Coorg is the Scotland of India. It is one of the popular coffee-producing hill stations. It is not only popular for its beautiful green hills and the streams cutting right through them. It also stands as a popular destination because of its culture and people. The Kodavas, a local clan specializing in martial arts, are especially notable for their keen hospitality.
Main tourist attractions of Coorg
It is the favorite hangout place of the Rajas who made a visit there with queens. It has an unsurpassable scenic beauty and pleasant climate which now convert into a charming garden adorned with an array of colorful flowers, artificial fountains and a concrete arc overlooking the green hills looming with cottony clouds.
Dubare Elephant Camp
This camp is blessed with more than 150 elephants, who are ever ready to become friends and have a good time with the visitors. Relish a fun filled day with these giant and adorable creatures while enjoying a spurting bath with them and alluring them with the tasteful delights, before they finally allow you to get on their backs to explore the nature’s bounty around the banks of river Kaveri. Whereas, the adventure lovers can catch the thrill of whitewater rafting in the Kaveri river.
Gushing between the aromatic coffee plantations and spice estates; the charming Abbey Falls is one of the best places to see in Coorg. The hanging bridge constructed right opposite to the falls, offers the enchanting views of cascading waters of river Kaveri, and serve as the perfect spot to capture a memorable moment with the nature.
It is an old temple built by Linga Rajendra II in 1820. Unique in its structure, this beautiful temple of Lord Shiva is an impressive amalgamation of both Islamic and Gothic style of architecture. After a blessed visit into the temple, one can sit by the serene water pond lying outside at the middle of the premises, to catch the quick movements of various colorful fishes.
Best time to visit Coorg
The best time to visit Coorg is December to February. This is also the best time to visit Coorg for honeymoon. The temperature of Coorg remains pleasant around 25 degrees in the summer season whereas, Coorg temperature drops below 10 degrees Celsius in winter months.