Things to do in Coorg
Coorg gives you reasons to wake up to the joys of misty mountains, green plantations and a colourful assortment of flora and fauna. It is one of the most sought-after hill stations where you can unwind at the end of the day and relax in fresh air and sunshine. You will never fall short of the number of things to do in Coorg as they leave you breathless while trekking, camping, touring the bird and wildlife sanctuaries, adoring mountain views, experiencing natural beauty and more. The following list compiles you a list of what to do in Coorg and how to enjoy your vacations.
Trekking in the Western Ghats: Coorg is a haven for trekkers who can explore the waterfalls and green jungles surrounding the region. Trekking just after the monsoons will present you with great sights and views of the surrounding. However, be aware of leeches! Take help of a local guide as he will help you on the Jodhpala jeep trek through the narrow lanes of the jungles. Make sure you carry sufficient water and dry foods with you, in case you need to re-energize. A camera would be your best companion as it will help you take pictures of the rare species of animals found in the jungle.
Enjoy the spectacular views at the Raja's Seat, Madikeri: Raja's Seat (meaning seat of the King), is a bed of seasonal flowers and artificial fountains. Kings of the ancient times loved to spend in the gardens that were beautifully designed to the tastes and splendours of the Kings. Raja's Seat, is indeed, one of the popular tourists spots where you will find a swarm of youngsters crowding the place. Looking down upon the stunning views of low rise mountains, the garden lets you spend hours at length by adoring the sunset. If you are looking forward to unwinding and escaping the city's stress life, then the Raja's Seat is the right spot.
Animal lovers should not miss Dubare Elephant Camp: Being in Coorg, one thing that should not be missed is getting close with elephants at the Dubare Elephant Camp. Animal lovers mostly visit the place that boasts of over 150 elephants that are fed, bathed and taken care of by Mahouts. Elephants are the most enchanting creatures that will give you a glimpse into their fascinating lives and how these giant creatures lead their daily life. If visiting the camp is not enough, find yourself time to take a coracle ride on the River Cauvery. Carry your camera to take pictures of crocodiles, peacocks, sloth bear, wild dog and gaur plaguing the river and its adjacent forested lands.