It won’t’ be wrong to describe Coorg as the Kashmir of South. A lovely place to escape the sultry heat and the humidity of the South, Coorg, on the contrary has pleasant climate for the rejuvenation of body, mind and soul. This hill station offers multiple activities to choose from for making a vacation memorable. Besides having one of the most beautiful hill stations in India, Coorg is also a paradise for adventure enthusiasts. All though the pleasant climate of Coorg makes it available for tourists throughout the year, the best time to visit Coorg is from October to March; specially for adventure activities like trekking and March and April for experiencing the valley shrouded in white flowers. Coorg and nearby areas have plenty of options and some of the best things to do in Coorg which includes camping under the sky at locations like Nalaknad Palace, Votecad, Gonikoppal and near Chelavara Falls; visiting Dubare Elephant Camp near Kushalnagar to enjoy old elephant rides and elephant bathing.
You can also enjoy river rafting in the whimsical Barapole river or explore the eco habitat of Chikli Dam. Taking a tour to the various coffee plantations and visit Madikeri fort and the stunning sight of water at Abbe waterfalls and Irupu waterfalls Do not miss on a spiritual tour to Bylakuppe- the Golden Temple and Omkareshwar temple. The best things to do in Coorg include, exploring the Cauveri Nisargadhama an island formed by River Kaveri; Jeep Safari to explore off beaten trails like Nishani Hills in Madhanad, Mallali Waterfalls at Mahadev Pette, Mandalpatti at Thimmaiah Circle Madikeri and Kabbe Hills at Madikeri; trek to some of the most pristine scenic route like Tadiandamol Trek, Abbi Falls, Pushpagiri Trek, Nishani Motte Trek, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Kumara Parvatha Trek, Brahmagiri Hill Trek and many more. Tourists can also engage in a number of activities like Quad biking, zip lining, bird watching, attaining a spa therapy for rejuvenation, fishing and angling.