15 Places to Visit near Coorg Within 200 Kms: 2020Updated
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COVID-19 : COORG is in Orange Zone
Last Updated: 09 Sep 2020
Latest Information on Travelling to COORG?

Entry is open from all domestic states for all kinds of travel.

  • Wearing a mask and following social distancing is mandatory in public areas.
  • For international travel, passengers will have to showcase Health Declaration form upon arrival to airport health staff
  • Lockdown in containment zones will remain till 31st August
  • As a safety precaution, the state government has imposed a short 14 days home quarantine only for passengers arriving from other states and not having any kind of COVID-19 symptoms
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Flights

The nearest airports are Mangalore & Bangalore airports. There are flights available from domestic destinations like Indore, Chennai, Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad and 10+ other destinations to Bangalore.

Trains

The nearest operational railway station to Coorg is the Bangalore railway station. The Bangalore railway station can be reached from Mumbai, Dananpur, Hubli and New Delhi

Local Transport

State transport buses, autos, taxis and cabs allowed to run in the state and are safe on taking proper precautions suggested by the government

With Coorg opening up for tourists, the government has taken various steps to ensure that the tourists enjoy a safe journey. However, Thrillophilia recommends you to follow additional precautions such as social distancing, wearing a mask and washing your hand regularly to stay safe.

Intra-state travellers require no e-pass to visit Coorg Updated: 11 Aug 2020

No e-pass is required by the people of Karnataka to visit Coorg. However if the person is coming from another state, they will require a pass and would have to go through a 14-day mandatory home quarantine.

Various resorts & hotels reopen for tourists in Coorg with strict safety measures Updated: 11 Aug 2020

Several luxury resorts in Coorg have reopened for travellers with various safety measures in place to keep the travellers safe. Some of these resorts are The Tamara, Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa, Club Mahindra, Saffron Stays Calamondinn Bungalow, Evolve Back, The Ibnii, Old Kent Estates & Spa, and Forest Valley Tree House.

Places to Visit near Coorg within 200 kms

Tadiandamol, Nishani Motte Peak, Mysore, Nagarhole, Sakleshpur, Kabini, Wayanad, Hassan, Belur, Bandipur, Chikmagalur, Udupi, Mangalore, BR Hills, and many more.

Blessed with abounding natural beauty and flora & fauna,  there are many other
places to visit near Coorg within 200 Kms that are just undoubtedly beautiful. From family trips to adventure-seeking friends groups and everyone in between, these places have plenty to offer to everyone.

Located just within the reach of 200 km, these places are perfect for visitors that enjoy adventure activities, nature walk around forests, tranquil vacation, and good food. Places like Tadiandamol, Nishani Motte Peak, and Sakleshpur are perfect for trekking. You could also enjoy waterfalls, experience bird  and animal watching, walking around coffee and cardamom plantation at places like  Nagarhole, Bandipur, Wayanad, Chikmagalur, etc. All these places are a prime example of a plethora of serenity the southern region offers. With weather that resembles Scotland, the hospitality of locals, finger-licking good food, only who visits places near Coorg once knows why it’s loved by many.


Here is a list of places to visit near Coorg within 200kms:

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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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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
Nishani Motte Trek Tour from our platform at the best deals.

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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Mysore

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Mysore is one of the most famous tourist destinations of South India. Originally known as Mysuru, it is the largest districts of Karnataka. Formerly known as the capital of the ‘Kingdom of Mysore’, Mysore was the name by which the state of Karnataka was popular as. The city is praised across the country for its arresting buildings and monuments along with its flamboyant imperial heritage. Its world Heritage listed palace of the city is perhaps something that brings most travellers here.

Mysuru is also a burgeoning centre for the production of superior quality incense, silk and sandalwood. At present, the Ashtanga yoga is another drawcard in Mysore that attracts the visitors from across the world accredited to its reputation of being India’s best place to practice yoga.

This City of Palaces has a number of places situated in the city. The main palace of the Mysore is Ambavilas Palace which is also one of the prime attractions of this region accredited to is beautiful monuments. This tourism hotspot attracts several millions of tourists from across the country every year. Dasara (Dusshera) which represents the victory of Good over Evil, marks the worship of Devi Chamundeswari. It is celebrated with fervor and solemnity as the State festival here


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Nagarhole

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Nagarhole is spread over two districts of Karnataka, mainly Mysore and Kodagu. The name depicts the many wriggling streams that flow in the region passing through dense forests and deep gorges. The town is dotted with an umpteenth number of waterfalls, forest stretches, and temples which also form an integral part of this cultural town in the Kodagu districts of Karnataka. The rich history of Nagarhole describes the region to be a hunting ground of the rulers of Mysore. 

