Coorg, also known as Kodagu, is an administrative district which was earlier a separate state but later on was merged with the Mysore state. The district of Coorg is known for its warriors, giving it the name “The Warrior State”.
Agriculture in Coorg is the most important factor when it comes to the district’s economy. For example, rice and coffee are grown extensively across the region. Coorg is primarily known for its acres of coffee plantations and exceptionally hospitable people, who wholeheartedly welcome the tourists and give them a feeling of home. The district is a combination of the dominant group i.e. the Kodavas and other ethnic groups. The language commonly spoken by the locals here is the Kodava language.
The beauty of the region coupled with scrumptious local cuisine lure travellers from across the world to the Scotland Of India.
It is the origin of the sacred river Kauveri. It is located in the Brahmagiri Hill of the Bhagmandala region in the Coorg district. A temple on top of the hill marks the origin point of the river. The water from this point flows underground and mysteriously emerges as River Kauveri some distance away. Thousands of pilgrims visit this holy place to witness the rise of the fountainhead during the month of Kauveri Shankramana.
Madikeri alone provides for several tourist destinations like the Raja seat and the Madikeri fort - which is made out of mud. The region is also known for its beautiful trekking trails which will surely invoke the spirit of adventure in you. Tourists can find different waterfalls like the Abbey falls and the Chingara falls which are a definite treat for our eyes.
If a break from city life is what you need, then Coorg is the ideal place to rejuvenate your senses. Being amidst the tranquil environment of Coorg can charge your batteries and bring excitement back into your life. There are also other places such as the Nagarahole National Park which is home to the highest number of tigers in India among other animals. ?
If a break from city life is what you need, then Coorg is the ideal place to rejuvenate your senses. Being amidst the tranquil environment of Coorg can charge your batteries and bring excitement back into your life. The town is lined with camps which organise exciting river rafting expeditions. A stay in Coorg is incomplete without embarking on an enthralling ride with nature.
The Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism is the largest teaching centre in the world. And it serves as a home to about 5000 lamas. Famously known for its golden temple, the monastery is situated near Kushalnagar. Visit this ancient monastery and drown your senses in the harmonic chants that resonate through the hills.
Amanvana Spa Resort is located in the scenic region of Coorg. Not only is this luxury resort in Coorg a sight to behold, it lives up to all your expectations with its lush greenery, all of which reflect the striking beauty of the hill town. Numerous facilities ranging from air-conditioned rooms, complimentary internet access and hospitable staff make this Coorg resort a complete holiday package. Head to Amanvana Spa Resort - Luxury Resort In Coorg, to experience the authentic culture of Coorg and its essence.