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Best day trips in Coorg
Written by Nigilesh on June 26, 2020 Share on

Best day trips in Coorg

In South Karnataka, not far from Bangalore and Mysore, the Kodagu region is also known as the Coorg (English version of its name). It is a very picturesque and beautiful mountainous location. The Brahmagiri area is separated from Kerala. Coorg is one of the top destinations for nature lovers and those who want to enjoy the great outside. Karnataka is a popular destination for children. Here we take a look at the list of best day trips in Coorg.

Places to visit in a day in Coorg

Dubare Elephant Camp – Best day trips in Coorg

Dubare Elephant camp
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Dubare Elephant camp is a must-visit for a one-day trip in Coorg, a project in the Karnataka Forest Department. Elephants were trained at a time here for Mysore Dasara. Today visitors spend hours in elephant events, including grazing, petting an elephant trips in the green jungle, so they will spend hours with elephants. 

You will also have the option of enjoying the Jeep Safari with a professional naturalist. If your board meetings or office trips are out of the box you ‘re looking for, Dubare is in the perfect environment. 

Hours of visit: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday closed. Closed. 

Best visiting time: from September to March

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Tadiandamol Peak – Best day trips in Coorg

Tadiandamol Peak (after Mullayyanagiri and Kudremukh) in Kodagu’s highest peak and Karnataka’s third-highest peak. To people looking for places to visit in Coorg, this makes it famous. The historical Nalknad palace stands in the foot, the last shelter of the Kings of Haleri before the British forced them to leave. 

Trekkers and naturalists are popular in the area, but camping is prohibited to allow the free movement of elephants in the area. The area is covered by large expanses of shola forests at an altitude of 1748 meters. Even though Tadiandamol Peak is less established, it’s worth time and effort. 

Hours of visit: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (All days of the week) 

Best Visit Time: December to May

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Barapole River

If your thing is adventure sports, then Barapole River is a top one day place in Coorg. Adventure sports lovers are regularly heading for white water rafting, locally known as the Kithu Kakatu River. This adrenaline rush of 90 minutes is not for the tired. 

The fast Class 4 ensures that you encounter reptiles, snakes, spiders and leaks in close contact. However, don’t fret. Before you start you will be thoroughly informed of the security measures. Get through the coffee of the morning (names for the fast as per their nature and turbulence). Grasshopper, wicked witch and big band. Enter a place for this adventure.

Hours of visit: from 9 a. m. to 3 p.m. 

Coffee Plantations

Coffee Plantations in Coorg
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To make one day’s normal trip to Coorg an exceptional one is sufficient to walk through coffee plantations. Indeed, this location is a coffee lovers’ paradise. 

Take a coffee tour through one of the popular coffee farms in Coorg to learn the meaning, history, and price of Indian coffee farms. You can also connect to local people to get an in-depth understanding of how these plants produce coffee. Some trips do include coffee degustation.

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Kumara Parvatha

Kumara Parvatha
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The second highest summit in Coorg, Kumara Parvatha, is 1712 m high. It is the best location for a trip to Coorg for a day. The place has nebulous green mountains, dense forests, strong waterfalls, wonderful weather and wild fauna and flora. 

It’s a little difficult for the first time, also known as Pushpagiri Trek. The trail is approximately 13 kilometres long and takes 8 to 10 hours to complete. The walk ends at the Temple of Kukke Subramanya. Mallalli Falls, Abbimata Falls and Biladwara Cave are some of the main attractions of Kumara Parvatha. 

Times of visit: 8 a.m to 5.30 p.m.

Nishani Motte

If you are looking for your soul’s fullness on a journey to Coorg, go to Nishani Motte on a lifetime walk. Nishani Motte, one of Bangalore ‘s least well-known weekend treks, is an important feature of the Karnataka TalaCauvery Wildlife Sanctuary. 

The walk is around 15 km in length and the paths are quite unknown. Yet, since the trail becomes narrower and steeper only a while after that, this trek is a little bit difficult. However, throughout this lovely trek, nature can be found in abundance. The tour starts at the base of the Coorg Tala – Cauvery Forest and is 2 days long. 

August to March is the perfect time to visit

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Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
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It gets its name from Pushpagiri Hill, the highest peak in the sanctuary. Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary. Borders with the North Bisle Reserve Forest and West Kukke Subramanya Forest, it contains rare and endangered birds including back and orange flycatcher, a grey-brown thrush, the wood of the Nilgiri pigeon, the grey kid of Malabar and a blue-winged parakeet

The Indian giant squire, mouse deer and strip necks, olive keelback, Indian rock python and king cobra could be met. You can also come across Indian rock. You can sign up for a wildlife trek to explore the countryside and its residents. The sanctuary will not be disappointed if you are looking for one-day places in Coorg.

Brahmagiri Hill

Brahmagiri Hill is the tallest point of the sanctuary and the delight of trekkers, stand on top of the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary. The hill with its flora and fauna is at 1608 m above sea level. Because of its nearness to the sanctuary, elephant and deer could be seen from the viewpoint.

If you are on this first hike, stick to your guide so that the wild is not ignored. Narimala campsite will give you the time to take memorable photos with your friends. On your way down, you should also visit Narimala Peak and Nagarhole National Park. If you’re not in a mood for a lourd trek, you can also spend time exploring the Temple of Thirunelli, which Lord Brahma himself believes has built.

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