Coorg Tour Package

Coorg is also famous as the ‘Scotland of India’, Coorg is a region that has everything for a nature lover, an adventure seeker, a spiritual soul, honeymoon couples, a vacationer or even an explorer. Over the years, tourism has seen a rise in popularity among those destinations which offer rejuvenating peaceful experience to tourists. People now preferring breathtaking landscapes and stunning sceneries over fast paced and crowded metropolitan destinations through coorg tour package, coorg trip, coorg sightseeing.

Here’s a list of most prominent destinations that make your Coorg trip or Coorg Tour Package a memorable journey.

Coorg Sightseeing

Bylukuppe Tibettian Settlement

Bylakuppe is situated 90 kilometers from Mysore on State Highway 88. This region comprises of two Tibetan settlements. These refugee settlements, set up in 1961 and 1969, have now grown into the largest town housing for Tibetans outside of Dharamsala (H.P.) in India.

Kaveri Nisargadhama

Kaveri Nisargadhama is an island formed by the Kaveri River. This is picnic spot has enjoyed huge popularity by both local and international visitors. Located near Kushalnagar, this place is an island that spans an area of 64 km. The foliage on this island is varied. Bamboo groves are packed densely in certain pockets of the island.

Coorg – Coffee Plantation

Coorg is famous for its finest quality coffee, contributing around 60% of India’s coffee yield. This is why you get to see vast plantation trails and coffee growing estates in Coorg. Apart from coffee, Coorg also houses pepper, cardamom and vanilla plantation. The flavors and aroma of these spices fill the atmosphere which has a tingling and aromatherapy like effect of tourists. Add to this the soothing fragrance of sandalwood tree forests, and it comes no surprise that travelers love to walk through these forests.

Dubare Elephant Camp

On the banks of the river Kaveri, you will find Dubare Elephant Camp. As the name suggests, this is the camp where elephants are trained to participate in the Mysore Dussehra Festival.

Apart from the camp, Dubare also attracts trekkers from all over India and is an amazing place for naturalists. Thanks to its surrounding forests, a variety of birds and animals can also be spotted here. Coorg Tour considers Dubare Elephant Camp to be a must see region.

Namdroling Nyingmapa Tibetan Monastery (The Golden Temple)

Golden Temple or the Padmasambhava Buddhist Vihara of Coorg is among the must visiting places while visiting Coorg Trip. Located in the Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery, this temple is the largest Nyingmapa lineage teaching destination in the world. More than 5000 monks and nuns live here. The temple also houses college for Buddhist studies and hospital.

Raja’s Seat.

In ancient times, this spot used to be the site seeing and the rendezvous point of many Kodagu kings. Now, Raja’s seat has been developed into a beautiful garden with positive and soothing vibes.

At a nominal fee of Rs 5 per head, visitors can enjoy this royal serene spot for an hour.

Tala Kaveri

At an altitude of 1350 meters on the eastern slopes of the Brahmagiri peak, Tala Kaveri is the origin of the river Kaveri. A small pond is connected to a small spring called Gundige. This place is considered sacred to those who have to perform last rituals of their deceased parents or spouse. Water from this spring is considered to very holy and pilgrims carry this water home on their return.

For other tourists, who visit the place only for sight seeing purposes can also take home the holy water as it is believed to keep evil spirits away. You can’t go to a place like this and not carry a bottle of holy water home.  Kaveri is as sacred to this region as Ganga is to North Indians.

Bhagamandala

The temple here is built in Kerala style architecture, and thus has many small shrines to different gods. Bhagamandala is situated at the confluence (Sangam) of two rivers, Kaveri and Kanika. Just like the north India region’s famous Sangam of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, where the Saraswati river joins the other two from underground, here, a third river, Sujyothi also does the same. In Sanskrit, this type of confluence is called Triveni, meaning three rivers. Such a confluence is considered very sacred.

Omkareshwar Temple

The Omkareshwara Temple was built by Linga Rajendra the second as an homage to Lord Shiva in the year 1820. The architecture of this temple is interestingly a beautiful combination of Hindu and Mohammedan style. The temple has a central dome while four turrets don the four corners.

According to the locals, the king killed a Brahmin saint to fulfill a political ambition. To repent and appease the deceased’s spirit, the king got this temple constructed. It is said that the spirit haunted the king and this urged him to bring a Shiva Linga from Kashi and install it here.

We think we don’t even need to mention how dear, we consider Lord Shiva and how much we love to bow to the Lord.

Abbey Falls

In the mountains of the Western Ghats lies one of the top 25 waterfalls of India. The Abbey Falls, Or the Abbi Falls is around 8 km from Madikeri. When you visit the coffee and spice plantations, you’ll surely get to see these beautiful falls.

Keeping the above destinations in mind, we want you to visit Coorg Trip and enjoy breath taking sceneries and watch a huge variety of Animals and birds of numerous species. Aptly called the Scotland of India, Coorg Tour Package surely offers a trip of  a lifetime.

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