daytime, an evening trek can be tricky.
Average time required to visit the place: The trek can be of 6 to 8 hours depending on the route opted.
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 60 KM
Most of the people do not think of Southern India when monastery hits their brains, but this information is incredibly intriguing that the Tibetan-Buddhism influence had reached the southern part of India ages ago.
Mandroling Monastery in Bylakuppe is also known as the Golden temple. Around 5000 nuns and monks live together in Harmony at Namdroling and It is the second largest Buddhism settlement in India.
You can even spend some time in the bookstore and the cafe that is inside the Monastery premises. Namdroling is also called Golden temple because of the golden paintings etched on the monastery and the three golden statutes named Buddha, Padmasambhava, and Amitayus.
Photography is allowed inside the monastery and one can even light some incense sticks and sit for some time to soak in the piousness of the place.
Location: Arlikumari, P.O. Bylakuppe, Mysore, Karnataka 571104
Best Time to visit: Any time of the year.
Entry fee: No entry fee.
Timings: 7 AM to 6 PM on all the days of the week.
Average time required to visit the place: 1 to 2 hours.
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 35 KM.
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Traveller Tales From Coorg
24 October 2015
Trekking and water adventure...what else can be so tempting especially for adventurists like me. This things give me my Kick. Wonderful place and everything is just up-to-the-mark. I'm certainly explor
26 July 2018
It was a very well organised trek by friendly and courteous hosts. Shahid, Danny, Habib and Avinash were great and were fun to trek with. Homestay near Shuntikoppa was beautiful with coffee plantations...
02 July 2018
The experience was awesome! This was the first trek for my sister and me. The trek co-ordinaries Habeeb, Avinash & Shaid were very very helpful & friendly and the group we went with was awesome! The ...
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
21 August 2018
This trip gave us some lifetime memories for sure. This was my first ever trek and I thoroughly enjoyed every bit of it. I along with 4 of my cousins booked this package and we totally loved it. The or...
02 June 2018
"actually we didn't go to Kumaraparvatha due to weather conditions, but we climbed kote betta in coorg.. nature at its best.. awesome experience!!"
16 March 2018
"From the start till the end, it was a wonderful experience. The food was simple, the tents and sleeping bags kept us warm and the atmosphere was magical. The only suggestion I'd like to give is to ver...
29 December 2015
it was a good trek....though a little difficult for me....i felt tire after sometime..but the guides and the fellow trekkers are very helpful and they understand your pain...they waited for me and supp...
23 November 2018
One of the beautiful trails in Karnataka. We started our ascend from Somwarpet side. Fairly 70-80% of the trail is under forest cover and there are a couple of small streams to quench your thirst. 3 st...
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Coorg is approximately around 238 kilometers away from Bangalore and it is a 6 to 7 hour journey by road.
The months from October to March are the most favorable months to enjoy various activities like trekking in Coorg. While the temperature ranges from a maximum of 20 degree Celsius to 15 degrees all around the year, this place can be visited anytime.
Though the adventures are at its peak in October and November and if you are up for them, these are the two best months for you. Being covered by the lush green trails all over the region the environs are forever fantastic and the beauty is worth-witnessing.
The distance between Coorg to Bangalore is approximately 265 km and the nearest railway station is Mysore station. One can either opt for a train till there and later hire a private cab or bus.
Apart from this, there is no air connectivity between the two, one will have to take a flight Mangalore and then from there will have to opt for a cab or a local bus for the next 140 km. If this is not what you are looking for and love roads trips then you can also go for it. The whirling roads with soothing smells are a plus to the road trips.
Yes, there is public transportation available from Bangalore to Coorg. The two most prominent ones are Buses and Trains. The nearest railway station is Mysore. The distance between Bangalore and Mysore is 100 kilometers by rail.
There are more than 20 trains between Mysore and Bangalore. Some of them run daily, some on alternate days and others run on specific days. After reaching Mysore, one needs to cover the rest of the distance by bus or taxi.
The bus service is considered the best public transportation on this route. The bus takes 6 to 7 hours and drops you safely at the destination. There are many bus operators, KSRTC is one which operates daily services.
They provide air conditioned and non-air conditioned buses with sleeper and seater options. The rate and facilities will vary as per choice.
Coorg is chilly in the winters. In the months from December to February, the temperatures fall below 20 degrees Celsius. In summers, the temperature exceeds 35 degree Celsius during daytime.
However, since Coorg is located near the Western Ghats, the night is cool in this season. It also experiences heavy rain in monsoon.You can visit many places in Coorg in winters as season is pleasant at this time.
The mantra while packing should be pack less and carry light. One can take a few pairs of light and comfortable cotton clothes with a jacket for a perfect tour to Coorg.
Sports shoes are ideal footwear, especially if one plans to trek. Do keep an umbrella with you and any medical requirements.
There are various options available for trekkers in Coorg. From gentle to challenging terrains, Coorg has got amazing hilltops with breathtaking views to fulfill every trekker’s dream. Some famous trekking peaks in Coorg are:
The mesmerizing topography of the city with hilltops, coffee plantations, thick forests and gushing rivers make camping in Coorg an extraordinary experience.
Coorg has a number of excellent locations where you can pitch your tent and gaze at the stars. Some of the most famous places for 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.
There are many hotels and resorts, where you can enjoy some alone time with your loved one.
Depending on your idea of romance there are various options available like:
The unspoiled, serene and beautiful sights of Coorg is one of the top tourist attractions in India. You will witness here the most magical hills, cool breeze, amazing climate, and the rich aroma of coffee and cardamom plantations which will enchant you. Some of these attractions are:
The activities in Coorg can be both spontaneous and adventurous which would be loved by all adventure junkies. So if you wish to get your heart racing, head directly to Coorg. Coorg also allows some offbeat activities too for a peaceful and laid back time.
