It is a wrong notion that it is only North India that has numerous exciting locations. The truth has the Southern part of the country equally offers exciting locations that are a must-visit by tourists of all ages. One such place is Coorg, a beautiful district that is located in Karnataka and is also called Kodagu. Tourists in huge numbers visit the place all over the year to enjoy what it has to offer. Coorg is popular for its wonderful lush green forests hills and plantations, thus having a great and mesmerizing landscape. It is indeed a paradise for nature lovers and bird watchers, adventure enthusiasts and casual tourists alike.
Coorg is said to be well-connected to different places nearby. It is possible to reach the district by various ways, and Mysore is the nearest railway station. Numerous buses also operate on a daily basis to help commuters and tourists to reach the district. Several taxi services are offered at various rates, just perfect for those eager to travel with comfort. Since public transport here is quite unreliable, it will be wise to choose private vehicles or those on sharing basis to reach the district. They are fast and also affordable. Auto rickshaws and taxis do ply in Coorg, but it is quite rare for buses to travel to different places in the district. Buses can be found in good numbers travelling from district to other places outside the region. Coorg is indeed a magical place to be, and there are easily and readily available accommodations of all types to suit all budgets, moods, and needs. It is possible to find accommodation for the duration of stay within the set budget.
Things to do
Tourists can take part in different types of sports that are popular in the region. Not indulging in one will mean only wasting the trip and making it feel incomplete. Several trekking routes are also present which are popular among trekkers. It does offer a fabulous opportunity to experience nature, wonderful sounds and sights. Some of the trekking routes are said to take trekkers to a few of the beautiful places present in the district. Some popularly availed trekking routes here are Pushpagiri, Tungpare and Thangdiadamol. Many adventure lovers are said to visit Coorg just to participate in different types of adventure sports like white water rafting at the Barapole River, called commonly as Barapole Rafting and rock climbing. With a variety of shops here offering different kinds of items, shoppers can have a free run. Tourists can purchase dry fruit, spices, coffee, including the popular traditional Kodagu jewels. Numerous restaurants are located here that do offer tourists with delicious veg and non-veg food. The local cuisine served here mainly comprises of non-veg food.
It is without a doubt that Coorg is among the beautiful places in the country and also termed to be a wonderful summer retreat. This is due to its great scenery and pleasant weather. There are indeed several places to visit here and numerous things to do during the trip, and it can be a spellbound experience.
Nightlife in Coorg
Basically, Coorg is a small place, and hence, nightlife is quite restricted. There are, however, few small restaurants and bars that cater to the needs and demands of the tourists. Also, some nice fine-dining restaurants have opened up that offer people with mouth-watering dishes and a couple of drinks. But Coorg tourism is not known to offer loud nightlife or hard-core partying at any point of time. However, it is popular for its greenery and scenic beauty and a great place for couples and families alike.
The Falls: It is among the popular restaurants here, located in Tamara Coorg Hotel. Travellers who desire an exciting and satisfying nightlife during their stay at Coorg generally visit this restaurant to enjoy its amazing dinner. Food served here is rated very high and hence, has become a major attraction. It is surrounded by beautiful greenery that does give it an amazing look. Close to the restaurant is a wonderful waterfall, combined with the architecture does provide the restaurant with an outdoor feel. This multi-cuisine restaurant is known for its stylish interiors and serving tourists with a variety of dishes, including Indian, Oriental and Continental. It is definitely among the recommended ones to try out.
Hive Bar: It is located within Vivanta by Taj. This restaurant cum bar is considered to be the only type of exotic bar that is present here, and thus, tops the list of must-visit to enjoy the nightlife in Coorg. This bar does boast of having a fabulous designer décor and an electric style. The bar’s interiors also have modern style, thus providing its customers with a high-end experience. It does add a rich and exotic style to the tourism here. Customers can get satisfied and soothe their mind and feel rejuvenated by listening to different types of music that is played here. The floral surrounding is also quite attractive. Variety of cocktails is offered here, with the most famous one being Coorg Coffee Martini, Jappletini and Chilli Chilli Tini. They are unique cocktails, which when combined with the ambience, are sure to uplift the moods of the tourists and provide them with an exciting and memorable nightlife.
Beelur Golf Club Campfire: It is considered to be among the first golf clubs to be prepared in Karnataka and also is popularly visited by locals and tourists alike. People love to create a bonfire at night and do have party night long here. This does provide them with an amazing experience while being among nature and staying connected with it.
Caravan: It is a popular restaurant that does offer great ambience and splendid food. Although there is a lack of discotheques and pubs here, yet this restaurant does its best to make up for the same providing amazing dining experience.
Getting accommodation during the stay at the top coorg resorts will ensure having a great time.