Coorg— the Scotland of India!!

Proudly called the Scotland of India, Kodagu/Coorg is situated on the Western Ghats in the state of Karnataka. It is also known as the honeymoon destination of  south because of  its picturesque beauty. Coorg is the largest producer of Coffee in India.

Irrespective of where you are in Coorg each place will show you its mesmeric natural beauty. Beautiful waterfalls, sprawling green landscapes, mystical mountain tops and lovely flora and fauna.

Now I will show you why it’s known as the Scotland of India. Be it a weekend gateway or an entire vacation spot, Coorg has always been a fascinating hill station.


  1. Abbey Falls

One of the most popular tourist destinations.

Spices plantation, coffee estates, rich green plains and the kaveri river posing waterfall over the huge rock.

You will never feel like going back from this place.


  1. Brahmagiri Peak

Magical Hills and deep woods surround this hilly mountain.

You can get trek through luscious green landscape, pristine and sparkling waters, colorful and rich flora.

You can spot deer, jungle cat, lion tailed macau, nilgiri langur, giant flying squirrel making it the most captive location.


  1. Iruppu Falls

Torrential waterfalls from river Lakshman Tirtha over a 60 feet fall gives a mystical aura from these gushing waterfalls.


  1. Chettalli

Tiny, quaint village situated on the roads between Madikeri and Siddapur is a wonderful delight.

Perfect place for a cultural tourism and visitors explore the endless greenery and tranquil hills.


  1. Mandalpatti Viewpoint

Trekking up to the Mandalpatti Viewpoint with its adventurous and pretty landscape and seeing the sunrise and sunset will be one of the most beautiful experiences of  your life. Trust me! Do plan for this view point entire late evening or early morning.

Shikha Aakash

Shikha is an decorated Software Engineer with 5+ years of experience in the tech industry. She is also a part-time IAS aspirant trying fighting to fulfill her dreams. Her preparation efforts make her a keen observer and a clear thinker. She uses her columns usually to express her opinions about her observations of the world and raises important questions.

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