Coorg Circuit

The Emerald Green Backwaters

Hill Station Nature Monastery Spice Trade Coorg is an ideal hill station in the heart of the Western Ghats to spend your vacation at. Surrounded by majestic mountains and covered with lush green plantation crops and jungle and sun-kissed and embraced by misty clouds, Coorg is a real heaven for tourists.

  • Do not enter Plantations or Estates without taking prior permission.
  • Do not litter the Villages.
  • Photography is restricted and prior consent to be taken in Plantations.

Coorg is well connected by road and is just 90 km from Kannur Airport. Buses ply from Mysore and Kannur to Coorg frequently.

  • Nearest Major Railway Station: Mysore Railway Station (100 k.m)
  • Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport (80 k.m)

  • Pleasant climate and Serene Hill Station ambience
  • Plantation Visits
  • Village walks
  • Old Markets of Coorg
  • Buddhist Monasteries

What is the best time to visit Coorg?

Beypore is best to visit during the season from October to May.

Is public transportation available to Coorg?

Yes, there are public transport buses that connect Coorg to Mysore.

Does Coorg have accommodation facilities?

Yes, there are luxurious accommodation facilities available in Coorg..

  • Languages Spoken: Kannada, English
  • Plantations Walks can be experienced.
  • Local Guides and Story Tellers are available on request at standard prices.

Detail Description

Coorg is a beautiful hill station along the mountain ranges of the majestic Western Ghats and is situated in the state of Karnataka. Coorg is dearly called as the ‘Scotland of India’. It is located amidst imposing mountains in Karnataka with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers. This popular coffee producing hill station is not only popular for its beautiful green hills and the streams cutting right through them. It also stands as a popular destination because of its culture and people. The Kodavas, a local clan specialising in martial arts, are especially notable for their keen hospitality.


Location Map


Travel up the majestic Western Ghats and embrace the beauty of the Scotland of India! Coorg enchants the visitors with its mesmerizing beauty and amazing landscapes! It is undoubtedly a tourist-paradise. Coorg or Kodagu as it is officially known now, is an astonishing land in the heart of the southern Indian peninsula. This unspoilt “country of million hills”, situated on the slopes of the Western Ghats, is India’s coffee bowl. The tiny district in the state of Karnataka is the biggest producer of coffee. Madikeri or Mercara as it was known when it was once ruled by the British, is the district headquarters and situated at an elevation of 1,140m. Dotted with red-tiled bungalows, the town has an old world charm about it. The British who colonized Coorg and set up coffee plantations prior to Independence, compared Coorg to Scotland as both the places had grand and regal highlands with a sturdy mountain-dwelling race.


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