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  • Places to Visit in Coorg in One Day encircles Dubare Elephant Camp, Tadiandamol Peak, Barapole River, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Brahmagiri Hill, Abbey Falls, Iruppu Falls, Nisargadhama, Golden Temple and others.

    Coorg, officially known as Kodagu, is a fine amalgamation of misty weather, lush green hillside, meandering streams, and rich culture.  If there is one word to define the beauty of this place, it’s exotic. A
    one day trip to Coorg is enough for anyone who is looking to breathe in fresh mountain air to rejuvenate their mind, body, and soul. 

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    When the British visited this mesmerizing land, they were so enthralled with its beauty that they called this quaint town the ‘Scotland of India.’ The surrealism of Western Ghats, the adrenaline rush of recreational activities, the fragrance of numerous coffee plantations, and enriching ancient culture of this place are a few of the many reasons to visit Coorg. 

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    When heading to Coorg, do not forget to check for reservations beforehand. Due to a large number of visitors, you may not get a seat on the toy train ride at Raja’s seat or at white water rafting at Barapole river. And these are experiences not to be missed.

    Here are the best places to visit in Coorg in one day:

  • 01Dubare Elephant Camp

    Dubare Elephant Camp

    An initiative of the Karnataka Forest Department, Dubare Elephant Camp is a must-visit for a one-day trip in Coorg. Elephants for Mysore Dasara were trained here at a point of time. Today tourists can spend hours with elephants, engaging in various elephant activities like feeding them, petting them, and elephant rides through green forests.

    You can also enjoy the jeep safari with a trained naturalist for that refreshing experience. In case you are looking for an out-of-the-box idea of your board meetings or office outings, Dubare provides the perfect atmosphere.

    Location: Tourism House, #8, Papanna Lane, St. Marks Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka

    Visiting hours: 8 am to 3 pm. Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

    Best time to visit: September to March

    Entry fee: The entry fee is INR 1447 for Indian visitors and Rs 1690 for foreign visitors (Includes camera, food and elephant activities) and the cottage stay starts from Rs. 2850/-

    Distance from Coorg: 250 km.

    For First Time Travellers: Best Places to Visit in Coorg You Can't Miss

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  • 02Tadiandamol Peak

    Tadiandamol Peak

    Tadiandamol Peak is the highest peak of Kodagu and the third highest peak in Karnataka (after Mullayyanagiri & Kudremukh). This makes it popular amongst people looking for places to visit in Coorg in one day. At the foothill stands the historically significant Nalknad palace which was the last refuge of the Haleri kings before they were forced to leave by the British.

    The spot is popular amongst both trekkers and naturalists, but camping has been banned to allow for free movement of elephants in the area. At an elevation of 1748 metre, the area is covered with large expanses of shola forests. Although a lesser-known trek path, Tadiandamol Peak is worth the time and effort.

    Location: Tadiandamol, Yevakapadi, Karnataka

    Visiting hours: 6 am to 6 pm (All seven days)

    Best time to visit: December to May

    Entry fee: There is no entry fee for the peak. The trekking package starts from Rs. 3050. 

    Distance from Coorg: 42 km.

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  • 03Barapole River

    Barapole River

    If adventure sport is your thing then Barapole River should be on the top of your list of one day places in Coorg. Locally known as the River Kithu Kakathu, adventure sports enthusiasts head here regularly for white water rafting. This 90-minute adrenaline rush is not for the faint-hearted.

    The class 4 rapids will ensure that you have close encounters with reptiles, snakes, spiders and leeches. But not to worry. You will be thoroughly briefed about the safety measures before you start. Get set to traverse Morning Coffee, Grasshopper, Wicked Witch and Big Band (names given to the rapids as per their nature and turbulence). Make sure you register a place for this adventure.

    Location: Barapole River, Coorg, Karnataka

    Visiting hours: 9 am to 3 pm (All seven days)

    Best time to visit: July to September

    Entry fee: There is no entry fee but rafting starts from Rs.1200/-

    Distance from Coorg: 62 km.

