Coorg is called as "Scotland of India" and it is one of the top tourist attractions in India. It is nestled in the beautiful hills and and deep valleys of the southern state of Karnataka. Spread over an area of 4,102 sq km, this region is also known as Kodagu. Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers. Mystical hills, salubrious climate, cool breeze, and rich aroma of cardamom and coffee plantations will engulf your senses as you step into this quaint hill station of Karnataka. Coorg is the perfect retreat to unwind and rejuvenate, or indulge into sheer adventure.
Distance between Bangalore to Coorg is just 260 Kms. Coorg can be easily reached from Bangalore after 5.5 hours of car drive. Hiring a cab is the most convenient option to travel from Bangalore to Coorg. You can book affordable Bangalore to Coorg cabs with Reliable Cars Services anytime by booking us online.
Take a look below for some of Coorg’s tourist places and plan your trip to the ‘Scotland of India’.
Abbey Falls: Abbey falls is one of the most amazing attractions in the Coorg. The waterfall is located between private coffee plantations with stocky coffee bushes and spice estates with trees entwined with pepper vines. The waterfall comes down from a height of 70 feet and provides a superb vista.
Honnamana Kere Lake: The biggest lake in Coorg, this one has spiritual as well as historical significance. The lake is considered holy and is named after goddess Honnamma. A temple is built adjacent to the lake and is built for Godess Honnamma who sacrificed her life for the welfare of the people.
Omkareshwara Temple: The Omkareshwara Temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated in the town of Madikeri in Coorg. Built in the 19th century in a mix of Gothic and Islamic styles. Large number of tourists and devotees visit this temple regularly.
Burude Falls: Burude Falls located on the outskirts and it offers a spectacular view to behold. Burude Falls, also known as Illimane Falls, it is one of the most popular and visited waterfalls of Karnataka, this waterfall is formed from a small rivulet known as Illimane.
Madikeri Fort: Madikeri Fort is a historical landmark of Coorg. Built in the 17th century by Muddu Raja using mud, the structure was rebuilt by Tipu Sultan in granite.
Mallalli Falls: Mallalli Falls, is situated in the foothills of Pushpagiri, is known as one of the most beautiful water falls in Coorg. The origin of the fall lies at the point where Kumaradhara River takes plunge over 200 feet.
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary: Pushpagiri is one of the 21 wildlife sanctuaries in Karnataka and home to many rare and endangered species of birds. It is connected with the Bisle reserve forest from one side and on the otherside it is connected with Kukke Subramanya forest range.
Tadiyendamol: Tadiyendamol is the highest peak in Coorg district of Karnataka – 1746 meters above sea level. The place is quite famous amongst the travelers in Coorg who love adventures activities. Incomparable scenic beauty, lush green valleys, coffee plantations, teak wood forests & majestic mountain ranges.