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Bangalore Coorg Weekend Trip - Visit Scotland of India 

 

Bangalore Coorg Weekend Trip: Overview

Coorg is one of the most beautiful hill stations of Karnataka state and also known as Scotland of India. It is very popular destination for local tourist attracts to visit coorg from Bangalore to spend a memorable vacation during weekends with enchanting valley, coffee plantations, scenic beauty and majestic mountain ranges of Western Ghat. Beauty of coorg combined an absolute treat for adventure and fun lovers, which is used to go out for rafting, trekking, camping etc. City promises to make your holiday perfect with their beautiful sightseeing and adventure activity.

 

What is unique in Coorg and Why?

Coorg is famous for its breathtaking scenery – rugged hills, dense tropical forests and Coffee Plantation.   Coorg  (Kodagu) has become the second highest coffee producing region in India, accounting for 30% of all Indian coffee.  Coorg is also splendid for trekkers to enjoy trekking at the western ghats. The landscape is diverse and breathtakingly beautiful. Thadiyandamol, Iruppu falls, Galibeedu to Subramania, Brahmagiri are some of the popular routes.  

 

Bangalore Coorg Weekend Trip: Highlights

  • Famous Hill station for coffee plantation

  • Panoramic views of the city by Madikeri Fort

  • Second largest Tibetans settlement in India: Bylakuppe

  • Gaddige Raja's Tomb made by indo - saracenic style

  • Nalknad Palace famous for historical places

  • Famous elephant training camp

  • Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary comes in count of the World Heritage Site.

 

Why you choose this package

Coorg is famous Hill station of Karnataka state which is generally known as major centre for coffee and spice production. Coorg is indulging in natural landscape misty mountains, Lakes and temple. It is denoted by Scotland of India for its natural beauty and clean environment. There are lots of places to visit and enjoy your holiday in between natural beauty. Many option are there to enjoy your holiday by performing various activity like trekking, Camping, Paralyzing, cycling, Nature walk etc. Don’t waste your time in thinking just go ahead with your discussion and make your precious holiday in Karnataka. Holiday Travel Pvt Ltd offering you Coorg weekend package with all proper guidelines in your budget.


Bangalore - Coorg Weekend Trip – Visit Scotland of India - Rates & Dates


Package Inclusion

  • 02 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • 02 day sightseeing of Coorg

  • Private Ac vehicle for 03 days

  • Parking, Toll tax and driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Any personal Expense

  • Lunch

  • Entrance fees of any place or activity

 

Hotels in Coorg India

Standard Hotel: ROOMSDON Coorg Nest Cottages: TA Rank (4.0)Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Treebo Oleander Serviced ApartmentsTA Rank (4.5) – Certificate of Excellence

Luxury Vivanta by Taj -Madikeri, Coorg: TA Rank (5.0)Certificate of Excellence

 


Bangalore - Coorg Weekend Trip – Visit Scotland of India - Itinerary

Arrival at Bangalore airport or railway station and proceed to Coorg which is 237 km away from Bangalore. Enroute you will stop for lunch in any good dhaba / restaurant, later continue your journey towards Coorg. Upon arrival check in to hotel and rest for some hour at your leisure. By the evening you will visit some famous attractions of Coorg which includes Madikeri Fort, Raja's seat, later come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Coorg Hotel

Meals: Dinner

Lunch: Served at any enroute Dhaba/ Restaurant

After breakfast start your day by visit some more famous places of Coorg which includes Abbey Falls, Nisargadhama, Harangi Dam. After sightseeing you may have lunch at Rangoli Multicuisine Restaurant, later move towards some more sightseeing which is Nalknad Palace, Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Buddha Temple. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Coorg Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at Rangoli Multicuisine Restaurant which offers 

After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Bangalore. Upon arrival you will drop to airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory.

