Mandalpatti, Coorg


Mandalpatti (Mountain) snapshot

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46 Ratings & 32 Reviews

About Mandalpatti (Mountain)

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Mandalpatti is a viewpoint, which is located at a distance of about 35 km from Madikeri town. Tourists can reach the 600 metres high point through the coffee plantations. 

What travellers are saying about Mandalpatti

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  • Excellent 18
  • Very Good 11
  • Good 1
  • Average 1
  • Below Average 0
  • Poor 1
  • Terrible 0
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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  • Camera/Video allowed
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3 Video Reviews for Mandalpatti

Madhu Maddy

  • Connoisseur
  • Madhu Maddy
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 413 photos
  • 22 Reviews
  •  242 helpful votes
  •  14585 readers
  • Posted Jan 23, 2017
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Gopalkrishna Bhat

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  • Gopalkrishna Bhat
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • Posted Jun 24, 2017
Overall Rating
  • 409

Ipsa das

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  • Ipsa das
  • 4 photos
  •  96 helpful votes
  •  30 readers
  • Posted Aug 14, 2016
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32 traveller reviews for Mandalpatti

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Pradeep Pradii

  • Tourist
  • Pradeep Pradii
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 1 Review
  •  2361 readers

"Don't ever miss to visit mandalpatti"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Nov 1, 2016
Hi guys,
If you are planning to visit Madikeri list down the mandalpatti has your first priority, though the Jeep fare is 1500rs. For 35kms up and down, you will feel it's worth after visiting this place, you may think the Jeep fare is quite high but they will charge it for the risk they are taking to reach the place and there tires won't last for a week, don't ever think of reaching this place by your own vehicle I bet you vehicles will breakdown on the way,
I felt accomplishing a mission after seeing the gorgeous sceneric beauty of the place most of the time you will be in the clouds.
"Happy journey folks".
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Ashutosh  Singh

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  • Ashutosh Singh
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 122 photos
  • 15 Reviews
  •  11 helpful votes
  •  7447 readers

"Trail walk in Coorg"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Oct 5, 2016
This place was so beautiful, I wish I could stay there forever. Away from the chaos of the city, soaking calming vibes, cool breeze touching your soul ; if you have ever felt or are well aware with the above words, this is one of the best place to be in. The minute you will start walking in this narrow lane of wilderness you will wish for this road to never end and you keep walking till your last breathe.
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Varun Vashishtha

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  • Varun Vashishtha
  • 28 photos
  • 10 Reviews
  •  19 helpful votes
  •  20653 readers

"You can go but not so good"

  • 4.0/7
  • Posted Jun 21, 2016
You can go there by hiring jeeps ... After reaching mandalpatti they will charge you 25 rs only than they allow you to trek and go to the top .. It takes only 5-10 minutes to reach on the top not so high and after reaching on the top there is one stand from where you can see mandalpatti hills ... Which gives very good view of mandalpatti ... If you want to save 25 rs there is another hill next to that you can trek there same hight same view of mandalpatti only that stand is missing.
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  • Akanksha
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 5 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  7359 readers

"Very bad, don't go"

  • 2.0/7
  • Posted May 23, 2016
Everything is negative. Your vehicle is not allowed, Compulsory have to hire local vehicle. No sharing of vehicle cost.

Distance is around 15-16 km. Very rough roads. After certain distance, we will be wondering where is the road? Entire muddy and big boulder road.

After all these pains when you reach, you have to pay Rs 25/- per head for climbing the mountain. And after climbing the mountain, you are very much upset and angry on yourself for wasting all money, time and energy with body ache nothing is there to be seen.

The worst part is there is nothing, not even water for drinking.
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Pradeep Ramachandran

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  • Pradeep Ramachandran
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 849 photos
  • 188 Reviews
  •  72 helpful votes
  •  70355 readers

"Good place in Coorg"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Mar 1, 2016
If you planning to visit Coorg you must visit Mandalpatti. You have to pay 10 Rs for entry. View is awesome. It is 360* view. Very difficult to reach this place by car. Road is very narrow and not good. You have to hire 4 wheeler jeep from base camp it will cost around 700 Rs.
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  • 4 votes

Vijay Anand

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  • Vijay Anand
  • Lives in Coimbatore
  • 60 photos
  • 18 Reviews
  •  17 helpful votes
  •  9847 readers

"Off road adventure"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Feb 23, 2016
Mandalpatti is 14 kms far from Kushalnagar, Madikeri. This place is a viewpoint which en route is completely a treacherous off road trail. Advisable to use local jeeps which is minimal in cost too. Bikers can climb up to the top on their own risk. Only fee collected there is for your vehicles Rs 10 for 2 wheelers and 20/30 Rs for 4wheelers. Climb at the day time to enjoy the scenic beauty from the top of the view point.
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  • 3 votes

Pàyal Sharma

  • Tourist
  • Pàyal Sharma
  • 1 photo
  • 1 Review
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  5647 readers

"Best place in Coorg"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Feb 6, 2016
Best place in Coorg to visit. The hills are so beautiful and wind flow would be very high. You will feel as if you are here for a film shoot. Keep your camera batteries saved for this place. Lived it.
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  • 3 votes

Somsuvra .

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  • Somsuvra .
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  5720 readers

"A bone breaker road, but breathtaking views"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Jan 28, 2016
Road is very very bad, I mean very very, extremely bad. Off roading adventure. Destination is a beautiful undulating landscape with grasslands around.
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Shreyo D

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  • Shreyo D
  • Lives in Mysore
  • 1 Review
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  5773 readers

"Great trekking experience"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Jan 9, 2016
Mandalpatti is an awesome place full of mist and greeny location. Very refreshing and peaceful location. A must visit place for trekking with friends and family
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Ashish Dhulgude

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  • Ashish Dhulgude
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews
  •  5917 readers

"Best place in Coorg, must visit"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jan 3, 2016
If you want to experience nature in its virgin, untouched and enormous best, this is the place to visit. Only jeep can ferry you to this spot which surprisingly isn't too far from Madikeri. One of the most popular tourist destination at Coorg famous for its Ooty like climate.

Don't miss to witness the sunrise here. A small walk to the top of its highest peak will blow you away, literally. Extremely windy even in December, don't forget to carry your jackets, pullovers and warmers. If you are the photographer type, you would be super busy with so much to capture. Landscape, valleys, sunrise, you will be spoilt for choice.
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