List of Famous Tourist Places in Coorg

Coorg is the Top Tourist Destination and Popular Hill Station in India, the Place blessed with natural beauty such as Waterfalls, Mountain Ranges, Lush Green Forests, and Animal Sanctuaries. Coorg’s culture, the people, raw beauty and the food are the major attraction, which depicts people towards Coorg from around the world. Coorg is the District in Karnataka State of India, about 250 KM from Bangalore and 150 Km from Mangalore. The UNESCO titled Western Ghats range which spanned through this Place, natural diversity is an icon for Coorg, As a Popular Hill Station in South India, it also named on Culture, Festivals and Historical background. Coorg is also called as ‘Scotland of India’ ‘Kashmir of Karnataka’, has cool weather (15 to 24 C) in most part of the district. There are many Tourist Places to Visit with many attractions such as waterfalls, viewpoints, trekking routes. Coffee Estates are common in the district. Plantation is the prominent income source for people of Coorg the cultivation including coffee, pepper, cardamom, Ginger, Orange and other fruits and Spices.

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The Best Tourist Places in Coorg in the list are Famous for local and foreign visitors, that including Waterfalls, Historical Sites, and Natural Spots.

Name of the PlacesDetailsLocation
MadikeriThis is the Small Town and Center of the District with many sites to see such as the Palace, Raja Seat, Omkareshwara Temple, Gadige270km from Bangalore, 140km from Mangalore
BhagamandalaIt is the tiny town with places to see Bagandeshwara Temple and Triveni Sangam32km from Madikeri Town
TalakaveriFamous Place in Karnataka where the River Kaveri take birth, The Vishnu Temple, Brahmagiri Hill, Wind Mill are the visiting Sites in Talakaveri8km from Bhagamandala
KushalnagarSmall Town on the border of Mysore with the nearby attractions of Nisargadhama, Tibetian Monastery, and is the Place for Accomodations to Stay.30km from Madikeri
MandalpattiVast Grass Green land, viewpoint, one of the must see places in Coorg.About 24km from Madikeri
DubareElephant Camp, Boating, and Safari are the attractions15km from Kushalnagar, 40km from Madikeri
Tibetan MonasteryOne of the settlements of Tibet with state of art monasteries, Garden.2km from Kushalnagar
NisargadhamaThe government maintained Park with Boating, Elephant Safari, Bamboo House, Sightseeing2km from Kushalnagar
Pushpagiri HillsOne of the Highest Mountain in Karnataka located in the Border of Coorg and Dakshina Kannada36km from Somwarpet
Nalknad PalaceOne of the Palace of ruler in the century ago, the palace interesting to explore around.Near Nalkunadu Town
Thadiyandamol PeakHighest Peak in Coorg with altitude of 1,748 meters high from sea level, other attractions are flora and faunaMust Trek, near Nalkunad Town
NagaraholeThis is the Noted National Park in India with most Elephant and Tigers, the common Animal can be seen while safari.70km from Madikeri

Other Attractions

Igguthappa TempleThe Padi Igguthappa Temple is located in Kakkabe near Virajpet, built in 1810 by King Ligarajendra20km from Bhagamandala
Iruppu FallsThe tallest waterfall in Coorg, it drops by many steps and Lakshmana-Tirtha temple also another place to visit.30kms from Gonikoppa
Chelavara Water FallsChelavara Waterfall located in Virajpet Taluk25km from Nagarahole
Mallalli WaterfallsThis falls lies at the base of Pushpagiri Hill ranges and plunge over 200 ft25km from Somwarpet
Chiklihole DamSmall Dam to control fluid and water supply for cultivation to local peoples15km from Kushalnagar
Abbey FallsMost Famous falls in Coorg near Madikeri, best to visit in September and November10km from Madikeri

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