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Coorg - The Scotland of India

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Unwind in the lap of nature in Coorg where aromatic coffee and spice plantations, lush green hills, cascading waterfalls, and a distinct old-world charm soothe the senses.

Located amidst imposing mountains in Karnataka with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is a popular coffee-producing hill station. It is popular for its beautiful green hills and the streams cutting right through them. It also stands as a popular destination because of its culture and people. The Kodavas, a local clan specializing in martial arts, are especially notable for their keen hospitality.

Coorg is an alluring hill station in Karnataka, blessed with mesmerizing waterfalls, towering hills, scenic views, and sprawling coffee plantations. Referred to as ‘the Scotland of India,’ Coorg is located amidst paradisiacal surroundings, offering endless opportunities for tourists to get closer to nature and its wonders. Besides natural beauty, the region is also a renowned cultural hub. Coorg is home to Bylakuppe, India’s second-largest Tibetan settlement. With so much to explore and experience, Coorg is a must-visit destination in Karnataka. 

📍Mandalpatti Peak:

The place offers tourists with some seclusion and space away from the usual crowdedness of the tourist spots. The place is perfect who like some adventure and seek the best of natural settings. Offering amazing scenic beauty and perfect opportunities to be amidst the best of natural settings, Mandalpatti is increasingly become popular amongst tourists. 

📍Golden Temple : 

The Golden Temple complex boasts of larger-than-life images of Buddha Shakyamuni, Padmasambhava and the Buddha Amitayus and Guru Rinpoche. It is adorned with colorful wall murals and gilded accents.

The second biggest Tibetan settlement in India, Bylakuppe is one of the most sought-after tourist places in the town. While there are several must-visit sites within the settlement, The Golden Temple is the most popular. Also known as Namdroling Monastery, it is an example of a typical Tibetan architectural style. Tibetan New Year ( festival of Losar) is a grand celebration that takes place here. Tourists from different parts of the country frequent this town to attend this event.

📍Abbey Falls:

Nestled amidst coffee plantations and spice estates, Abbey Falls, is the epitome of beauty. Kaveri river cascades down the rock giving it the form of the stunning falls. Admire the scenic beauty of this place, spend some time in the peaceful surroundings, and let the fragrance of coffee and spices soothe your soul.

At over 21 meters high, the Abbey Falls are tucked away amidst coffee and spice plantations of the Western Ghats, and lead into the Kaveri River.

📍Raja’s Tomb: Raja’s Tombs is a popular 19th-century monument. Built over a hilltop, the monument has an Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. Decorated with central domes and minarets, the tombs are inspired by Muslim architecture but are dedicated to Hindu rulers.

 

📍 Elephant Camp :

Visiting the  Elephant Camp is one of the most exciting things to do in Coorg. This camp offers great opportunities to befriend elephants. You can watch them taking a bath, getting fed, and trained.

 

📍Raja's Seat, Coorg :

A seasonal garden with flowers and fountains, Raja's Seat is believed to be the spot where the kings of Kodagu spent their evenings enjoying panoramic views.

Raja seat is a popular tourist spots offering them with mesmerizing scenic beauty and enchanting environment. With a literal meaning of “Seat of the Kings”, Raja’s Seat used to be a favorite place of kings of Coorg.

They used to visit the place so as to get amazing view of the valley around and refresh themselves. The view of sunset and sunrise from Raja’s seat is exceptionally captivating and mustn’t be missed by tourists. Golden sunlight falling on the lush greenery offers amazing photographic opportunities as well. The environment is pleasant as well.

The experience tourists will have here is worth remembering. The place is now an amazing park. 

There is a toy train as well which goes around the Raja Seat. This is something which attracts both children as well as adults.

📍Nisargadhama Forest Park:

The island has been formed by the extensive Kaveri River, the main water source of the region. This green town is located at a close proximity to the busy town of Kushalanagar, in the Kodagu district of the state. 

Formed by the main river of the region, River Kaveri, it is surrounded by dense forest. Spread over an area of 64 acres, it presents an alluring natural setting where tourists can admire the sight of River Kaveri flowing gloriously through the dense forest, hear birds chirping, 

You will find a wide variety of things to do and see. The elephant ride is something that adults and kids both will enjoy. There is also a deer park and rabbit park that one can visit.

