Coorg has nestled in the arms of mountains and lavish valleys of the South Indian state Karnataka. The mind-blowing landscapes, widely sprawling coffee plantations, and cloudy rich green forest have made it a perfect holiday destination for a vacation with your friends and family.
Coorg is calling all the nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, and honeymooners to explore its beauty. This place has secured a special place in the heart of tourists and that has, in turn, made the Karnataka Tourism so much popular.
Let us explore some of the popular tourist destinations of Coorg. Catch them one by one:
Raja’s Seat: This place was favorite hangout destination for the Rajas, who paid their visit with their queens. They were enchanted by its charming climate and unforgettable scenic beauty. Raja’s Seat is now a beautiful and mind-blowing garden embellished with artificial fountains, a group of colorful flowers, and a concrete arc dominating the green hills (adorned with woolly clouds). You will just love this place and encourage you to explore more destinations at Coorg.
Dubare Elephant Camp: For all the animal lovers and especially elephant lovers, it’s a must-visit place. Tourists can enjoy their day with these adorable animals by enjoying a bath with them and tempting them with tasty delights and after these, they can allow you on their backs for discovering the bountiful nature. You can also feel the beauty of Kaveri River. Adventure lovers can go for whitewater rafting in this river. Dubare Elephant Camp has more than 150 elephants that are waiting for becoming your friends and spending a good time with you. Are you ready?
Abbey Falls: This place is one of the best destinations in Coorg. The hanging bridge built straightforwardly opposite to the falls provides captivating views of river Kaveri. For nature lovers, it’s like a bliss to explore this place and capture some memorable moments. Abbey Falls is a worth-visit destination for all.
Nagarhole National Park: This tourist destination is sprawling over 572 square km of area. Nagarhole is a perfect destination for all the wildlife lovers. They can get views of many south Indian animals’ species. You will lose with the melodious tunes of about 270 birds’ species.
Omkareshwar Temple: This famous old temple constructed by Linga Rajendra II in the year 1820. Omkareshwar Temple has extraordinary structure. Tourists seek blessings from Lord Shiva. This beautiful temple is a perfect combination of both Gothic and Islamic style of architecture.
Some other worth-visiting tourist destinations of Coorg are Cauvery Nisargadhama, Bylakuppe, Namdroling Monastery, Chettalli, Talacauvery & Bhagamandala, Barapole River, Iruppu Falls, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, and Chelavara Falls etc.
Food Journey in Coorg
Coorg is blessed with a huge rice plantation. Therefore, it’s natural to discover an array of Coorg dishes with the base of rice. Akki Rotti is a famous breakfast menu prepared from rice flour and cooked rice. Various steamed rice preparations including Paaputtu and Nooputtu are very popular among the people and they have the perfect accompaniment of hearty curries like bamboo shoot curry, pumpkin curry, wild mushrooms curry or Coorg honey.
Lunch and dinner also offer various dishes with the base of rice. Minimum one non-vegetarian preparation is present to accompany them (such as mutton, chicken, or pork). A common ingredient of the Coorg cuisine is coconut. There are plenty meal options for vegetarians as well. The must-try dishes are Kaad Maange curry, Chekke curry, and Kumm curry.
Shopping Destinations of Coorg
Coorg also offers many shopping destinations for all the shopping lovers. Some of the prominent shopping destinations are Uni and multi-floral honey, homemade wine, and coffee are some favorite shopping items of people. There is a high demand for Coorg Silk Sarees. You can also find Tibetan artifacts, rosewood carvings, and the sandalwood fragrances. Coorg is prominent for various aromatic spices including nutmeg, pepper, star anise, and cardamom., , and
Nightlife in Coorg
Nightlife is as equally beautiful as daytime in Coorg. Coorg Camping tours and Night safaris through Wayanad.
Coorg is calling you to explore its incredible beauty.