Located in the beautiful Western Ghats, Coorg is a perfect destination to explore this monsoon. Situated in the Nilgiri hills, the place offers a lot of picturesque places. The distance from Bangalore to Coorg is 250 kms and takes around 6 hours to reach via road. The place is originally called Kodagu and famous for waterfalls, hills, rivers, coffee and spices. The best time to visit the place is between September to March. Sitting on the lap of nature, the place’s other name is ‘Scotland of India’. Full of greenery and diversity,the place is a champion. Apart from the natural beauty, this place is full of delicious foods.

Some famous places to stay in trip are as follows:

Taj resort

The Taj resort of Vivanta is the paramount of beauty and luxury. The luxury rooms, plunge pools make the resort a perfect destination for couples. The resort is at 4000 ft and offers the pristine view of Coorg. The price varies from 14000- 30000 rupees for stay. 

Coorg international hotel

This is a pocket friendly hotel. The cost per person for a room is around 5500 rupees. The attractions of the hotel are Ayurvedic massage center, swimming pool, game rooms etc. 

Orange country resort

This hotel is another luxury resort. You get a royal feeling when you stay here. There are options of vilas, bunglows for stay. The places perfect for a romantic stay. If you are planning a honeymoon, you must choose this place for spending quality time with your better half. 

Victory home

The place gives you an experience of natural beauty. Situated on the lap of nature, the place is full of oak trees, coffee plantations. The Home in the name of the place gives you a real experience of home. 

Backwater resort

This is perhaps the most exciting place to stay. It is located on the banks of backwaters of Harangi. This is also a perfect stay for your honeymoon. 

Some tips about the trip

  • Your trip should be at least 3 days long. Otherwise you will not explore all the things and the trip will be reduced to  an exhausted journey. 
  • Always take a look at the weather before you leave for Coorg. 
  • The place is pleasant but it gets cold in the morning. So always take some warm clothes along with you. 
  • Whether you are an adventure lover or not, you should try the microlight flying. It is going to be one of the most thrilling experiences of life when you will see a bird’s eye view of Coorg. The sight is a treat to the eyes. 
  • Choose your place of stay carefully. 
  • The pristine beauty and the diversity of the places are going to spell their own charms on you that you are going to remember your whole life.  

Let us discuss some mesmerizing experience one can encounter in the trip:


You get a chance to do river rafting on the Barapole river. This is a thrilling experience. You will roll and pitch with the waves of the river and steady yourself. Just remember that you have proper clothes when you go rafting. 


Your level of adrenaline will go high when you start flying with the microlight. You will be amazed to see the stunning bird’s eye view of Coorg. This is going to be the most thrilling and satisfying part of the trip. You are surely going to tell your colleagues and friends about this experience. 


There are options of cycling, quad biking on the stony parts. You will feel a thrill when you encounter the experience. 

Jeep ride

Your mind and eyes are going to spellbound when you do a jungle safari in Mandalpatti.You are going to encounter a diversity of flora and fauna in the safari. A thrilling experience awaits you in the jungle of Mandalpatti. The place is at a latitude of 1600 meters. From this place a beautiful sight of sunset will make your day. 


One of the best ways to enjoy the natural beauty of any hill station is trekking. You can enjoy the natural beauty directly and on the lap of nature you do your trekking. One such opportunity that the trip offers is trekking the Brahmagiri peak. You must do the trekking if time and money permit. You will get a chance to experience the greenery, the streams of water and many more natural things. 

India is a land of diversity and beauty. You must visit this land of thrill and beauty. Surrounded by hills of Western Ghats, the place is a worth visiting site.