Coorg (Kodagu) is a lovely green rural district of Karnataka, very close to Bangalore. People also prefer this lush green town for weekend getaways. If you are on a day’s getaway to Coorg, you can visit the following places.
- Abbey Falls
- Madikeri Fort
- Sri Omkareshwara temple
- Irupu Falls
- Nagarhole National Park
It is a beautiful waterfall amid the coffee plantations in the Western Ghats range of mountains. Many water streams combine on the slopes of Western Ghats to form the Abbey falls.
Address: Abbey falls Madikeri, 571252, Hoskeri, Karnataka, India
Visiting time: 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Time to spend: 1 hour
Next Destination: Madikeri Fort, 20 minutes drive
It is also called as Mercara Fort, built by Mudduraja in the 17th century. It is now a fort cum museum.
Address: Madikeri Fort, Stuart Hill, Madikeri, Karnataka 571201, India
Visiting time: 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Time to spend: 40 minutes
Next Destination: Sri Omkareshwara temple, 7 minutes walk
Sri Omkareshwara temple
It is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple has four minarets and a fish pond to add to its beauty.
Address: State Highway 88, Stuart Hill, Madikeri, Karnataka 571201, India
Time to spend: 30 minutes
Next Destination: Irupu Falls, 2 hours drive
The waterfall lies in the Brahmagiri mountain range. It is a scenic beauty with a natural pool and walking path amidst the wild.
Address: Kurchi, Karnataka 571250, India
Time to spend: 1 hour
Next Destination: Nagarhole National Park, 55 minutes drive
Nagarhole National Park
It is also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park. it is a part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and presents a great sight of sandalwood forest, tigers, and elephants.
Address: Madikeri Road, Hunsur, Karnataka 571201, India
Visiting time: 06:45 AM to 08:45 AM and 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Time to spend: 2 hours
You can also book a multicity cab in Coorg and enjoy a comforting holiday.
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