Don't Miss These 8 Kick-Ass Places When You Visit Coorg

Don't Miss These 8 Kick-Ass Places When You Visit Coorg

Planning to visit the Scotland of India which is known for its breathtaking natural beauty? Well, we are talking about Coorg which tops the chart when we look at the best holiday destination in South India. Coorg is known for its sprawling coffee plantations to scenic waterfalls. Every year thousands of tourists across regions get attracted to the ancient landmarks and adventurous hiking trails. Places to visit in Coorg includes serene lakes, national parks, beautiful mountains, and of course the pleasant coffee fields!

The beauty in the hills of western ghats include Dubare Elephant Camp, Nishani Motte, Burude Falls, Kumara Parvatha Trek, Barapole River, Abbey Falls, Iruppu Falls, Tadiandamol Peak etc. The best part of Coorg is that it gives a constant year round pleasant weather. However, each season reveals something exciting and unique about the place.

We have curated the best places which you should not miss when you visit coorg! From river rafting to trekking, coorg is the best place to visit as it can be both relaxing and challenging based on what you choose! Do not miss freshly brewed coffee, a dip in the scenic waterfalls, or enjoying the scenic beauty of the cabin woods! So, there you go, get a pen and paper and jot down the kick ass places you must visit when in coorg:

1. Raja’s Seat

Approximately 161 ft above the sea level, this place has a mind blowing history of the kings of Coorg! This is considered as one of the best attractions in coorg! A fantastic spot if you want to have a look at the fiery sunset and majestic sunrise! Looking at the lush green dense forest in an eagle view is just a bliss to your eyes!

Fees: Rs. 20 Per Head - Toy Train, Rs. 5 Per Person - Entry Fees, Rs. 40 - Parking
Timings: Monday to Friday - 6AM : 8PM ; Saturday to Sunday - 6AM - 7:30PM
Location: Stuart Hill, Madikeri

2. Brahmagiri Hill

At a distance of 1,608m from the sea level, brahmagiri hill is the highest peak in sanctuary. The presence of Thirunelli Temple and Iruppu Falls are one the best trekking experience which a person can do in lifetime.

Fees: Rs. 200
Timings: Usually in Daytime
Location: Mananthavady Border, Virajpet Taluk.

3. Chelavara Falls

Chelavara Falls in Coorg is one of the most seen scenic falls. It gets originated from the river kaveri. You can have an extravaganza while the water crashes down from a height of 150 ft. It just feels mesmerizing while you cite huge white curtains amid the lush green forest!

Get a refreshing dip in the 50 ft deep plunge cool pool. The best time to visit Coorg would be during the monsoons.

Fees: No Entry Fees
Timings: Monday - Sunday : 6AM - 6PM
Location - 2Km from Choma Kund in Madikeri

4. Mallahalli Falls

Mallahalli Falls is one the most beautiful falls in Coorg! It is located in the Pushpagiri Hills of the western ghats. One must listen to the sounds of crashing water from a rugged area of 2Km and 500 Steep Stones. A milky white water forming mist would welcome your presence while you are there. It is absolute beauty when you can combine the view of dense green forest and milky white falls.

Fees: No Entry Fees
Timings: Monday - Sunday : 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Location: Somvarpet, Coorg

5. Kumara Parvatha Hill

One of the best places to visit in Coorg includes the Kumara Parvatha Hill. One can witness shades of orange during summer. Kumara Parvatha hill is considered as one of the best trekking places in coorg. The routes of the western ghats makes the view extremely beautiful, though camping is not allowed here. But, you could enjoy a scenic beauty if you are atop here during sunrise, sunset.

Fees: Rs. 75 - Trekking Fees to Forest Officer. Rs. 100 for Photography
Timings: Monday to Sunday - 6AM - 6PM
Location: Pushpagiri

6. Nagarahole National Park

Commonly referred to as Rajiv Gandhi National Park was named after the Cobra river passing through the rich green forest. A famous attraction to visit in coorg, as the habitat is surrounded with Elephants, Leopards, Birds, Antelopes, Sloth Bears, Wild Boar etc.

Furthermore, Nagarahole is known for sandalwood, silver oak etc. You can visit the forest through a Jeep Safari ride either from the main forest or via Kabini backwaters.

Fees: Starts from Rs. 150
Timings: Monday - Sunday - 5:30AM to 10:00AM, 3:00PM to 7:00 PM
Location - Madikeri Road, Hunsur

7. Omkareshwara Temple

Omkareshwara Temple in Coorg is an 18th century important religious site. The temple is famous for its mix of Islamic and Gothic architecture. The ambience is extremely peaceful, one can spend quality time besides the water tank.

Fees: No Entry Fees
Timings: Monday - Sunday - 6:30 AM to 12:00 PM, 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Location: Stuart Hill, Madikeri

8. Nisargadhama

A patch of bamboo groves, teak and sandalwood trees are an ultimate picnic spot in Coorg. Nisargadhama is an ideal and natural island on the river beds of Kaveri. One can enjoy boat ride and elephant safaris here. Nisargadhama is considered one of the finest places and must visit places when you are in Coorg.

Fees: Rs. 10 - Adult, Rs. 5 - Child
Timings: Monday - Sunday - 6AM - 6PM
Locations: Madikeri

Coorg is famous for natural beauty and hidden gems among the Western Ghats. It is covered with green vegetations, scenic beauty, coffee plantations, etc. Coorg is considered as one of the best holiday destinations and surely ranks as best places to have a good time. You can also consider coorg as the most favorite destinations for travelers, adventurers, nature lovers etc. who are planning to take a break from their busy life schedules!

Well, now that we have covered the 8 Must Visit Places When you are in Coorg! Which do you think is the best place to go? Have you been to any of these places or is there something missing here. Let us know in the comment section below and we shall surely look at it as well!

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