Coorg - Scotland of India OR Coorg Country OR its coffee and its ethnic warrior people

Coorg Travel Guide

Located on the Western Ghats of Karnataka, Coorg is one of the ideal places and hill stations in India known as Scotland of India. Today, Popularly known as Kodagu, Coorg has everything that tourists wish to have at an ideal tourist destination. The amazing hill station is known for rich flora and fauna and natural beauty where tourists from all parts of the world come to explore its scenic beauty. The retreating rain forests and maiden mountain ranges make it an ideal destination for honeymooners and nature tour lovers.

It is an ideal and dense steep hill that is only 252 km from Bangalore, the silicon valley of India. In fact, there are a number of tourist places here that keep travellers enticed for a long time, but the rich and eye-catching beauty of Madikeri keeps tourists enticed for a long time. It is the only place in Coorg that really endows tourists with a rejuvenating feeling.

Especially for honeymooners and those who want to relax in the most serene and cool environment far from city hustle and bustle, Madikeri is an ideal destination for them. The perfect hill station is known for beautiful coffee plantation along with tea and cardamom plantation. In addition to this, the Great Madikeri Fort is the main attraction here that speaks all about the rich and ancient history of the place.

Today, Coorg is also known for the eco-tourism in India as it has also a number of national parks and hill stations that keep travellers mesmerised. In addition to the aforementioned attractions, some of the major attractions in and around Coorg are :

Raja's Seat Raja's Seat : Kings of Coorg came here to explore the scenic beauty of the place. Now, it is a perfect tourist place.

Abbi Falls : Previously known as Jessey Falls, it is now a beautiful waterfall only five km from Coorg.

Sri Omkareshwara Temple : It is a historical temple dedicated to Lord Shiva that was built in 1820. It is known for architectural techniques of Islamic and Gothic style.

Bhagmandala Bhagmandala : The place is only a few km from Coorg that is also known as the temple town of this region.

Irupu Falls Irupu Falls : It is on the way to Nagarhole known as a renowned picnic spot and good pilgrimage as well.

Today, there are also a number of hotels and restaurants here so that tourist can accommodate here and enjoy the real South Indian food in their own way. When it comes to reach to Coorg, it is easy and hassle-free as the hill station is well connected to all the major destinations of Karnataka and the country.

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