Situated in the lap of imposing mountains, lush forests of teak wood, misty coffee plantations, challenging trekking trails and verdant valleys is Coorg (Kodagu). A haven for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers from all across the world, this beautiful hill station is as beautiful as it looks in its tourism postcards and hundreds of portals that rave about its eternal charm.
Oft referred to as Kodagu, Coorg is one of the most visited tourist destinations in South India. It is located in the mesmerizing Western Ghats of the south-western region of Karnataka. Coorg—a green carpeted topography of 1,593 square miles of undulating landscapes is certainly a sight to behold and lures travelers with thin white mist, streams and rivulets (tributaries of the might Cauvery), enthralling rosewood forests, sandalwood trees and many smaller water bodies fringing flush bamboo groves. Coorg is all about green paddy fields, waterfalls, deep ravines and grassy meadows and downs. Here, you can lose yourself in the red berries of coffee bushes or walk through large plantations of cardamom, oranges, pepper, nutmeg, lemon grass...it’s truly a land that surpasses all benchmarks of natural beauty and worth.
Also called the "Scotland of India" or "Kashmir of South" due to its treasure trove of natural bounties, Coorg exudes an old world charm and is truly a treat for travelers . Boasting of a unique blend of tranquility and adventure, this hill station is known for its interesting treks: Tadiandamol, Pushpagiri and Brahmagiri Peaks being the most challenging of the lot. Along with trekking in natural terrains, Coorg also offers a host of other outdoor activities which includes golfing fun at Mercara Downs (Mercara), Golf Links (Bittangala) and Golf Course (Pollibetta) as well as angling, mountain biking, hiking and so forth. Some wonderful moments of rejuvenation and relaxation can be enjoyed in the wonderful summer retreat at Coorg. This beautiful hill town is best visited during the monsoons-when it looks “simply great”!