If you are looking for information on Coorg tourism, then you have landed at the right place. Over the years people from all parts of the world have flocked to Coorg to explore its natural beauty. We have collected some of the best Coorg places to visit. Here are some of them:
It is one of the most visited places in Coorg and is a definite “must see” in many of the visitors itinerary. The falls is around 8km from Madikeri and attracts tourists even during summers as there is no dearth of water in the falls. Do not forget to carry your camera and put a tick against Abbey Falls in your list of Coorg places to visit. However bathing is not allowed in Abbey falls due to dangerous steep rocky valleys.
Now before I move onto Madikeri, here is a quick fact Coorg is also known as Kodagu. So capital of Kodagu or Coorg is Madikeri. Among the local people it is also known as “Scotland of India”. It is mainly known for its coffee plantation and definitely for the misty hills. A walk in the hills is a must to do and therefore Coorg tour guide recommends it as one of the prominent attractions.
Once you are in Madikeri, do make sure that you are in Madikeri Fort. Recommended as a Coorg places to visit, the fort has the old world charm. The palace has life size elephant structures on the entrance. The Madikeri Fort was captured by Tipu Sultan and he had rebuilt it with granite masonry. It was renovated in the 18th century and currently holds government offices within.
According to the popular folklore, it is said that the Rajas and the Maharajas use to spend their evening here. If you are the romantic types, then you should definitely experience the sunset at Raja’s seat. You should definitely try the “chur muri” from the nearby stalls.
Coorg tourism guide refers to Triveni Sangama, the point where the three rivers, namely Cauvery, Kannike and the Sujyoti meets. To visit Triveni Sangama, you need to take a ride to Bhagamandala. Bhagamandala is around 39 kms from Madikeri. In between you will have a beautiful scenic ride. The temple is famous for its wooden carvings. And yes the temple will serve you free lunch. Though not lavish but you will definitely love the simple vegetarian food.
These are the most recommended Coorg places to visit. However there are certainly more things you can do in the mini Scotland Of India. One of the best things you can do in Coorg is Outdoor sports. Amongst the lush green hills, deep valleys and beautiful landscapes the thrill of mountain hiking, rock climbing, white water rafting and dirt track racing becomes even more thrilling and exciting. We recommend you to pay a visit to Coorg and have the time of your life in its serene, calm and misty hills.