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|Trek to Nishani Motte Hills in Coorg||2D 1N||₹ 3599||5.0 star||View Details|
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|Trekking in Nishani Motte||2D 1N||₹ 3599||4.0 star||View Details|
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 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
During the monsoon, pools of clouds hover over the hill of Kumara Parvatha, during winter, the entire hill takes the shades of orange and summers are hot. There are two trekking routes to reach the camping ground of Kumara Parvatha Hill- one being Somwarpet and other Kukke Subramanya.
Both the routes have plenty of waterfalls and abundance of greenery. Watching sunrise from atop has been the favourite activity among people who hike up the hill. Camping is not allowed at the peak so while you visit the forest department to pay and enter the trek route, you have to leave your gears behind.
You can camp near or next to the forest department or at Mantape. The hiking trail on the Somwarpet route goes around a 6 to 7 KM (one side) deep forest patch with multiple waterfalls. The 16 KM trail from Subramanya to Kumara Parvatha peak is filled with meadows and views of the western ghats making the long route exceptionally beautiful.
Height: 1712 Mts
Location: Pushpagiri, Kumaralli, Karnataka 571236
Best Time to visit: October to February.
Entry fee: INR 75 is paid at the forest office as a trekking fee and another 100 for Camera.
Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM
Average time required to visit the place: It takes 8 to 10 Hours to trek the hill.
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 63 to 64 KM.
One needs to register their names at the check point before starting the trek, however, there is no entry fee, it is highly suggested to hire a guide at Bidahalli or Heggadamane villages for a smooth trekking experience.
Pushpagiri is the second highest Peak in Coorg, first in the Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary and sixth in the entire Karnataka state. It is one of the best Coorg tourist places to wander around.
The trekking route gradually changes into difficult from moderate as you near the peak, the 7 KM route from the check post is usually covered in 3 to 4 hours one way.
Height: 5626 feet
Location: Pushpagiri, Kumaralli, Karnataka 571236
Best Time to visit: November to March.
Entry fee: No entry fee.
Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 70 KM.
This river camp have 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
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What You Should Know More About Tours in Coorg
Coorg is approximately around 238 kilometers away from Bangalore and it is a 6 to 7 hour journey by road.
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 Celsiusduring daytime.
However, since Coorg is located near the Western Ghats, the night is cool in this season. It also experiences heavy rain in monsoon.
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.
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
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
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...
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...
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!!"
18 May 2018
It was my first solo trip and was a wonderful experience. Thanks Habib, Shahid and the whole team of backpackers united who made sure we had a great time.
18 June 2018
15 April 2015
back 2 bangalore from a life memorable adventure trip of Coorg Karnataka..... started alone but back with bunch of awesome friends.... what a trip it was... trekked 30 kms, amazing view from hilltop, t...
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