Coorg tours will help you relish the scenic surroundings and sprawling coffee plantations of this hill station.
The magnificent Abbey falls present a breathtaking sight with waters
gushing down into a rocky ravine. Tucked away between private coffee
plantations, Abbey Falls offers a splendid backdrop for picnics. The
ideal time to visit the Abbey falls is the monsoons, when the
surrounding vegetation grows thick.
Tour of Coorg won't be complete without a feel of the sprawling coffee
plantations dot the landscape of this hill station. During the flowering
season of March and April, the rich aroma of coffee wafts through the
air of Coorg. Most of them are under multiple cropping of coffee,
orange, black pepper, and cardamom at the bottom of the slopes.
Plantations are beautifully maintained with modern irrigation and curing
and processing facilities for the beans.
Known for its quaint old world charm, the town of Madikeri is the
district headquarters of Coorg. Situated at an elevation of 1525 m, the
cluster of red-roofed dwellings provides a soothing contrast to the
rolling hills around. The 19th century Madikeri Fort houses a number of
monuments and shrines within its stone ramparts. Raja's seat perched
atop a hill, is where the kings of yore spent many pleasant evenings
watching the golden sunset.
A trekker's paradise, the rolling hills of Coorg present innumerable
trekking trails. During the peak trekking season from October to
February, avid trekkers embark on the mountain trails dotted with little
shrines - some beside waterfalls, and others on the banks of rivers. The
Brahmagiri ranges of South Kodagu possess the most-frequented trekking
trails, where a forest trail leads from Iruppu Falls to the Brahmagiri