Coorg The Scotland of India from Bangalore


Coorg is known as the “Scotland of India” because the hills (Karkala, Savandurga, and Nodda) that surround coffee plantations give it the appearance of a Scottish valley. They have lush green mountains, foggy rolling hills,  and miles of walking trails. Because of its incredible natural beauty and cool climate, this region is frequently compared to Scotland. Here are five reasons why Coorg has earned the nickname “Scotland of India.”

Well, let’s read a quick history, Coorg is also known as Kodagu and is an administrative district in the Karnataka state of India. However, it was a separate Coorg state before 1956, and after that, it was merged with the Mysore state. The single city occupies an area of 4,102 square kilometers in the Western Ghats of southwestern Karnataka. You know the Kodavas were the earliest inhabitants and agriculturists in Kodagu, and they lived there for centuries. 

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Coorg is the best place to visit for your vacation. The misty hills, sandalwood forests, the tea and coffee plantations of Kodagu, even more than that. Coorg is an ideal location for trekking, angling, and water rafting, and also you can enjoy some festivals there like Keil Poldu, in this festival, they worship weapons, also the other major festivals are Cauvery Sankramana, and the Huttari. 

Coorg is blessed with stunning waterfalls, towering hills, scenic views, and sprawling coffee plantations. The place is a hub of natural beauty and a perfect place for nature lovers. Here I am listing out some of the most famous tourist places that you must visit. 

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  1. Abbey Falls- this is a small cascade of Kaveri River that falls from the rock and gives a breathtaking view, also amidst coffee plantations and spice estates, the place has a mesmerizing beauty. You will be amazed by its scenic beauty, and peaceful surroundings.
  2. Dubare Elephant Camp– Dubare Elephant Camp, is one of the most exciting things to do in Coorg. This camp offers great opportunities to meet with elephants. You can watch them taking a bath, getting fed, and getting trained. You can also do a ride on the river Cauvery.
  3. Bylakuppe– you know Tibet is famous for its culture, tradition, and its beauty. Let’s enjoy that beauty here, this place is the second-biggest Tibetan settlement in India. Here are many things that you can visit and one of the most famous is the Golden Temple. It is also known as Namdroling Monastery, which is an example of a typical Tibetan architectural style. If you are in Coorg then this is a must-visit place.
  4. White-water rafting– here you will have more fun, by enjoying white water rafting, as it is a very thrilling activity to do in monsoons. This place has immense natural beauty as well. It is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Coorg. 

Here I have mentioned some short details about the famous place Coorg, but this place has immense beauty, do visit it once. Here you will get lifetime memories forever. 

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