Meals: Breakfast



Must see places in Coorg

Gaddige Raja's Tomb: A historical structure, Raja’s tomb aka Gaddige in Madikeri is a beautiful structure extremely popular among the history buffs. The tomb boasts of the indo-sarcenic style of architecture and the most popular attraction here is the mortal remains of the Kodavad royalty and the court dignitaries. There are many other tombs of famous historical personalities as well.

 

Madikeri Fort: Madikeri Fort was first built as a mud fort by Mudduraja in the last quarter of the 17th century. He also built a palace inside the fort. It was eventually rebuilt in granite by Tipu Sultan who named the site as Jaffarabad. Madikeri Fort, built of brick and mortar, had witnessed several fierce battles. In 1790, Doddavira Rajendra took control of the fort. The palace was renovated by Lingarajendra Wodeyar II in 1812-1814. In the north-east corner at the entrance are two life size masonry elephants and a church is present in the south-east corner. The fort offers panoramic views of the city from its walls. This is a fort with archaeological value and a marvel of architecture.

 

Nalknad Palace: Nalknad palace, built by Dodda Viraraja in 1792, once belonged to the Hindu king Langaraja, promises the tourists a valued visit and enthralls everybody with its eye-catching paintings and marvelous architecture. Used as a hunting lodge, it is not a palace in the usual meaning. It is a double storied structure used by the Kodava kings. The palace has intricate wood carvings all around the structure. Nalnad Palace is situated at the bottom of the highest peak Thadiyandamol. Decorated with ancient paintings and historical architecture, Nalnad Palace attracts many to its fold.

 

Abbey Falls waterfall: Abbey Falls is a breathtaking waterfall where the Kaveri river cascades down a rockface from a height of 70 feet. A hanging bridge has now been built across the gorge here offering a good view of the falls. The falls can be reached by a narrow road from Madikeri. Cars can reach the entrance of these falls from where a downhill walk of 500 metres (on slightly paved steps) takes one to the waterfalls.

 

Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary: Located on the northern part of Coorg is the Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, a thick evergreen forest with a shola grassland habitat. A home for different types of wild species like elephants, deer, leopard etc Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is a worth seeing spot while paying visit to Coorg. Kumara Parvat peak lies within the Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, also adjoining with the Bisle reserve forest in north as well as Kukke Subramanya forest in west. Those trekkers who like to experience the wilderness of Western Ghats can always visit Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary and have a great time. The best time for visiting this spot is during the months of November to March.

 

Omkareshwara Temple: Omkareshwara temple was built by Lingarajendra in 1820. It is located very near to the heart of the Madikeri. The temple has both Islamic and Gothic style of architecture. There is a tank in front of the temple and a footpath leading to a small "Mantap". It is said Lingarajendra killed an honest and pious Brahmin to fulfill his political ambitions. That Brahmin became a "Brahmarakshasa"and started troubling the king. The king got rid of him only when he brought a Shivalinga from Kashi and installed it after building a temple. The Shivalinga was named as "Omkareshwara" and regular rituals were performed. The bars of the windows of the temple were made of Panchaloha and an alphabet lim has been placed in between the bars

 

 

Madikeri Buddha Temple: Buddhist Monastery situated at Bylakuppe, It is one of the most popular tourist places to visit in Coorg.  Bylakuppe is the second largest Tibetans settlement in India after Dharamshala.  At a distance of 34 km from Madikeri, 4.5 km,  Temple complex is huge and it houses 40 feet high gilded images of Guru Padmasambhava (also known as Guru Rinpoche), Buddha Sakyamuni and Amitayus.

 

Tibetan monastery Coorg: The Tibetan Monastery or the Tibet Camp as locally called at a distance of 34 km from coorg. Tibetan Monastery is one of the main attractions of Coorg. Locally known as the Tibet Camp, it is the second largest Tibetan settlement outside Tibet that is placed in Baylkuppe. This Tibetan monastery is home to around 7000 students and monks. This monastery is not an educational center and a religious site but is also a major tourist attraction that attracts a large number of tourists from all over.