Elephants and wild Bison is in abundance along with other jungle dwellers like tigers,  four-horned antelope, jungle cat, civet,  sloth bear, spotted deer, panther, sambhar, black-naped hare, bonnet macaque, pangolin and wild boar. The forests are inhabited by a primitive tribe known as Jenu Kurubas.  Nagarhole National Park is also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park and it forms a major part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. 

Nagarhole National Park was established in the year 1955 is situated at a distance of 94 KM from Mysore and somewhat the same from Madikeri as well. It is spread over an area of 643 sq. KM. The unspoiled and uninterrupted park attracts environmentalists and nature enthusiasts from all over the country.  The various safaris running in the park during morning and evening hours can be your best options to explore the flora and fauna of the region. Nagarhole encompasses lush hills, undulating green slopes, grassy swamps, slippery waterfalls and many lakes and streams.  

Other than going on a safari in Nagarhole, you can also visit nearby attractions like Iruppu falls which originates from Lakshmana Tirtha River, Rameshwara temple which is closely located to the falls. Kutta is a small town that connects many other places of interest to Nagarhole National park. It is situated Northwest of Bandipur National Park and both are separated by river Kabini. From Jeep safaris to Elephant safaris and coracle and boat safaris; there is no dearth of greenery and wildlife. The exciting boat safaris row you through the river and keep you in the center so that you can watch the Crocodiles lazing by the bank. 

Nagarhole experiences amazing weather throughout the year and you can tread on various trails for trekking and camping. It is advisable to avoid any kind of excursion during the monsoon season. As the region is quite close to Coorg, you must try the local filter coffee, it somewhat touches the benchmark. To have a local experience of living with such a vast array of flora and fauna, get enrolled in an Elephant training camp, the excitement and thrill of bathing the giant mammoths are incredible.  Mysore is the nearest railway station.  Take a bus or a cab to reach Nagarhole. 

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Sakleshpur

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A hill station in the heights of Western Ghats of India, Sakleshpur is a small town located in the state of Karnataka. Famous for being surrounded by a surprising number of plantations of coffee, tea and spices, Sakleshpur’s economy thrives on these. Apart from that, with the recent development in the tourism happening around the town, places to visit in Sakleshpur have recently gathered a lot of fame for themselves because of their beauty and the kind of experiences that they harbour, both of which are unparalleled. 

Easily connected with Major cities like Bangalore and Mangalore, Sakleshpur has a bounty of beautiful places to see, both manmade and nature’s gifts. A prime example of that is the ages-old Manjarabad Fort constructed in the form of a star, which is also one of the prime tourist places in Sakleshpur. But that is not the only one, the list of names goes on and on as to where you should go to see Sakleshpur treating you with its best views of natural beauty, sometimes mingling with the manmade structures. 

The 600 year old Sakleshwara temple that sits on the river Hemavathi’s banks is a piece of fine craftsmanship in surroundings that are meant to take your breath away. And taking your breath away brings to mind the Bisle View Point, offering a panoramic view of the region and hills around, as well as the rainforests of the area. You can see as far away as the Pushpagiri, Dodda Betta and Kumara Parvatha Hills.

And no, the hill station is not just about the sights as there is a long list of things to do in Sakleshpur. The hill station knows how to live on the adventurous edge of life too. Sakleshpur is a heaven for trekking enthusiasts, and that is why this town has taken the definition of trekking to a whole new level by introducing something new like Railway Bridge Trekking. You can trek on the 52km long railway track (trek) between Sakleshpur and Kukke Subramanya road junction, which was closed down long ago. This unforgettable experience takes you through the scenes of at least 25 waterfalls.

And as far as the question of staying in Sakleshpur is concerned, nature stays in Sakleshpur are bound to take your breath away with their surroundings, features and comfort alongside the local hospitality that you will experience here. There is no one type in the places to stay in Sakleshpur and that is what makes it worth experiencing. So take your family, friends, or partner and come to Sakleshpur, and even if no one agrees, come solo. But do not think of missing out on so much fun.

