Coorg (Kushalnagar)

(2000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Karnataka | India
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Coorg (Kushalnagar) is categorised as Adventure / Plantations

Elephant Ride at Dubare (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 October 2003)
Honnamana Lake (photo Courtesy: Shreeharisp)
Dubare Views (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 April 2007)
Bylakuppe Monastery (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 April 2007)
Bylakuppe Monastery (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 April 2007)
Cauvery Nisargadhana (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 April 2007)
Cauvery Nisargadhana (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 April 2007)
Elephant ride in Cauvery Nisargadhama (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 April 2007)
Elephant Experience (Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2011)
Elephant Bathing (Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2011)
Elephant Feeding (Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2011)
Cauvery River (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 October 2003)

Reasons to Visit
  • Kushalnagar (2000 ft asl) in Coorg region is situated 30 kms short of Madikeri and about 90 kms from Mysore.
  • Kushalnagar is home to Dubare Elephant Sanctuary and Tibaten monastery.
  • Kushalnagar is home to several homestays and a luxury resort Amanvana and is a popular getaway ex-Bangalore (225 kms).
  • Kushalnagar is base town for scenic coffee plantations areas of Coorg district.
  • Destinations to visit for Tibetan Monasteries and Buddhist Heritage in India"6 kms from Kushalnagar is Bylakuppe, which is home to The Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery. The monastery is the largest teaching center of Nyingmapa Tibetan Buddhism in the world. The monastery here is a major tourist attraction."
  • Destinations renowned for Wildlife and Bird watching in Karnataka"Dubare Elephant reserve near Kushalnagar is where one can interact with Asiatic Elephants. A walk in the reserve forest will offer sighting of sambhar, spotted deer and Gaur. The forests are also home to many reptiles non-venomous snakes. Bird life in Dubare is wonderful with peacocks, partridges, kingfishers, woodpeckers and many other bird species being sighted regularly."
  • Destinations in South India offering Coffee Plantation Experience"Kushalnagar (2000+ ft asl) is one of the prominent towns as one arrives in Coorg from Bangalore. There are number of plantation homestays and luxury resorts (Amanvana) around Kushalnagar offering Coffee plantation experience for getaway seekers. "
Access Information

Coorg (Kushalnagar) has 22 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Adventure / Camp1
Jungle Lodge1

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Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to Kushalnagar, CoorgRs. 4107

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Mysore Railway Station and Kushalnagar, CoorgRs. 3046

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Destination Ideas

  • Bicycling in Coorg
  • Bird Watching in Coorg
  • Coorg Getaway
  • Cuisine in Coorg
  • Driving in Coorg
  • Elephant Orientation Programme at Dubare
  • Fishing in Coorg
  • Karnataka in Monsoon
  • Rafting in Coorg
  • Trekking and Walking in Coorg

Stay Ideas

  • Amanvana Resort Coorg Luxury Getaway
  • Amanvana Resort Spa Getaway
  • Plantation Homestays in Coorg

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Cauvery Nisargadhama is a 64 acre nature park having anmals in its nature habitat and is visited as a picnic spot. Elephant rides and feeding deers are an attraction for kids.
    Rides, Zoo
    Nature Park, Elephant Ride
    Dubare elephant camp is set across Cauvery river (A short boat ride required to access) near Kushalnagar. Here guests arrive for an elephant interaction (Bathing an elephant is most enjoyable for kids and adults) and enjoy elephant ride & coracle ride. There is a full day elephant interaction programme guest can opt for or just it can be just a visit.
    Activity, Rides
    Boating, Elephant Experience, Elephant Ride
    Bylakuppe is a tibetan settlement where an impressive monastery has been setup besides number of other monasteries, nunneries and temples in all the major Tibetan Buddhist traditions. Bylakuppe also has many buddhist universities for advanced buddhist practices.
    Buddhist Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Omkareshwar temple in Coorg (built in 1820) overlooks a water tank and is located on outskirts of Madikeri, represents a mix of Islamic and Gothic style of architecture.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Rajas Seat is a seasonal garden of flowers and artificial fountains. It is one of the popular tourist spots in Coorg
    View Point, Gardens
    Valley Views, Flower Garden
    Abbey Falls are a set of waterfalls located at 8 kms from Madikeri One has to walk through plantations to access this. A popular tourist visit place.
    Natural Wonders
    Honnamana Kere is a lake is the biggest lake in Coorg set in north coorg area surrounded by mountains, cliffs and coffee plantations.
    Lake or Riverside

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Coorg (Kushalnagar)
Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Around Kushalnagar4 kms radius of Kushalnagar are home to number of homestays and Amanvana Luxury Resort offering green backdrop and nature centric experience.Holiday/Getaway4
DubareDubare Elephant Reserve is located 4 kms from Kushalnagar and is where guests stay by the Cauvery riverside in close proximity to the elephant training campHoliday/Getaway/Experiential1
Nearest Airport in Coorg (Kushalnagar)
  • Mysore Airport ( MYQ ) , Mysore-88 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Coorg (Kushalnagar)
  • Hassan ( HAS ), Hassan-75 Kms
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