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Lush waterfalls located 1 Km from Madikeri. The falls are encircled by delightful coffee estates and spice plantations. The hanging bridge here offers a bounteous view of the falls.
This is a small area surrounded by a garden. Watching the mesmeric sunset among the mystical mountains in the background is truly a treat.
The original fort was made of mud, but was later renovated with brick and mortar. It features a prison chamber, a small museum and a chapel.
This is an exemplary of cosmopolitan architecture. The temple incorporates the radical schools of Islamic and gothic design. It’s a well known Shiva temple.
Located on a tiny hill, the tombs offer a panoramic view of Madikeri. These are tombs of the royals and some of their dear generals.
Below mentioned are the adventure activities that can be done in Madikeri:
You have a variety of hiking options. Enjoy a short trip to Chomakund, or a guided tour to Karkette. Alternatively you can hike your way up the Brahmagiri Hills. Tadiandamol Peak, Coorg is another trekking destination where you get to play with the fluffy clouds in the sky.
Enjoy waterfall rappelling at the lush falls of Chelavara.
Kushalnagar is known for its dense greenery and serene ambience. A walk through nature here can be an uplifting and soulful experience.
The Pushpagiri Trek with camping is a popular choice among adventure tourists. Nestled in the lap of the Western ghats, this area provides the onlooker sweeping views of the scenery.
Jeep safaris through the fields and valleys of Mandalpatti and to Mallalli waterfalls are also quite thrilling. You can enjoy a soothing view of the setting set at Mandalpatti.
Quad biking is a highly exhilarating adventure activity offered at the elephant camp in Coorg.
Not exactly an adventure activity, but close, the Dubare elephant camp is a nature-lover’s delight. Visitors can watch, feed and ride elephants here.
Quad biking is offered at Chelavara, Coorg, in its fresh and salubrious atmosphere. 250 cc machines run in a 3000 m circuit off the beaten path, which meanders through the dense forests. The bikes are automatic and hence quad biking is a pretty lay activity. All you will need is some safety gear.
Quad biking will cost Rs. 900-1000 per head.
Campsites near Madikeri include:
Misty hills, foggy skies and fresh air. Soak in nature, at the Pushpagiri Peak. It’s an ideal escape into the wilderness, far from the madding crowd.
Enjoy a picture-perfect view of the mountains and lush greenery. You can also trek through the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary and witness majestic elephants at play!
Enjoy a rainforest camp in the dense forests of Coorg by the Barapole River. Go to sleep while listening to the cooing of the birds ready for their repose and wake up to the same animals chirping to welcome the morning!
Enjoy a stunning view of the sunrise and sunset at the night camp here.
The most adventurous places for trekking in Madikeri include Chelavara Falls, Brahmagiri Hills, Pushpagiri Peak, Dubare Elephant Camp, Tadiandamol Peak, Chomakund and Karkette. All these treks rank high on the adventure and nature front and most often culminate in night camps.
Mandalpatti and Mallalli waterfalls are ideal destinations for jeep safaris in Madikeri.
A jeep ride through the tallest water cascade in the area, is an adrenalizing experience. You get to drive past the Kumaradhara River and Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary.
This top view point in Coorg is known for its scenery, its winding roads and foggy skies.
Whitewater rafting in Madikeri is available at Barapole River. Also known as Kaathu Kaathu, this river is ideal for rafting. You can take part in this watersport for 1-2 hours between 9 am to 3 pm. The first stretch of rapids is called Morning Coffee. These lead to class 3-5 rapids, namely Grasshopper, Wicked Witch and Big Bang, before entering Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary.
Charges are: Rs. 1099 per person.
The best fishing spot in Madikeri is at Valnur village, whose Cauvery waters are known for Mahseer fish. Honnamana Kere, is a serene lake which offers good catch. In addition to Valnur, Doddamakali, Galibore and Bheemeshwari are popular spots. Angling and fishing at Valnur follows the catch and release principle-Every catch has to be returned to the waters as a part of pisci-conservation.
November to April is the best season for angling.
Traveller Tales From Madikeri
09 November 2015
There is an amazing thing about this place and we simply loved it. Frnds, open jeep and beautiful locations to chill out. Isse zyada aur kya chahiye !!
03 June 2016
We were planning an off-road thingy for so long, but only I drive and the rest of my friends couldn’t drive a jeep or car, so it would be difficult to actually take a trip all by ourselves. When we too...
27 November 2015
Coorg is exceptionally beautiful and I'm glad that there exists trip like these that help us in touring and relishing the night beauty of this place. Loved the entire experience. The place is damn beau...
06 August 2015
Lovely trip..all we friends decided to do something new this time and somebody popped up with this Jeep ride to Nishani hills...I am in just love with the entire region. Great adventure ride...and amaz
02 July 2015
This was one of my best road trips...Amazing experience! Great place, and what a beauty...Loved every bit of it.
08 August 2015
If adventurous weekend getaways turn you on then this should be on the top of your list. This was way too fun and awesome trip to do. I am so glad to have taken this thing. Although, I can’t drive, eve...
20 March 2016
Coorg is my favourite holiday destination after Goa , in India. Wao it feels like being in a heaven. With the stars and clouds above appearing larger than ever! We had hired a jeep for the thrilling dr
15 December 2015
Wao it feels awesome to drive through the craggy trails and witness the nocturnal beauty of Coorg along with a tranquil experience of star gazing. Coorg is the perfect adventure point.
24 July 2015
so this was a birthday gift from my wife to me. i love driving and off roading! it was a perfect place to celebrate the birthday with two things i love the most, My wife and the Mahindra Thar (jeep). w...
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