May we suggest a brief itinerary for your stay in Coorg?


  • Talacauvery, the birth place of river Cauvery is 48 Km from Madikeri. It is a pilgrimage centre at the bottom of the Brahmagiri hills. A climb to the top of the hills is challenging, but the scenic beauty is awe-inspiring.

  • If you leave early in the morning, around 8 a.m. , you can be back in Madikeri for lunch. In the afternoon you can spend time sauntering around Madikeri town, shopping in its quaint shops, buying pepper, honey, cardamom and coffee.

  • Alternatively, you could also do some sight seeing.The  Madikeri Fort is situated on a hillock in the centre of the town. It was built by King Lingaraja in the 19th century. A chapel built by the British, inside the fort premises, houses a museum which gives you a glimpse of Kodava history.

  • Raja Seat is a place worth visiting, especially in the early mornings. It boasts of a spectacular view of hazy mountains and hills and serpentine roads. It overlooks a huge deep valley. The Rajas of Kodagu used to relax in the evenings here.

  • Gandi Mantap is also close to Raja seat. It is memorial built on the site where Gandhiji addressed the people of Kodagu during his visit in 1932.

  • The  Omkareshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a blend of Islamic and Gothic styles of architecture.

  • Gaddige are the tombs built in the memory of the king and queen of Kodagu. Islamic architecture is predominant here.

  • Abbey Falls is a popular tourist destination about 8 km from Madikeri. The water cascading 70 feet down is a mesmerizing sight. 


Day 2

  • Dubare elephant camp (30km) is an elephant training camp set up by the government at the banks of river Cauvery. You have to be there before 9 a.m. if you want to witness the elephants taking a bath.

  • Nisargadhama  (26km) is an ideal picnic spot. It is an island formed by river Cauvery which can be approached by crossing a hanging bridge.

  • Harangi Dam  (32km) is a reservoir built across river Harangi is a beautiful picnic spot too.

  • Namdroling Monastery  (33km), also known as Tibetan Golden Temple, situated in Bylakuppe one of the oldest Tibetan settlements. The monastery consists of gigantic statues of Buddha and his disciples plated in gold. Get a glimpse into the Buddhist culture, sample the local cusine, especially the Momo's 


Day 3

* For your reference the above tourist spots have been marked in our map under the "Getting hear and around" page.