Coorg in Pictures: The Scotland of India
A British Planter community had lovingly coined the term ‘The Scotland of India’ for Coorg. At the time, most of the planters were from Scotland. The highlands and the vast meadows had an uncanny similarity and the mountainous and misty beauty of Coorg reminded them of their homeland. Here’s a glimpse of Coorg in pictures:
You don’t have to wait till winter to view the beautiful foggy, mountain top in Coorg. Makes for a pretty picture, doesn’t it?
Take a moment to breathe, relax and observe the natural beauty around you while you’re here. Take the Brahmagiri trekking trail, which is a popular spot for trekking.
Bylakuppe is home to the Tibetian settlements in India, established by Lugsum Samdupling and Dickyi Larsoe. It is located in Bylakuppe, that lies west of the Mysore district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Talakaveri is the place where river kaveri originates. It is located in the Brahmagiri hills of Coorg. Talakaveri is considered as the most sacred place in India.
Visit the Abbey Falls in Kodagu, located in the Western Ghats in Karnataka. It is located 8 km from the Madikeri, 268 km from Bangalore and 122 km from Mysore.
Dubare is a picturesque forest area famous for its elephant training camp and water rafting activities. It is located on the banks of the river Cauvery in between Siddapur and Kushalnagar
Take a coffee plantation tour while you are in Coorg. Explore the magnificent coffee estates adorning the hills in Kodagu district
Rent a home stay in Coorg and experience the hospitality of the locals. Many homestays in Coorg are part of plantations and serve traditional cuisine, providing a unique dose of local culture.
Pandi curry or pork curry in Coorg is one of the most delicious food. Make sure you try Kodagu district’s favorite dish.
Let this picture tempt you to travel to Coorg.
And finally, run among the grasslands and the misty trails of this beautiful hill station of the south. Visit www.goheritagerun.com for more information.