 

Adventure activities in Coorg/ Adventure activities near Bangalore

Camping: Enjoy camping at night and relax by the bonfire and enjoy delicious barbequed snacks. You can explore the attractions nearby namely, the Rajas Seat, Omkareshwara Temple, Abbi Falls, Talacauvery and Bhagamandala.

Facility

Accommodation will be provided in high quality insect proof dome tents.

Pickup and drop to Madikeri and sightseeing can be arranged (at an extra charge)

Activities like TT Table, Trampoline, Rifle-shooting area, Volleyball

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

Trekking:  Trekking in Coorg is a great pleasure as the region offers all kinds of terrain for people to explore from easy to moderately difficult to extremely challenging, you can explore and choose the kind of terrain you are comfortable with.  Trekking Coorg also becomes exciting because you get the opportunity to witness this amazing biodiversity. The Western Ghats, being named in the list of the eight best hotspots of biological diversity, are a testament to the diverse species found in the area. One of the most popular tours that hikers avail to explore the peaks of the Sahyadri Hills, is the one taking them to the summit of Tadiyandamol. The weekend jaunt begins with a pick-up from Bangalore and leads you to Coorg for an exhilarating sightseeing venture.


River rafting at Barapole River: At Whitewater rafting we pride ourselves on creating an environment of exuberant discovery every time we head out onto the Barapole (KKR) - near Tata Tea Estate, T. Shettigeri River. Rafting with us on any one of our guided trips is an exciting vacation option. You’ll get a little break from your everyday routine and enjoy the natural surroundings while soaking up the sun. You won’t even notice the work of paddling while you’re on the boat because you will be having so much fun.

Jungle Safari:  Jungle Safari is a combination of jeep safari and jungle adventure. The jeep safari will end at a predetermined location and thereafter a walk inside the jungle wills commence at Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

 

Visit Dubare Elephant Camp: The Elephant Training Camp, which trains the wild elephants with the help of local tribes Kurabas, is under the Forest department. It is a scenic beauty to watch the tamed elephant bath in the river and to be scrubbed fresh by their mahouts. The mahouts will then exhibit the various commands the elephants can comply with. This can be vividly portrayed by making elephants execute some mock logging operations. Enthusiastic tourists can opt here for free elephant rides within the camp. One can enjoy the rarest friendship of tamed elephants in this camp, where in one can get a lucky chance scrubbing the elephants and feeding them

 

Fishing at Kaveri River: The tourism and the forest departments are running the Cauvery Fishing Camp jointly. The fishing camp has already been a popular getaway and a welcome retreat for the city dwellers. The adventure seekers wish their desire to catch a Mahseer is realized at the camp. Cauvery River supports a very good population of humpbacked Mahseer.  The tourism and the forest departments are running the Cauvery Fishing Camp jointly. The fishing camp has already been a popular getaway and a welcome retreat for the city dwellers. The adventure seekers wish their desire to catch a Mahseer is realized at the camp. Cauvery River supports a very good population of humpbacked Mahseer.

 

How to Reach Coorg from Bangalore

By Flight: The nearest airports to Madikeri are in Mangalore , Bangalore and Calicut. Frequent domestic and international flights come and go from here to the important cities.

By Bus: The distance from Bangalore to Coorg is about 260 km. Coorg is well connected by road with all major cities in Karnataka, cities like Mysore (120 km), Mangalore (135 km), Bangalore (260 km).

 

How to reach Coorg by Train

While the nearest railway station is in Hassan, Bangalore and Mysore are the biggest railway station that one can access and then travel further journey by bus or car.

 

Hill station near Coorg

Coorg (Kogadu) is one the famous hill station of Karnataka. 252 kms from Bangalore and 1525 m above sea level lays Coorg, the district headquarters of Kodagu.  It is beautiful hill country most of which is between 3000 and 4000 feet high. The tallest mountain peak is around 6000 feet high. Also known as Kodagu, Coorg is famous for coffee plantations. The coffee estates here produce some of the world's best coffee.

