11 BEST THINGS TO DO IN COORG

I wouldn’t be exaggerating or would I be if I say that Coorg is South Indian Cashmere? Well, if you see, there is nothing Coorg needs when it comes to natural beauty, except for the snow-capped mountains. Coorg is a lovely spot for an escape from the wet and sultry heat of the south. The aim of Coorg is to bring total rejuvenation for body, mind, and soul. Coorg can be enjoyed in several ways; the hill resort offers a variety of options to enjoy for a holiday.In order to make your vacation in South India worthwhile, we have a list of 11 things you have to do in Coorg! Before we enter the list, however, here is a look from Coorg to give you a feeling of what you lack right now:

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Camp under the Open Sky

Camping seems to be an ideal activity in a beautiful destination like Coorg. I mean a more enjoyable way to spend a holiday than to host tents in Coorg under the open sky! There are plenty of camping sites in Coorg, most people like to camp close to Nalaknad Palace, Votecad, Gonikoppal, and near Chelavara. If you enjoy the ever-changing beauty of nature, those campsites in Coorg are a perfect choice.

River Rafting in the Whimsical Barapole River

River rafting is one of the best adventure activities to sign in Coorg to make adrenaline rushing. The Barapole River that passes through Coorg gives adventure love visitors great opportunity. It is said that the river has some attractive rafting distances. So you have to try river rafting here if you’re in Coorg, and you have an adventure of spending a vacation.

Take the Off Beaten Trails Jeep Safari

Now, Coorg is something we can not resist calling magnificent, and it is better than using a jeep safari. The 4WD Safari can help you explore Western Ghats’ deep jungles where the beauty is untouched. It is the perfect way to connect to the pristine nature and to learn how important it is, its problems, and its importance for conservation. In Coorg you can enjoy four perfect types of jeep safaris:

Walk and explore Coorg’s Hidden Beauty

Coorg is best explored by hiking. Every experience is distinct and memorable, whether you take a popular trekking trail or an offbeat one. The lush western Ghat forest and the places with hidden waterfalls, winding rivers, and exuberant green mountain ranges can be explored. Coorg’s best treks are:

River Valley Zip Line Cross

Zip liner has been very popular with the young crowd in Coorg since its initiation. In Coorg, you can easily reach a lot of places and enjoy a zip line. No word can describe the thrill of the zipline from the scenic ridges over the river valleys and thick forests.

Quad bike on difficult trails

This is a kind of experience in the dewy country of Coorg to enjoy quad riding. In a 3000 meter circuit from the forest, you can experience driving a 250cc hot wheel. Anyone who can ride a scooter can enjoy this adventure sport. One can also see wildlife such as wild boars, wild cats, rabbits, and monkeys. Chelavara is the best destination for this Coorg adventure.

Wildlife Adventure in Karnataka

Coorg is definitely a haven for both ornithologists and bird lovers in the Western Ghats. It is worth noting that Coorg makes up 25% of India’s total bird population. Therefore, Bird Watching in Coorg is ideal to plan. This area is regarded as the best place for several species of birds to find, including Coorgs that are of origins such as Malabar Trogons (Malabar), Nilgiri Laughing-Thrushes (Nilgiri Laughing Thrush), Big Black Woodpeckers (GBWT), and the Malabar Whistle Thrushes. The remaining species of birds that hail from the Coorg district comprise Great Pied Hornbills, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Nilgiri, and Gray-Breasted Laughing Shrub, Black Eagle and Ceylon Frogmouth, White-Bellied Treepies, Nilgiri and White-Wellies Blue Flycatchers.

Achieve full rejuvenation by Ayurvedic Spa

You can stay a little longer in Coorg with a soothing massage amidst the luxuriant green setting. We are sure that with the help of the spa in the beautiful Coorg countryside the hospitality industry preconceived the demand for complete rejuvenation and have therefore found several high-end health centers here. You will need to spare the entire adventure and visit one of these wellness centers in Coorg to enjoy full rejuvenation.

Try Microlight Flight

An extraordinary adventure sport called Microlight Flight can be enjoyed from the Chelavara highland. It’s a unique way to visit Coorg City, so if you’re an adventure seeker and want to add another memory to your Coorg tour, the microlight is for you! You can fly at 5,000 feet and have a bird’s eye look of Coorg, always so beautiful. It takes 10 to 30 minutes to ride. The best place to have a microlight in Coorg is Chelavara.

Visit Dubare Elephant Camp

Yes, we’ve talked about camping in Coorg already but there’s something exceptional about this Particle Camping. You don’t only travel an elephant many times in this camp, but can also learn about elephants and their lifestyle. Trained naturalists were appointed to help visitors to understand the different aspects of Elephant’s history, ecology, and biology. In addition to watching and learning, the visitor can also participate in different activities like elephant washing and scrubbing. The Dubare Elephant Camp is an interesting place to visit in Coorg, on the bank of the Kaveri River.

Enjoy fishing in the Kaveri waters

Coorg is certainly the source of the Kaveri River and is an ideal fishing and fishing destination in India. The river is the home of Mahaseer, Maral, and Mapp game fish. All three are prize-winning catches and often receive anglers’ attention. Please note that fishing and fishing are forbidden here without a license. Informs about a fishing license and guides for Mahseer fishing are available from Coorg Wildlife Association- Madikeri. During the mountain season, licenses are not issued as most fish species breed this season.

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