A popular tourist destination, Coorg is known for the hospitality of its people, pleasant climate, sprawling coffee plantations, aromatic pepper and spice plantations, lush green forests and misty hills. Coorg is accessible by road from Bengaluru and Mysore. An exhilarating place for nature lovers, they can enjoy the scenic beauty at Rajas Seat, Mandapatti view point and Madikeri Fort. Eco tourism enthusiasts would like to visit Nagarhole National Park, Dubare Elephant Camp, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary and the magnificent Abbey Falls, Iruppu Falls and Mallalli Falls. Honnamana Kere, Talakaveri and Brahmagiri peak, the river confluence and Sri Bhagandeswara temple at Bagamandala are sacred places also abundant in natural beauty.

Best time to visit: November to April
Languages spoken: Coorgi or Kodava language
Climate: Pleasant climate throughout the year
Holy places: Honnamana Kere, Talakaveri, Bagamandala – Temple and river confluence
Natural wonders: Abbey Falls, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Mallalli Falls, Nagarhole National Park, Iruppu Falls, Mandalpatti View point
Places to visit: Madikeri Fort, Dubare Elephant Camp

Thadiyandamol trek, Madikeri.


We had booked a cozy and nice home stay in the heart of Madikeri and it dint take more than an hour and half for us to reach Kakabbe- the village from where our trek began. To reach Kakabbe isnt too tough because the localites guide you till the place, or even better, take a local bus from the Madikeri bus station till Kakabbe.

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