Dubare Elephant Camp

10 Things to do in Coorg to include in your checklist

Coorg is one of those hill stations which has inspiring past and is popular among tourist its striking natural beauty along with lip-smacking authentic food. You will be speechless at the sight of its terrain which is no short of aspiring valleys, verdant-hills along with rich flora and. You would fall in love with the peacefulness of river Cauvery and at the same time you can also enjoy some water sports. Coorg is best known for its waterfalls. Iruppu Falls and Abbey Falls are just to name a few. Other than the waterfall, there are some temples such as the Golden Temple and Omkareshwara Temple which are a must visit. If you wish to enjoy Coorg properly then it’s advisable to give yourself a week.

 1. Admire water Gushing through the rocks at Abbey Falls

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Abbey fall definitely makes to the top of the list when it comes to Coorg and tourism. It is very conveniently located just about 1 km from Madikeri. This beautiful waterfall is located amidst coffee and spice plantation. The gushing fall will leave your awestruck, as the river Cauvery torrents beautifully striking the rocks, eventually turning to the most beautiful waterfall. The waterfall is in full swing during the monsoon months and definitely a treat to the eyes.

  1. Trek the Brahmagiri Peak

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Brahmagiri Peak is a trekker’s paradise as it has everything from sparking streams to lush green flora which makes a beautiful trail for adventure enthusiasts. Brahmagiri peaks guarantees you bags of oxygen and picturesque moments for your camera throughout its trail. A visit to the brahmagiri wildlife sanctuary is like icing on the cake which includes a variety of wild animals such as spotted deer, Lion-tailed Macaque and many more.

  1. Dubare Elephant Camp

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If you ever dreamt of getting up close and personal with Elephants then Dubare Elephant camp it is. There are more than 150 elephants which reside here and are trained by professional Mahouts. See them have bath and play with their peers at the River Cauvery. If you are lucky you might as well spot a dancing peacock near the banks of river Cauvery.

  1. Visit Iruppu Falls

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Capture the river Lakshmana Tirtha take a sharp plunge ,thereby turning into this mighty waterfall which is one of the most popular tourist destination. It’s indeed a poets or a painters dream to sit close to the picturesque waterfall and fall in love with the natural tune of the fall.

  1. Wander in the woods at Nagarhole National Park

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If you wish to see vast flora and fauna that too in its natural habitat then why not visit the Nagarhole National Park which indeed is a dense jungle, however customized for tourist to sight wildlife safely without the fear of getting attacked by wild animals. The Nagarhole National Park offers scenic views across the river banks which is a perfect destinations for migratory birds to flock around.

  1. Soak in divinity at Omkareshwara Temple

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Omkareshwara temple is located in the Madikeri town which is famous for its Hindu Islamic architecture. The front of the temple is dome shaped which give a very striking first impression. If you go inside the temple you would be mesmerized by the Hindu god and goddess painting .its indeed a place where you can find peace and calmness. The small pond in front of the temple is full of fishes and ducks.

  1. Feel like a king at Raja’s Seat

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If you wish to capture the most picturesque sunset in the backdrop of lust valley and verdant hills then you ought to make Raja’s Seat a part of your itinerary. Located in a small town of Madikeri, is a perfect destination for a relaxing evening where you can enjoy musical fountains and display of horticulture.

  1. Gape at the magnificent sunset at Mandalpatti View point

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Coorg definitely is not short of natural beauty and to support this you must definitely visit the Mandalpatti View point to see the bird eye view of the Coorg valley. It not only offers you a beautiful trek along with adventure activities but also, you would be able to see a mind blowing sunset.

  1. Experience spirituality at Bylakuppe Monastery

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Bylakuppe is a must visit cultural heritage in Coorg which is also known as the Golden Temple or the Namdroling Monastery. It’s a host to the Tibetan settlement in India which is the second biggest in India. You would be awestruck by the very many Tibetan heritages which can be seen in the temples architecture. If given an opportunity then it is advisable to visit it during the Tibetan New Year which is also known as the Losar.

  1. Let yourself lose in Nature at Cauvery Nisargadhama

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Not too far away from Madikeri is this beautiful island of Nisargadhama which is enclosed by dense greenery of bamboo copses, sandalwood and plantation of various spices. There are various treetop bamboo cottages which are offered to tourist, itself is a great way to enjoy this beautiful island. Indulge in elephant back rides, fishing and boating.

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