Kushalnagar is a small town sprawling over an area of 8 km square. Located on the banks of the River Cauvery, Kushalanagar lies in the Somwarpet Taluka region of the Coorg district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Presently, it is one of those active economic sectors for the localities here. The town is cramped with budget and luxury accommodations such as resorts, stays hotels and lodgings for the tourists.
Situated at an elevation of 830 meters above the sea level there is a popular myth relating to the name of Kushalnagar. If legends are to be believed, Kushalnagar got its name by Hyder Ai who was camping here when he got the news of the birth of his son, Tipu that is when he called the place as Kushyal Nagar i.e. the town of gladness.
Not as popular as Coorg hill station but when you are on a holiday, you definitely must visit Kushalnagar at least for a day tour. Rich in wildlife and a myriad of exotic birds, the town is a paradise for nature and photography lovers. For others there are monasteries, temples, waterfalls and more. So, irrespective of your age or interests, Kushalnagar will only please you with its surroundings, ambience and activities.