Places to Visit in Coorg
  1. Abbey Falls
  2. Located about 8 kilometers from the Madikeri, Abbey Falls is in Kodagu, in the Western Ghats in Karnataka. The falls were previously named Jessie falls, named after a wife of a British officer. One of the most popular tourist attractions in Coorg, Abbey Falls (also spelled Abbi Falls and Abbe Falls) is one of the worth visiting places in Coorg.

    The view of the water falling from the rock from a height of 70 feet surrounded by lush greenery attracts everyone’s attention. There is a small temple of Goddess Kali near the bridge.

  3. Dubare Elephant Camp
  4. One of the most popular tourist spots in Coorg, Dubare Elephant Camp is located on the banks of River Cauvery in Coorg. Dubare Elephant Camp allows tourists an extraordinary opportunity to spend some unforgettable moments with the elephant.

    Visitors can also participate in various activities like feeding elephants with sugarcane, jaggery, and banana. The forests of Dubare are home to many wild animals and birds such as tigers, leopards, sambar, deer, Kingfisher, and peacock.

  5. Golden Temple
  6. The Namdroling Monastery, popularly known as the Golden Temple of Coorg, is the largest learning center of Nyingmapa, a lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. In the premises of the Golden Temple are 40 feet high gold statues of Guru Padmasambhava Buddha Shakyamuni and Amitayus.

    Situated at a distance of 34 kilometers from the Coorg, Namdroling Monastery is a beautiful Buddhist Monastery situated in Bylakuppe. Bylakuppe is a Tibetan refugee settlement area founded in 1961 by Lugsum Samdupling and in 1969 by Dickyi Larsoe.

  7. Talacauvery
  8. Talakaveri or Talacauvery is the place that is generally considered to be the source of the river Kaveri and a sacred place for many Hindus. Stands at the height of 1276 meters above sea level, Talakaveri is one of the most popular attractions in Karnataka.

    Located on Brahmagiri hills near Bhagamandala in Coorg district, Talacauvery also consists of shrines dedicated to Lord Agastheeswarar and Lord Vinayaka.

    The Shiva temple has an ancient Shivling and according to legend, Lord Shiva appeared here before the sage Agastya. There is a square tank at Talacauvery named Kaveri Kundike or Brahma Kundike, which is considered to be River Cauvery’s birthplace.

  9. Tadiyandamol Peak
  10. Tadiyandamol Peak is the highest peak of Coorg and the second highest mountain in Karnataka state, with a height of approximately 1746 meters above sea level.

    Located at a distance of about 35 kilometers from Madikeri, Tadiyandamol Peak is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Coorg, Karnataka. The name Tadiyandamol means the tallest mountain in Kodava.

  11. Raja’s Seat
  12. One of the most popular attractions in Coorg, Raja’s Seat (Seat of King) is located in Madikeri town. Here the king of Coorg used to roam and enjoy the beautiful natural beauty, hence this place is called the Raja’s seat. Located in the town of Madikeri, Raja’s Seat is managed by the Archaeological Survey of India and is considered of historical importance in the country.

    Located in the town of Madikeri, Raja’s seat is considered to be of historical importance in the country and is managed by the Archaeological Survey of India.

  13. Raja’s Tomb
  14. Gaddige, also known as the Raja’s Tomb, is built in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. The monument includes the mortal remains of the royal Kodavas. There are three tombs built for the royal dynasty, and the central tomb which is the biggest among the three is of Kodava’s king Doddaveerarajendra and his wife Mahadeviamma.

  15. Somwarpet
  16. One of the popular tourist attractions located in the district of Coorg, Somwarpet is surrounded by lush greenery. There is a village named Doddamalthe, 6 kilometers away from Somvarapet, which has a huge lake, called Honnamana Kere. It is the major Arabica coffee growing region of India and the major crop of the coffee sector. Apart from coffee, other crops like pepper, rice, ginger cardamom, orange, vanilla are also grown.

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