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Coorg Attractions

Talakaveri

Talakaveri, the birth place of the holy river Kaveri. It is located in Brahmagiri hill, which is 50 kms away from Madikeri. The place is considered as holy by hindu pilgrims. Every year thousands visit here to take holy dip. There is a small temple which is built for the god kaveriamma. Apart from hindu pilgrim centre, these place is also a huge tourist favorite. Greenery and the views from the hills is great. Chill breeze and water sounds make a romantic surrounding. A must see place in Coorg.

Abbey Falls

Another major tourist attraction in Coorg. It is a huge waterfalls located 8kms away from the capital town Madikeri. The way to the falls is very interesting, walking past those coffee plantations and thick bushes is thoroughly enjoying. Watching the falls from the small bridge, built opposite to the falls is quiet wonderful experience.

Iruppu Falls

A pilgrimage and tourist spot located in the Brahmagiri hill. This falls is 75kms away from Madikeri. All transport facilities are available from the nearest town Virajpet. Apart from the waterfalls there are two popular temples nearby to attract visitors here.

Bylakuppe

A Tibetan settlement in India. It is established in the year 1961. This settlement is just 6kms from the town kushal nagar. Popular golden Buddhist temple is here. Bylakuppe also has Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery, which is home for more than 5000 Buddhist lamas. It also includes Buddhist college and medical centre.

Madikeri Fort

One of the beautiful architectures in Madikeri. It is built by Mudduraja in 17th century. Later reconstructed by popular king Tipu Sultan. British also used this fort as governing office. Now it is converted as deputy commissioner office.

Dubare Elephant Camp

It is an Elephant camp, where the elephants get trained and used for various activities. It is a good place for elephant lovers. It is having accommodation options, where you can stay and enjoy elephants. This place is located 28 kms from Madikeri. A good place for kids to hangout.

Other Places

Nisargadhama, Honnamana Kere, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctury, Mallalli Falls, Bagamandala, Mandalpatti View point and Nagarhole National Park are all beautiful attractions and worth spending some time.