When you think of Coorg, the first thing that comes to your mind is COFFEE, right? However, the list of things to do in Coorg that we are going to share with you today will take you by surprise. Just in case you haven’t heard of this place, Coorg, also known as Kodagu is located in Karnataka, India.
List of things to do in Coorg
1. Trekking at Tadiyanamol
Tadiyanamol is the highest peak of Coorg, about 1750 m above sea level. The trek to Tadiyanamol is around 12 km long. This is one of the most popular treks in Coorg. This trekking trail is of medium difficulty and is ideal for both first time and experienced hikers. To get the best views during the trek, you must plan to trek early in the morning. Also, the climate during the early hours of the day is pleasant.
2. Go Rafting in Barapole
Barapole is a popular rafting destination in Coorg, set on the banks of the Kithu Kakathu River. This stretch of river has more than nine Class 2‑Class 4 rapids. Before you begin the rafting spree, the organizers make sure that the tourists understand the safety instructions properly. You can choose to stay in accommodations near Barapole or book a place to stay here as well.
3. Enjoy Wildlife Safari in Nagarhole National Park
Nagarhole National Park is also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park. It is a wildlife reserve in the Indian state of Karnataka and is a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. With the Brahamagiri Mountains in the backdrop and sandalwood and teak trees dotted all over the reserve, this place is a bliss for nature lovers, wildlife enthusiasts, and photography fanatics, alike. Known for being the abode to Asiatic Elephants, this national park boasts of lush greenery and a diverse variety of flora and fauna. Other than the elephants, you can also spot varied types of birds here. This forest is open to the public around the year except for rainy season (From 15th July to 15th October).
4. Spend a day by the Abbi Falls
Recognized as one of the top 25 waterfalls in India, the Abbi Falls (Abbey Falls) is a fantastic spot located in the mountains of the Western Ghats. Nearly 8 km away from Madikeri, the falls is nestled between private coffee plantations and spice estates. Several small streams of water together combine to form the Abbi Falls, which eventually plunges down into a calm pool and later connects with the Kaveri River. To the best view of the waterfalls, explore the hanging bridge on the opposite side of the fall.
5. Visit the Dubare Elephant Camp
Dubare Elephant Camp is one of the best and must-visit place in Coorg. Dubare Elephant Camp is a venture attempt by the forest division and Jungle Lodges. If you love animals and want to spend some more time in nature, then what could be a better way to spend the day than playing with the elephants? This camp is home to a lot of elephants that are well-trained to interact with the tourists. Here you can go for an elephant ride, enjoy a peaceful walk amidst nature or opt for coracle rides.
6. Watch Sunset During Jeep Drive At Mandalpatti
Mandalpatti is nestled at a height of 1600m and is located about 18 km away from Madikeri, Coorg. This fascinating trail is situated en route Abbi Falls. The place is serene and absolutely wonderful. A jeep drive to view the sunset or sunrise at Mandalpatti is something you must try. The 5-hour jeep drive to view the sunrise or sunset at Mandalpatti is considered as one of the best experiences to have when visiting Coorg. The drive offers spectacular views of nature’s abundance. Once you reach the spot you get to enjoy magnificent panoramic landscape view.
So, that was a list of few exceptional things you must try in Coorg when planning a trip from Bangalore to Coorg. For a comfortable trip connect with us and we will provide you the best ride possible at affordable prices.