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  • 04Coffee Plantations

    Coffee Plantations
    A stroll through the coffee plantations is enough to turn your normal one day trip to Coorg into an extraordinary one. The aroma of authentic coffee beans will imbibe a sense of calmness in your mind. This place is indeed a paradise for coffee lovers.

    Take a coffee tour in any of the popular coffee estates in Coorg and aim to squeeze out the knowledge related to meaning, history, and price of coffee plantations in India. You can also connect with locals to have an in-depth understanding of how coffee is churned out of these plants. Some tours also provide for coffee tasting as well. 

    Location: There is a lot of coffee plantation from which one can choose.


    Visiting hours: 10 am to 6 pm.

    Best time to visit: September to March

    Entry fee: The entry fee is INR 599

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  • 05Kumara Parvatha

    Kumara Parvatha

    Kumara Parvatha, the second highest peak in Coorg, is towered at a height of 1,712 m. It’s the perfect destination for a one day trip to Coorg. The place boasts of misty green mountains, dense forests, vigorous waterfall, splendid weather, and wild flora and fauna.

    Also known as Pushpagiri Trek, it is mildly difficult for the first-timers.  The trail is about 13 km long and takes somewhere between 8 to 10 hours to finish. The trek starts from Kukke Subramanya Temple. Some of the main attractions of Kumara Parvatha are Mallalli Falls, Abbimata Falls, and Biladwara Cave. 

    Location:
    Subramanya, Road, Kumarahalli, Karnataka -571236

    Visiting hours: 8 am to 5.30 pm (All seven days)

    Best time to visit: September to March

    Entry fee: The trekking package cost around Rs 3079 per person

    Distance from Coorg:
     60 km.

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  • 06Nishani Motte

    Nishani Motte
    If you are looking for the replenishment of your soul on a one day trip to Coorg, then head over to Nishani Motte for the trek of a lifetime. One of the lesser-known weekend treks from Bangalore, Nishani Motte is a significant part of the TalaCauvery Wildlife Sanctuary of Karnataka.

    The trek is approximately 15-km long and the trails are quite unexplored. Even so, the difficulty level of this trek is a little high since the trails only get narrower and steeper after a while. Nonetheless, nature is found in abundance all through this beautiful trek. The trek starts from the base of Coorg Tala – Cauvery Forest ranges and lasts for 2 days.

    Best time to visit: 
    August to March

    Entry fee: The trekking tour cost around Rs 3150 per person

    Distance from Coorg: 40 km.
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  • 07Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

    Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

    Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary gets its name from the Pushpagiri hill, the highest peak in the sanctuary. Sharing borders with Bisle reserve forest to the north and Kukke Subramanya forest to the west, it is home to some rare and endangered birds including back and orange flycatcher, grey breasted laughing thrush, Nilgiri wood pigeon, Malabar grey hornbill, and a blue-winged parakeet.

    You could also come across the Indian giant squirrel, mouse deer, stripe-necked mongoose, olive keelback, Indian rock python, and king cobra. You can sign up for the wildlife trek that will give you ample opportunity to explore nature and its inhabitants. An unusual choice when looking for one-day places in Coorg, the sanctuary will not disappoint.

    Location: Somwarpet, Kodagu, Coorg

    Visiting hours: 6 am to 6 pm

    Best time to visit: November to March

    Entry fee: The entry fee is INR 10 and trek to the peak starts from Rs. 1000/- 

    Distance from Coorg: 78 km.

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  • 08Brahmagiri Hill

    Brahmagiri Hill

    Standing atop the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Brahmagiri Hill is the highest peak of the sanctuary and a trekker’s delight. At a height of 1608 m, the hill is resplendent with flora and fauna. Due to its proximity to the sanctuary, you could catch sight of elephants and spotted deer.

