About Madikeri in Coorg
Location of Madikeri in Coorg: 1452 meters above sea level in Western Ghats of India
Climate at Madikeri in Coorg: Pleasant throughout the year
Festivals celebrated in Madikeri: Dassera, Puthar
Outdoor Activities at Madikeri in Coorg: Golf, Trekking
Languages spoken at Madikeri in Coorg: Tulu, Kannada, Byari
Places of interest in Madikeri: Madikeri Fort, Raja's Seat, Omkareshwar Temple
Madikeri is the capital city of Coorg in Karnataka. The city of Madikeri was built by King Muddu Raja, the then ruler of the Haleri Dynasty. Madikeri in Coorg is one of the most beautiful cities engulfed in scenic surroundings from all the sides. Also referred as the Swiss of India, Madikeri has lot to offer when it comes to sightseeing and adventure sport activities. Winters and Rains are the most beautiful time to visit Madikeri since the clouds and the mist cover the city to offer a spell bounding beauty.
Madikeri in Coorg is located on the Western Ghats of India and forms the most visited locations in Coorg located around 19 km away. The main languages that are spoken in Madikeri in Coorg are Tulu, Kannada, Byari and few others. The main festivals that are celebrated in Madikeri are the Dassera festival, Puthar Festival and Kaveri Sankramana Festival. Madikeri has been associated with lots of legendary tales and ancient history. The most interesting adventure sport associated with Madikeri in Coorg is the Golf, due to its vast green fields. Mountains all around Madikeri also offer a lot of trekking options. Sightseeing includes visit to the Omkareshwar Temple, one of the oldest temples in India, Raja's Seat, Iruppu Falls and the famous Madikeri Fort built by King Muddu. There are many accommodations facilities available in and around Madikeri. Madikeri in Coorg serves as a best stay option for honey couples and other tourists. Madikeri in Coorg is easily accessible through roads and rail, as there are many buses that ply regularly to Madikeri from all the main cities including Mysore, Mangalore and Bangalore.
How to reach Madikeri in Coorg
By Air: The nearest airport for Madikeri is Mangalore Terminal around 136 km away. The other nearest airport for Madikeri is Kozhikode, around 180 km from Madikeri. Kozhikoda Airport is connected to all the major cities in India. Mangalore Terminal too is connected to all the major cities in India like Bangalore and Chennai. The nearest international airport tfor Madikeri is Bangalore Airport around 230 km away.
By Rail: The nearest main rail road for Madikeri is Mangalore which is connected to all the major cities in India including Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Goa. The local rail road which are nearest to Madikeri include Kannur around 74 km away, Hassan around 77 km away and Thalassery around 79 km away. Additionally Kasaragod Rail Station too is the nearest around 84 km away.
By Road: Madikeri is accessible from many states in India including Kerala and Karnataka, with regular State Transport buses plying regularly to Madikeri from these cities. By Road, the route for Madikeri from Coorg is Coorg – Virajpet – Madikeri. This route take around 25 minutes by Car as Madikeri is located 19 km from Coorg.