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Coorg is one of the most serene and picturesque hill stations in India, blessed with a misty landscape and many amazing places to visit. Admire the captivating scenic views at Abbey Falls, Iruppu Falls, or Raja’s Seat or head to Dubare Elephant Camp or Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary to explore the wildlife. Historical places such as Madikeri Fort and Raja’s Tomb speak volumes about Coorg’s rich past while holy sites like Namdroling Monastery, Talacauvery and Bhagmandala showcase its religious side. An adventure enthusiast also has many things to do in Coorg including white water rafting in Barapole, paddle boating in Cauvery Nisargadhama, and trekking in Brahmagiri Hills.
When in Coorg, treat yourself with signature Kodava food like pandi curry, noolputtu, kommu curry, and kadamuttu. Some of the best restaurants to enjoy local cuisine are Taste of Coorg, Raintree and Coffee Cup, which reminds us… don’t forget to try the region’s authentic, home-grown coffee. Take it back with you along with other speciality items such as exotic spices, homemade wine and organic honey available at local shopping markets like Kushalnagar and Virajpet.
The best part is Coorg is easily accessible from Bangalore and other nearby cities by road, making it one of the most popular weekend getaways in the state of Karnataka.