Mandalpatti, Coorg


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43 Ratings & 29 Reviews

About Mandalpatti

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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. 

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  • Very Good 11
  • Good 1
  • Average 0
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  • Poor 1
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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29 traveller reviews for Mandalpatti

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  • Tourist
  • Akanksha
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 4 Reviews
  •  250 readers

"Very bad, don't go" new review

  • 2.0/7
  • Posted 1 week ago
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

  • Tourist
  • Pradeep Ramachandran
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 287 photos
  • 100 Reviews
  •  14 helpful votes
  •  15834 readers

"Good place in Coorg"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
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
  • 11 photos
  • 7 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  1741 readers

"Off road adventure"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
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

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  • Pàyal Sharma
  • 1 photo
  • 1 Review
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  955 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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  • 2 votes

Somsuvra .

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  • Somsuvra .
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1022 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
  •  1083 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
  • 1 Review
  •  1228 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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Pawan Gupta

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  • Pawan Gupta
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1289 readers

"High and Green"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Dec 28, 2015
A little far from Madikeri, this place is the ultimate attraction Coorg has to offer. Although we were not allowed to take our Tavera to the spot as the terrain can only be endured by high power jeeps according to localites. We felt it was just a gimmick so we rented a jeep and payed them so money but soon after reaching the vast open meadows we totally forgot about it and couldn't help wake up the child inside us. It was so fun running up and down the hills and appreciating the green carpet of trees from the peak.
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Giridhar Gowda

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  • Giridhar Gowda
  • 27 photos
  • 34 Reviews
  •  241 helpful votes
  •  69939 readers

"Breath taking views"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 3, 2015
Just another scenic beauty to add awesomeness to Coorg. Jeep drivers may ask you to take jeep far behind the place touting bad roads ask you to shell 2000 bucks but one reach till the entrance gate and then also you can walk to the hill to enjoy the scenery on 3 to 4 kms. You would find many hills nearby and go up there. Reach early to explore the high hills but drive carefully.
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Arshaq Habib

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  • Arshaq Habib
  • Lives in Madikeri
  • 3 photos
  • 6 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  3697 readers

"One of the best viewpoints in Coorg"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Oct 27, 2015
As mentioned in the subject Mandalpatti is one of the best viewpoints in Coorg. Its 15 kms from the main city and you cannot take your regular vehicles to the spot. You require a Jeep or Scorpio or Bolero to visit the spot which has higher ground clearance. You will experience an amazing adventure ride. There is an entrance fees of 50 to 100 Rs per person. If you don't have a higher ground clearance vehicle then you can hire a jeep which will be available on the way to Mandalpatti. This place is on the way to Abbey Falls itself.
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