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This mountainous district in Karnataka lies about 100km west of Mysore city. The west of Coorg is Western Ghats, along which Coorg shares boarder with the neighboring state Kerala.

Dakshina Kannada district shares boarder with Coorg's northwest. Hassan to the north, Mysore to the east, Kannur to the southwest and Wayanad to the south.

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Location of Coorg on India Map

Location of Coorg on India Map

Location of Coorg on India Map

Resorts | Home Stays | Estate Stays | Hotels in CoorgTop 8 Coorg Resorts

Top 8 Coorg Resorts

Coorg has many upscale resorts set in pristine locations. Some are easily reachable, some not quite, so which makes them all the more exotic. Before you zero in on a resort in Coorg, consider a couple of factors like the location the resorts, the theme they offer, the kind of... MORE ➜

Everything about Coorg!Why Coorg?

Why Coorg?

And finally when you make it to Coorg, you find everything changed in one stroke. The air is cold and misty. The smell is predominantly of coffee, but still with a hint of dried ginger, cardamom and orange in that order. Coorg sits trapped but comfortably inside an almost closed... MORE ➜

Around Coorg | Places in CoorgFauna of Nagarhole National Park

Fauna of Nagarhole National Park

Fauna of Nagarhole National Park : Four-horned Antelope (Tetracerus quadricornis) , Indian Palm Squirrel (Funambulus palmarum) also known as Three Striped Palm Squirrel, Indian giant squirrel ( Ratufa indica ) or Malabar Squirrel, Flying squirrel ( Biswamoyopterus biswasi) , Slender loris (Loris tardigradus), Royal Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris or Panthera... MORE ➜

Everything about Coorg!Coorg the Scotland of India

Coorg the Scotland of India

There are two reasons for the comparison. The first is historical while the other is geographical. The historical reasons seems far more significant than the geographical. Most of the early planters ( of Coffee ) in Coorg during the colonial era were Scots. So it is they who first called... more ➜

Everything about Coorg!Mangalore to Coorg

Mangalore to Coorg

Well, this is about how to travel from Mangalore to Coorg.  Let's explore  options to travel to some of the major places in Coorg. Madikeri (Mercara) is about 140km southeast of Mangalore. There are regular  bus (KRSTC) services between the two places. If you are driving, take the NH48 (popularly,... more ➜

Everything about Coorg!Igguthappa

Igguthappa

In Coorg every Hindu religious rituals revolves around Igguthappa. He is considered as the presiding deity of the region. In local parlance Igguthappa means the giver (of grains); the rain god; the one who grants everything. Symbolically Igguthappa is portrayed as serpent with open hood. Mythologically Igguthappa is considered as... more ➜

Everything about Coorg!Pepper

Pepper

Probably next to coffee, the cash crop you would see in abundance in Coorg is pepper. In fact pepper is mostly goown as an inter crop with coffee, meaning you’ll see a lo of pepper cultivation along with the coffee in the same plantation. While coffee is a bushy plant,... more ➜

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