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Nearest Towns:

Madikeri

Location info:India->Karnataka->Bangalore

Distances:7 Kms from Madikeri ,252 kms from Bangalore
Camping Sites: One can camp at the summit during summer.
Trek Length: 09 day trek / 09 night in camp or forest rest house / 06 night

Route Info:

Mysore - Mangalore-Kodagu-Madikeri(Mercara)-Bangalore

Best Time To Visit:

October - March

Worst Time To Visit:

June to October.Lots of leeches, slippery rocks which makes crossing streams difficult

Difficulty Level:

Difficult.

Summary:

The charming hill district of Coorg or Kodagu, lies in the Western Ghats and is surrounded by coffee plantations and orange orchards. The main town is Madikeri around which all the resorts are centred. Coorg has some lovely colonial bungalows and home-stays, as well as many larger commercial hotels. Apart from visiting the tourist highlights, you can go for lovely walks in the plantations, trek in the forest, picnic by the side of jungle streams, go boating and fishing on the Cauvery River, and have a beautiful outdoors holiday.

Things To Look for:

Golf:
Avid golffers can tee off at the 9hole course of Virajpet.Angling Valanoor is the backwater of the river Cauvery. It draws fishing lovers from all over India. You can try and catch the famous mahaseer and the best season is from October to May.

Things To Be Aware Of:

White Water Rafting:
There are few good camps around Coorg that offer rafting down the Cauvery river. For some fast paced action, visit the Upper Barapole River to the south of Coorg in Brahmagiri. The best time for rafting is from midJune to midSeptember.

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