Drizzling Rain And Heaven's Coffee In Nature's Land, De-Stress Yourself In India's Scotland

Wake up to the view of misty mountains in the morning and enjoy a cup of freshly brewed coffee. If you do not find any excitement to visit the hill stations of north india but a true natures lover and die heart fan of coffee, let me take you Snuggling in the arms of jade mountains and gorgeous valleys of Karnataka in South India – Coorg. Located amidst imposing mountains in Karnataka with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers. Pristine, tranquil and delightful, Coorg is the ideal destination to loosen up and revive or enjoy indulge in an amazing adventure. Coorg  is famous for its lush green valleys, misty hills, sprawling coffee & tea plantations, orange groves, fast flowing streams and dazzling waterfalls.

Truly the “Scotland of India,”coorg will engulf your senses as you step into this quaint hill station of Karnataka. It also stands as a popular destination because of its culture and people.Coorg tourist places mostly are famous for being gifted with the nature’s bounty. In fact, there are some places in Coorg where you can trek to the top and find yourself standing amidst the clouds, sometimes even above. To reach the lush green landscapes the nearest railway station is Mysore. The nearest domestic airport is the Mangalore International Airport.

Coorg sightseeing begins as soon as you set foot in this small town tucked away in the valleys and cliff sides of western ghats. This naturally beautiful region in the Western Ghats has no shortage of attractions that leave many a people with their mouth wide open. One can enjoy the picturesque surroundings which offer spectacular views of the Western Ghats. The tourist attractions widely range from historical forts and monuments to ancient temples, ecological parks, waterfalls and wildlife sanctuaries. Excellent opportunities for adventure activities like trekking, angling and river rafting can also be done here.

Out of the many places, what will excite you the most is witnessing animals like buffalos and elephants in their natural habitats, alongside many birds singing in the trees on many of the small hills. you might even catch a glimpse of the lord of these forests, the Panther.

If you are interested in wildlife, the Nagarhole National Park and Pushpagiri Wildlife which is home to endangered and rare birdlife is waiting for you. It has open sight-lines along the river bank, which makes for fantastic place to watch animals and over 270 species of birds. Along with this, with over 150 elephants, the dubare elephant camps is a great experience Take a coracle ride on the River Cauvery and spot a crocodile, gaur, the wild dog, sloth bear and peacocks.

While you tour, you’ll stumble upon nature’s utter beauty bejewelled with Kote Abbe Waterfall and Mallalli Falls. Enjoy the gushing beauty where the Kaveri River cascades down a rockface turning into the falls i.e abbey falls. River Lakshmana Tirtha takes a 60 feet plunge amidst the green mountains to turn into the iruppu falls. The picturesque view of the ferns along with the gushing sound of the falls makes for a memorable experience.

Now let me take you on a romantic heaven of coorg, raja’s seat. A sprawling seasonal garden perched on a hillock that offers the spectacular sunsets and gorgeous panoramic views across the valley. Visit the Raja’s Seat early morning and you will find the valley covered with mist, resembling a bride dressed in white gown.

For spritiual travellers talacauvery, the source of kaveri river is the perfect place to visit.Talacauvery is famous for a temple dedicated to Mother Kaveri. Of all tourist places in Coorg, Bylakuppe is full of cultural delights. The second biggest Tibetan settlement in India, the main attraction in Bylakuppe is the Golden Temple or Namdroling Monastery which adheres to the typical Tibetan style of architecture. The town is especially great to visit during the festival of Losar.

Point via the scenic Makkandur route but be sure to pack some water for the way as you explore one of the best trekking places in Coorg.Coorg’s landscape stays misty throughout the year. People often flock here to get away from the scorching heat of their places, apart from finding an escape from the bustling city life. Plan a trip to this hill station between November to March to celebrate Puttari, the harvest festival and indulge in some mouth-watering local delicacies.

Coorg will enchant you with the simple pleasures of life. So for a while, leave all your worries behind and discover postcard-perfect beauty. Experience the beautiful concept of "homestays" to make your experience more memorable! Choose your destinations according to your taste and plan your trip to the ‘Scotland of India’.


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