Nagarhole National Park also knows as Rajiv Gandhi National Park is located in the two districts of Karnataka, namely Mysore and Kodagu. Nagarhole a combination of two Kannada words ‘Nagara’ signifying ‘Cobra’ and ‘Hole’ signifying ‘River’, justifies its name completely as several streams serpentine through the rich tropical forest of this national park. Spread in […]
Coorg, officially called Kodagu, is the most sought after and popular hill station of Karnataka. Lying serenely amidst high mountains, Coorg’s landscape stays misty throughout the year. The aboriginals of the place are Kodavas. Apart from Kannada, the other two main languages of this hill station are Kodagu and Kodava.
The best time to visit Kodagu is between October to May and the peak season for this hill station is within February to May. Kodagu is the largest producer of Coffee in India. Also, it is one of the places with highest rainfall across the nation. Undulating hills covered in lush green forests and a landscape dotted with coffee plantations, tea gardens and orange groves, this hill station has breathtakingly stunning scenic beauty.
The popular tourist attractions in Kodagu include Bhagamandala, Talakaveri, Nisargadhama, Dubare, Abbey Falls, Iruppu Falls and Nagarahole National Park. Pushpagiri and Brahmagiri in Coorg are ideal for trekking. Read more about Coorg
The Western Ghats is full of beautiful hills and mountains to trek on. While some of them are easy to moderate, the others are challenging. One such adventurous trail lies in Coorg. The Kumara Parvatha Trek is believed to be tough. Home to lush vegetation, it exposes the Pushpagiri range of the Western Ghats. At […]
Coorg, also known as Kodagu in the native tongue, is a state in Karnataka that many tourists love to visit because of its natural beauty. In fact, it also goes by the nickname, “The Scotland of India.” The weather remains pleasant most of the time, and as such, you can visit it pretty much any […]
If your idea of enjoying the monsoon is dancing in the rain, you ought to do so in the most natural setting possible. Being amidst the lush green environs of the scenic Abbey Falls can only add to the spectacle of monsoon and make you literally dance in joy. As one of Karnataka’s amazing natural […]
Coorg is one place on this earth where tourists looking for relaxation along with the occasional adrenaline rush can find something to do. Rightly named as the “adventure capital of Karnataka”, Coorg is the ideal place for an adventurous holiday. Its natural beauty along with the magnificent views makes Coorg a place you should visit […]
Coorg (also known as the Scotland of India) is well-known for being a bird watcher’s paradise thanks to the variety of birds present in its forests. Largely green, this special place is conveniently located between the evergreen Western Ghats and the plains. Rich in green coffee plantations and several sacred groves, over 300 different species […]
Coorg is a famous hill station located at a distance of 260 kms from Bangalore. It is a popular tourist destination and a treasure of scenic beauty. Some of the Local sightseeing in Coorg are mentioned below: Madikeri Fort: The Madikeri fort displays the history and architecture of South India. It is a major tourist […]
Kodavas, also known as Kogadu are a martial race with a tiny community in Coorg. They are unique and excel in Sports as well as Armed Forces. For many years, Kodavas have been cultivating fields, maintaining cattle and carrying arms for a war. History of Kodavas It is believed in the Hindu Puranas that the […]
Bhagandeshwara Temple is located in the town of Bhagamandala in the Kogadu district of Karnataka. The temple is an important tourist destination and is well known for the confluence of three rivers Kanike, Cauvery and Sujyothi. The temple reflects the Kerala style of architecture and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The place has been named […]
Nisargadhama Falls is an ideal destination for those who love nature and would like to spend time by themselves. This picturesque location has a guest house run by the forest department. The most dominating feature of the fall is the number of rivers located around it. The fall is a perfect picnic spot and also […]