Coorg, which is also named as Kodagu, even gained the recognition as the Scotland of India. This is a wonderful hill station situated in the southern area of Karnataka. The small district of Karnataka has distinct culture, exclusive customs as well as traditions. The inhabitants of Coorg are called as Kodavas. The foggy hills, blossoming green valleys, forests, awesome waterfalls will certainly tempt one’s eyes. This region is encircled by coffee farms, orange orchards, cardamom, plants like pepper and dense forests. River Cauvery is one of the main water bodies of South India and takes birth in Coorg. All natives of Kodagu are well-known for their kindness and bravery. One tour to Coorg will make the memories linger within you for the remaining part of your life.
A great appeal to tourists from any country is the Abbey Falls, which is 8 km away from Madikeri. During the summer season also there is lot of water from these falls. The sound of the falls may be heard by you from the main road, where the pathway goes through beautiful coffee as well as cardamom plantations. The chirping sounds of numerous birds, which are heard from this place, fill the air with lovable music. Irpu falls is another waterfall, which is narrow but extremely attractive to see.
Kodagu has some temples, which are really worth to visit. One of them is Bagamandala Temple, located at the meeting point of the Cauvery and Sujyothi Rivers. The temple is created with the multi-roofed style of architecture, found in the state of Kerala. There is also Omkareshwara Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and is nearly two hundred years old. It is a surprising combination of Islamic styles with Gothic styles.
Other attractions of Kodagu
Tadiandamol is the name of the highest mountain in the district of Coorg, and is also the second highest in the whole state of Karnataka. Situated on the ranges of Western Ghats, it reaches an altitude of 1748 m and it is a special attraction to the trekkers. This mountain is covered with dense forest and is full of leeches. This peak is located close to Virrajpet nearly 30km away from the way of Napoklu, and it lies close to the Makutta forest. While walking on the route, you can also have a view of an old palace whole name is Nalku Naadu Aramane.
To do boating or water rafting is really exciting to anyone. Sailing the boat through the nature with the tossing green will make you feel a paradise. Small boats sailing for 2 to 4 hours are accessible in Nisargadam. This thrilling activity is also found in Dubare forest. At present, some of the coffee farms also offer boating service on a very affordable fee. Boating is, indeed, a romantic sensation particularly for couples who want to enjoy some lonely time far away from the mob.
If you are a strange type of enthusiastic tourist, Coorg is a perfect place for you. The travelers not only from India but also from all over the globe throng here to enjoy the gorgeousness of nature and the nice climate of this travel spot.
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