Holiday in Coorg

Memorable Holiday in Coorg

Blessed with charming natural beauty and scenic locals, Coorg (also known as Kodagu) is a striking hill station in the state of Karnataka. This beautiful hill resort is nestled in the lush greeneries of Western Ghats and often quoted as the "Scotland of India" to the majestic natural beauty. From dense teak wooded forests to scenic beds of coffee plantations, lush green valleys, tangy orange orchards to difficult mountain ranges, Coorg proves to be an lovely location for the tourists looking natural scenic spots as well as challenging treks. The beauty of Coorg cannot be described through words but the feel of being here is just 'WOW'. Although playing host to a number of powerful empires like, the Kadambas, Cholas, Vijayanagara, Hoysalas and the Kodagu region, preserved its ethnic cultural heritage. EaseMyTrip.in presents a number of Coorg holiday packages for you to choose from.
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Coorg Tour Packages

Best Sightseeing Places in Coorg

Before booking Coorg holiday packages, you must be aware of the popular places of the hill station. Read on to know which destinations you must visit during your Coorg trip.

Madikeri Fort :
Built in 19th century, this ancient fort today houses the prison, a chapel, a temple, a small museum and government offices.
Omkareshwara Temple:
Quite adjacent to Madikeri Fort, Omkareshwara Temple is believed to be built in 1820 and features a combination of red-tile roofed Kerala architecture and Islamic - styled domes.
Abbey Falls:
Perched away between private coffee and spice estates, the Abbey falls provides a splendid backdrop for family picnics.
Iruppu Falls:
Cuddling besides the Nagarahole (the Rajiv Gandhi National Park) and around 8 KM from Virajpet, Iruppu Falls presents a charming sight during the monsoon season.
Cauvery Nisargadhama:
A stunning beauutiful riverine island, made by the Cauvery River in the plains, Cauvery Nisargadhama is just 25 KM from Kushalnagar. Sprawling over 64 acre, this nature resort houses a deer park, elephant, orchidarium and a place to enjoy boat rides.
Other Attractions::
Talacauvery, Bhagamandala, Bylakuppe, Nagarahole National Park, Harangi Dam, Somwarpet etc. are some of the other tourist attractions that you must visit during your Coorg vacation.

Best Time for Holidaying in Coorg

Like any other hill station, Coorg enjoys a pleasant weather throughout the year. Summers can be moderately warm; monsoons have heavy thundershowers (with yearly rainfall ranging from 3500 to 2500 mm). On the other hand, winters (November to February) the mercury shoots down making the climate even more pleasant. Therefore, the best time to visit Coorg is from October to February. So, make your Coorg travel plans accordingly.

Must Buy Things from Coorg

Coorg is a beautiful abode for coffee & tea plantations, trekking spots and endless varieties of flora and fauna. Besides these, this hill station has a number of shopping places selling exclusive items related to this place. Some of the things, which you must buy from your Coorg tour, include Spices & Dry Fruits (pepper, cardamom, cumin, mint, oregano, sage, basil, bay leaves, thyme, garlic, and rosemary and dry fruits like cashews, figs, and raisins. Other special things which you must buy back home from here are Coorg Honey, Chicory Coffee, Coorgi Costumes & Traditional Weapons , Oranges and handmade chocolates.

Explore Options to Reach Coorg

Before booking Coorg holiday packages, you should explore that how can you reach there without any hassle. Well, reaching to Coorg is not much difficult as it is well- connected. You can reach there by air, rail and road.
By Air
Coorg doesn't have its own airport; the nearest airport to this hill station is Mangalore airport (135 KM). The airport is connected with cities like Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore. On your arrival at Mangalore Airport, take a private of public transport to reach Coorg. The next nearest airport is at Bangalore international airport, which is 260 KM away.
By Train
Coorg doesn't have its own railway station. The closest railway link from Coorg is Mysore, which is just 95 KM away from this hill station.
By Road
Coorg can be reached by taking bus of K.S.R.T.C deluxe buses, which run on daily basis from Mysore, Bengaluru and Mangalore. Otherwise, one can hire car or travelers buses to reach Coorg from nearest railhead or airport.
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