Kodagu or Coorg is called as the Scotland of India is a marvellous hill station located in the southern part of Karnataka. It is a small district of the state with distinct culture, unique customs and traditions. The people of Coorg are known as Kodavas or Coorgies. The misty hills, lush green valleys, evergreen forests, breathtaking waterfalls will definitely lure one’s eyes. The region is surrounded by coffee plantations, orange groves, cardamom, pepper plants and dense forests. Cauvery one of the major rivers of South India takes birth at Talakaveri in Coorg. The people of Kodagu are known for their hospitality and bravery. Coorg is connected to the other parts of the state and the neighbouring state of Kerala by road. One trip to Coorg and the memories will linger in you for the rest of your life.

Places To Visit in Coorg

Major tourist attractions of Coorg are categorised and listed in the grid below. Click on "Read more" to know more about that place.

Coorg Water Falls

  • abbey waterfalls
    Abbey Water Falls

    Abbi Water Falls is situated just 7-8 kilometers from Madikeri town


  • Mallali waterfalls
    Mallali Water Falls

    Water & Greenery covered Scenic beauty and the Stunning view point.


  • Chelavara Water Falls
    Chelavara Waterfalls

    Falls is around 16 kms from Virajpet Town.

  • irpu waterfalls
    Irpu Water Falls

    Irpu Falls lies on the Brahmagiri side of Coorg. Falls is situated About 45 kms from Virajpet


A big attraction for tourists & filmdom alike is the Abbey Falls, 8 kms from Madikeri. Even during the summer there is plenty of water in these falls. The roar of the falls can be heard from the main road, from where a path goes through lovely coffee and cardamom plantations right up to them. The chirping of innumerable birds which are easier heard then seen, fill the air with sweet music. Do remember to take your cams when you go there as u get to see small falls above too. Irpu falls ia a narrow water falls is extremely beautiful to see. You could begin from behind the Rameshwarna temple, and relax at a refreshing pond halfway up the falls. Then, if you are some strange sort of enthusiastic trekker simply carry on TOP. But be carefull.!!!

THE RIVER WATER RAFTING EXPERIENCE IN COORG is BACK [MID-JUNE to MID-OCT] , Real rafting near irpu Falls ,Dont Miss it !, 1250/ person .

Coorg Temples

  • Omkareshwara temple
    Omkareshwara Temple

    Temple is in Madikeri, built in 1820 in the Mumammadan style of architecture


  • Bhagamandala temple
    Bhagamandala Temple

    Pilgrimage place situated on the river Kaveri in its upstream stretches.


  • Talakaveri temple
    Talakaveri Temple

    Talakaveri is the Birth Place of Kaveri River,A Pilgrimage Place


  • Bylakuppe golden Tibetan temple
    Bylakuppe,Tibetian temple

    Bailkuppe near Kushalnagar is one of the largest Tibetan settlements in south India


Kodagu has a few temples that are worth visiting. The Bagamandala Temple at the confluence of the Cauvery-Sujyothi Rivers is built in the multi-roofed Kerala style architecture. The Omkareshwara Temple, dedicated to Shiva, is almost 200 years old and is a surprising blend of Islamic and Gothic styles.

Other Coorg Holiday Attractions

  • Dubare elephant camp

    Elephant Camp & a natural island, Just about 18 kms from kushalnagar.


  • Gadhige tomb
    Gadhige Tomb

    Two royal Tombs Built in the indo-Sarcenic style,in Madikeri Town


  • Harangi Dam

    First dam built across the tributary of river Kaveri near Kushalnagar.


  • Nagarahole National park
    Nagarahole National park

    The park has rich forest cover, small streams, hills, valleys and waterfalls, With healthy tiger-predator ratio.

Tadiandamol is the highest mountain of Coorg district, and the second highest in Karnataka. Located on the Western Ghats range, and reaches an elevation of 1,748 m this place is special interest for trekkers. The mountain, covered with thick forest, is flooded with leeches. This peak is situated near Virrajpet about a 30kms away on the way to Napoklu, Bhagamandala and it lies adjacent to the Makutta forest. On the way you can also have a glimpse of an old palace called 'Nalku Naadu Aramane'/ Palace

  • Nisarghadama nature park

    A breath taking and beautiful island off the state highway, Just 2 km from Kushalnagar town


  • Raja seat madikeri viewpoint
    Raja seat

    One of the most enchanting places in Madikeri ,one can have exquisite views of the sunrise and sunset.


  • madikeri fort
    Madikeri fort

    Palace of the erstwhile kings located inside the Fort, now houses the offices of the Deputy Commissioner.


  • Tadiandamol trekking

    The highest peak at 5,724 ft about 1748m above sea level.


Boating/Water Rafting in Coorg is truly exiting. Sailing through the nature amidst the tossing green is bliss in itself. Small boats for two or four are available in Nisargadam. Boating is also available in Dubare forest (make sure before you go there as it’s not for 365days a year!) these days few coffee farms also provide boating facility on a very nominal fee (however prior permission is to be taken). Boating is always a romantic experience especially for couples who need to spend some lonely time together far away from the crowd..!!

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Coorg FAQ's

  • Coorg/Madikeri ?

    Coorg/Kodagu is the district Name ; Madikeri is Its HeadQuarters. Madikeri is the main town and Has a very Good Connectivity from Bangalore,Mysore,Mangalore,Kerala,ooty,tamilnadu.

  • Why Homestay's

    Homestay's is a Form of Tourism ,where visitors get to Rent a room from a local family to better experience/be with the local lifestyle ,Hospitality ,Culture of People of Coorg.

  • What is estate homestay ?

    Homestay's Located in the Coffee Plantation. One gets to enjoy the morning mist, greenery,Estate walk,Enjoy the Nature.

  • Best time to vist coorg

    Tourist's arrive throughout the year. Best time is from September to May.

  • Is there a Airport or Rail station in coorg ?

    Coorg has no Airport/Railway ; Nearest airport is @ Mangalore,Mysore,Bangalore,Kozhikode ; Nearest Railway station : Mysore, Mangalore, Kannur.

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