Unexplored Places And Hidden Gems in Coorg – The Scotland Of India| Tricky Travellers

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Coorg, situated in the Western Ghats of the Sahyadri Mountains in South Western Karnataka is the spot to be for all nature admirers. Coorg Commonly called the "Scotland of India" and the "Kashmir of Karnataka" lives up to its name. From waterfalls to thick forests, rivers to adventurous traveling, caves to religious places, castles to museums, Coorg Tourism has a wide scope of choices to keep its travelers amused all through their visit. This well-known coffee producing hill station isn't just famous for its lovely green hills, and the rivers flowing directly through them. It is likewise famous for its culture and individuals. It is notable for its stunningly extravagant landscape and lavish greenery.


Famous places

Dubare Elephant Camp offers a rare experience to guests by permitting them the experience of living in coexistence with the trained elephants on location.

Abbey Falls plunge down from a height of 70 feet in an all embracive scene, the travelers are certain to be enchanted by the scene.

Raja's Seat is a seasonal garden of flowers and artificial fountains and offers an all extensive the sight of the territory comprising of lush green valleys and steep slopes

Madikeri Fort this superb fort which was built in the late seventeenth century continues to stand in all It's greatness to date.

Golden Temple (Namdroling Monastery) is a popular spiritual center and has the finest quality architectural and artwork styles.


Here's a list of unexplored places And Hidden Gems in Coorg  :


Kotebetta is the 3rd highest peak in Coorg after Tadiandamol and Brahmagiri. Kote Betta, actually implies Fort Hill. It is around 15 km from Madikeri, in the middle of Somwarpet and Madikeri. The peak is at the height of 1500 meters. At the top, there is a Shiva temple which is visited by priests each day. You can without a doubt feel serene and content with the greenery. It's a perfect spot for trekking; the path takes travelers through towns, the fresh territory of coffee farms, spice plantations, and jack fruit gardens. The magnificent scene from the top, particularly the Kumar Parvata ranges and Harangi dam from the Kote Betta top is an amazing experience.


Chelavara Falls

Chelavara Falls is one of the most captivating falls in Coorg, Karnataka. One needs to go through the rich greenery nearby Cheyyandane village to reach Chelavara Falls. This delightful fall is close to Chomakund slope and around 22 km from Virajpet. This dynamic fall flows down from a height of 150 feet (ca. 46 m) on a stone formed like a turtle. That is the reason it's locally known as Emepaare, which means turtle. The finest experience can be had during the monsoons or soon after when the water level is at its peak and the adjoining forests at their luscious finest. Distorted narrow streets pave the way to this enchanting Chelavara Falls where nothing broader than a minibus can go through. Chelavara Falls is in the midst of thick greenery and is practically untouched by the crowds.


Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is situated close to Mandalpatti in Somwarpet taluk of Coorg area. Home to endanger exquisite birds and animals, Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary is reachable by road and is around 27 km from Madikeri. The region is surrounded by dense forests. The forest is of semi-evergreen and dense evergreen trees in nature alluring many types of exotic plants, animals, and birds. About 70% of the sanctuary is surrounded by dense forests with Kukke Subramanya and Bisle Reserve Forests on either side. The spot is a nature sweetheart's pleasure as in addition to the thick forest; one can likewise observe waterfalls, mountain streams, endangered flora and fauna, and much more. A few botanists, Zoologists, and Ornithologists have wandered this place to explore, study, and find a few different types of greenery of this locale. It's a photographer's bliss; each second can be clicked for it is encircled by the mysterious aspects of nature.


Sri padi igguthappa temple

The Padi Igguthappa Temple is Located in the Kakkabe town. It was built by Lingarajendra in the year 1810. The architecture of the temple looks like old Keralite temples to a huge extent. This temple holds extraordinary significance among Kodavas and impacts their culture and tradition. Travelers can visit the temple in the morning between 5.30 am - 2 pm and afterward at night between 6 pm - 7 pm. situated pretty much 10 Km from Madikeri city in the town of Kakkabe, it is effectively reachable by the street. You take a slope to the temple where you can sit and search for the exquisite scene of the lavish green valleys of Coorg. It is a little temple but a very admirably maintained one on a hillock. One can witness the living culture of Kodavas.


Kumara Parvatha

The Kumara Parvatha in the Western Ghats is the 2nd highest peak in Coorg, Karnataka. Situated at the border of Coorg and Dakshina Kannada, this gigantic peak is the piece of grand Pushpagiri range of the Western Ghats and is settled away in the midst of rich and verdant forests. The way to Kumara Parvatha trek is enchanting; it takes you through thick forests, huge volcanic rocks, and wild flora and fauna. Peppered with trails, both simple and troublesome, the Kumara Parvatha Trek experience can be tiring and great simultaneously. The trek is also called Pushpagiri Trek.

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