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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What are the popular outdoor activities in Coorg?

Kirat S DEC 10 2012
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Coorg’s natural beauty and mesmerizing aura is a call for all the nature and adventure sports aficionados. The lush green valley on the Kaveri basin with famous waterfalls and dense forests opens scope for a number of activities that you may enjoy. Here are some must do things in Coorg that you cannot possibly miss:

  • Adventure Sports
    Once you are in Coorg, indulge yourself into the deluge of adventure sports that is offered in this pristine and verdant valley. Starting from trekking to white water rafting, the valley has a magnitude of adventure sports to pump up your adrenaline. Mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing are few of the popular sports here. White water rafting is highly sought after in the Barapole river. White water rafting from Dubare Elephant Camp to Cauvery Nisargadhama is also a great rafting experience for water sports lovers.

    Coorg is also one of the best places to trek. The in and around of the valley offers natural splendor that provides breathtaking view of the surroundings during the monsoons. The major trekking points include Thadiyandamol, Pushpageri, Kotebetta, Choma Kundu, Brahamageri etc. For rock climbers, Honnamana Kere is a great place, the adjoining cliffs Gavi Betta and Mori Betta offers excellent rock climbing opportunity.

  • Bonfire and picnics at Beelur Golf Club
    The vast and profuse greenery of the golf ground is a favourite for filmmakers and photographers. The Beelur Golf Club being one of the oldest golf grounds in the country encounters many visitors on a daily basis. At night people are seen enjoying bonfire and parties, and in the daytime you may choose to land up for a small cozy picnic.

  • Boating and fishingHonnamana Kere is a serene lake in Coorg where you can enjoy boating and fishing in the peaceful ambiance and soak yourself in the beauty nature.

  • Ayurveda massage & treatments
    Coorg is also a great place where you can delight yourself with a relaxing ayurvedic treatments and massages. Places like Swaasthya Ayurveda Retreat Village, Ayurjeevan Ayurveda Hospital are great options.

Phew! There is too much to do, right?

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