Coorg Escape: 3 Days from Bangalore

3 Days


Coorg, also known as the “Scotland of India”, is a beautiful hill station located in Karnataka, India. It is famous for its coffee plantations, lush green hills, and stunning waterfalls. A 3-day trip from Bangalore is perfect to explore the best of Coorg.


Take an early morning bus or train from Bangalore to Madikeri, the heart of Coorg. The journey takes about 5-6 hours.
Check into your hotel and freshen up.
In the afternoon, head to Raja's Seat, a scenic viewpoint offering breathtaking panoramic views of the rolling hills and valleys.
Visit the Omkareshwara Temple, an ancient Shiva temple known for its unique architecture.
In the evening, explore the vibrant Madikeri town, where you can shop for spices, coffee, and local handicrafts.

Start your day with a visit to Dubare Elephant Camp. Witness the majestic elephants being trained and bathed. You can also opt for a short elephant ride through the forest.
Next, head to Iruppu Falls, surrounded by dense coffee plantations. Take a refreshing dip in the natural pool or enjoy a scenic coracle ride.
In the afternoon, visit Tadiandamol Peak, the highest point in Coorg. Enjoy the trekking trails amidst the verdant forests and stunning views.

Coorg is famous for its coffee plantations. Spend the morning learning about the coffee-making process at a local estate. Enjoy a freshly brewed cup amidst the serene atmosphere.
Visit the Namdroling Monastery, the largest Tibetan settlement outside Tibet. Witness the serene atmosphere and intricate Buddhist architecture.
In the afternoon, head back to Bangalore, carrying fond memories of your Coorg escape.

What is the best way to reach Coorg from Bangalore?

Bus and train are the most common options, with a travel time of 5-6 hours. Flights are also available to Mysore, which is a 2-hour drive from Coorg.

Do I need to rent a car in Coorg?

While not mandatory, renting a car or bike offers more flexibility to explore various locations at your own pace. Taxis and local transportation options are also available.

What are the different accommodation options in Coorg?

Coorg offers a variety of options from budget hotels and homestays to luxurious resorts. Homestays provide a unique opportunity to experience local culture and stay amidst coffee plantations.

Should I book my stay in advance, especially during peak season?

Yes, it’s advisable to book your accommodation in advance, particularly during weekends and peak season (October to March) to avoid any last-minute hassles.

Are there any adventure activities available in Coorg?

Yes, Coorg offers various adventure activities like trekking, ziplining, river rafting, and mountain biking.

What type of clothing should I pack for Coorg?

Pack comfortable clothes suitable for mild weather. Evenings can be slightly chilly, so a light jacket or sweater might be helpful.

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