    If this is your first trek, stick with your guide to avoid unwanted encounters with the wild. Camping at Narimala will give you time to soak in nature and take those memorable pictures with friends. On your way down, Narimala Peak and Nagarhole National Park are also worth visits. If not on the mood for a heavy trek, you can also spend time exploring the Thirunelli Temple, believed to have been built by Lord Brahma himself.

    Location: Manchalli, Karnataka

    Visiting hours: 9 am onwards

    Best time to visit: May and October

    Entry fee: INR 275 for the sanctuary and INR 400 for a trek to Brahmagiri Hill

    Distance from Coorg: 89 km.

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  • 09Abbey Falls

    Abbey Falls

    Perhaps the best place for a one day trip to Coorg, Abbey Falls is located 10 km away from the quaint town of Madikeri. Nestled amidst the lush green landscape and cascading waterfalls, this fall is bliss for nature lovers.

    The wafting aroma of coffee from exotic coffee plantations and the rambling sound of the magnificent falls creates a captivating experience that you will surely regret missing.  A pretty over bridge also adds to the beauty of the falls. Once you stand on the bridge and face the falls, its water will work as a refreshing sprinkler on your face. 

    Location:
    Abbey Falls, Madikeri, Hoskeri, Karnataka

    Visiting hours:
    7 am to 6 pm (All seven days)

    Best time to visit:
    July to October

    Entry fee:
    The entry fee is INR 15 INR 10-50 for parking (Fee depends on the type of vehicle).

    Distance from Coorg:
    6.5 km.

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  • 10Honnamana Kere Lake

    Honnamana Kere Lake

    Surrounded by picturesque mountains, man-made caves, and coffee plantations, Honnamana Kere Lake is the largest natural lake in Coorg. The lake gets its name from the legend of Goddess Honnamana. According to local myth, Goddess Honnamana sacrificed her life for the welfare of the people that saved the village.

    A temple was built in her honour right next to the lake. Every year during Gowri festival devotees, especially newly married couples, come here in large numbers to offer their prayers. Tourists also come to the lake for boating. And on any given day this is an ideal spot to get away from the crowd and enjoy some time on your own.

    Location: Honnamana Kere, Doddamalthe, Karnataka

    Visiting hours: 8 am to 6 pm (All seven days)

    Best time to visit: July to October and January to March

    Entry fee: There is no entry fee.

    Distance from Coorg: 60 km.

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  • 11Iruppu Falls

    Iruppu Falls

    Surrounded by the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagarhole National Park and the Brahmagiri range, this is an ideal getaway when looking for places to visit in Coorg in one day. Also known as the Lakshmana Tirtha Falls, legend has it that Ram and Lakshman passed along the Brahmagiri range when searching for Sita.

    When Rama felt thirsty, Lakshman shot an arrow into the Brahmagiri hills and brought into being the River Lakshmana Tirtha that is the starting point for the falls. Locals believe the water to possess cleansing properties and attracts thousands of devotees during Shivaratri. Standing right in the middle of the evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, it is sure to leave you mesmerized.

    Location: Brahmagiri, Kurchi, Karnataka

    Visiting hours: 8 am to 5.30 pm (All seven days)

    Best time to visit: August to January

    Entry fee: The entry fee is INR 50.

    Distance from Coorg: 62 km.

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  • 12Nagarhole National Park

    Nagarhole National Park

    Adjoining the Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Nagarhole National Park is one of the most prominent tiger reserves in the country under Project Tiger. It was originally an exclusive hunting reserve for the Wodeyar dynasty but was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1955 and a tiger reserve in 1999.

    Now one of the most popular places to visit in Coorg in one day, this tiger reserve ironically has the highest herbivore population in Asia. Enjoy this natural beauty with a boat safari, jeep safari or a bus safari and you could sight tigers, elephants, Indian leopards and deer.

    Location: Mysore - Madikeri Road, Hunsur, Karnataka

    Visiting hours: 6 am to 9 am and 1 pm to 5 pm

    Best time to visit: April to May and November to February

    Entry fee: The entry fee is INR 200 for Indian visitors and INR 1000 for foreign visitors.

