Coorg Experiences

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Coorg. The world knows it as the 'Coffee Cup of India'; but for the discerning traveler, a perfect home away from home. This land has a unique charm of its own and the intrusion of humans has not spoilt its inherent purity. Fresh air, the captivating sounds of nature and acres after acres of coffee and spice will refresh one's senses.

In this Blog on Coorg, we take you on a trail of tropical evergreen forests that share their age-old secrets with the sky, untouched by chaotic cityscapes. And your experiences can find a place here as well. Come home to a Blog on Coorg!

A Trip to Madikeri…  
March 20th, 2014 by Meena G. Iyer

A Trip to Madikeri…

Plantations, wildlife parks, waterfalls and what not! Coorg has numerous sightseeing destinations which continue to astound tourists. But if you want to explore this land completely, a week’s stay here is a must. Scenic spots, delicious food and hospitable people are bound to make you stay here longer than you intend. Read more

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Coorg, a Place to Unwind…  
March 13th, 2014 by Meena G. Iyer

Coorg, a Place to Unwind…

Many believe that Coorg is just a place for sightseeing. If you are looking forward to a relaxed vacation, Coorg is the apt place, as the weather, food and scenic spots are sure to take away the stress you have been under. On the other hand, if you are looking for an adventurous vacation, Coorg will again be the right choice.

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Way to Go, Kodavas!  
February 28th, 2014 by Meena G. Iyer

Way to Go, Kodavas!

Coorg, the administrative district in Karnataka, has been the birthplace of many famous personalities. Kodavas are extremely proud of their culture and heritage, and don’t hesitate to flaunt it. Read more

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Coorg, Glorious Coorg! – 2  
February 22nd, 2014 by Clayton Menezes

Coorg, Glorious Coorg! – 2

As far as the season goes, October to March, like most places in India, is the best time of the year to visit Coorg. The weather is rather pleasant with that very welcome nip in the air, but Coorg, during monsoons, can be equally mesmerising and enchanting as well. Read more

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Coorg, Glorious Coorg! – Part 1  
February 12th, 2014 by Clayton Menezes

Coorg, Glorious Coorg! – Part 1

Coorg, traditionally known as Kodagu, is the Anglicized name for the beautiful district in Karnataka located in Southern India. It is also referred to as the ‘Scotland of India’ because of its vast and luscious green terrain, which occupies 4100 square Kilometers on the Western Ghats of South-Western Karnataka. Read more

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The Kodava Culture: Ever So Fascinating  
February 4th, 2014 by Meena G. Iyer

The Kodava Culture: Ever So Fascinating

India is the land of diversity in aspects ranging from culture to religion. Our country is often associated with the quote, “Unity in Diversity”. Rich in culture and traditions, this is something we Indians are very proud of, and added to this, every state/region embraces its culture with pride. Read more

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A Bit About the Kodavas…  
January 23rd, 2014 by Clayton Menezes

A Bit About the Kodavas…

What makes a place even more interesting than it already is is its history. The Kodavas have a very interesting history indeed. Kodagu, the native non-anglicized word for Coorg, is located in the Southwest part of Karnataka. Though surrounded by the districts of Karnataka and Kerala, Kodavas have maintained a very unique form of culture and tradition. Read more

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Fashion in Coorg…  
January 4th, 2014 by Clayton Menezes

Fashion in Coorg…

Coorg isn’t just a great tourist spot, it’s a culture hotspot too! The people here are known for their rich culture that is meant to be kept strong down the generations. There’s something about the Kodava culture that makes Kodavas appear as warriors lost in a docile modern world. Read more

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Coorg: the Trekker’s Paradise – Part 1  
December 17th, 2013 by Clayton Menezes

Coorg: the Trekker’s Paradise – Part 1

Picturesque Coorg, is known for its verdant hills and salubrious climate. Coorg is a place of good food, fantastic accommodation facilities, bird watching, river rafting and trekking. It has many popular trekking routes that are well-loved among the weekend crowd from neighboring cities; Bangalore being one of the prime ones. Read more

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History’s Small Nuggets  
December 13th, 2013 by Poornima Dasharathi

History’s Small Nuggets

Being passionate about the local history of places, I love to visit any place with stories of the past. So my myriad visits to Coorg led me to its nuggets of history – the laidback Nalaknad Palace, Madikeri Fort, Raja Seat, etc – beautiful and nestled amidst a verdant atmosphere. Read more

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