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Coorg – Visit The Scotland of India

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The picturesque landscape, the coffee plantations, the arresting mountain ranges all these can term Coorg as an ideal hill station for vacation. This beautiful hill station is popular among the Karnataka people for a small escape. Tourists find the tropical climate as a reason to visit Coorg all through the year. However, planning for Coorg between the month of October to May is perfect. The Kodagu district in Karnataka is right where Coorg is located. 

Whenever you visit Coorg, don’t forget to put these 5 places in your bucket list:

1. Abbey Falls

Abbey falls
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Abbey falls is one of the most popular place to visit here. The Kaveri river rolls down from the hills, making the place a heaven to visit. This fall is located between spices and coffee plantations which you can enjoy the best just after the monsoon season. November and December is the best time to visit.

2. Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole national park coorg
Source: Travel Triangle

Coorg has plenty of things in its bucket to fill the wanderer quench in you. And from them, one is wildlife beauty. Despite of heavy jungle you can still do the sightseeing by the river bank. Here, you will get to explore 270 species of birds. April to May or November to February is the best time to visit. Spending a day is enough for exploring the wildlife over here.

3. Brahmagiri Peak

Brahmagiri Peak
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If you want to enjoy a trek in Coorg, then choose Brahmagiri Peak as one. The arresting mountain ranges, the scenic beauty, vivid flora, clear water streaming down and the sanctuary filled with Jungle Cat, Deer, Squirrel, Nilgiri Langur and more. If you spend 2 days here, you will definitely make these days memorable enough.  

4. Raja’s Seat

Rajas seat coorg
Source: Coorg Tourism

This is one of the best scenic place in all over the Coorg. Raja’s Seat is popular as a best sunset point in Coorg. At the the end of the day, when you will sit down; surrounded with the incredible beauty of nature, musical fountains; you will adore the evening. Best time visit is in wee hours or in evening.

5. Bylakuppe

Golden temple coorg
Source: Benaka Coorg Homestay

You enjoyed all the incredible beauties of nature and also explored the wildlife in Coorg, then why to leave the culture. In Coorg, of all tourist attractions Bylakuppe is one of the best cultural delight. The Golden Temple or Namdroling Monastery is the second biggest Tibetan settlement in India. Its famous for the Tibetan architecture it cling. The best time to visit this is during Tibetan New Year called the festival of Losar.

These are few best places in Coorg which should be kept in checklist, when you visit it. Because of all these spectacular beauties, Coorg is termed as ‘The Scotland of India’. I guess now the expression is enough for you to visit Coorg in your next vacation. Happy travelling!!

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