    Distance from Coorg: 91 km.

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  • 13Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery (Golden Temple)

    Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery (Golden Temple)
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    Settled amidst the sandal groves between Bangalore and Mysore, this monastery should definitely be on your list, if you are on a one day trip to Coorg. The monastery was established by His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche, who laid the foundation of the same with only 300 INR in his hands.

    His Holiness the Dalai Lama sanctified the monastery after he bestowed the name ‘Namdroling Nyingmapa.’ In the present day, this beautiful monastery serves as a home to more than 5,000 monks and is one of the purest centres in the world for upholding Buddha’s teachings.

    Location:
    Arlikumari, P.O, Bylakuppe, Karnataka

    Visiting hours:
    9 am to 6 pm

    Best time to visit:
    February to March

    Entry fee:
    There is no entry fee.

    Distance from Coorg:
    34.5 km.

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  • 14Raja’s Seat

    Raja’s Seat

    Perfect for a one-day trip in Coorg with family and friends, Raja’s Seat is a seasonal +garden. The garden gets its name because of the fact that this was once a favourite spot of the kings of Kodagu to enjoy some leisure time with their queens.

    If you can make it early in the morning then the rising sun shrouded in mist amidst hills is a sight to behold. With breath-taking views of the hills, green valleys and paddy fields, this is an ideal spot for a picnic. The toy train makes it an attraction for everyone.

    Location:
    Stuart Hill, Madikeri, Karnataka

    Visiting hours:
    6 am to 8 pm (Monday to Friday) and 6 am to 7.30 pm (Saturday and Sunday)

    Best time to visit:
    October to March

    Entry fee:
    The entry fee is INR 5. Additional charges for toy train ride and parking.

    Distance from Coorg:
    1.5 km.

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  • 15Cauvery Nisargadhama

    Cauvery Nisargadhama

    An island formed by River Cauvery, Cauvery Nisargadhama is popular for a one-day trip in Coorg. Filled with dense bamboo groves, sandalwood, and teak trees, deer, rabbits and peacocks roam about in their natural habitat. One can reach the island through a hanging rope bridge. Regular elephant rides and boating trips are also arranged.

    The island also provides a children’s playground and an orchidarium. Since the water is shallow here, many visitors choose to cross the river on foot. Deer Park and rabbit park are major attractions for both children and adults. When looking for places to visit in Coorg in one day this should be on your list.

    Location:
    Nisargadhama, Karnataka

    Visiting hours:
    9 am to 5 pm (All seven days)

    Best time to visit:
    October to May

    Entry fee:
    The entry fee is INR 10. Additional charges for boating and elephant ride.

    Distance from Coorg:
    26 km.

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Abbey Falls

This refreshing waterfall gushes and pounds on the rock with full force especially during the rains and the roars echoes in the valley. The entire set up is gorgeous and looks right out of a storybook.

Abbey falls is a part of river Cauvery or Kaveri in Karnataka that falls from an elevation of 70 feet making an astounding natural scene fro the shutterbugs to capture in the lenses. Trekking trails of Coorg are littered around the falls region. To get a better view of these falls, you can walk over the hanging bridge.

The falls is under a private supervision and is amid stretches of the long coffee plantation. The green backdrop and the white foamy fall combine together to attract hordes of tourists every year from all across the country. It is one of the most visited tourist places in Coorg.

Height: Falls from a height of 70 feet

Location: Abbey falls Madikeri, 571252, Hoskeri, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: October to February.

Entry fee: INR 15 per head

Timings: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM on all seven days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: 1 to 2 hours.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 10 KM

Must Read: 8 Mesmerising Waterfalls in Coorg
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Iruppu Falls

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.

Suggested Read: Coorg to Bangalore Travel Guide

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Raja's Seat

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.

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Tadiandamol Peak

This highest peak in Coorg, standing at an elevation of over 5,700 feet, is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Coorg. The mountain is popular amongst trekking enthusiasts and nature lovers.

