Coorg is a pleasantly old-fashioned, quiet hill station in Karnataka that welcomes thousands of tourists from all over the country throughout the year. Visitors cannot get enough of the lofty hills, misty skies, coffee plantation, sprawling greenery and the clean, fresh air of the mountains. The best way to explore this hill station is by booking a Full Day Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour with Dubare by Private Cab.
Plan a visit to Coorg between October to April when the weather is cool and pleasant. If you are more interested in places around Talacauvery, check out our Full Day Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour with Talacauvery by Cab.
Also known as ‘The Scotland of India’, Coorg is a frequently visited weekend getaway for the residents of Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore. The best way to enjoy Coorg along with Dubare is to travel by a private cab, full-day-long tour is good enough to cover a few of the prominent places.
List of places to see with Full Day Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour with Dubare by Private Cab:
Dubare Elephant Camp is a government-run camp where tourists can interact with elephants. Feeding and bathing the elephants, fishing, trekking and nature walks are the most common activities to do here. June to September is a good time for river rafting at the camp.
Nisargadhama is a scenic river island and a picnic spot. The island has thick bamboo groves, sandalwood and teak trees and riverside cottages. You can visit the deer park, a children’s park and the orchidarium on the island. You can go boating, elephant riding and enjoy nature walks on the island.
The next sightseeing place to visit on your Full Day Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour with Dubare by Private Cab is Golden Temple. Namdroling Monastery or Golden Temple is one of the biggest Buddhist monasteries in India. The gold plated statues of Guru Padmasambhava, Buddha Shakyamuni and Amitayus are a sight to behold. The colourful wall murals and prayer ceremonies reflect the richness of the Tibetan culture.
4. Abbey Falls
Abbey Falls is a splendid waterfall located amidst lush greenery and aromatic coffee estates. This 70 feet tall waterfall is a major crowd puller and tourists can be seen enjoying the cool sprays of water.
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Omkareshwara Temple was built in 1820 by Linga Rajendra II. The temple imitates the Islamic architectural style through its dome and four minarets. The water tank of the temple is filled with colourful fishes. It is one of the most preferred places by travellers with Full Day Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour with Dubare in a Private Cab.
Madikeri Fort was first constructed in the 17th century and later rebuilt in the 19th century. Located on top of a small hillock, this fort is the most imposing structure of Madikeri. Maha Kote Ganesha Temple, Clock Tower, the public library and the giant statues of elephants are the major attractions of the fort.
The old church of Madikeri Fort was converted to a museum in 1971. The museum displays a collection of sculptures, coins, royal documents and artefacts of the Kodava royalty.
Gaddige or Raja’s Tomb is a small area where the tombs of Coorg’s royal families are located. There are three major structures in this complex. The tombs date back to 1820 and have been built in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. The garden in Gaddige is also a must-visit spot.
9. Raja’s Seat
The last place to see with our Full Day Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour with Dubare by Private Cab is Raja’s Seat. It is best known for the breathtaking sunsets that can be witnessed here. The gardens, panoramic views of Coorg, and cool winds make Raja’s Seat even more beautiful. Children can enjoy a ride in the garden toy train.
Interested in finding out other tourist spots in Coorg? Check the list of popular places to see in Coorg from Coorg Tourism. Also if you have more days to spend in Coorg, check out these Coorg All-inclusive tour packages with hotel, meal plan and cab for sightseeing.
Coorg is the undisputed queen of hill stations of Karnataka and anyone visiting the state must not miss out this small slice of paradise. Our service, Coorg Wheels has earned the trust and love of our patrons over the years and we’d appreciate more such opportunities to do the same!