Visit the mountainous Coorg – The Scotland of India & Kashmir of South India

Coorg is a beautiful hill station in nestled in Karnataka in South India. The short and sweet name Coorg or Kodagu means ‘dense forest on steep hill’.  The hill station of Coorg is famous for coffee plantation and produces the world’s best coffee. Kodagu consists of three talukas – Madikeri, Virajpet and Somwarpet. With steep hills, gorges, valleys and countless flowing streams through them, beckons the fearless and adventurous trekkers and rock climbers. Do you want to know what makes Coorg the unforgettable holiday destination? The misty hills, lush green forests, vast acres of tea and coffee plantations, orange groves, the smooth wave-like motion streets and the stunning breathtaking views is what makes every traveler go insane about the hill station.

The hill station is also known as the Scotland of India by the British and also as Kashmir of South India. Due to these two titles, Coorg is considered as one of the famous tourist destination in India and attracts visitors from all over the world. Coorg’s natural beauty, the culture, the people and food, has put Coorg as the latest hotspot must visit tourist destination on global map.


Are you planning a holiday in Coorg? Here are few things to explore and discover at the hill station.

The historical building Madkeri Fort, represents the royal magnificence of the region and the site of natural beauty of waterfalls of Abbey and Mallalli. Besides many known places to visit, you will also find outdoor adventures such as river rafting, and rejuvenation to pamper yourself during the stay. Those who are interested in flora and fauna, should visit the Nagarhole Park, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary or the Dubare Elephant camp. For those spiritual seekers, head to Omkareshwara and Bhagamandala temples. To experience unique village life head to Veerabhooomi this is also one of the tourist places in Coorg. There are many other more places to explore, check what suits you best and plane your itinerary accordingly.

Orange County Coorg

Settled in comforts of a lush 300-acre plantation, the 5 star resort is located in Karadigodu Post, Siddapur 68.4 miles from Mysore Airport. The resort is surrounded by lush green plantations of coffee and spices. The resort provides well furnished accommodation consisting of luxurious villas and cottages which are such as: Private Pool Villa, Lily Pool Villa, Lily Pool Cottage and Lily Pool Bungalow.

Each of the villas and cottages have a flat screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle to provide you with hot drinking water to keep  warm at night. All the private bathrooms have hot water facilities. A selected villa comes with private pool and a sit out for relaxation.

The resort boasts of other facilities such as: an outdoor infinity pool and ayurvedic spa to keep your mind and body relaxed and rejuvenated. For those guests who want to maintain their fitness can avail gym facility which is well equipped. There is a children’s activity centre for kids to have fun. Free Wi-Fi access is provided through out the resort.

There are also recreational activities like board games and table tennis available for the guests at Orange County. If the guests wants to explore the surroundings, they can hire a knowledgeable guide or arrange for outdoor ,activities such as bird watching, nature walking or boat rides along the Cauvery River.

The Granary is a multi cuisine restaurant serves a wide range of cuisine and starters, couples who want to spend quality time and enjoy intimate dinner together can dine under the moonlight and stars by the infinity pool. Set amidst the spice and coffee plantation, the Plantain Leaf serves an array of South and North Indian vegetarian food and delicacies.

This is an ideal resort for a romantic holiday and a weekend getaway for friends and families.

Tamara Coorg

Situated in the heart of the Scotland of India is The Tamara Coorg. The 5-star property is about 3.7 miles from Nalkanad Palace and Thadiandamol. With contemporary style décor, the guestrooms come with a private terrace so guests can enjoy fresh mountain air and watch birds and the sunset. Access of free Wi-Fi is available at 5-star property.

All the rooms at Tamara Coorg are spacious and air conditioned and it includes a flat screen TV, sofa and a mini bar. The bathrooms are equipped with a shower.

The Falls Restaurant serves finest flavoured Indian cuisine, while the guests can relax over a chat and enjoy fresh brewed coffee at The Veranda. In the evenings guests can sipping cocktails at The Deck Bar.

The front desk is open 24 hours and guests can arrange day trips to explore the surroundings of the place by booking transportation at the tour desk.

A perfect blend of exciting activities and warm hospitality at resorts can be experienced in Coorg.