There are a so many activities which you will love to try in Coorg for having a memorable vacation. Some of these different activities are:
Nagarhole Wildlife sanctuary can be best seen and experienced with a Safari. It is perhaps the best way to see the animals in their natural habitat. The Jeep Safaris are provided by various resorts.
The cost of each safari is affordable and the best part is that it gives value for money. The Safaris start from 2000 INR.
If you are planning a vacation to Coorg, there are a number of resorts, ranging from luxury to budget offering all the modern amenities. These resorts in Coorg are amazing places for a quiet weekend retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life
Also there is no dearth of adventure activities which you can engage in while staying at one of these resorts in Coorg.
Some famous resorts which you should check out are:
There are many homestays in Coorg and visitors can easily book these homestays. The homestays offer a comfortable stay to the guests and they are safe.
While most of the homestays are safe, but, one should always stay attentive about the surroundings to ensure complete safety.
Coorg popularly known as the "Coffee Capital of India" has many homestays and resorts built in the midst of coffee plantations. It is one of a kind of experience and one must take this opportunity while in Coorg.
The average cost of a coffee plantation stay in Coorg per night is between INR 3000 - 5000. The premium coffee plantation stays are a little more expensive than this.
The top coffee plantation stays in Coorg include:
One can indulge in white water river rafting in Coorg on the Barapole river. The roaring currents of the river make the rafting experience thrilling and worth cherishing.
Most of the rafting trips begin at Barapole, and the place is also known as Kithu Kakathu River. One can participate in a river rafting activity between 9 am - 3 pm.
While the rafting trip organizers take complete care of the safety of the participants, it is important that the participants also take the briefing seriously before beginning the expedition to ensure complete safety.
Overall, it's a safe adventure and anyone between the age of 14 - 60 and who do not suffer any pressure or heart problem can participate in it.
Endowed with the mystic hills and beautiful waterfalls, Coorg is rightly regarded as the "Scotland of the East". There are many waterfalls which you can visit here, which not only look spectacular, but also are one of the most romantic getaways of this hill station.
Some of the most gorgeous waterfalls of Coorg include:
Yes, you can take a jeep safari to visit the waterfalls and enjoy your trip to the fullest.
Coorg is rich in culture and tradition and has beautiful temples with a rich history. The must visit temples in Coorg include:
The Tadiandamol trek is one of the most beautiful treks in Karnataka, and it takes you to an elevation of 5740 ft. It takes about one day to reach the place, as it is a 15 km long trek.
While it's not difficult to do, it involves a lot of walking and ascends. One needs to bephysically fit to complete this trek.
One of the lesser known yet pristine and incredibly beautiful treks in the Coorg is Nishani Motte Trek. It’s and approximately 15 km long trek and the packages start from INR 3500 per person, and depending on the inclusions the cost may vary.
But, you can easily find a trekking package for lower rates like INR 2500 - 3000
Coorg is one of the best and most beautiful hill stations located in the western ghats. Owing to its pristine natural beauty and breathtaking scenery, it offers a relaxing and a tranquilholiday experience to the visitors.
When you are in Coorg, you must indulge in the following adventure activities:
Yes, Coorg is an ideal honeymoon destination and there are many ways in which a sweet couple can spend the first few days of their married life here. Right from the weather to the immaculate natural beauty, everything makes the atmosphere completely romantic.
There are many best places in coorg for honeymoon like colossal mountains, the whimsical waterfalls, the aromatic coffee plantations, beautiful gardens and spectacular wildlife safaris can make your honeymoon immensely memorable.
Also, the Ayurvedic spas for couples spas are one of the experience that you will cherish for a long time.
Considering the tourist attractions in Coorg, 2 days is a very short time to visit the place. However, if you want for a weekend tour, and don't have much time, you can still enjoy your visit to Coorg.
By limiting the places that you will see, you can have a nice weekend getaway or a short two day trip in Coorg. Though, you might not be able to visit everything, but you can visit the top tourist spots in the place.
The Brahmagiri peak trek, one of the popular trekking destinations in Coorg is located in the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, and the trek is relatively shorter as compared to other treks in Coorg.
The distance to the peak is 6 km on one side,this means the total distance one needs to cover is 12 Km. It is considered as an easy to moderate trek, and many people can do it.
The trail is immensely beautiful and the tranquil atmosphere will completely rejuvenate you.
If you have just three days in Coorg, then here are the places to visit in Coorg that you must not miss on these days:
Coorg is a perfect family destination, and there are many places where you can enjoy with your kids. The Dubare Elephant Camp and the wildlife safaris will give your kids a perfect adventure. Most of the kids love animals and these places will give you a close encounter with them.
Also, the waterfalls and the jeep safari are something that you can thoroughly enjoy with your kids. The other family activities include a visit to Bylakuppe, which is one of the Tibetan settlements. Here you can explore the Tibetan culture.
Yes, both the places are worth visiting, and are one of a kind.
The Dubare Elephant Camp allows you to closely watch the elephants and know about them. There are about 150 elephants in the camp, and the visitors can watch the elephants getting bathed and trained by Mahouts.
Apart from this, one can also take a coracle ride on the Kaveri River in Dubare Elephant Camp while spotting peacocks, sloth bears, wild dogs, gaur and even a crocodile.
The Bylakuppe is also one of the most visited spots in Coorg that gives you an opportunity to witness the biggest Tibetan settlement in India. The Golden temple, also known as Namdroling Monastery exhibits the typical Tibetan style architecture and lets you explore the Tibetan culture.