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Coorg is the epicenter of South India's rain forests and the Western Ghats. This unique natural treasure trove is home to a fascinating array of flora and fauna, indigenous people, ancient forts and monuments. Cuddled among dense wooded forests, lush green valleys, breath taking coffee plantations and challenging mountain ranges, Coorg offers unparalleled luxurious vacation and rejuvenating experience to all its guests throughout the year.

History of Coorg

A land which was under different dynasties was left untouched by all rulers and invaders. Coorg was known for its brave chieftains and warriors. This helped Coorg preserve its unique and rich culture. An English man by the name John Fowler established the first estate of Coorg in 1854. Coorg was also the supply point of various famed spices which ultimately found its way to different parts of the world through the coast of Malabar.

Places of interest

Coorg is where you belong ; loose yourself in Coorg.. There is an array of things to do if you wish or just chill out in the mind boggling expansive space of the rain forest canopies.

An exciting trek to the top of Kotabetta - the single largest monolithic stone in South India or take a splash at the Abbi Water Falls or watch a stunning sunset from the Rajas Seat. Visit the mystifying Madhikery Fort or go fishing at Hirangi rivulets. Soak up the heady scents and bursting colours of Talakaveri from where Kaveri starts rolling. Feed the elephants at the Dubare Reserve or go river rafting there.

An inspiring visit to Igguthappa Temple or Omkareshwara Temple, or devour the serenity and peace of the Tibetan Golden Temple or feast on the awesome views of the mystic peaks like Tadiandamol, Brahmagiri and Pushpagiri or spot a Great Indian Pied Hornbill, a Loriz or a Giant Malabar Squirrel.
In short Coorg is one continuous stream of fun, pleasure and tranquility.

Weather in Coorg

  • Altitude: 1,100 m + - above sea-level
  • Best time to Visit: September to March
  • Summer Temperature: Minimum: 25°C Maximum: 35°C
  • Winter Temperature: Minimum: 9°C Maximum: 20°C
  • Ideal time to relish the seasonal waterfalls: July to September
  • Best time to enjoy the aroma of coffee: April-May
  • Ideal time for undertaking short trips: October to May