Want to get out of every day hustle and bustle? Planning a trip to make up your mind? Do you have a lengthy weekend coming up and want to head out and have fun somewhere down south India to experience the beautiful winter? Confused about which best southern Indian place to visit this winter? If you’re looking for a lovely south Indian vacation or an adventure trip, Coorg is a place that can offer the whole thing for you. Coorg is obviously the perfect holiday spot in south India whose ravishing winter beauty promises to give pleasure to toddlers, young and the old alike.
Coorg is generally known as the Kashmir of Karnataka and the Scotland of India. The place is renowned for its sprawling green forests, verdant green valleys, foggy hills, dense coffee plantations, extensive tea estates, orange groves, supercilious peaks and fast flowing streams. It is a well-admired weekend escape in Southern India, especially for habitants of neighboring Dakshina Kannada, Hassan and Mysore districts of Karnataka, Kannur and Wayanad districts of Kerala.
Coorg gives you outstanding old world appeal which is reflected in its sleepy towns. Tourists visiting Coorg can enjoy a laidback and comforting atmosphere and get pleasure from a slow paced life owing to the charming environment which offers breath taking views of both the eastern and western slopes of the Western Ghats.
What Coorg offers you
Coorg is flooded with a lot of scenic attractions that are frequently by visited by tourists and they vary from historical monuments such as palaces, fort and huge castles to antique temples, natural parks, waterfalls and sanctuaries. The main magnetism of Coorg is Talacauvery that is the origin of Cauvery. Others are the beautiful splendidly flowing Abbey Falls, Irppu Falls, Mallalli Falls, Madikeri Fort, Madikeri Palace, Raja’s Seat, Nalknad Palace and Gadhige (Raja’s Tombs).
A number of the well-known religious stations in the surrounding area of Coorg are Bhagamandala, the Tibetan Golden Temple, the Omkareshwara Temple, and Talakaveri.
Adventure tour packages to Coorg offers you the awesome scenic destinations such as Kaveri Nisargadhama, Dubare Elephant Camp, Chelavara Falls, Harangi Dam, Honnamana Kere, and Mandalapatti. Wildlife admirers can break free and enjoy the Nagarhole National Park and the neighboring Bandipur National Park as these are perfect places for nature lovers.
Tremendous opportunities of outdoor activities for team outing near Bangalore like trekking, golf, angling and river rafting can be preferred here. A good number of the trekking trails in Coorg are located in the Brahmagiri Hills of the Western Ghats. The Pushpagiri Hills, Kotebetta, Igguthappa, Nishani Motte and Tadiandamol are the other trekking destinations in Coorg.
The higher Barapole River, located in the Brahmagiri Hills flowing towards the south of Coorg, is the soul destination of water sports freaks whereas Valanoor, the backwaters of River Kaveri, is the favorite angeling station of covetous avid anglers.
How to reach Coorg?
However Coorg can be visited all through the year but the most attracting season to visit Coorg is November to April. You can reach Coorg only by road and the place is well connected from Mangalore, Hassan, Mysore, Bangalore, Kannur and Wayanad by roads. The nearby railway station to Coorg is Mysore and it is at a distance of 118 km. The nearest airport to Coorg is the Mangalore International Airport which connects regular domestic and international flights.
So what are you waiting for? Plan your trip to Coorg this winter and have a blast.