About Coorg Tourism: Located on the eastern side of Karnataka's Western Ghats, Coorg, officially known as Kodagu, is a charming hill station famous for its coffee production. It has been (Read More)nicknamed the "Scotland of India" due to breathtaking scenic views, comprising hills, cascading streams, waterfalls, and lush greenery. You can experience all the wonders that Coorg has to offer with Holidify's customisable and affordable Coorg travel packages.
You cannot visit Coorg without taking a tour of its expansive coffee, cardamom and pepper plantations; walk around the grounds, passing vanilla trees on your way, and make sure to buy some coffee and spices. An absolute sight to behold, the various waterfalls of Coorg like the Iruppu Falls, Mallalli Falls and Abbey Falls are a must-visit, especially since they make for excellent picnic spots and are often considered holy.
With so much greenery comes diverse wildlife that you can explore at the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Dubare Elephant Camp, Nagarhole National Park etc. You also get to go on treks like the Pushpagiri Trek, Tadiandamol Peak Trek and Iruppu Falls Trek. In addition, there are several religious places that you can pay your respects at, like the Rameshwara Temple, Bhagamandala, Namdroling Monastery and Gaddige Raja's Tomb.
Raja's Seat is a well-known tourist site in Coorg that is an elevated garden looking out onto the valley, believed to have been a favourite among the Kings of Kodagu; it is full of colourful flowers, fountains and plenty of spots to catch the sunrise or sunset. Moreover, boasting of impressive history, the 17th century Madikeri Fort was built by Muddu Raja and then reconstructed by Tipu Sultan.
Some other fun activities offered by Coorg tour packages include shopping for coffee and Kodagu jewels, getting a rejuvenating ayurvedic treatment, river rafting, fishing at River Cauvery, visiting the Nalknad Palace etc. So you can experience Coorg at its best between October and June and explore destinations like Bangalore and Mysore that are often part of the packages.
Visit the metropolitan city of Bangalore, also called the "Garden City" or "Silicon Valley of India", to experience its botanical gardens of Lalbagh, numerous parks like Cubbon Park, the colonial Bangalore Palace, delicious street food and coffee and more! On the other hand, Mysore is known as the "City of Palaces" and enjoys a reputation as one of India's most historically significant cities.
Your visit to Mysore will leave you completely fascinated, what with its Indo-Saracenic style Mysore Palace, temples, Brindavan Gardens, lakes and sanctuaries, Rail Museum, yoga institutes, silk saris, sandalwood etc. In addition, Holidify's Coorg travel packages are the perfect way to get the best out of the town, whether you are with family or friends.