Kodagu, or ‘Coorg’, is one of the most beautiful places in India. The hill station is a very common choice for honeymoon destinations. Spend your holidays in the alluring atmosphere of this pristine hill station and pay a visit to all the points of interest within the hill station.
Coorg, also widely known as ‘Kodagu’ is a pristine hill station in the state of Karnataka. It is one of the most sought after destination in south India owing to its beautiful scenery and landscape. The quaint small villages in the villages of Coorg and the unadulterated view of its landscapes are some of the major tourist attractions to the hill station. If you are planning a visit to this hill station, book one of the Coorg tour packages and travel with ease exploring some of the top tourist attractions in this place.
Listed below are some of the places of must visits in Coorg;
- Madikeri Fort -
One of the top tourist attraction of the hill station, the Madikeri fort, under its huge complex, houses a temple (the Ganesha temple), a museum, a district prison and a chapel as well. The fort was initially built using mud and stones however after the arrival of the great emperor Tipu Sultan, the walls of mud were changed by him to concrete which makes the fort the grand and majestic monument that it is today. If not for King Tipu Sultan, we would be heading up to this place to see the ruins and what remains of the fort.
- Abbey Falls -
Head about 8 km from the Madikeri Fort and you will be greeted with the breathtaking view of the Abbey falls. Unlike other waterfalls in other parts of India, water does not dry up here during the summers also thus ensuring a full flowing waterfall all throughout the year. There is always an abundance of birds chirping away in all their glory just around the peripherals of the waterfall. Keep in mind that bathing is not allowed in this waterfall.
- Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary -
One of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in the state of Kerala, the Nagarhole wildlife sanctuary. The name of this wildlife sanctuary is derived from the river that flows through the park. Nagarhole in Kannada means ‘snake river’. Of the normal animal species one can expect to see in this wildlife sanctuary, some are the mongoose, peacock, barking deer, wild boar etc. If lucky, you can spot some tigers or pandas.
- Mallalli Falls -
With the view of the of the whole river Kumaradhara right in front of your eyes gushing through the hills, rocks, and valleys, the Mallalli falls is one place you cannot miss seeing on your trip to Coorg. It is simply a magical natural affair you have the witness to be blown away.