A mesmerising hill station nuzzled in the vast greenery of Western Ghats, Coorg is one of the most popular hill stations in the country. Located 1452 m above sea level, Kodagu which is another name for Coorg is a small district in Karnataka State. A local sightseeing tour to Coorg is suitable for all, irrespective of whether you are travelling solo or with group of colleagues, friends or family. With a scenic beauty and a pleasing atmosphere to boast of, it is rightly called as the ‘Kashmir of South’. ‘Scotland of India’ is another which has been bestowed upon Coorg.
With our Coorg local sightseeing tour packages, experience a breathtaking scenic view of massive mountains, impressively roaring waterfalls and serene lakes to testing your skills and stamina at various adventure activities such as river rafting, mountain climbing, angling, cycling on a tough terrain, squad biking, etc., every tourist will have a memorable time in Coorg.
Jungle Safaris and Trekking through alluring yet touch trails is another popular activity here. Most of our Coorg tour packages offer various choices of activities along with sightseeing options. Experiencing aromatic welcome of coffee plantations to relishing the freshness of spices which are procured directly from local spice plantations, or a tour to these gardens is another exciting aspect of Coorg tour.
However, it is not as easy to plan a trip as thinking about it. We at Holidays DNA completely understand this owing to which we have created various Coorg tour packages, each catering to different interests and requirements. We also have tour packages to Coorg for every budget, ranging from low budget Coorg tour packages to luxury vacation. Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour Packages are one of best packages that we offer.
For those who have limited time or those travellers who want to make their weekend special, we have a Coorg Local sightseeing packages. These packages are also suitable for the tourists on a longer vacation but unable to decide which places to visit in Coorg. By opting for our Coorg sightseeing tour package, you need not spend your time in skimming through internet to find the right places to visit in Coorg. Instead you can just sit back and relax while we plan your entire day with visit to many interesting places.
Coorg is home to many amazing sites. From fort and palaces, temples, sparkling lakes, mountains, cascading waterfalls to beautifully laid out gardens, plantations and stunning viewpoints, you will find ample of places to visit in Coorg. Some of the popular tourist attractions in Coorg, included in Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour Packages are Abbey Falls, Madikeri Fort, Madikeri Palace, Raja’s Seat, Omkareshwara Temple and Gaddige (Gadduge)/ Raja’s Tomb.
Dubare Elephant Camp, filled with scenic beauty and exciting interaction with elephants, is another place not to miss when in Coorg while Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement and Golden Temple presents a spiritual getaway. Talacauvery, Nisargadhama and Bhagamandala are few more places that you can visit on your Coorg tour.
A visit to Coorg is incomplete without relishing the fineness and flavourful delight of its cuisine. Dishes such as Bamboo Shoot Curry, Koli Curry (Chicken Curry), Kadumbuttu (Rice Dumplings), Votti (Rice Roti) and Nool Puttu (Rice Noodles) are not to be missed when in Coorg.
If you are wondering when to plan the trip, then let us inform you that Coorg enjoys a pleasant atmosphere throughout the year. However, the best time to visit Coorg is from the month of October to May. Monsoon season which starts from May to August also attract many travellers who visit to enjoy the tranquillity at the hill station amid rains.
Coorg has rich fauna and flora which greet every travellers who enter Coorg. It boasts of three wildlife sanctuaries, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary and Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary. National park namely Nagarahole or Rajiv Gandhi National Park also adorns the district of Coorg.
With our Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour Packages by private car you can explore these places and experience the charm of Coorg in the most hassle free and enjoyable manner. If in case you didn’t find any suitable package from our comprehensive list, then we also offer customized local tour packages by cab / taxi to suit any kind of specific requirement and interest.
How to reach Coorg
Reaching Coorg by Air
Similar to most of the hill stations, Coorg also doesn’t have an airport. Hence, tourists who are coming from further parts of the country and the world should get down at the nearest airports which are in Bangalore (243 km) and Mangalore (135 km). From here, they need to either take a bus or hire a taxi to Coorg.
Reaching Coorg by Rail
As hill station of Coorg doesn’t have a railway station, travellers are required to get down at nearest railway junctions. Mangalore railway station and the Mysore railway junction are the two nearest railway stations to Coorg. From these places, one has to travel via road to reach Coorg.
Reaching Coorg by Road
Coorg is well connected by road to many nearby cities. The distance between Coorg and Bangalore is around 243 km which can be covered within 5 and half hours of time by road. The distance between Coorg and Mysore is only 107 km which is easily covered in less than 3 hours of time.
If you are travelling from Hyderabad by road, the common route to Coorg is via Bangalore and Mysore. Hyderabad-Bangalore-Mysore- Hunasuru - Coorg. Another route to travel by road to Coorg from Hyderabad is via Buthpur, Devarabanda, Rudrampeta, Gutturu, Ramanathapura and Suntikoppa. Tourists can either travel by bus (a/c and no ac/c) or hire a taxi or self-drive vehicle to Coorg.