There is such more famous hill station near Coorg which is given below

  • Chikmagalur

  • Kemmanagundi

  • Nandi Hills

  • Bangalore to Coorg road trip

 

Coorg Trekking Places

Trekking in Coorg is a great pleasure as the region offers all kinds of terrain for people to explore from easy to moderately difficult to extremely challenging, you can explore and choose the kind of terrain you are comfortable with famous places of Coorg.

There are some special place mentioned where you can enjoy trekking

 

Nishani Betta Trek: Nishani Betta or Nishani Motte is a lesser known trekking spot around Coorg and is situated in the Brahmagiri mountain range of the Western Ghats. There are gurgling streams of fresh water along the route if you want to take a break for freshening up.  Nishani Betta is perfect for exploration and is a refreshing break from all the crowded tourist places in the area. The horizon is a riot of colours when seen from the Nishani Betta peak.

 

Tadiyandamol Trek: Tadiyandamol is the highest peak in Coorg. With gentle, velvety green slopes, Tadiyandamol is an ideal destination for those looking for an easy going trek or if you are a newbie at trekking. there are some excellent spots with boulders blocking the flow of wind for setting up camps. The sunrise from Tadiyandamol is a sight to behold, so do not forget to pack in your camera too.

 

Brahmagiri Trek: The Brahmagiri trekking trail is a popular spot for trekking in Coorg. The Brahmagiri mountain range, situated in the Western Ghats, lies on the border of Kodagu district and the Wayanad district of Kerala. The mist covered peak with cottony clouds hovering around it entices tourists on to the Brahmagiri trail and for this reason, you may find a lot of trekking groups in the area.

 

Weekend getaways from Bangalore within 50 km

Bangalore is one the famous and awaited city where you can find plenty of places to visit and very beautiful rose garden.  Tourist attracts to visit Bangalore as well as nearby attraction which is located at distance of 30 – 510 km from Bangalore. There are some famous well visited destination is given below

 Nrityagram (30 km): Nrityagram is a famous dance village located at a distance of 30 kms from BaThe well known Odissi dancer Protima Bedi established this village in 1990 and the idea behind this was to develop a traditional Gurukul to teach Indian classical dance. They offer training in Indian classical dance forms; odissi, mohiniattam, Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali and more

 

Muthyala Maduv (43 km): Muthyala is a tiny beautiful waterfall located at a distance of 43 kms from Bengaluru (towards Hosur on NH7, diversion at Chandapura after Electronic City via Anekal). , Muthyala Maduvu is a small & cute waterfall. Also known as Pearl Valley, this is one of the popular Bangalore tourist places to visit for halfday.

Muthyalu means Pearls and Maduvu means Pond or Pool in Kannada.   There are a couple of waterfalls in a small narrow valley. Overlooking these falls is a small shrine dedicated to Shiva, adding a religious touch to the place.

 

Ranganath Swamy temple (44km): The Ranganatha Swamy Temple located in Magadi is an ancient temple and a protected monument. This is one of the popular pilgrimage sites to visit around Bangalore.  According to history this was built during the administration of cholas and till now it has undergone renovations attracting people from all around the karnataka.

 

Bannerghatta National Park (23 Kms): Bannerghatta National Park is the most famous wildlife park and also one of the top tourist places in Bangalore. . This park is spread in reserve forests of Anekal Range with an elevation of 1245 – 1634 m under the Bangalore Forest Division. This park is part of a wildlife corridor for elephants which connects the BR Hills and the Sathyamangalam forest.

 

Wonder La (26 Kms): Wonder La is an amusement park situated on Bangalore – Mysore Express way. It is India’s biggest amusement and water park and also one of the most visited among Bangalore tourist places. Attractions include musical fountain and laser show, virtual reality show, high thrill rides, kids’ rides, heated wave pools, and numerous water rides. The Hurricane, Maverick, Wonder Splash, Techno Jump, Drop Zone rides are famous. Recently added Rain Disco, with 10,000 watts of hi-fidelity sound is a special attraction.

