The Perfect Travel Guide to Visiting Coorg | Things to do in Coorg

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Introduction

Coorg is one of the most beautiful & magnificent tourist places in India, It’s also called the Scotland of India. The destination of  Coorg is near Bangalore

The Place is blended with different kinds of natural Beauties. Mainly this place’s beauty lies in its history, waterfalls, viewpoints, heritage, and many more.

People from many countries come here to see its natural beauty. It is one of the superb places to visit. The green beauty of the forest will make you say “Wow! What a wonderful place, It’s like heaven.”’ Coorg trip is ideal for photographers and nature lovers. 

 

Best Places To Visit In Coorg

Coorg beauties are filled with its waterfalls, coffee garden, huge greeny forest, temple, and many more. Here we will describe some of the best beautiful places in Coorg. Let’s dive into it.

Abbey Falls

Abbey Falls

Abbey Falls is near Madikeri and is a perfect tourist spot for nature lovers. The falling of gushing stream water about the height of 70 feet, will make you amazed.

The waterfall is combined of many streams and falls into one point and then merges into River Kaveri. It is more beautiful and Pleasing in the monsoon period. In the monsoon, the stream water is more massive and gives a louder rumble.

Abbey Falls is opposite the hanging bridge. From The hanging bridge, the waterfall looks more fascinating.

Location of Abbey Falls

Abbey falls is situated in the Western Ghats in Karnataka. It is approximately 8 km from Madikeri. 

Timings and Entry Fee of Abbey Falls

Abbey falls is open 7 days a week. The time for visiting it is 9 AM to 5 PM. The entry fee per person is  $0.20 (Indian Rupee Rs . 15)

 

Kaveri Nisargadhama Forest Park

Kaveri Nisargadhama Forest Park

Nisargadhama Forest is the blessing of GOD. Here everything is natural and pleasant to your mind. The most enjoyable thing is the Elephant ride. Elephant rides are very pleasant for adults and children.

 Everything seems to be very near when you are in up of an elephant. 2 things will also blow your mind. They are Deer park and Rabbit park. The view of River Kaveri will give you much pleasure. Because of the beauty of the river, you will never forget its scenery.

 When you go through the river the silent beauty, the green trees, the sweet singing of birds will fill your mind with joy and give you inner peace. That’ can not be explained by words.

Besides If you visited before you have some fear of the old hanging bridge, but now it’s also changed. The new hanging bridge is also now a tourist attraction.

Location of Kaveri Nisargadhama

 Kaveri Nisargadhama is near Kushalnagar in the district of Kodagu, Karnataka. 

 

Timings and Entry Fee of Kaveri Nisargadhama

Abbey falls is open 7 days a week. The time for visiting it is 9 AM to 5 PM. The entry fee is cheap. The entry fee per person is  $0.13 (Indian Rupee Rs . 10), The Elephant ride fee per person is  $0.34 (Indian Rupee Rs . 25 ) and the boat charge is $1.34 (Indian Rupee Rs . 100 ).

 

Omkareshwara Temple Coorg

Omkareshwara Temple Coorg

 King Ling Rajendra built this marvelous temple in the honor of Lord Shiva in 1820. The temple has some similarities to the dome mosque. The temple was made in the Muhammadan style.

The most attractive constructive look of the temple is its water tank in front of the temple. In the tank, there are various types of fish. The different colors of fish attract children to visit the temple. 

Location of Omkareshwara Temple 

The Omkareshwara Temple is situated in the Western Ghats Of Karnataka, Coorg. The temple is also known as Kodagu.

Timings of Omkareshwara Temple

The temple is always open for visitors. The opening time of the temple is from 6:30 AM and it closes at 8 PM. Moreover, there is no entry fee for the temple.

Madikeri Fort

Madikeri Fort

Madikeri fort is one of the interesting places in Coorg. No one wants to miss it. It was first made in the 17th century. Later Tipu Sultan remade it to look more beautiful.

When you enter the fort, you will see 2 elephants in front of it. The elephant looked adorable. The fort has many buildings and the name of some famous people like Mahatma Gandhi Public Library, the Kote Maha Ganapathi temple, and many more.

 

Location of Madikeri Fort

Madikeri Fort is situated in Fort, Stuart Hill, Madikeri, Karnataka

Timings and Entry Fee of Madikeri Fort 

Their entry fee is fully free or you can say that it is free. Madikeri fort opens at 10 AM and closes at 5:30 PM.  It is off on Mondays.

Do

Shop – In the local market you will find many kinds of spices and dry fruits and the price of them are cheap. Here you can buy cumin, cardamom, cashews, raisins and many more. Don’t miss buying coffee. It is the best item in the local market.

Visit a spa– If you are in Coorg, you don’t want to miss the spa. The spa will relieve your stress and refresh your mind and give you extra energy and great relaxation. So, don’t miss it.

Trek– The mountains Brahmagiri, Tadiyendamol are the best for treks. It will give you the feel of nature and the green fields will cheer your mind. The forest trails also give you gratification.

Coffee Plantation Tour– Wake up in the morning and take in the sweet smell of the coffee! Take a refreshing tour around the coffee plantations and it will give you many kicks in the morning.

 

When to Go:

Anytime! But October to March is the best time for travel. Because most adventure activities happen during this time.

What To Pack:

Pack light, pack less. Light, cotton, comfortable clothing is ideal. Carry a sweater or a jacket if it gets too windy or a bit chilly in the early mornings or late evenings. Sports shoes are a must, especially if you intend to trek or go biking.

Don’t pack too much. Pack as simple as possible. Take some necessary items like light, comfortable clothing. You can carry a sweater or jacket because in the morning the weather is cold and also for the freezy wind.

 

FAQ

1. Why is Coorg famous?

–> For Coffee.

2. Which is the best month to visit Coorg?

–> October to March is the best time for Coorg.

3. Does Coorg have an airport?

–> Coorg does not have an airport, the nearest airport is in  Mangalore

4. How safe is Coorg?

–> Yes, it is safe to travel to Coorg

5. Can we bathe in Abbey Falls?

–> You cannot take a bath at Abbey Falls

 

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