- Distance from Bangalore: 248 Kms
- Ideal Drive Time : 5-6 Hours
- Best Time to Visit : October to May
- Peak Season : February to May
- State : Karnataka
At a distance of 248 km from Bangalore - Coorg or Kodagu is a district in Karnataka and Madikeri is the district headquarters. At an altitude of 1525 meters on Western Ghats, Coorg is also known as the Scotland of India
Talacauvery, Abbey Falls and Dubare are some of the best places to include in Coorg Packages. Raja's seat, Iruppu Falls, Omkareshwara Temple, Bylakuppe, and Dubare are the major attractions. The famous Cauvery River is originated in the hills of Coorg at Talacauvery.
Being a part of the Western Ghats, Coorg is rich in flora and fauna. It has three wildlife sanctuaries - the Talacauvery, Pushpagiri and Brahmagiri Sanctuaries, and one national park, the Nagarhole National Park. Some of the animal species found in these wildlife parks include the Asiatic elephant, tigers, leopards and wild boars.
Coorg is the largest producer of Coffee in India. Also, it is one of the places with highest rainfall in India. The coffee plantations of Coorg covered with stunning greenery would charm anyone. With its undiluted landscapes, lovely waterfalls and an amazing assortment of flora and fauna, it has much to offer visitors. Wake up to the view of misty mountains in the morning and enjoy a cup of freshly brewed coffee. But of all the places to visit in Coorg, the wildlife sanctuaries are the most fascinating if you are with a loved one or on a family trip