If you are an ardent admirer of nature and are bored of the highly commercialized Ooty-Kodaikanal hill station circuit, then a visit to Coorg is all that you need. This trip covers the most visited natural sights of Coorg - the Tala Kaveri, the ever-ending coffee routes,and the Abbey falls. Wet take you around the ancient temples and the most renowned Namdroling Monastery.
Trip in a Nutshell:
Coorg: Tala Kaveri, Tala Kaveri Temple, Omkareshwarar Temple, Bagamandala temple, Nisargadhama forest, Abbey falls, Namdroling Monastery, Mandal Patti viewpoint
Arrive in Mysore, where you are met and privately transferred to your hotel, enjoying an uphill ride. Upon arrival, check into the hotel and have the remaining day at leisure. Overnight in Coorg.
Today, drive to Tala Kaveri to witness the birth of River Kaveri and visit the Tala Kaveri Temple, Visit other important temples such as Omkareshwarar Temple and Bagamandala temple. Journey to Nisargadhama forest and enjoy visiting the Deer Park, the shaking bridge over the Kaveri River and go boating. Overnight in Coorg.
Visit Abbey falls, a stream-fed, powerful waterfall during the monsoon. Visit Namdroling Monastery, the Tibetan Monastery housing huge Buddha Idols in the Golden Temple. Stop by Mandal Patti viewpoint to enjoy the sunset view. Overnight in Coorg.
This morning, drive back to Mysore, from where you are driven to the closest airport/Railway Station to take flight/train back home.
Coorg is a remote and picturesque region ideal for walking tours. This lush region revolves around the market town of Madikeri, is largely agricultural with great swathes of the verdant hills given up to the cultivation of rice, coffee, and spices. The plantations and the surrounding tropical forest are crisscrossed with a network of walking trails affording glorious views over the rolling hills. You can also enjoy fishing and golfing in Coorg. It is home to a variety of ethnic minority groups. There are also a number of Tibetan villages scattered around Bylekuppe and the Sera Je Monastery is worth a visit when in Coorg.