Places to visit on one day trip to Coorg

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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.

  1. Abbey Falls
  2. Madikeri Fort
  3. Sri Omkareshwara temple
  4. Irupu Falls
  5. Nagarhole National Park

Abbey Falls

Abbey Falls Coorg
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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

Madikeri Fort

Madikeri Fort
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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

Sri Omkareshwara temple
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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

Irupu Falls

Irupu Falls
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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

Nagarhole National Park
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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

Route Plan

One day trip to Coorg
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You can also book a multicity cab in Coorg and enjoy a comforting holiday.

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