Coorg Tourist Places - An interesting list of places to visit in Coorg

Coorg, a beautiful tourist place located in Karanataka state is one of the best explored destinations in tour packages. Spectacular places in Coorg like Madikeri Hills, Abbey Falls, Raja' Seat, Iruppu Falls and Nagarhole National Park presents breath taking sight scenes for tourists.


Coorg , one of the enchanting tourist spots in Karnataka state attract thousands of visitors from all over the globe. This beautiful town enriched with small villages presents a real feast for the eyes of tourists. Gorgeous landscape of Coorg with great flora and fauna grabs the hearts of visitors. Now let's see the details of some of the best known tourist attractions coming under the list of Coorg tour packages.

Tourist Spots in Coorg

Abbey Falls

Abbey falls earlier known as Jessey Falls, is one among famous tourist spot included in Coorg tour packages. This alluring water falls is located nearly 8 km away from Madakeri Fort and 5 km away from Coorg city.

Omkareshwara Temple

Famous Omkareshwara Temple, constructed before two hundred years is an important destination included under the package of Coorg tour trips. It was believed to be built in the year of 1820. This historic temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Shiva. Wonderful architecture of Omkareshwara temple clearly depicts the fabulous presentation of Islamic and Gothic styles of architecture.

Iruppu Falls

Iruppu Falls situated at 91 km away from Madakeri is a favourite tourist spot included under the list of Coorg tour packages. This alluring fresh water falls is believed to be related with the story of epic Ramayana. Today, Iruppu Falls is better known in the name of a pilgrim centre. This tourist place, located on the way to Nagarhole is about 5 km away from Coorg.

Madikeri Fort

Madikeri Fort is a fascinating tourist spot commonly explored in Coorg tour packages. It was believed to be built in 19 th century period. You can watch here a marvelous palace built during the reign of Lingayat rulers. This majestic palace is located inside the fort and is one among the hot destinations covered in tour packages. Astonishing view of Madikeri dedicated from Madikeri Fort is really remarkable. It also beholds scenic spots like a temple, a chapel, a prison and a historic museum.

Raja's Seat

Raja's Seat is a best choice of destination for enjoying the beauty of Coorg. Wonderful view of misty hills, alluring valleys and charming green fields captures the eyes of visitors. It was once the favourite destination of kings for enjoying the beautiful sunset scene. Today, it is a well known public garden in Coorg and opened for tourists.


Talakaveri is a spellbinding destination mostly covered in Coorg tour packages. This tourist spot is considered to be the originating place of river Kaveri, which is one among the sacred rivers of Saptha Sindhus of Hindu scriptures. It is located in Brahmagiri hills at about 4500 feet above sea level. You can see here two ancient temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha.


Dubareis a famous elephant training camping located on the bank of river Kaveri. This elephant training centre situated in Dubare forest attract lots of tourists from all over the globe. Tamed elephants from Dubare training centre are used for doing various jobs.

Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park is an interesting destination explored in Coorg tour packages. You can watch here a rare collection of wild species of plants and animals. Name of the park is derived from the river Nagarhole flowing through the park like a snake. Sambhar, spotted deer, jungle fowl, mongoose, wild boar and peacock are some of the rare living species seen inside Nagarhole National Park.

Coorg with spectacular tourist places is a perfect choice of destination for your holiday tour packages. Bhangandehwara Temple, Somwarpet and Nisargadhama are other tourist spots explored in tour packages. Snow covered mountains, gorgeous valleys and lush green forests presents exotic views for tourists.
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Guest Author: RAJESH.R06 May 2011

Hi Anumol,

It is a very nice article. You describe all about Coorg and visiting places.This article is very useful for the visitors of Coorg. I like it very much.

Happy posting

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