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An enchanting Journey Coorg

What does a person always thrive for? Happiness!! In this world of fast foods and fast paced life we are forgetting the quality of living. A place to rest and bring time to a stand still is Coorg!!

    Kodaku or Coorg is a traveler's paradise. The place has everything to soothe your eyes. From majestic mountains to lush green valleys from coffee plantations to teak wood forest the magic seems to entice your senses. The aroma of life soon tends to scintillate you when you set your foot on the abode of heaven.
    It is perched on the Western Ghats of Karnataka. The adventure lovers or simply honeymooners love this place for unique warm welcoming attitude. It is an overall conditioning of the mind body and soul. A poet's odyssey or a painter's muse - this place is the best option to be. Listen to the leaves rusting or feel the gentle tickle of the breeze, watch birds soar high in the sky.

    How to get there
    By Air:
    The nearest Airports are Mangalore and Bangalore
    By Train:
    The nearest stations are Mangalore and Hassan
    By Road:
    The distance from Bangalore to Coorg by road is 250-260 kms.
    It is best to travel to Coorg by bus from Bangalore where you can absorb yourself in the scenic beauty of coffee plantations and majestic hills.

    Places to see:

    Omkareshwara Temple:

    This place is a unique combination of Keralite,Gothic and Islamic architecture stood by king Lingarejendra in 1820.
    Cauvery Nisargadhama :
    This place is ideal for honeymooners as lovers can indulge themselves amidst beautiful river Cauvery. This place is spellbound in the night when the place is lit up with candles.

    Bhagamandala & Telecauvery :
    This place is also called Triveni Sangam since is a combination of three rivers. The temple has completed interesting carvings. A holy dip in the Sangam is bound to tranquilize you and relax our mind body and soul. October 17 is marked the day for a holy dip where thousands of people flock from all regions come and swim and pray. Telecauvery is the head of Cauvery which means Origin of one of the seven sacred rivers.

    Irpu falls:
    A traveler who is also a trekker would love this place since it is a trek to reach the falls braving the dangerous leeches the painful odyssey is very fruitful since the destination is worth the risk. The falls are simply mesmirising and the water is very refreshing.

    Abbi Falls:
    This place is 7 kms away from a small town called Madikeri. The narrow road to the falls is very adventurous with its twists and turns and between dense foliage of surrounding coffee plantations. It is downwards where the waterfall is seen.

    Nagarhole National Park
    This pace has been created from a King's hunting grounds and is the best sanctuaries in South India. It is a natural habitat for wild animals like elephants, tigers, panthers, rhinos, wild elephants and is also home to smaller animals like deer, panthers and rhinos. Jungle safaris and animal rides are also made to enjoy the natural habitat.

    Activities:

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    Golf: Virapet is a 9-hole course which is the ideal place for golfers.
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    Angling: Valanoor is the backwater of the river Cauvery. It draws fish lovers from all over India.
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    White Water Rafting: Barapole river to the South of Coorg in Brahmagiri is a wonderful place to do rafting.
    Cuisine:

    Famous dishes like pork or pandhi, chicken or Koli and lamb or Varchi spiced with pepper,kokum,bamboo shoot, red chilli, voti are commonly found in Coorg. The place is also famous fro freshly brewed Coffee.
    Overall the place is ideal to fall in love with again and again. A visit to Coorg is the most memorable visit.