Have you ever wondered how beautiful it feels to travel beyond clouds?
Popularly known as ‘Scotland of India’ Coorg. A peaceful, beautiful town located in the heart of the Western Ghats mountain range in southern state of Karnataka, India.
This place is for those who dreamt of vacations in lush green valleys, mountains covered with greenery. A land beyond clouds and an area of beautiful and majestic views.
My journey started from Bengaluru from where Coorg is about 270kms approx by road. You reach here by the way through Bengaluru-Mysore highway. You can get the bus from Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore, and the nearest airports are Bangalore And Mangalore International Airport.
Coorg is famous for tourist places where you should visit with your loved once to taste ‘Finest Coffee in the world.’ Here in Coorg, I spent 2 days where I explore many places.
Dubare Elephant Camp
Dubare, primarily known for its Elephant camp, it is a forest camp of Karnataka government located on the bank of river ‘Kaveri.’ It is famous for the Asian breed of elephants. Here I see how elephants were trained for world-famous Mysore Dussehra.
And I experienced some more adventure activities like trekking, river rafting and stay. You must experience river rafting you will love it like me, you can get a short ride at Rs.600 px. You can also experience wildlife here.
I get easily accessible via Mangalore -Mysore -Khusalnagar. Here you would find the Dubare camp board. It is 174kms from Mangalore towards Khushalnagar.
Chiklihole dam is a small dam across the river ‘Chiklihole,’ which is the sister river of Kaveri. The dam is located near ‘Nanjarayapattana.’ A famous tourist place.
Here I get to know that this dam is active since 1985, which can store up to 5.0mcm. Sometimes it’s a picnic spot for near ones. A beautiful evening I spent with my loved ones where I got heartthrob view of the sunset, surrounded by green rich forest. A peaceful walk over a dam which gives me pleasure. Here I make the best memories by clicking photos.
I quickly reached there, and it is hardly 10 minutes drive from Dubare forest camp approx 5kms. You have to hire a private taxi because public transport is not connected to the dam.
A delta which is formed by river Kaveri, a type of Island.The place where I feel more comfortable with the surrounding atmosphere.
This is a famous tourist attraction for the wildlife sanctuary, beautiful photography, and boating. Ideal for Couples, I suggest my loved ones visit this beautiful Island where they can spend Quality time like me. A walkthrough in the eco-park gives me more energy. And then I get confused between bridges.
Here I stay for a night in cottages at the tariff of 600-1000 Rs. I have a joyful time in the lap of mother nature.
I reached here quickly. It is 3kms away from Kushal Nagar, a busy town.
Hard work always surprises us with happiness, like, l was surprised. Yeah, the hard work required to reach a waterfall by a short trek. It is the most beautiful waterfall among western ghat till now. A trek where I found the most beautiful coffee plantation in the world. And as we love coffee, I brought back some coffee from small stores with a lot of memories. I made me every second joyful in the view of the falls.
Quickly, I reached here. It is about 8 km from Coorg.
A jeep tour to mandalpatti is an offroad trip, which is an unforgettable memory for me. I got surprised by the amazing views, and I get the best pictures I ever have.
At the height of 1600 meters, I fell in love with mother nature. The place where heaven meets earth.
Tibetan Monastery/Golden temple
Namdroling Tibetan monastery is a beautifully architected, situated in Bylakuppe.
This is the most popular tourist destination in Coorg. Popularly known as Golden temple, because of the Golden statue of Buddha.
It was established in 1963 and home of 6000 monks and nuns. And it is the largest teaching center of Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in the world, where I participated in the daily evening session. It hosts several ceremonies in a year, specially loser(Tibetan New Year).
It is about 3 km from Kushinagar.
First, I thought by its name, it is the seat of raja. But when I reached there I get to know that earlier in ancient times, it is the favorite place of King, where he likes to spend time with his queens.
This place is also excellent for photographers who can get the best landscapes, perfect for wide-angle photography. When I was there, I was feeling I am in between the vast green lavish valley. Here I entertain myself by toy train.
Perfect of every weather, best for a family picnic. It is near to Madikeri town.
Bhagamandal is a small village in the Coorg District of Karnataka. This place is famous among tourist places, this is a pilgrimage place. It is renowned for Bhagandeshwar temple, which is an example of beautiful architecture.
Then I visited the Triveni Sangam’ is the place where 3 rivers meet. It is about 30kms from Madikeri headquarters.
Talakaveri a beautiful temple and a source of river Kaveri. This is the must-visit place in Coorg. The place where I sat for a while, calmly and freshened up my mood. From here, I get beautiful views of sunset.
It is situated near to the Bhagamandal temple.
This place is famous among tourists. This historical monument is beauty in itself when I enter in fort. It gives me a view of 360°, which is covered by green mountains. Then I visited the museum inside the fort, which displays the weaponry at the Era of Tipu Sultan.
Now, this fort is the place of some government officials, due to which fort was well maintained. The fort was built in 17the century by Mudduraja.
I reached here quickly, very easily accessible from all major cities.
This is a Shiva temple, a famous tourist spot. These temples were built in the 18th century.
This is mainly famous for its architecture when I visit there, I thought it is as a mosque because of the Islamic architecture. Another reason which makes attracts me more, a water tank inside the temple premises, where I saw different and beautiful varieties of fish.
I reached here without any hassle. This temple is situated in Madikeri town.
My experience of Coorg is unforgettable, The place where I can spend my time with my family, friends, and heartthrob views.