The trek to the summit is moderate with sharp slopes but these challenges are compensated by the breathtaking trails dotted with some parts of the lush Shola forests, fragrant coffee plantations, waterfalls, and streams that accompany you on the hike.

The trails are full of colourful snails, butterflies, birds, and flower patches. Gorgeous views, enveloped in the crisp mountain air, of vast meadows and valleys backdropped by clear blue skies, welcome you at the summit.

The trek starts from the 17th century Nalakand Palace and half of the route is accessible by a vehicle, but only reachable by foot from the ‘Big Rock’ point. The mountain is located 37 kilometres from Madikeri.

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

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Barapole River

Barapole 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 a 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. 

Barapole 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 in 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.

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Dubare Elephant Camp

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

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Brahmagiri Hill

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.

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

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Namdroling Monastery Bylakuppe

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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Nishani Motte

When you explore the lesser-known destination, it fills you with euphoria and Nishani Motte peak is one of those places to visit in Coorg. It is a trek of 15 kilometres that brings the uber joy of departing into an unknown land. 

The trail goes through forest research, long paddy stretches, aromatic coffee states and small rivulets and streams. The unadulterated sight of river Cauvery or Kaveri is so soul-altering that you can sit by the bank of the river and spend some alone time. You can book the
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Height:
4167 ft.

Location:
Nishanimotte, Bhagamandala Village, Karnataka

Best Time to visit:
Winter and Autumn

Entry fee:
No entry fee

Timings:
6 AM to 6 PM.

Average time required to visit the place:
2 days (trek)

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand:
Around 12 to 15 KM

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Chelavara Falls

Originating from the river Kaveri, Chelavara falls are one of the most scenic falls in Coorg, famous for their unique appearance. Also known as Embepare (Tortoise) falls locally, the gushing columns of water crash down from a height of 150 ft. on a huge tortoise shaped rock.

It is a mesmerising sight to see the huge white curtains of water cascading down amidst lush green surroundings. The surroundings of the falls are enveloped in the intoxicating fragrance of coffee from the nearby plantations.

They are reachable after a 10-minute easy hike from the end of the Virajpet road. There is a 50 ft. deep plunge pool at the bottom of the fall for a cool refreshing dip. The best time to visit this famous Coorg tourist place is during the monsoons. 

Height:
150 feet

Location:
2 Km From Choma Kund Hill, Madikeri, India

Best Time to Visit:
Monsoon is the best time but is equally risky. Winter season is the safest one.

Entry fee:
No entry fee.

Timings:
6 AM to 6 PM on all days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place:
More than 2 to 3 hours.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand:
Approximately 43 Km

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Mallalli Falls

Located in the Pushpagiri Hills in the Western Ghats, Mallali Falls is one of the most beautiful falls and are counted amongst the top Coorg tourist places. Created by a 200 ft. plunge in River Kumaradhara before it carries on its route to the Arabian Sea, the waters of the falls crash into a huge gorge.

It’s a great experience listening for the sounds of crashing waters amidst the quiet of nature as one gets closer to the falls through the rugged 2-kilometre long trail comprising of 500 steep stone steps.

Once you reach, you are rewarded with a magnificent sight of gushing milky white waters forming a mist against the lush green hills. Monsoon season is the best time to see the falls become even more gorgeous and voluminous. 

Height:
200 ft.

Location:
Somvarpet 573123, India

Best Time to visit:
October to February.

Entry fee:
Entry is free.

Timings:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on all the days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place:
3 to 4 hours.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand:
Around 57 to 58 KM.

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Coffee Plantation Visit

Coorg is famous around the world for huge acres of charming coffee plantations, some of them dating back to the 18th century. Coffee plantation trails top the chart of must-do activities while in Coorg since some plantation owners opened up their estates for tourists.

These trails let you luxuriate amongst the rich and lush gardens enveloped in the heady fragrance of the beans. Not only can one see the process of planting, plucking, roasting, and grinding the coffee but can also indulge in sampling sessions of the delicious brew.

