Coorg

  • Orange County, Coorg

    Orange County Coorg

    Orange County - a world of luxury holiday experiences, so steeped in the lore of the land, in the culture of its people and in the untainted natural beauty of the region, that it enjoins you to be one with the Spirit of the Land.

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  • Vivanta By Taj Madikeri, Coorg

    Vivanta by Taj - Madikeri, Coorg

    Vivanta by Taj – Madikeri, is quite simply a journey of lost and found. It invites you to travel to the bosom of a 180 acre living rainforest and unravel surprise after surprise in the most delightful style.

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  • The Tamara, Coorg

    The Tamara Coorg

    The Tamara Coorg presides over an estate of 170 acres producing Coffee, Cardamom, Pepper, Honey and mixed woodlands on the ragged slopes of these beautifully landscaped hills.

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  • The Windflower Resort & Spa, Coorg

    The Windflower Resort & Spa Coorg

    Nestled in a wooded valley and amidst a sprawling coffee plantation, The Windflower Resort & Spa, Coorg welcomes you to an intimate world of gourmet cuisines, exciting adventure and leisure options.

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  • Paddington Resort, Coorg

    Paddington Resort

    Nestled amid coffee plantations and paddy fields and on the peripheral of the Ane Kedu, Paddington is the perfect blend of modern luxury and Mother Nature.

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  • Coorg Cliffs Resort

    Coorg Cliffs Resort

    The 300 acres of coffee and spices plantation that swirls around the Coorg Cliffs Resort, Coorg offer a treat that can only be described as truly “Spectacular"

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  • Amanvana - Eight Island Luxury Resort

    Amanvana - Eight Island Luxury Resort

    From private bungalows on the banks of the river and sky-lit bathrooms to riverside barbecues and tranquil nature walks, Amanvana is a truly magical place with something...

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  • Club Mahindra, Madikeri

    Club Mahindra, Madikeri

    Nature in all its glory calls on visitors to simply take in and relish Madikeri. Club Mahindra Madikeri, Situated within a live coffee plantation, the scents, the sights, the sounds and the colours of this hill station come alive...

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  • Club Mahindra, Virajpet

    Club Mahindra, Virajpet

    The welcoming Club Mahindra Kodagu Valley invites guests to the quaint retreat of Virajpet. Huddled in nature’s lap, one can explore the valley’s famous coffee, honey and spices, enjoy the great outdoors...

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  • Ambatty Greens Resort

    Ambatty Greens Resort

    Tucked away in the hills of Coorg, Ambatty Greens Resort is a perfect hideaway to rejuvenate your mind and the soul. An ideal base for a great holiday, Ambatty has a lot to offer to everyone.

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  • Kadkani River Resort

    Kadkani River Resort

    If Coorg is your destination of choice and you love nature and enjoy serenity and look forward to rediscovering yourself and sharing special moments with your family, then Kadkani River Resort is the place to be.

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Coorg – Scotland of India

Coorg

Coorg is 1,593 square miles of undulating topography carpeted in every shade of green. High up in these coffee covered hills, the sacred Cauvery river is born. An ideal destination for honeymooners, leisure & adventure seeking patrons. A must see hill station for all.

Resorts & Hotels in Coorg cater to all types of tourists – from the budget to the most demanding tourists. The best resorts in Coorg are the most luxurious ones & are at par with the best in the hotel industry.

MADIKERI
The capital of Kodagu district is located on a hilly setting surrounded by the forested slopes of the Western Ghats. Here, time seems to have stopped. Situated at an elevation of over 5000 ft (1,525mts.) above mean sea level, Madikeri has a charming old-world look & provides access to some excellent picnic spots.

The best time to visit Coorg is from September to May included & June, July + August are wonderful months for those who love rains. The beauty of the seasonal waterfalls of Coorg is best experienced during the months between July and September. Monsoon is also the season for the adventurous people as this is the season in which river rafting is in full swing. The natural beauty is there in abundance for you to enjoy all year long.

Signature Holidays offers customized Coorg packages from Bangalore as well as Coorg honeymoon packages.

Omkareshwara Temple

Omkareshwara Temple

Just a stone’s throw away from the fort is the Omkareshwara Temple, built in 1820 & featuring a blend of red-tile roofed Kerala architecture & Islamic – style domes.

Raja Seat

Raja Seat Perched atop a hill, is where the kings of yore spent many pleasant evenings watching the golden sunset.

Abbey Falls

Abbey Falls

Tucked away between private coffee & spice estates, Abbey falls offers a splendid backdrop for picnics. As you make your way past stocky coffee bushes and tall trees entwined with pepper vines, the falls make a sudden & dramatic appearance as they cascade their way down steps into limpid pools to join river Cauvery. These falls are most impressive during the monsoons.

