India is a vast country. Every nook and corner have something or the other to offer to the tourists. One such amazing place is Coorg. Coorg is Beautiful. The beauty of this place is often compared with Scotland. This hill station in Karnataka is the perfect summer get away. The lovely mountains, the cool breeze, the coffee plantations, they all add up to the personality of this place. It is a perfect get away from the scorching sun.
When booking Coorg tour packages, it is important to keep in mind that the best time to visit this place is between Octobers to April. This is the time, when the temperature stays about 15 to 20 degrees and makes it a pleasant weather in terms of neither too hot nor too cold. If you are into trekking, then till March is the time to visit. Come April and the entire place gets covered with white flowers. Post June once the rains set in, it is not an advisable to visit.
Here are the top 5 places to visit in Coorg:
The Abbey Falls is one of the majestic and picture-perfect waterfalls of India. This place is a mere 10kms away from Madikere. This is one of the must visit places when one visits Coorg. The waterfall cascade through the grand Mountains of Western Ghat. The view is truly majestic. The water falls from a huge height with a splash making it look surreal. The waterfall is located amidst coffee plantations all over adding to the scenic element. Lot of people also visit’s this place for trekking. There is a hanging bridge that gives one a 360-degree view of the waterfall.
This is a leisure spot made for the kings of Kodagu. This place is one of the most scenic locations in Coorg. There are flowers all around with a a well-manicured garden. This spot gives one an amazing view of the sunset. This place is away from the bustling crowd and loved by family members as well honeymoon couples.
The beautiful Mallali falls is another tourist point in Coorg. This particular waterfall is located at the onset of the Pushpagiri Hills located at the Kodagu District. The waterfall falls from a height of about 200ft making the sight breathtaking. The best time to visit this waterfall is during the monsoon when it is at is best form.
Temples in Coorg:
There are many temples in Coorg. The Omkareshwara temple is place of worship was built way back in 1820. It is built on the Mumammadan style of architecture. As per this style, there will be a dome at the center and each corner will have a turret. The temple is built for Lord Shiva and is located with a serene lake in front of it. Though a Hindu temple, the unusual style of architecture makes it look distinct.
Another famous temple in Coorg is the Talacauvery and Bhagamandala. Both are artistically beautiful. Talacauvery is known to be the birth place of the river Cauvery. The holy temples are located in the Bhagamandala. One cannot visit one without visiting the other. Courtesy the location and thee architecture the temples and the mountain range at the back drop will spell bound one’s senses.
This is a natural island located on the famous river Cauvery. This is the main tourist attraction at Coorg. The island is known to be a much-preferred picnic spot for locales as well as tourists to visit. It is not a very small island as it stretches about64 kilometers. This place is filled with greenery and trees like sandalwood and teak adding to its allure. There is a hanging bridge made of rope that is used to reach this place. Once there, you can get to see peacocks, rabbits and deer in the island. The island is perfect for a day trip.
There is a lot to do in Coorg. If you are not into sightseeing, then just book a spot for yourself at the coffee plantations and spend the whole day relaxing and doing nothing. However, if you like sightseeing then ensure that the Coorg tour packages, you opt for include the above places.