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Kabini

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Kabini is an exquisite, enthralling location in Karnataka which you ought to visit at least once in your lifetime, whether you're an adventure enthusiast, a love of fauna, or simply someone who loves to travel for leisure. The perfect weather, a host of activities, camping options and more is what makes Kabini a tourist favourite. Summers are great for wildlife visits here while monsoons are the ideal time to feast your eyes upon the sanctuary's abundant greenery, making Kabini an all-year round getaway. 

Being centrally located, Kabini is also well connected to major cities like Bangalore, Mysore and Coimbatore. If you’re travelling by air you can alight at Bangalore or Coimbatore and continue your journey to Kabini. Coimbatore is 127 kilometres while Bangalore is 200 kilometres from your destination. You can also choose to fly to Mysore’s domestic airport and travel by road for around 1.5 hours to reach Kabini. 

Whilst here, make sure you visit the Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary. Ironically, once a hunting  area for the British, the sanctuary has a plethora of flora, exotic fauna, and waterfalls that cascade dramatically. Explore the forests as you head out on a jungle safari, choose to ride on elephant back and feed the royal, friendly animals, thanking them for the enjoyable elephant safari. Follow it up with a visit to Kabini Dam and a boat ride on the sparkling Kabini River, a tributary of the Kaveri, against a scenic backdrop. Return to your resort to simply sit by the campfire and reminisce about your adventures through the day. If you have some more time to spare, go on a nature expedition early next morning and don't forget to stop by small shops for local handicrafts that you can bring back for your loved ones. 

Eat like the locals, as you indulge in Southern Specials like Bisi Bele Bhaat, Vada Sambar, Akki Roti and more. Stay at luxurious properties like Red Earth, The Serai, and Evolve Back, among others. Although within a higher price range, the resorts offer top notch hospitality and amenities, coupled with unique wildlife experiences. 

Kabini sees tourists from all across the globe who visit the city for its serenity, beauty, and exotic stays. Be one of them and reside in the lap of luxury!


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Wayanad

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Known for its soothing temperature all around the year, Wayanad is the ultimate destination to escape the scorching sun of North India. This place doesn’t only offer its cool temperature but along with that, it has untouched woods, misty mountains, and long spread plantations. Often called the spice garden of India, Wayanad is laid with many tourist places and vast orchards of various spices like cardamom, Black pepper, Star Anise, Fenugreek, Black cumin and more. These green orchards of distinct spices give this place a different fragrance which is further enriched with the aroma of coffee plantation, nutrition of organic fruits and vegetables and waving paddy fields.

Having said this much about the greenery in the city, it is understood that it will have numerous wildlife sanctuaries, reserves and national parks protecting the rural life of the forests. Adding to all the natural beauty you have India’s largest earth dam and Asia’s second-largest earth dam, Banasura Sagar Dam in Wayanad. Having mighty mountains, dense woods, and gushing rivers, Wayanad is a hub for trekking, hiking, mountaineering, rock climbing, rappelling, camping, and many more adventurous activities.

You can trek to India’s largest Earth Dam, Banasura Dam or trek to witness the sun setting behind the mountains from Wayanad’s highest peak, Chembra Peak. The list doesn’t end here, you have the chance to explore potentially Neolithic age at Edakkal Caves. You will find some petroglyphs- prehistoric rock carvings used as a communication tool.

Moreover, you will find some amazing examples of ancient architecture and religious beliefs through the monuments like Thirunelli Temple, Karinthandan Temple, Ancient Jain Temple and much more. All these threads weave into an amazing tapestry that will glorify your photo album as well as the album of your life.

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Hassan

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While planning your trip to Karnataka, do not forget to add Hassan to your list. Famous as the temple capital of Karnataka, Hassan is one of the most interesting places to visit in Karnataka. Located in the Malnad and Maidan district the town of Hassan is at a distance of 187 km from Bangalore. The monuments and ancient structures are some of the finest examples of the style of architecture from the Hoysala Era. 

Hassan is home to some spectacular temples and monuments. Besides these, you will also find beautifully sculpted statues such as the Bahubali Statue, dams, theme parks, untouched forests and forest reserves and so much more. There are several 12th century temples and monuments that can enthrall the most ardent history buffs. Some of the finest ancient temples are Koravangala Temple, Kedareshwara Temple, Ishvara Temple and the Hoysala Temples in Mosale. 

