The Scotland of India

Key Points
  • Ideal Duration: 2 - 3 days
  • Best Time: Oct-Mar
  • Nearest Airport: Mangalore

Coorg, officially known as Kodagu, is a popular hill station in Karnataka. Coorg is also known as "Kashmir of South India" or the "Scotland of India". The place is located at an altitude of 3000 feet above sea level and covers an area of 1584 square miles. The place is known for its beautiful natural scenery and lush greenery. The place is situated on the Western Ghats and is the largest producer of coffee in India.

Coorg is highly popular place as a Honeymoon destination in India. People also go there for a peaceful family vacation.People enjoy trekking, waterfalls and viewpoints here. People trek to the top of Tadiandamol, the second highest mountain of Karnataka. Another popular trek is to Kumara Parvatha. You cal also do bird watching, rejuvenation, or golfing at one of the three locations - Polibetta, Coorg Golf Link in Bittangala, and Mercara.

Coorg also has several beautiful resorts with lots of amenities and touch of nature. There are several luxury hotels including Club Mahindra Madikeri, Vivanta by Taj, and Orange County Coorg.

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