Coorg

Coorg


It is located in south-west part of Karnataka, locals usually refer Coorg as Kodagu, and it is also referred as Kashmir of South India and Scotland of India. It is mostly famous for its coffee plantation, lovely waterfalls, wildlife and amazing assortment of flora and fauna. This place is situated at an elevation of 1500 meters and slopes here are perfect for chronic picnickers. Tadiandamol peak is second highest in Karnataka and an active location for travellers; you can set your base camp at Nalaknad Palace and visit many of bee-keeping centers of this area.

Mallalli Falls are located where Kumaradhara River takes a steep plunge, it is a 200 meter long fall with water thrashing down on rocks and boulders, this beautiful combination of water and nature will make you feel like being in heaven. Golden Temple here is a part of Namdroling Monastery where Buddhism is taught and preached. You will come across many Tibetan flags flying high here. Around the place are many Tibetan food outlets and craft shops.

The Omkareshwara Temple here is built in Islamic style of architecture just like Taj Mahal dominated by central dome. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has a very interesting story behind its construction that took place during 1820. Abbey Falls makes one of most visited places in Coorg; it is located between coffee plantation and spice estates. You will certainly like the gushing beauty here when Kaveri River cascades down a rock face.

Dubare Elephant Camp is interesting place to visit on Coorg with over 150 elephants; you can take a ride on them to see many other animals in this camp. This area is worldwide famous for its coffee plantation, you can visit plantations here anytime to join hands with expert coffee pickers. Votecad Camping is famous for its local adventure sports like tree climbing, coconut shooting, raft building and crab hunting. This place will definitely satiate your thirst for adventure. For white water experiences and rafting head to Barapole River where there are rafting spots for both beginners and experts. General weather of this destination is Cold. This destination is of type Mountain.