  • The walk across the hanging rope bridge to reach Nisargadhama is an absolute delight. The bridge connects the mainland to Nisargadhama.
  • Go for a boat ride in the Kaveri river
  • Click photographs posing with birds at the Bird park
  • Watch deers up close at the Deer Park
  • Try zip-lining, Rope games, and other adventurous activities 
  • There are also rabbit enclosures, a deer park, a children's park, and an orchid garden inside the forest resort.
  • There is a shopping complex near the parking spot outside the Nisargadhama Ecological Park where you can buy Coorg's famous handmade chocolates, coffee, Spices, and handmade wine

Highlights

Mandalpatti Peak

Raja's Tomb, Sunset at Raja's Seat

Tibetian Monastery/Golden Temple

Abbey Falls

Nisargadhama Forest Park / Bamboo Forest

Dubare elephant camp

and lots of activities. 

  •  Depart from Bangalore at 10:00 PM (Check the pickup points below)

  • Morning around 6 am we will reach, will check into the Hotel, Freshen Up, And start the journey

    📍Mandalpatti Peak -  Experience an off-roading jeep ride, Breathtaking scenic views from the mountain peak (Jeep charges are not included In the package)
    📍Raja's Tomb - beautiful historical place, These tombs are 200+ years old, and from here you can view the city from the top
    📍Abbey Waterfalls: A short walk down inside the coffee plantations to see the scenic view of the waterfalls
    📍Sunset at Raja's Seat - The place is called as Raja’s Seat because it was the place where Coorg’s kings used to visit and enjoy the scenic beauty around. 

    returning to the Stay

    Dinner (Self-sponsored) 

    Go to bed early

  • Wakeup, Have Breakfast (Self-sponsored)

    Get ready for the new adventure

  • 📍Elephant camp - Experience elephants & their daily routine.
  • 📍Tibetian Monastery/Golden Temple - It is an ancient monastery, The architecture of the building is very beautiful and neatly maintained. The calmness in the atmosphere is soothing. If we are lucky, we can also witness Buddhist Prayer. We also get Tibetan shops here for shopping. 
  • 📍Nisargadhama Forest Park - Bamboo forest - Flea Market - Park with lots of scenic views, Deer/bird/butterfly parks, Zipline, and other activities. Here we also get, a huge market where you'll get a lot of unique and exclusive items like homemade chocolates, homemade wine, spices, tea/coffee items, clothing, and many more. 
  • Start return journey by 5 pm

    We will reach Bangalore by Sunday night 11 PM. (Approx) 

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Inclusions

Entire travel as per the itinerary by Non AC Tempo Traveller/Mini Bus

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all entry and toll gate charges.

Exclusions

Food

Jeep Safari charge

Anything not mentioned under the inclusions Itinerary 

THINGS TO CARRY

  • ID proof (Aadhar or any other Govt ID, a soft copy is fine)
  • Raincoat/Poncho
  • Backpack (to carry your changing clothes or bottle)
  • Water bottle
  • Clothes for 2 days (Extra if you need them for swimming)
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Cap/Hat 
  • Toiletries: Shampoo, towel, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, Sanitizer, etc 
  • Personal medication if any
  • Power bank to keep your mobiles charged
  • Shoes/Sandals/slippers


PICKUP LOCATIONS

Marathahalli, Kala mandir pposite


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Policy and Terms

  • Cancellation made within 48 hours of departure: No refund or rescheduling available.
  • Cancellation made before 48 hours of departure: 50% cancellation fee applies.

 

The trip is subject to confirmation, and we require a minimum of 10 people booked for the trip to proceed. Rest assured, if there is a cancellation from our end, you will receive an immediate and complete refund.

 

Terms and Conditions

  • This is an adventurous & budget-friendly trip, so we kindly request you to join us with an adjusting and open mindset. Embrace the spirit of exploration and immerse yourself in the journey's unique experiences. 
  • To ensure a smooth and enjoyable trip for all, we seek your cooperation with the group and trip coordinator. Let's foster a friendly and supportive environment, where every traveler's perspective is valued. 
  • We strive to maintain a respectful and positive atmosphere throughout the trip. Any kind of nuisance or misbehavior that may disturb other participants or disrupt the overall harmony of the trip will not be tolerated. 
  • Seats during travel will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. We kindly request you to occupy the same seats during the return journey as well for a hassle-free travel experience. 
  • Keep in mind that the trip's success lies in our collective effort to have an unforgettable time together. Let's cherish each moment, respect one another, and create memories that will stay with us forever. 
  • Lastly, don't forget to carry your adventurous spirit, a smile on your face, and an eagerness to explore. We look forward to sharing this incredible journey with you! 

Important: The itinerary and activities are subject to change based on weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances. Rest assured, we will always prioritize your safety and ensure the best possible alternative arrangements in such cases. 

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