Distance from Madikeri: 09 Kms

Iruppu Falls

Iruppu Falls

Distance from Madikeri: 85 Kms

Nestling beside the Rajiv Gandhi National Park (Nagarhole) & 48 kms. from Virajpet, Iruppu Falls presents a stunning sight during the monsoon. From its humble origin in the Brahmagiri range, the Falls plunges down 170 feet in two distinct stages. The never-ending music of the falls & the hush of the surrounding densely wooded forest make this a great picnic spot.

Cauvery Nisargadhama

Cauvery Nisargadhama

It is breathtakingly beautiful riverside island carved by the Cauvery river in the plains, 2 kms. from Kushalanagar. It can be accessed by traveling over a hanging bridge. Nisargadhama teems with lush foliage, thick bamboo groves, teak, and rosewood. The sprawling 64 acres nature resort has a deer park, orchidarium, and elephant and boat rides. You can also picnic on the sandy banks of the river.

Distance from Madikeri: 25 Kms. | Distance from Kushalnagar: 2 Kms.

Talacauvery

Talacauvery

Distance from Madikeri: 44 Kms.

Set amidst the picturesque Brahmagiri hills is the source of Cauvery river, with the Talacauvery temple built around it. On Tulasankramana day – 17th of October – thousands of pilgrims flock to the river’s birthplace to witness the miraculous rise of the fountainhead, when water gushes up from the spring at a predetermined moment. Steps lead from the spring to the summit of the hill, commanding superb views en route.

Bhagamandala

Bhagamandala

This is the confluence of three rivers: Cauvery, Kannika & Sujyothi. Among many small shrines dedicated to various gods, the Bhagamandala temple, standing in a large courtyard surrounded by Kerala type temple is the most impressive. Bhagamandala is known for apiaries & Kodagu honey.

Distance from Madikeri: 36 Kms.

Nagarahole Wildlife Santuary

Nagarahole Wildlife Santuary

Distance from Madikeri: 52 Kms.

Explore the environs of Nagarahole, Kannada for “Snake River”. Nagarahole derives its name from the winding course of the river that flows through the forests. Nagarahole has an astonishing abundance of wildlife, especially the Asiatic elephant. The backdrop of the distant misty blue Brahmagiri Mountains, the natural sounds of the jungle, the gurgling of streams & rivers, and the twittering of birds make Nagarahole a memorable experience.

Bylekuppe & Golden Temple

Bylekuppe & Golden Temple

One of the largest Tibetan settlements in South India, it is known for its monasteries, handicrafts, carpet factories, and an incense factory. The landscape is dotted with several monasteries, the main ones amongst these are Great Gompa of Sera Je & Sera Mey. The Mhayan Buddhist University is located at Sera. The other important monastery in the neighbouring settlement of Bylekuppe is Tashi Lhampo monastery, renowned as the seat of Panchen Lama. Visit to the Golden Temple is a must.

Distance from Madikeri: 40 Kms.

Harangi Dam

Harangi Dam

Chembra Peak is 2,100 meters above sea level & the tallest point in Wayanad. Scaling this peak & back is an exhilarating 5 - 6 hours trek from the base. At 1,500 meters from the base, there is crystal clear lake hardly touched by human hands. This peak is a trekker's paradise & an ideal site for camping out at night. The scenic beauty of Wayanad, that is visible from the top of Chembra peak, is really mesmerizing.

Distance from Madikeri: 38 Kms.
Distance from Kushalnagar: 6 Kms.

Dubare Elephant Camp

Dubare Elephant Camp

Distance from Kushalnagar: 15 Kms.

The reserve forest is famed for its amazing variety of avian fauna, an elephant training camp, and angling possibility on the Cauvery.

Valnur Fishing Camp

Valnur Fishing Camp

Located near Kushalnagar on the banks of the river Cauvery is the Valnur Fishing Camp, where avid fishing enthusiasts can indulge in the luxury of angling for Mahseer. Fishing permits can be obtained from the Coorg Wildlife Society. Valnur is also a haven for birdwatchers, with innumerable avian species to be spotted & identified.

Coorg is well connected by road from Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, Hassan & Calicut (now known as Kozhikode). Coorg does not have a railway station; but the closest railway stations to Coorg are at Mangalore, Mysore, Hassan & Calicut.

Coorg map

Distance Charts:

Location
Distance
Time

Bangalore to Coorg
250 kms.
5 hours

Mangalore to Coorg
138 kms.
3 hours

Hassan to Coorg
103 kms.
2 hours

Mysore to Coorg
118 kms.
2 & 1/2 hours

Calicut to Coorg
170 kms.
4 hours