Hassan holds many famous attractions of Karnataka that you don't want to miss on your tour to Karnataka. One of the most famous attractions of this city is the statue of Lord Bahubali or Gomateshwara, which is 27 meters high. Apart from this, you can enjoy the very popular Hoysala Temples at Mosale, Gorur Dam, Kabbaligere Hill, Bisle Ghat and Forest Reserve and many more.  

Hassan offers several adventurous activities that can keep you enthralled throughout your trip. Some of the most popular activities here include trekking in Kabbaligere Hill and many other islands near Hassan. In the Tungabhadra River, you can do river rafting, kayaking, and swimming. You can also indulge in a camping trip and set up camp near the river or on the hill side. You can also sit on the riverside and enjoy a bonfire with friends or family.

Hassan is a unique destination and offers a whole different side to its attractions in every season. The best time to visit here is during winters when the weather is really pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities as well as sightseeing. Although the summers are hot and humid, the temples still offer a cool respite if you plan to visit Hassan during the summers. Monsoons wash over the whole place and cover the surrounding hills in a lush carpet of greenery.

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Belur

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Belur is one of the oldest and famous tourist attractions of Karnataka. It is situated near the River Yagachi and comes under the Hassan District. Formerly the capital city of the Hoysala Empire, Belur also has the Halebid twin town, which is just 16km away from the place. It is located on the Bangalore to Chikmangalur route at 217km from Bangalore. 

Belur is a famous temple town and houses the most beautiful Hoysala Temples such as the Chennakesava temple, that was nominated for UNESCO World Heritage sites. Belur exemplifies the beauty and craftsmanship of South Indian architecture and design. The beauty of this town lies in its many structural wonders that can keep you mesmerized and enthralled for days on end. 

Many people travel from all corners of the world to explore the attractions of Belur. The Chennakesava temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and there are some stories around that it took 103 years to build this temple and complete the construction. Apart from this temple, you can also visit Madanikas, Veeranarayana Temple, Darpana Sundari, Kappe Chennigaraya Temple, and the Gravity pillar. 

Some of the best things to do here are visit ancient sites, beautiful temples and museums. You can also indulge in some adrenaline pumping activities such as water sports and outdoor activities. Some of these activities include a bumper ride, banana boat, speed boat, jetski in the Yagachi river along with different water activities, trekking, hiking, camping, rock climbing and so much more. 

October to March is the best time to visit Belur. The weather during this time is pleasant with temperatures hovering around 16°C. Summers get a little hot and temperature ranges between 33°C to 38°C.

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Bandipur

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Bandipur is National Reserve in the Karnataka. Wild animals and birds are conserved in this reserve. A few kilometres away from the capital city, Bangalore, this reserve is one of the popular tourist places visited as a weekend getaway. The place is surrounded by unruffled atmosphere and is eco-friendly. Surrounded by foliage and lush greenery, you can find elephants grazing, and spot other birds and wild animals.

This reserve also has animal care centre which takes take of their health and breeding problems. Injured animals are treated at this centre. This reserve has natural waters coming from Moyar, Nugu, and Kabini rivers.You can go on bird watching tours and take wildlife safaris at this reserve. You can use guided safaris, which are either on foot or jeep.

You can also take elephant safaris. Since this reserve is located at the foothills of Nilgiris, you have abundant spots adventure activities like trekking, camping, and mountaineering. You can take a guided camping activity and listen to the camping stories that can give you an adrenalin rush.

You can also find a forest of well-preserved sandalwood trees in this reserve. August to November is the best time to visit the reserve as the climate is cool. The safaris ride is only for duration of 45 minutes, strictly. There are very few places to see at this reserve.

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Chikmagalur

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Translated as the ‘Young Daughter’s Town’ as it was presented as dowry to the younger daughter of the Chief of Sakrepatna, Rukmangada, this serene city is also known as the ‘Coffee Land of Karnataka’ tranquilizing you from within with its aroma.

Lush green trees set against the backdrop of majestic Mullayangiri ranges, Chikmagalur is one of the most popular spots for trekkers, nature enthusiasts, thrill-seekers, and explorers. The pious land is home to numerous temples including the Sharadamba Temple, Vidyashankara Temple, Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple, and Amruteshwar Temple adding grace to the grandeur of the vicinity bringing in devotees from far and close offering their prayers.

