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Kanika Nevatia Nov 04 2014

10 reasons to visit Coorg

Pritha Manchanda Nov 04 2014
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With the ixigo LTC discount in place, you can plan a trip to Coorg without worrying about your pocket. Leave the chaos behind and enjoy a guaranteed cashback of up to INR 6100 on flight and hotel bookings! Here are 10 reasons to visit Coorg.

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Nisargadhama is an island near Coorg that was formed by the Cauvery River. Ideal for vacations and boat rides, this place can be accessed by the hanging rope bridge. When here, you will get to see a 25 acre island full of rabbits, deers, sandalwood and bamboo trees.

(by Zahid H Javali)

Microlight Flying

Microlight Flying is one of the famous things to do in Coorg. Hire a single or two-seater glider to enjoy a picturesque view of the city. Well-trained instructors make sure to educate you about the basics before you take off. Happy flying!

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Dubare Elephant Camp

Situated near Kushalnagar in Coorg, Dubare Elephant Camp offers a delightful experience for animal lovers. Famous for elephants, this camp is also where you can spot bears, partridges, peacocks and leopards among others in the nearby forests. What not to miss are activities such as elephant grooming, feeding, rides and performances by elephants.

(from the official website)

Omkareshwara Temple

Omkareshwara Temple is a beautiful temple of Lord Shiva that was built in 1820 by Linga Rajendra II. The shrine boasts a fusion of fascinating Islamic and Gothic architecture. With four minarets and a central dome, this place resembles a Muslim Dargah.

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Abbey Falls

Located about 7 km from Madikeri, Abbey Falls is one of the popular tourist attractions in the city. The water flows into the Kaveri River offering a splendid sight to the eyes. The cascading crystal clear water in the midst of emerald flora that surround the falls is something you cannot afford to miss and makes for one of the 10 reasons to visit Coorg.

(by Trengarasu)

Coffee Trails

Coorg is famous for its Arabica and Robusta Coffee. The place is blessed with many coffee plantations, and is known to be the second highest coffee producing region in India. While here, don’t miss tasting Civet Coffee or Kopi Luwak-- the most expensive coffee in the world. Save your pocket from some heavy expenses by making use of the ixigo LTC discount!

(by Philip Larsen)

Kodava Hockey Festival

Recognized in the Guinness Book of World Records, Kodava Hockey Festival is one of the biggest and most famous hockey events across the world. Every year, one of the families of the Kodava Community in Coorg hosts this tournament. Interestingly, more than 50 Kodava families have already represented India and 7 of them have made it to the Olympics.

(from the official Facebook page)

Madikeri Fort

Built by Muddu Raja in the 17th century, Madikeri Fort is a place frequented by history lovers. It was rebuilt by Tipu Sultan in 1790. Housing an Anglican Church, a temple, prison and a museum, this fort provides an insight into Coorg's history.

(by Jvl1083)

Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary

Spread across an area of 105 sq km, Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary has been named after Talakaveri--the origin of the Kaveri River. The sanctuary is home to animals such as jackals, pythons, elephants, leopards, tigers and porcupines. Ideal for trekking, this place is worth visiting between November and April!

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Coorg Cuisine

Coorg is quite popular with foodies for its delectable dishes such as Atti Pyasa, Bimbale, Pandi Curry and Kadubu. Most of the preparations are cooked using a lot of curry leaves, coconut and spices. A trip to Coorg calls for a visit to the Kodava Cuisine (Coorg Cuisine) restaurant. Savour non-vegetarian food in true Coorg style and for sure you’ll end up craving for more.

(by LWYang)

With the ixigo LTC discount, you can leave all your worries behind and plan your vacation as per your budget and convenience. Feel free to share in case you know of other reasons apart from our 10 reasons to visit Coorg.
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