 

Best places to visit near Bangalore for two day trip

If you are in Bangalore then visit the famous sightseeing’s of Bangalore and move towards to nearby places to visit near Bangalore to enjoy your 2 day weekend trip with your family and friends. Such famous Hill station and destination is given below for your convince to reach and enjoy yout holiday trip.

Coorg: Coorg or Kodagu is one of the smallest districts of Karnataka which covers an area of 4,104 sq.km. It is at a distance of 263 km away from each other. Coorg is situated on the eastern slopes of the Western Ghats with highest peaks like Tadiandamol and Pushpagiri.

 

Mysore: Mysore is famous historc city where most of the tourist visits throughout the year. It is at a distance of 145 km away from Bangalore.  Mysore is famous for its palaces, including the Mysore Palace, and for the festivities that take place during the Dasara festival when the city receives a large number of tourists. Mysore has given its name to the Mysore style of painting,

 

Hampi: Hampi  is a village in northern Karnataka state, India. It is located within the ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. Predating the city of Vijayanagara, it continues to be an important religious centre, housing the Virupaksha Temple, as well as several other monuments belonging to the old city.

Hampi has distinction of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site for old Vijayanagara city, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire.Hampi is situated on the banks of the Tungabhadra river at 353 km from Bangalore and 74 km away from Bellary.

 

Weekend getaways for couples

If you are in search of best weekend gateway to enjoy your precious time with your love ones, then we have some famous destination for you to visit and express your love with your partner. There is some selected Romantic weekend getaways which gives you perfect holiday.

  • Nandi hills

  • Devarayanadurga

  • Mysore

  • Yelagiri Hills

  • Shivanasamudra falls

  • Coorg

  • Bheemeshwari

  • Kabini

  • Chikmagalur

 

 

Coorg visiting season

The best time to visit Wayanad and Coorg is between October and March when the weather is pleasant, it rains occasionally turning the land in shades of green.

Coorg climate: The climate in Coorg can get quite chilly during winter with a minimum temperature of 3° Celsius.

Weather in Coorg: Coorg is a hill station, which is situated more than 1,500 meters above sea level and therefore it remains pleasant all year round. The weather of Coorg is pleasantly on the cooler side most of the months with the exception of few months when Coorg receives high density of rainfall.

 

Package Inclusion

  • 02 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • 02 day sightseeing of Coorg

  • Private Ac vehicle for 03 days

  • Parking, Toll tax and driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Any personal Expense

  • Lunch

  • Entrance fees of any place or activity

 

Hotels in Coorg India

Standard Hotel: ROOMSDON Coorg Nest Cottages: TA Rank (4.0)Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Treebo Oleander Serviced ApartmentsTA Rank (4.5) – Certificate of Excellence

Luxury Vivanta by Taj -Madikeri, Coorg: TA Rank (5.0)Certificate of Excellence

 

Bangalore - Coorg Weekend Trip – Visit Scotland of India - Itinerary

Arrival at Bangalore airport or railway station and proceed to Coorg which is 237 km away from Bangalore. Enroute you will stop for lunch in any good dhaba / restaurant, later continue your journey towards Coorg. Upon arrival check in to hotel and rest for some hour at your leisure. By the evening you will visit some famous attractions of Coorg which includes Madikeri Fort, Raja's seat, later come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Coorg Hotel

Meals: Dinner

Lunch: Served at any enroute Dhaba/ Restaurant

After breakfast start your day by visit some more famous places of Coorg which includes Abbey Falls, Nisargadhama, Harangi Dam. After sightseeing you may have lunch at Rangoli Multicuisine Restaurant, later move towards some more sightseeing which is Nalknad Palace, Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Buddha Temple. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Coorg Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at Rangoli Multicuisine Restaurant which offers 

After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Bangalore. Upon arrival you will drop to airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory.

Meals: Breakfast

Bangalore - Coorg Weekend Trip – Visit Scotland of India - Rates & Dates

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