Coorg or Kodagu is a tiny district nestling in the lap of the mighty Western Ghats in the State of Karnataka, India. A district with a unique culture of its own, this verdant landscape has been eulogized by many an acclaimed personality in vivid terms. Coorg is the ‘Coffee Bowl’ of the country as it accounts for nearly 40 percent of the country’s total coffee production. The land is also called by many as the “Scotland of India” for its sheer natural beauty.
Meet on arrival at Bangalore Airport / Railway station and drive to Coorg – Madikeri. On arrival check into your hotel, lunch & relax. Later proceed to visit Abbey falls-Tucked away between private coffee and spice estates, Abbey Falls offers a splendid backdrop for picnics. Madikeri Fort - The 19th century Madikeri fort with its stone ramparts now houses the prison, a temple, a chapel, a small museum, and assorted government offices, Omkareshwara Temple - built in 1820 and featuring a blend of red-tile-roofed Kerela architecture and Islamic-style domes. Evening visit Raja Seat- is an enchanting picnic spot with a swathing in nature's lap. A visitor to this spot is sure to enjoy the marvelous sight of Sunset and gorgeous valley and mountain ranges. Return to hotel and overnight.
Morning breakfast, proceed to visit Bhagamandala - situated at the confluence of two rivers, the Cauvery and the Kanika. A third river, the Sujyothi is said to join from underground. It is considered sacred as a river confluence, visit Talacauvery - known as Dakshin Kashi is the birthplace of river Cauvery at the foot of the breathtaking Brahmagiri Hills in Coorg. The river flows down inconspicuously as 'Guptagamini' from here before re-emerging a small distance downwards at Nagateerta. Cauvery's soulful journey starts unchecked from there where she would join the Kannike and Sujyoti rivers at the Triveni Sangama in Bhagamandala to flow further. Back to hotel. Overnight.
Early breakfast checkout and proceed to Dubare elephant camp (to reach the place before 09.00Hrs) offer the 3 hour experience with Elephants consisting of elephant Grooming, feeding, Elephant Ride & Coracle Ride, later visit Cauvery Nisargadhama - is an island formed by river Cauvery and is used as a picnic spot island, with lush foliage of thick bamboo groves, sandalwood and teak trees and surrounded by the Cauvery river. The island is accessible through a hanging rope bridge. Lunch at Kushalnagar and later visit Bylakuppe - largest Tibetan settlement in South India. A beautiful Monastery with three large and imposing Golden Buddha statues and in a serene setting beckons you. The temple has 62 feet Buddha statues covered with gold plates is a wonderful sight anytime. Later drive to Bangalore. On arrival drop to Airport / Railway station to board the Flight / Train for onward destination. Tour Ends.
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