Coorg: A hedonist's paradise by all means, Coorg is a dream you'll never forget. Hills, old-world charm, coffee, amazing food, vivid cultures and warm hospitality - there's something in the air in Coorg that makes all things beautiful. Its people are tall and fair. Its hills, scenic and unforgettable. Its food, wholesome and tantalizing. Its pools, pristine and clear. Its cultures, vibrant and exclusive. Coorg is an aristocrat, through and through.
What you can do at Coorg
Water Falls : You can see the Burude Falls and the Dubare Forest Reserve by visiting Siddapur. Located 17 km away from Virajpet, Gonikoppal is a famous attraction. It is famous for its Coorg Adventure Club which is managed by retired people. Ammathi and Pollibetta are the nearby towns that can also be visited.
Trekking : Adventure lovers can visit Thadiyendamol, the second highest peak in Karnataka. This peak is known for its trekking trails and scenic beauty. Igguthappa is another famous temple in the town. Visitors can also head towards the Perambady Lake and the Kadanga.
Microlight Aircraft : Adventure lovers can also Fly over coffee plantations in a guided tour with us in a microlight aircraft. Weaving through hills and valleys, coffee plantations and paddy fields, brooks and rivers, forests and grasslands; that is the magic of ultralight flying over coorg.
Plantation Experience : With its many coffee and spice estates, Sanjose Holiday Home is a nice destination for those whoâ€™re looking to experience life in a plantation.Camp in the middle of a huge coffee estate and then explore the surrounding lush greenery. Trek through the farm trails, do some bird-watching, go cycling, observe and gain some hands-on experience of living and working in a plantation.
Backwaters : The backwaters of the Kaveri River at the Valnoor Fishing Camp nearby sport an abundance of freshwater species like Mahseer, Eels, and Catfish. Try your hand at netting any of these fish and add to your store of fishermanâ€™s tales.
River Rafting : Coorg experiences good monsoon rains, and the rainwater feeds the various streams and rivers here, which swell after this time. The Barapole River in Southern Coorg is an ideal destination for those seeking the thrill of river rafting.
This region receives a huge amount of rainfall and so, supports a rather long rafting season. At its full-flowing best, the upper Barapole River can give you an opportunity to enjoy the best white water rafting experience in South India.
Elephant Camp : Dubare Elephant Camp is a unique option in wildlife experiences. The elephant camp here offers visitors a hands-on experience with the giants of the jungle. Observe and even participate in caring for and feeding the elephants, give them baths, take rides on them, and observe how these wonderful creatures interact with each other and with their human handlers.
Churches and Temples : Another major attraction of this town is St Anne's Church which was constructed under the supervision of Father Gullivan. The church has a European and Gothic style architecture. The Clock Tower which stands at the centre of Virajpet is another popular tourist attraction. You can also visit the nearby famouse Ganesha Temple.