Coorg, otherwise known as Kodagu, picturesque to the extent that it makes you fall in love with nature. The serenity and the originality of Coorg are unspoiled and the charm is surely rugged and wild.
The town has beautiful sprawling coffee plantations with beautiful landscapes and several enchanting places. The place is considered holy and special puja is being offered every year on Gowri festival. The Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in also located in Somwarpet, it is an ideal spot for tourist who like to experience the wilderness.
The river offers the exciting opportunities for white river rafting lovers. The Barapole River has some thrilling stretches to raft through rapids. The months of August and September are the best for river rafting in Coorg.
It is the place from where the River Kaveri originates. The place is considered as one of the most sacred places in Karnataka. The place has a small spring or pond from where the river emerges as a perennial spring, but again flows underground to emerge a short distance away. Devotees as well as tourists come here in great numbers. The entire area is surrounded with wonderful sceneries.
Bylekuppe is one of the largest Tibetan settlements in southern India. It is located near Kushalanagar and has several monasteries. The Great Gompa of Sera Je and Sera Mey and the Namdroling monastery are among the prominent ones in the area. The Buddhist statues in the monastery reflect the affluent cultural heritage of the Tibetans.
Overall, Coorg is a beautiful place for tourist seeking natural picturesque spots and exciting treks. One can pay a visit to Raja’s seat, Omkareshwara Temple, Abbi Falls, Madikeri Fort and other famous tourist attractions in and around Coorg. Wild life lovers can travel to the Nagarhole National Park. Coorg is different in every season, one has to come here and discover it. Tourist can travel to Coorg anytime round the year. Walk in the rains, enjoy the cold winters or simply relax in the pleasant summers.