Go Green in Coorg Tours

Posted On October 26, 2012 

Visit Coorg a beautiful district situated in the southern part of India in the state of Karnataka. Come here and enjoy the pleasures of this magnificent travel destination also called Kodagu locally. Spanning over an area of around 4,102 square kilometres, this is one region that is dominated by the Western Ghats. With the Dakshina kannada in the northern part this is a beautiful place bordered by Mysore in the east and Kannur of Kerala state in the south western border. Madikeri is the main headquarters of the district of Coorg.

It is believed that the Coorg district was under the rule of the kadambas in the 2nd and the 6th century. Then there was a war between the Gangas and the kadambas in the 11th century and the district was then ruled by Cholas. The Hoysalas and the Vijaynagar kingdoms then took over later on and then the Nayaks became kings here. Coorg was finally an independent state in the year 1950 when the Indian constitution reorganized the states in India. Coorg got merged with the state of Karnataka and then declared an independent district. Today Coorg has three taluks Veerajapette, Somavarapette and Madikeri.

Coorg tours

Coorg is a land of tradition, culture and festivals. The Arms Keilpoldu is a very popular festival here that is celebrated n the month of June. Weapons are polished and also worshipped during these festivals. Then there is the festival of Cauvery Shankaramana that is celebrated on the banks of the river Cauvery. The harvest festival of Puthar is celebrated in the months of November and December. In this festival the locals sing the folk songs and also dance to the tunes.

Coorg is thus a place that has a lot of things to offer culturally and the simple visual delights here include the Kakkabe which is the largest honey producer in the southern part of Asia. Then there is the Omkareshwara temple which is visited by all tourists and pilgrims. The Nagarhole national park is a complete treat for the wildlife lovers and the nature enthusiasts. With the best of wildlife sightings here the panthers and elephants only add to the experience here.

River cauvery

Coorg is said to be the Coffee Bowl of India and contributes to around 30% of the total production of coffee in the country of India. Besides this, you also get oranges, cardamoms, and pepper. Come here and enjoy the beauty of the valleys, hills and plantations. A perfect paradise for all the visitors this is a beautiful heaven that has the best scenic delights and the most of visual attractions.

Trekking, biking, rock climbing are some of the adventure activities besides white water rafting pleasures. So come here and enjoy the trekking expeditions here to peaks like Pushpagiri, Brahmagiri, Tadiandamol and Mandalpattti. Barapole is a lovely place for all those who love white water rafting.


Thus Coorg is a great place to be in and an ideal travel destination in tours to south India.

Visit Coorg in south India and enjoy the pleasures of this beautiful green destinations.

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