Iruppu Falls

Iruppu waterfall is one of Coorgs major tourist attractions. Iruppu is a sacred place and is located in south Coorg on the Brahmagiri range of hills. River Lakshmana-tirtha flows nearby. According to legends Rama and Lakshmana, passed this way in search of Sita. Lakshmana shot an arrow into the Brahmagiri hills and brought into being the river Lakshmana tirtha when … Continue reading

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Igguthappa Temple

Padi Igguthappa Temple: The Padi Igguthappa Temple is located in Kakkabe near Virajpet. Iguthappa is another name for Lord Subramanya and the Igguthappa Temple is a very sacred temple of the Coorgs. The temple. This temple was built in 1810 by King Lingarajendra. An annual festival is held at the Padi Iguthappa temple in the month of March and people … Continue reading

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Nalknad Palace

Nalknad Palace in Kakkabe Nalknad Palace is located at the bottom of the highest mountain of Coorg Thadiyandamol. It’s is 45 kms away from Madikeri via Napoklu in Kakkabe. Dodda Viraraja built this palace in 1792. Nalknad palace was the last refuge of the last king of Coorg, Chikka Veerarajendra before he was deposed by the British. The palace has … Continue reading

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Thadiyandamol

Thadiandamol Hills Thadiyadamol is the highest mountain in Coorg and the second highest in Karnataka measuring 1,748 mtrs. Thadiyandamol is located in Kakkabe near Virajpet. Thadiyandamol Hill is around 30 kms from Virajpet. Thadiyandamol peak is one of the best place for trekking in Coorg. The steep rugged hill covered with streams and forest makes the perfect trekking spot. The … Continue reading

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Nagarahole

Nagarahole National Park The Nagarhole Game Sanctuary extending over 284 sq. km affords an awesome sight with wild animals like bison. tiger, panther, elephants, wild boars, peacocks, etc.in their natural habitat. Nagarahole National Park now renamed as Rajiv Gandhi National park was first set up in 1955. In 1975 its area was increased to include a greater expanse of forest … Continue reading

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Chelavara Water Falls

Chelvara Falls is near Cheyyandane which is around 16 kms from Virajpet and is one of the most beautiful water falls in Coorg. Chelavara Falls is also called as Embepare by the locals meaning Tortoise Rock. The water fall is really a wonder full view as the water gushes from the top amidst the green coffee plantation. The best part … Continue reading

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