How can I go to Coorg from Bangalore?

How can I go to Coorg from Bangalore?

The two closest railway stations to Coorg are Mysore Junction and Mangalore Central Railway Station, which are at a distance of 95 km and 134 Kms from Coorg. When traveling from Bangalore to Coorg by train, it is best to take a train to Mysore Junction and then take a bus or cab from Mysore to reach Coorg.

How can I go to Coorg by bus?

KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) provide deluxe buses to Coorg, on a regular basis from cities like Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore. Mysore Junction, located around 95 km away is the nearest railway station to Coorg.

How is the drive from Bangalore to Coorg?

Coorg is located in the pristine western Ghat, and the distance is about 245 km from Bangalore. The best thing about road trips is you can stop at any part of your journey and enjoy the natural delights on the route. It will take 6 hours to reach that place.

Is buses available from Mysore to Coorg?

Different kinds of buses are available for travelling from Mysore to Coorg including ordinary buses, non-AC deluxe buses, AC deluxe buses and Volvo buses.

Which route is better for Coorg from Bangalore?

Route 7: Bangalore – Mysore – Hunsur – Virajpet – Ammathi (via NH275) This is the ideal route if you want to explore Coorg, the Coffee Cup of India. Ammathi is one of the most scenic regions of Coorg surrounded by gigantic coffee estates.

Which is the best month to visit Coorg?

The best time to visit Coorg is during the summer months between March and June. The best months are March and April, when the day time temperatures are comfortably hot. The valleys are shrouded in a mist, and you can go trekking, cycling or simply walking all about.

Is Bangalore to Coorg road safe?

The road through is good where B’lore to Mysore is a 4 line state highway and Mysore to Madikeri as well a state highway but 2 lane undivided. If possible start your trip from Bangalore as early in the morning as possible. Say 5 AM or not later than 6AM, to beat the heat and traffic and to have a pleasant start.

How many days are sufficient in Coorg?

Once in Coorg, you can explore it entirely in about 4 days. But take care to pick the best time to visit Coorg and to plan your itinerary to include all the famous spots and natural wonders.

Do we need AC in Coorg?

absolutely no AC reqd. Even if its hot in the afternoon , it would last for a maximum of an hour or two.

How many days are enough in Coorg?

Is Coorg and Madikeri same?

Madikeri or Mercara, the capital of Coorg is a beautiful large hill town situated in Western Ghats. This hill station stands 1452 meters above sea level.

What is difference between Coorg and Madikeri?

Kodagu(or called as Coorg) is a disctrict in Karnataka and Madikeri (or called as Mercara) is the head quarters of Kodagu district. Madikeri, KushalNagar and Virajpet are few of the major towns in Kodagu. If you are based out of Bangalore, then the route you mentioned is fine.

Is Coorg better than Ooty?

While Coorg is famous for its scenic coffee plantations, Ooty is popular for its picturesque tea estates. While Coorg has more tourist attractions, Ooty makes up for that with some awesome weather and endless natural beauty!

What is the famous food in Coorg?

Boiled rice and rice gruel are the staple food of the Coorgs. As rice grows abundantly in the valleys of Coorg. The Coorgs use rice in several of their native dishes and prepare them in many different ways. The rice chapatti/ akki roti a unique dish is a delicious crispy bread.

What are Coorgis famous for?

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It is famous for its coffee plantations, steep hills, countless streams, rich flora & fauna, lush forests and breathtaking views. Some of the must visit tourist attractions of Coorg include Nagarhole National Park, Abbi Falls, Iruppu Falls, The Raja’s Seat, Madikeri Fort and Tibetan Buddhist Golden Temple.

What is Coorg dress?

The traditional Kodava costume for men is the ‘Kupya’, a knee length half sleeved coat. This Kupya is worn over a full sleeved white shirt. The costume doesn’t end here. Apart from the coat, a maroon and gold sash called the ‘Chale’ is tied at the waist.