Nisargadhama enhances the beauty of already magnificent Coorg. It is located 28 km from Madekeri. Built on the river Cauvery it occupies an area of 64 acres proudly protecting the native wildlife, flora and fauna. Being a path of land in the middle of a jungle it makes up to be great picnic spot for visitors in Coorg.
Blessed with greenery at every nook and corner, one cannot go wrong in making this a holiday destination. The sanctuary is flourishing with blossoming orchid flowers and medicinal plants. It has a private deer park and oe can also sight elephants and other animals along with the deer. The resort allows the visitors to swim in the safe waters of Cauvery.
Bathing in freshwaters is like a blessing. There are elephant safaris carried out here for everyone to enjoy. Once here visitors can also engage themselves in enjoying the waterfalls of Irrupu and Abbi. One can visit the quaint towns of Madikeri and Somwarpet. The best time to be here is post monsoon. It is easily reachable by bus or car.
How to Reach
Bangalore - Mysore - Kushalnagar - Nisargadhama
Cauvery Nisargadhama is 220km from Bangalore. After reaching Kushalnagara you have to go through the Madikeri road and turn left to reach Nisargadhama.
Exact Location: Its just 3 km from Kushalnagar and 30 km from Madikeri.
Nearest Town: Kushalnagar, Madikeri
Distance from Bangalore: 229km
Best Time to Visit: Post Monsoon.
Nagarhole National Park: This national park is a bio-sphere reserve. Its nestled in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, and is surrounded by shallow valleys and gentle slopes on all sides. Nagarhole is blessed with some of the rare species of Indian Wildlife . It hosts a diverse variety of trees and shrubs, and animal life. Over 250 species of birds have been recorded.
Dubare Elephant Camp: Dubare Elephant Camp is a project undertaken by forest department and jungle lodges and resorts. The camp is located at the edge of Dubare forest, and houses an incredible number of trained elephants.
Harangi Dam Site: The dam is located 36 km from Madikeri. The beautiful reservoir is a perfect spot for arranging picnics. The dam has been built across Cauvery River.
Madikeri: It is the capital of Coorg. Abbey Falls or Abbi falls, Raja Seat, Gaddige Omkareshwara Temple and Madikeri Fort are the major attractions of Madikeri.