Coorg Tourism

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Bhawana meena

Bhawana meena3.6/5

2 reviews

Close to nature

Coorg is hill station. Mainly coffee plantation is done in this area. Its a small hill station so 2-3 days trip to Coorg will be perfect. We have visited this plan in may this time the coffee fruits are very small, they will grow after rains and there flowers comes in February. So according to me best time to visit Coorg is after rain. (Oct- Feb)

Shweta jaiswal

Shweta jaiswal5.0/5

5 reviews

Amazing place

Coorg is an awesome place to relax and enjoy a relaxing trip. I went with my husband, ita best go in light rainy season. The hilly road in rain luks awesome. Make sure to visit the Buddhist temple and attend their prayer. It is amazing to experience it.

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Coorg Video Reviews

Awesome view of the Falls  Video Review

Awesome view of the Falls

Nice hangout spot with a view  Video Review

Nice hangout spot with a view

Must visit place in Coorg  Video Review

Must visit place in Coorg

Good view & okay experience  Video Review

Good view & okay experience

Great architecture  Video Review

Great architecture

Shabby location  Video Review

Shabby location

Nice waterfall in Coorg  Video Review

Nice waterfall in Coorg

HARANGI DAM, KUSHALNAGAR DAM ACROSS KAVERI RIVER  Video Review

HARANGI DAM, KUSHALNAGAR DAM ACROSS KAVERI RIVER

Namdroling Monastery  Video Review

Namdroling Monastery

Abbi falls at its full glory  Video Review

Abbi falls at its full glory

Coorg Overview

History of Coorg

Nestled amongst the lush green hills of Western Ghats, Coorg in Karnataka is the major hub for coffee and spice production. Initially, Coorg (Kodagu) region was ruled by Kadambas. After their rule, Coorg was home to many other dynasties such as the Gangas, Cholas, Hoysalas and the Vijayanagara.

Much later, the region of Coorg fell under the colonial rule. In 1950, Coorg was declared as an independent state but later in 1956, Coorg was merged with Karnataka and was made a district.

People and Culture of Coorg

Because of its pleasant climate and enthralling landscape, Coorg is famous among travellers and is swarming with tourists from all over the country. Its large expanse of coffee and spice plantation calls people from the adjoining villages in search of employment. It has good cosmopolitan mix in terms of population and culture with Kodavas being the highest in residents. Kodava lingo, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam are the main languages spoken here. The main festivals include Arms-Keilpolduand Cauvery Shankaramana.

Things to Do in Coorg

Referred to as ‘Scotland of India’, Coorg is rich in greenery and alluring countryside. There are many places to visit in Coorg that interest tourists all year round. Abbi Falls is one of the major Coorg attractions. The waterfall is between coffee and spice estates and thus this offers a mesmerizing view. The water from the fall goes down to the Cauvery River.

From the list of Coorg places to visit, Raja’s Seat is another popular tourist point. This place was the favourite place of the King of Kodagu and one can catch a view of the surrounding backdrop and sunset and sunrise from this point. Mandalpatti is another famous sightseeing in Coorg. This viewpoint is 35 km from the main town and offers an enticing sight of the landscape. Dubare Elephant Camp and Omkareshwara Temple are two other Coorg tourist places. For those who are searching for other fun things to do in Coorg can opt for trekking, rock climbing and white water rafting.

Food and Shopping in Coorg

Besides Coorg sightseeing, tourists can indulge in munching on some local delicacies and shopping. One can try local cuisine like pandi curry, pork pepper curry, kolli saaru and Akki roti. There is a list of upscale and pocket friendly restaurants that serve a variety of other cuisines.

One must not depart from Coorg without buying coffee, spices and homemade chocolates. There are many shops in the main market of Coorg which sells these items.

Accommodation in Coorg

How to reach Coorg is an easy question to answer because one can choose to reach Coorg by bus, by taxi, by flight or by train. Though Coorg does not have an airport and a railway station, the closest city is Mysore and Bangalore which have railway stations and airports. Coorg is rich in terms of accommodation. From home stays to resorts to hotels, tourists can opt to stay in any one according to one’s budget and preference. There are many resorts in Coorg which are in the vicinity of major places to see in Coorg. Book a hotel or a resort well in advance and go for Coorg tour with your family or friends.


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