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Kodagu is a district of Karnataka State in Southern India. It is also known by its name of Coorg. Kodagu's capital is Madikeri. The district is bordered by the Dakshina Kannada District to the Northwest, the Hassan District to the North, the Mysore District to the East, the Kannur District of Kerala State to the Southwest, and the Wayanad District of Kerala to the South.

Situated at a height of 2500 ft above the sea level, near Madikeri in the heart of South Coorg (Kodagu), is this beautiful holiday destination surrounded by the famous hills which are at the height of 4500 ft above sea level.

At this location one can enjoy the lovely sight of landscapes & cool breeze. This valley is housed in a part of untouched evergreen mountain ranges which is approached through zig zag roads by the side of paddy fields, coffee, cardamom plantations and green mountains draped in mist. Location is blessed with the chirping songs of the birds. Off course free from pollution & stress of the outer world.

Coorg Places

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Coorg also known as "Kodagu" is one of the most beautiful and enchanting places one must visit in their lifetime.

It is popularly known as “Southern Kashmir” and “Scotland of India”. Coorg offers you a Captivating Natural Beauty, Great Cuisine, Aromas of the Coffee Plantations etc.

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Avandoor Falls

Avandoor falls is 22 kms from madikeri. In the mountains of the Western Ghats, several streams combine, swelling with the monsoon rains and plunging down the mountain slope at enormous speed, hitting the huge boulders hard and forcing through the crevices and ravines. A misty cloud hangs over the falls. From here the water flows into the Kaveri River. During the monsoon season the water flow is very high. During the dry seasons the flow is considerably diminished.One can find a lot of leeches inside the water.

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Raja Seat

(1 km from Madikeri)
Perched atop a hill, overlooking a wide valley, is the place, where the kings of Coorg spent their evenings, watching the spectacular sunset. An early morning visit, bracing the chilly breeze, gives a glimpse of the hilltop that is rising above the mist-covered valley to kiss the sky. Next to this beautiful park is a 300 year old temple of Kundurumotte Chowti Mariamma.

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Omkareshwara Temple

(1 km from Madikeri)
"Omkareshwara Temple is just 1 km from Madikeri. This temple built by Lingaraja in 1820 is a perfect blend of Islamic and Gothic styles of architecture. The temple is dedicated to Lord Siva, and the Siva Linga brought from Kashi (Varanasi) has been installed here. Legend has it that the king built the temple to absolve himself of his wrong doings.

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Abbey Falls

(9 kms from Madikeri)
"About 9 Kms from Madikeri is the beautiful waterfall and picnic spot, where the Abbey cascades 70 ft down to flow as a small river. A path through coffee and cardamom plantation off the main road adds to the attraction of the perennial waterfall. Enjoy the gushing, roaring beauty but a desire to take a dip in the cool waters may prove to be risky."

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Harangi Dam

(22 Kms from Madikeri)
"Harangi Dam is 36 kms from Madikeri. A reservoir with picturesque spot is one of the main attractive tourist centre at a distance of 9 kms from Kushalnagar. Best season to visit is between August and December. Private buses are available or you can hire a taxi from Kushalnagar."

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Talacauvery

(22 Kms from Madikeri)
"Talacauvery is 48 km from Madikeri. Talacauvery is the birthplace of the sacred river Cauvery. It is situated on the slopes of the Brahmagiri Hills, and can be reached by a motorable road from Bhagamandala, which is at a distance of 8 kms. There are temples dedicated to Ishwara & Ganapathi at the source of Cauvery. The "Tula Sankramana" day (usually falling in the month of October) is regarded as the most auspicious day for visiting Talacauvery."

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Cauvery Nisarga Dhama

(28 kms from Madikeri; 2 kms from Kushalnagar on the Mysore - Madikeri Road)
"A man-made island of 65 acres, this wonderful picnic spot is situated on the banks of Cauvery. Maintained by The Forest Department, main attractions here are the hanging bridge, pedal boat center, tree-top shelters, elephant safari and deer park. There are bamboo and brick cottages available for tourist accommodation."

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Dubare Forest

(34 kms from Madikeri)
"This is another picnic spot near Kushalnagar. Here you will find the Elephant Training camp (owned by the forest department), where you can feed and bathe the elephants."

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Bhagamandala

(36 kms from Madikeri)
"Bhagamandala is situated at the confluence of two rivers, the Kaveri and the Kanika. A third river, the Sujyothi is said to join from underground. It is considered sacred as a river confluence (kudala or sangama, in Kannada and Sanskrit). The temple here, built in Kerala style, has smaller shrines dedicated to various gods."

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Golden Temple

(40 kms from Madikeri)
"Comprising of 2 universities and 2 monasteries the Golden Temple is inhabited by Tibetian Monks. It's situated in Bylukuppa, a village of Kushalnagar that houses Tibetan refugees who have kept their culture and heritage intact. Tourists can witness their lifestyle, architecture and handicrafts; taste Tibetian dishes."

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Irpu Falls

(80 kms from Madikeri)
"The Irupu Falls (also Iruppu Falls) are located in the Brahmagiri Range in the Kodagu district of Karnataka, India, bordering the Wayanad district of Kerala. It is a fresh water cascade and is situated at a distance of 48 km from Virajpet on the highway to Nagarhole."

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Nagarahole National Park

(90 kms from Madikeri)
"Extending over 111 sq. miles of reserved forests in the eastern region of Coorg, this sanctuary was constituted in 1955. It comprises three forest ranges namely, Nagarahole, Kallahalla & Thitimathi. The park has rich forest cover, small streams, hills, valleys and waterfalls with a multitude species of wildlife including tigers, elephants, bisons and deer."