Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Coorg (Kodagu) - The Popular Hill Station

Madikeri – The Popular Hill Station 

If you want to sit back, relax and enjoy a good vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the city, then Madikeri, a small hill station in Karnataka is the place for you. Experts gave another name to this place as the Scotland of India. Foggy and hazy hills, green forest, coffee farms, orange orchards, rolling streets and overwhelming natural views are capable to make the trip unforgettable vacation destination.

A Hill Station with a Difference 

Madikeri(at Coorg) is a well known hill station for tourists in Karnataka. It is situated 252 km from Bangalore, and it is the headquarters of the district Kodagu. It has mesmerizing mountain ranges all over with luscious greenery and the tranquil waters of the Cauvery River flowing through the hilly area.

Coorg is on the Western Ghats. Set amidst verdant valleys, imposing mountains and teak wood forests, this is one of the most beautiful hill stations you can visit. It lies on Karnataka's southwestern end, covering an area of 4,102 sq km.

How to spend your time in Madikeri

In and around Coorg

 How To Reach Madikeri
You can get to Madikeri either by air as the closest airport is at Mangalore, which is only a few hour’s drive away, or you can take a train till Thalassery, Kasaragod, or Mysore and then drive down to Madikeri. There are also bus and taxi services from Bangalore, Mysore, or Calicut to Madikeri.