Chikmagalur stands at an elevation of 3,400 feet, covered with eye-catching tea and coffee plantations, making it a major commercial hub of the state, and also bringing in tourists from all over the world to entice the unique experience of walking through the plantations.

This entrancing hill station is not just about temples and sightseeing but also adventure activities that would savor your inner thrill enthusiast.  
Do not miss out on the famous waterfalls, namely, Jhari Waterfalls, Hanuman Gundi Waterfalls, Shankar Falls, and Kadambi Falls as there are plenty of them that will surely leave you mesmerized by spellbinding scenic beauty. Cascade of water flowing over the rugged terrain, it is a view that you will remember all through your life.

If you wish to find an escape from the monotonous 9 to 5 life, this is just the right place for you to spend some time amidst the flora and fauna. Do not forget to carry your camera along to come back with pictures to flaunt on your social media. 

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Udupi

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Udupi is a wonderful holiday destination in Karnataka located about 60 km away from Mangalore. One of the unique things about this city is that it is surrounded by the Western ghats on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other. After Bangalore and Mangalore, Udupi is the most important city in Karnataka.

Udupi is famous for its scenic beauty, mouth watering cuisines, pristine beaches and untouched forests. One of the best things to do in Udupi is explore the wonderful green forests and get a glimpse of some of its rare inmates. The intricately carved temples are visited by devotees and history buffs all year round. Udupi has a rich cultural heritage with a history that is over 700 years old. 

Udupi has some of the most beautiful places to visit in Karnataka such as the famous Krishna temple which is visited by devotees all year round. Other popular places to visit here are St. Mary’s Island, Bramhvar, Barkur, Maple Beach, Kudlu Falls and Anantheshwar Temple. 

Udupi city is not only famous for having some good temples and beaches, but you can also do some fun activities in this city. You can try the banana boats on Maple beach or ride the speed boats and enjoy a trip to St Mary's island. Apart from boating, you can also do trekking, river rafting, water sports, pilgrimage, and many other outdoor activities. Udupi is also a great place to shop for Kanjeevaram sarees and other silken goods. 

This city of Karnataka gets quite hot in summer with soaring temperatures that averages around 40°C. Udupi is no different during the day but it gets quite pleasant in the evenings. Monsoon brings with it moderate to heavy showers which may hamper your sightseeing expeditions if you plan to visit during this time.  However, the best time to visit this interesting town is between October to March. This is the time when the weather is at its best and the surroundings have been washed over and refreshed after the monsoons rains.

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Mangalore

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Situated 250 km west of Bangalore (now Bengaluru), the state capital of Karnataka, the coastal town of Mangalore (now Mangaluru) remains one of the prime tourist attractions in South India all throughout the year. Although Mangalore is known beaches, islands, temples and the sunrise and sunset points, you will be able to find many more interesting things in this coastal town if you are ready to explore. In fact, you can make Mangalore the base in the bid to explore the entire western coastline. Since Mangalore is well connected by air, road and railway network you can easily go out for sightseeing.

While you are on the move, food remains one of your major concerns for sure. When you visit Mangalore, be ready to serve served with delicious sea foods and other authentic Canara dishes which are simply mouth-watering to say the least. Now when you are in Mangalore, you must be prepared to face the tropical climate there. Although the mornings are not too hot and you can brave the sun, the evenings remain the best time to be at the beach and relax with an ice-cream while watching the sun disappear.  So, if you are stationed in Bengaluru and looking for a weekend destination, Mangalore can definitely be your ultimate choice.


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BR Hills

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Mighty and magnificent, at an elevation of 1200 metres, Biligirirangana Hills stand tall at the confluence of the Eastern and Western Ghats in South Karnataka, and are frequented for their diverse flora and fauna. BR Hills offers plenty of sights to visit, thrilling sports to experience, and some wonderful homely places to stay at during the course of your visit.

Sightseeing 

- BRT Wildlife Sanctuary which sprawls across 540 sq. kms and is home to gaurs, sambhar, tigers, leopards, four-horned antelopes and over 200 species of birds. 

- Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple where lies the statue of Lord Ranganatha, at the highest peak of the BR Hills.

- Dodda Sampige Mara, which translates to the The Big Champak Tree, is 2000 years old and definitely worth a view. 

 

Things to Do

- Trek to the highest peak of BR Hills.

- Go coracle boat riding, angling, and fishing at the Kaveri and Kapila Rivers.

