We all look forward for getting a break from the usual monotonous life. Imagine spending some time with lush greenery, exotic and rich flora and fauna and experiencing colourful and simplistic lifestyle. Isn’t this makes for a perfect break from the hustle bustle of day to day lives?
Coorg, located in the Western Ghats of the Sahyadri Mountains in South Western Karnataka presents ample of holidaying options catering to all kinds of tourists. From waterfalls to dense forests to rivers to adventurous trekking routes to caves to temples to forts to museums, Coorg Tourism has wide range of options to keep its tourists entertained throughout their stay.
The exceptionally rich flora and fauna can be seen from the fact that Coorg has three wildlife sanctuaries namely Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary and Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary and one national park namely Nagarahole or Rajiv Gandhi National Park. This adds on greatly to the Coorg Tourism.
The district of Coorg has been one of the flourishing spot for tourism because of its rich culture, captivating natural beauty and good location. There are umpteen places for sightseeing as well such as Raja seat, Madikeri fort, Omkareshwar temple, Gadduge, Abbey falls, Dubare Elephant Camp, Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement and Golden Temple, Nisaragadham, Talacauvery, Bhagamandala.
Often called as the “Scotland of India” and the “Kashmir of Karnataka” Coorg justifies its name in each and every way. Not just beautiful natural settings but Coorg Tourism also boasts of pleasant climate throughout the year. The average temperature of Coorg is between 20 to 25 degrees throughout year. However, nights can get really cold so it is advisable to carry some light woollens on your trip to Coorg.
Because of its refreshing and soothing climate, one can visit Coorg at any time of the year. However, one can also plan his or her Coorg trip based on their preferences and purpose of the visit. For instance, the months of October to May are good for outdoor activities and sightseeing while the months of June to September are good if you are more indoor activities and would like just go and relax in a secluded environment.
The district of Coorg enjoys good location as well. It is covered by Dakshina Kannada District in the Northwest, the Hassan District in the North, the Mysore District in the East, the Kannur District of Kerala State in the Southwest, and the Wayanad District of Kerala in the South. Because of its proximity with various towns and cities, it is easier for tourists to reach Coorg.
Coorg is well connected by all means of transportation such as airways, roads and railways. Coorg is located at a distance of 120 km from Mysore, 155 km away from Hasan, 135 km away from Mangalore and 250 km from Bengaluru.
Coorg Tourism also offers mouth-watering cuisines as well. Some of the dishes that you must try are Kadumbuttu (Rice Dumplings) Koli Curry (Chicken Curry) Nool Puttu (Rice Noodles) Bamboo Shoot Curry (Bamboo Shoot Curry) Votti (Rice Roti).
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