One of the most revered places in Coorg, Talakaveri is believed to be the point of origin of the mighty River Kaveri. Best visited during the monsoons, this beautiful sightseeing location welcomes tourists with views of the origin of one of the most important rivers in India, Kaveri during the rainy season only. This venue is located on Brahmagiri Hill and boasts of a tank and temple—which is presided by Goddess Kaveriamma. Devotees from all parts of the world come here to offer their reverence and prayers to the deity—who is known to fulfill the wishes of one and all.
The tank located at Talakaveri is fed by the waters from the origin of Kaveri and is considered to be very holy by the devotees, who come here to take a dip as an integral part of their purification rituals. Apart from its religious significance, Talakaveri offers some mind blowing views of the mist-laden hills and forested areas of Coorg.