- River raft, especially in the monsoons, but be prepared for unpredictable heavy rains to play spoilsport too!

- Shop at the Tribal Resource Centre, for some local handicrafts, artefacts, pickles, juices, and an array of options. 


Staying at BR Hills 

BR Hills offers some great options like the Rajathadri Hill Villas, K. Gudi Wilderness Camp, Gorukana Eco Wellness Retreat, and Champakaranya which, with their range of tents, cottages and rooms, make for the perfect retreat!

Boasting of temple and tranquillity, BR Hills is the perfect weekend getaway for hodophiles, dendrophiles, adventure junkies, and absolutely anyone else who loves being close to nature!

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Bangalore

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Bengaluru, formerly known as Bangalore, is the capital of the state of Karnataka. It is located in southern India on Deccan Plateau. The city is a mix of traditions and modernity. The various ethnicities residing in it celebrate their cultural festivities while engaging with the recent upsurge in its café culture and pub-hopping. It is often referred to as the ‘Silicon Valley’ being the hub of IT development in India.

The lush green area around Bangalore is interspersed with waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries, and brooks and rivers waiting to be explored. Due to the presence of lush gardens and pastoral land, it has gained a reputation for being the ‘Garden City of India.’ Cubbon Park, Ulsoor Lake, Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park, Bugle Rock Park, and Lumbini Garden are the marvels of this city.

Bangalore is flushed with the picturesque sites where you can try the most adrenaline rushing activities. Trekking or hiking at places like Ramanagara, Nandi Hills, Savandurga, and Narayanagiri are exciting activities undertaken by trek enthusiasts. You can also try camping and fishing over here for a rejuvenating experience. 

Bangalore is not just a place for nature lovers, but also music enthusiasts. Hard Rock is an elite pub in Bangalore due to its live performances by renowned bands. There are various other entertainment places within the city including Snow City, which enthuses visitors with activities like ice-skating, gaming arcades and bowling alleys. 

Bangalore has two distinct seasons – wet and dry. The wet season begins with the monsoon in June and lasts till September. The rest of the year is mostly dry but may encounter unpredictable showers. The dry days are sunny, with temperatures not going beyond 25 – 30 degrees Celsius. The best time to visit Bangalore is from November to March. 

