9 Places To Visit In Coorg


Endless mountain ranges, undulating landscape, colourful scenery and forest clad slopes rising to the sky provide Coorg an irreplaceable place in the whole South India. Some of the must see places in Coorg are:

9) Madikeri Fort - 

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Madikeri Fort, still preserving the leftovers of bygone era in its walls is a historic landmark of Coorg. Some of the elevated structure inside this fort offers amazing view of the surrounding areas. Today, the premises of this fort house the Deputy Commissioner’s Office, Madikeri. Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM(remains open on all days of the week except Monday) Entry fees: Free

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8) Dubare Elephant Camp - 

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Dubare Elephant Camp is a well known elephant training camp located in Coorg, Karnataka. The deciduous forests of Dubare are occupied by various species of wild animals including spotted deer, Sambhar and Asiatic elephants. Crocodiles and birds like partridges and peacock can also be spotted here. Tourists visiting this place can enjoy joyride on the elephant, wildlife safari and coracle ride. Timings: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM Entry fees: Rs. 20 per person River rafting - Rs 900-1000 per person and might go higher during peak season Elephant ride - Free for kids below 7 and Rs. 100 per person for 5 min of ride for adults.

7) Omkareshwara Temple -

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Omkareshwara temple located in Coorg is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The construction of this temple reflects the mix of Islamic and gothic styles. Being a popular religious destination, it draws a large number of tourists. Timings: 6:30 AM to 12:00 Noon; 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Entry fees: free

6) Bylakuppe - 

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Bylakuppe is a Tibetan settlement in Coorg which has various monasteries, nunneries and temples in Tibetan Buddhist traditions. Bylakuppe also contains various Buddhist universities for advanced practices of Buddhism. Timings: 7.00AM – 8.00PM daily Entry fees: free

5) Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary - 

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Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, spread over 102 km is a home to a wide variety of endangered bird species. The landscape is marked with steep terrains, mountain streams and waterfalls. This is the best place to discover the flora and fauna of Coorg.Timings: 7.00 AM - 6.00 PM

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4) Raja's Seat -

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Raja’s seat is a famous sunset point located in Coorg. It was once the platform which was used by the kings of Kodagu to enjoy glorious sunset. Timings: 5:30 AM to 8.00 PM Musical Fountain Timings:7:00 PM onwards on weekdays; 6:45 AM to 7:20 PM on weekends Entry fees: Rs. 5 per person

3) Cauvery Nisargadhama - 

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Cauvery Nisargadhama is abundant with thick bamboo groves, lush foliage, teak and rosewood is a beautiful island formed by river Cauvery. The extensive nature resort spread across 64 acre includes an orchidarium, a deer park , elephant and boat rides. Timings: 09:00AM-5:00PM daily Entry fees: Rs.10 for adult; Rs. 5 for children; Rs.25 per person for elephant ride; Rs.100 per person for boating

2) Mandalpatti view point - 

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Mandalpatti view point, a popular tourist destination in Coorg has the power to allure tourists and beckon them come back here again and again. You will certainly fall in love with the amazing green surroundings that will wrap you from all sides during the trek. Timings: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM daily Entry fees: No entry fee

1) Mallali Falls -

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Mallali falls, located in the Western Ghats will certainly leave you enchanted for the rest of your life. Well known for its magnificent greenery, it is an ideal place for the nature lovers. Timings: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM daily Entry fees: No entry fees

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I am Shahil Shah, a traveler and blogger! I bring stories from the places for you to cherish the experiences of my travel. Stay tuned!”

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