Some estates have cafes where you can enjoy handcrafted coffees and artisanal cakes and pick up beans to take back with you. Some of the most popular trails are the Old Kent Estates, Coorg Express, and Ama Plantation trails. 

Location: 
Virajpet, Coorg

Entry timings:
 Start around 10:00 AM

Best time to visit:
 November is the month of harvest in these plantations. It would be a great time to arrange a visit to enjoy the mist-covered plantations.

Average time required to visit the place:
 3 to 4 hours

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Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

It is incredibly amazing to know that Karnataka boasts of 21 wildlife sanctuaries and Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is one of them that adds more greenery to the state’s sizeable vegetation. 

Sprawled across an area of 102 KM, this wildlife sanctuary is world famous for its sustainable approach to endangered bird species. It is almost  290 KM from Bangalore and is situated in the Somwarpet taluk district in Coorg. 

Many small streams chisel down the steep terrain of the sanctuary which is caved by Bisle Reserve Forest on one side and Kukke Subramanya Forest range on the other. Around 70 % of the jungle is densely covered and many exotic bird species are found such as Malaria Grey Hornbill, Nilgiri Blue Pigeon, Blue-winged Parakeet and white-bellied blue flycatcher etc.

Height:
1712 meters above the sea level ( Pushpagiri- the highest peak in the Sanctuary).

Location:
Somwarpet, Kodagu, Coorg-571251

Best Time to Visit:
Winter season (November to February)

Entry fee:
INR 10 per head.

Timings:
6:00 AM – 6:00 PM n all seven days of the week.

Average time required to visit this place:
3 to 4 hours.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand:
64 Kms.

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Kote Betta Hill

Kotebetta, also known as Fort Hill, is the third highest mountain peak and a popular tourist place in Coorg for trekking as well as for sightseeing. It is situated at an altitude of 5314 ft. above sea level.

A great pull for the tourists to Kotebetta Hill is the folklore believed by the locals that the Pandavas once lived here and one can still see the stone houses by them. The hill also offers exciting opportunities to hike.

Trekkers love to traverse through the beautiful and rugged trails enveloped in air thick with coffee fragrance from the nearby plantations. The summit offers beautiful views of the forested valleys and the surrounding landscape. It is located 15 kilometres from Madikeri. 

Height:
1748 Metres

Location:
Somvarpet, Coorg, Madikeri, India

Best Time to visit:
November to February.

Entry fee:
No entry fee

Timings:
6 AM to 6 PM on all days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place:
A day.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand:
Approximately 30 KM

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Kumara Parvatha Hill

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 an abundance of greenery. Watching the 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 Manscape. 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.

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Nagarhole National Park

Also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park this park is named after the Nagarhole (Cobra) river passing through its rich tropical forest cover. Located in Kodagu and Mysore, it was established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1955 and converted into a national park in 1988.

Wildlife enthusiasts love to visit this attraction in Coorg to see the interesting array of its inhabitants like Wild Boars, Sloth Bears, Antelopes, Barking Deer, Leopards, and birds. It also houses trees like sandalwood, golden shower, horse nettles, and silver oak.

You can opt for one of the two safaris available- Zone A (forests) and Zone B (Kabini backwaters) on a 26-seater bus or a jeep. 

Height:
The altitude ranges from 680m to 1,454m.

Location:
Madikeri Road, Hunsur, Karnataka 571201

Best Time to visit:
From October to May, it is always better to avoid the monsoon season as the park is full of leech and surface becomes slippery and mushy during rains.

Entry fee:
INR 150 to 500

Timings: Jeep safari
: 5:30 AM to10:00 AM, and  from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
                Bus safari: 6 AM to 9 AM, and from 3 PM to 5 PM
                Coracle: 9 AM to 11 AM, and from 5 PM to 6 PM

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand:
Approximately 90 KM.

Where to Stay:
 Best places to stay in Nagarhole

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