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08 January 2019
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Hi this is keerthi vaasan, We are of 14 members for the trip. We reached at afternoon. The climate was really awesome. We started playing volleyball ball after long time. We played like this while we are in college. After some time we went for a trek on water falls. Really a fantastic ride. We took bath the water is nearly to freezing stage. I first really scared to go on. But after sometime my soul got sticked there. While returning from there only my body returned but my soul sticked out there. Food was really more delicious. They served with good respect. They are maintaining it in good way. The best palce to visit with frnds.
"One of the best places for camping. You will love the drive to reach this place, those roads!! so beautiful.\nCan't forget the hospitality of the host. Bahaddur, who is working over there and his kids are so much fun to talk. They served delicious authentic madikeri food. walk around the estate, don't worry Bahadur kids can take you there and be such a wonderful company. Bonfire, you get to meet different people from different places, share a drink, exchange of thoughts, what not. Overall its one of the affordable best packages in madikeri."
03 January 2017
Excellent
It was an stunning experience for me as solo traveler. Location is in 16 km cut from Madikeri towards Talakaveri and last 3 km pathway is very much into the forest and you will be enjoying that. Location is untapped by many and road in the last stretch is not so comfortable and that is the beauty of the place. The place is very much into the forest and you wont here any sound other than birds,leaves and wind. No Wifi and Network is very weak and that's exactly what we need when we are in holidays. Temperature is damn low at night and camp fire sets the mood for it to enjoy. Tent sleep is a different experience for me and i am sure it would be the same for all. Water stream flows nearby and we can go and pass time there. Morning, we walked around 2 Km into the forest to see a jungle falls which is icing on the cake. Trekking path is also untouched by many i believe. Also you can coffee estate to walk around. No need to mention that food is very delicious and so are services. On a whole, I am sure it would be a complete package for a camp day or two. if it is Coorg, this should be your stay place. I landed at thrillophilia accidentally and it is a needed one. If i want to say in Rajini style, "Magizhchi"
10 April 2016
Excellent
Coorg is indeed a lovely place and the perfect place to take your spouse and kids. If you are planning a Coorg trip then you should go to this amazing elephant camp for a quick and amazing vacation! There are whole lot of activities and specially elephants. My kids loved it a lot.
15 October 2015
Excellent
The term 'Gentle Giant' might have been coined especially for elephants! This was a very offbeat and enchanting experience. Totally loved our stay and activities like jeep safari, bird watching, elephant interaction for best part of the whole trip.
It was a very pleasant stay. Rooms and toilets are clean. Food is delicious. We have tried Coorg style chicken curry meals and fish fry in lunch. Evening snacks like chilli chicken, chicken pepper dry, chicken kabab, Fruit salad, gobi manchurian, mushroom chilli. And in dinner roti with egg masala and gulab jamun. The view of the lake from room is very nice. It’s only 5-6 km from Main road. Road is also good.
14 September 2020
Excellent
Tamara Coorg was a excellent get away for us post Covid lockdown. The measures that they have taken to ensure contactless service is absolutely professional. The place is really brilliant with excellent customer service. Priyanka and Thrillophilia team did an amazing job in helping us out with the best package and customising the package as per our requirement. The stay, food and the activities all make it absolutely worth it to visit this place.
02 February 2020
Excellent
It was an amazing experience which we lived after choosing this package. Thanks to thrillophilia for such an amazing experience at a pocket-friendly package and discounted rates from various other online websites. The inclusions compared to the cost did justice to it. It was worth the money. The Coorg Cliff Resort is beautiful for couples seeking a hideaway in Coorg as it is surrounded by the mesmerizing beauty of nature, jungle alongside and provided us with a comfortable stay with jacuzzi and romantic dinners arranged on special demands. We have enjoyed nature walks to explore the beautiful views of the location and also loved our last day in their infinity pool which was relaxing.
29 December 2019
Excellent
Coorg Cliff Resort was perfect for nature lovers, we had so much fun staying here, the trekking, cycling, plantation walk was so thrilling and amazing. The meals provided were tasty. Thanks, Thrillophilia for this amazing experience. We had fun and the beauty of Coorg was a treat to the eyes.
03 January 2020
Excellent
Porcupine Castle in Coorg has to be one of the most peaceful, picturesque and happy places that I have stayed in. Far from the city this place will actually help you to forget all your stress. The scenic beauty of nature can be relished from the resort itself. If you want you can go trekking to explore the serene environment. But we have decided to spend the holidays being lazy all the time just in spas and pools.

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  1. Which is a better place to visit Coorg or Ooty?

    Coorg and Ooty both are popular destinations among tourists. Coorg is less populated by tourists. Its surrounding areas are just as beautiful and tranquil. Not only this town, the places to visit near Coorg within 200 Kms just offer as much natural beauty and perfect holiday destinations.

    Ooty is a small town in Tamilnadu and receives tens of thousands of visitors every year due to its pleasant weather, natural attractions. But due to its immense popularity, Ooty can get a bit crowded during the tourist season.
  2. How far is Coorg from Madikeri?

    Coorg is at a distance of 24 km from Madikeri by road. Visitors can hire a cab from any cab service. Karnataka State Road Transportation Corporation provides deluxe bus services from Madikeri to Coorg. The nearest railway station to Coorg is Mysore junction.
  3. How is Coorg a place worth visiting?

    Situated in the midst of humongous mountains of Karnataka, Coorg is a place where you would go to just rest in tranquillity. The rolling mountains surrounding the town, with a misty landscape, Coorg rejuvenates your body and spirit like no other. Coorg is not only rich in scintillating natural beauty but also has a rich cultural heritage. The Madikeri Fort, the Abbey falls, the traditional dishes, spicy curries, handmade truffles make Coorg worth visiting.
  4. What is a good time to visit Coorg?

    For adventure seekers and trekkers, October to March is the best time. Since there are heavy rainfall and landslides from July to August, it could be a huge problem for trekkers. September to June is the best time for everyone interested in going on vacation to all the places to visit near Coorg within 200 km.
  5. Which airport is near to Coorg?

    The nearest airport to Coorg is the Mangalore International Airport. It is 165 km away from the hamlet of Coorg and taxis/cabs are available from the airport to take you to the town.
  6. How far is Munnar from Coorg?

    The road distance between Munnar and Coorg is 455.4 km and it takes around 11 hours to reach from Munnar to Coorg or vice versa. Meanwhile, the air distance between these two places is 297 km. You can travel between the two cities via trains, buses and with your own vehicles.

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