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Coorg Travel Guide

Nestled in the jade hills and deep valleys of the southern state of Karnataka, Coorg is a popular tourist destination.

Nestled in the jade hills and deep valleys of the southern state of Karnataka, Coorg is a popular tourist destination. Spread over an area of 4,102 sq km, this region is also known as Kodagu. Blessed with scenic charm and picturesque views, Coorg tourism will present you with some of the best opportunities to enjoy your holidays. Besides the alluring atmosphere, the hill station has a rich cultural and historical backdrop. During the 2nd and 6th century, the northern part of this region was under the control of the Kadambas of Goa. Later, in the 11th century this region witnessed a bloody war between the Kadambas and the Gangas. Till the 14th century, Coorg was ruled by various dynasties such as the Cholas, the Hoysalas and the Vijayanagara kings.

In the year 1956, the Coorg was declared a district and was merged with the state of Karnataka. The hill station has various attractions to lure the attention of travellers from across the world. Coorg travel guide comprises of all the required information about the region. Coorg travel guidecan also guide you to find some other interesting places around. Activities include shopping as well as sightseeing in this beautiful region. This region is well known around the world for its coffee and spice plantations. Kodagu is also known for its forest honey.

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How to Reach Coorg
Coorg, also known as Kodagu, is a beautiful hill station in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is famous for its coffee plantations, steep hills, countless streams, rich flora & fauna, lush forests and breathtaking views. Some of the must visit tourist attractions of Coorg include Nagarhole National Park, Abbi Falls, Iruppu Falls, The Raja’s Seat, Madikeri Fort and Tibetan Buddhist Golden Temple. Being an important leisure destination, Coorg is well-connected to other major cities of the country by air, road and rail.
 
How to Reach Coorg by Air
 
Mangalore Airport, located about 160 km away, is the nearest airport to Coorg. The airport has scheduled flights to major Indian cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Hyderabad.
 
 
How to Reach Coorg by Road
 
KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) provide deluxe buses to Coorg, on a regular basis from cities like Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore.
 
 
How to Reach Coorg by Rail
 
Mysore Junction, located around 95 km away is the nearest railway station to Coorg. 

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Best and cheap hotel in madikeri , location should be good. Please suggest.
Plz take any homestay as there are very few options for hotel. Also if u r ok with but higher rate than le coorg is good option
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I am planning a 3 nights/4 days trip to Coorg. Please suggest good location hotel with 2000 rs budget?
Hotel al-wesal is one which u can try out..book online from ibibo to get it under ur budget ....its a clean and nice place to stay.
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hi I wanted to know if it is feasible to travel next week to Coorg as I am not aware of the floods??
Dear Sir, Now the affected areas and places are all completely cleared and coorg , madikeri back to normal condition. Regards, Priya
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I am looking a good hotel or resort in coorg main preference is resort or hotel is located near by famous tourist attractions budget 30000 for 3 days 2 nights
You got a good budget for Coorg... Look for good deals where in 5 star properties... Best hotels in coorg are Taj Vivanta and Tamara.. Check if u can get good deal for the same
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Hi we are visiting coorg next week ,hows the weather? Will be coming from manglore airport , can anyone suggest me from where should we take bus to reach madikeri? please suggest name of bus stand? Is it safe if we reach Madikeri around 10pm?
Hello, Coorg weather is good, You can take bus from KSRTC bus stand, Mangalore. Yes it is safe in here, no problem. Four Seasons Home Stay, Madikeri.
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