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Trip to’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’ The Scots of India
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“A Fragrance of Coffee, An Aroma of Cardamom/Pepper, Mouth watering Orange & Honey dew on lips, an everlasting visit to Coorg
Local place in madikeri
1.SRI OMKARESHWARA TEMPLE
A Shiva temple built by the King Lingaraja in 1820 to appease the spirit of Brahmin.
The structure is in Indo-Saresenic style of architecture with a dome and four turrets at the corners. The installed ‘Shivalinga’ is specially brought from Varanasi.
1 KM.(morning from 0600 to 1000
Evening 0530 to 0730)
2.FORT WITH PALACE
The Fort crowning the town built in 1681, an imposing
Structurem and inside an English Church in plain gothic style. The palace within the fort rebuilt by Tippu in 1790 and again Lingaraja during 1820. Two life size Elephant, made of mortar with majesty,
Catches one’s eye on entering.
Presently houses of Government offices, public library and a Museum of historical relics.
1 KM.( 0900 to 0530)
The tombs of Raja’s dynasty
Built in northern extremity of Mahadevpet called Gaddige by Lingarajendra with a high embankment. A tribute to the Rulers.(0900 to 0500) 3 km
A 70 ft. waterfall, formerly named as Jessee Falls inhonour of a daughter of the first chaplain of Mercara, an admiring beauty spot for picnic.
08 km 0900am to 0600pm
5.PLANTATION LUNCH BY 12.00NOON
( To book One day advance)5km
A recently built “Namdrolling Monastery”
A world famous Tibetan Golden Temple
a toast of the eyes in Bylukuppe also second
largest Tibetan settlement in India.
A travel of 43 km towards Kushalnagar.(0900 am to 0600 pm)
A beautiful tourist centre, where Cavery
River splits forming an island and bamboo
Forest of 65 acres. A hanging bridge ,Deer
Park ,Boating, Tree top shelter and Elephant
Safaris are worth to enjoy with dwelling cottages. A travel of 35 km towards Kushalnagar.(0900 am to 05.30pm)elephant ride 10.30 pm to 05.00.pm
It has built across the tributary of Cavery with a height of 47 mtrs & 846 mtrs in length
A real picnic spot with a natural beauty. A
Travel of 46 km towards Kushalnagar.(09.00a.m to 05.00pm)
4.DUBARE ELEPHANT CAMP
A natural island with the elephant training
Camp on the banks of river Cavery. Tourists
are allowed to take part in the bathing and
feeding of Elephants. Fishing and Elephant
Safari, a wonderful experience. A travel of
43 km towards kushalnagar.(1100a.m to 1200noon 0330 to 0430p.m
The “Thriveni Sangama” of the sacred rivers of coorgCauvery, Kannike and Sujyothi, a sub terranean stream. An important pilgrimage centre called Bhagandeshwara Kshethra, where pilgrims first take bath, offer oblations to their departed ancestors, then ascend the hills for a holy bath at Thalacauvery. A distance of 36 kms.0900am to 0600pm.
Festivals of Coorg
Kailpoldu, Cauvery Sankramana, Puthari and Dasara.
Coorg Fact File
District head Quarters: Madikeri
(Altitude 1190 mtrs)
Area: 4102 sq kms, Population: 550000.Avg Rainfall: 110 inches
Main Rivers: Cauvery & lakshmana Thirtha
Temperature: Min 6 deg C, Max 32 deg C
Taluks: Madikeri, Somwarpet & Virajpet
Main Crops: Coffee, Cardamom, Pepper, Paddy and Orange.
Kushalanagar 39 kms
Virajpet 40 kms
Somwarpet 48 kms
Subramanya 95 kms
Kasargodu 114 kms
Cannanore 118 kms
Tallicherry 118 kms
Hassan 120 kms
Mysore 130 kms
Dharmastala 141 kms
Mangalore 143 kms
Calicut 188 kms
Chickmagalur 215 kms
Trivendrum 215 kms
Sulthan Bathery 238 kms
Bangalore 260 kms
Ooty 268 kms
Cochin 408 kms
Goa 533 kms 2.THALACAUVERY
The birth place of sacred river “Cauvery” situated on the slopes of Brahmagiri Hills. On the auspicious day of “Thula Sankramana” which falls on October 17th every year, the holy Cauvery appears by sudden upsurge of water in the Kundike - The Pond. An ideal place for a visi by any tourist for its natural beauty Lakhs of people throng every year fro a ‘holy dip’ – Just 8 kms from Bhagamandala (0900 am to 0600pm)
A water fall of 60 feet from the top of the hills flow as “Laxmana Theertha” situated in Kurchi Village of South Coorg. A Shiva temple dedicated by Sri Rama on the bank of the river where pilgrims congregate on ‘Mahashivarathri”. The natural beauty-a treat to the eyes. A journey of 90 kms.0900 am to 0400pm.
A structure built by King Dodda Veera Rajendra in 1972 at the bottom of the highest mountain of Coorg “The Thadiyandamol”. Igguthappa templeis a deviation from kakkabe on the way to this palace. 45 kms via Napoklu.
Rajiv Gandhi National Park constituted in 1955, extends over 650 sqmtrs. A large plantation of Teak Wood is the wealth of nature. An excellent opportunity to watch wild animals, tigers, deers, bisons and peacock by a vehicle safari. 115 kms from Madikeri.(0630 am to 0800am,
0300pm to 0500pm.)
Your trip in Coorg completes only after trekking
• Amidst the dense forest
• A dip at surging mini falls
• Through remote village paths
• Climbing a historical mountain
• Hearing merry chirps of rare birds
• With a fascinating view of idyllic valleys.
Trekking not just a walking but … also experiencing the cultivation of coffee, pepper and cardamom, searching the spring head charming bird watching, cultural glimpses of Coorg, back drop of misty hills… mesmerizing landscapes, lush green plantation crops, enchanting gushing streams and watching breath talking sunset… enjoy the untamed nature only through trekking…
Thadiyanda Mol: 1900 mtrs
Pushpagiri: 1870 mtrs
Kotebetta: 1620 mtrs
Chomakundu 1610 mtrs
Brahmagiri 1320 mtrs
Nishanimotte 1300 mtrs
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