Coorg (Virajpet)

(2000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Karnataka | India
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Coorg (Virajpet) is categorised as Plantations

View from Rajas Seat (Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2011)
Ambatty Greens Golf Course (Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2011)
Lighting at Rajas Seat (Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2011)
Rajas Seat Garden (Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2011)
Rajas Seat (Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Virajpet (2000 ft asl) is a small town in Coorg of importance for the local coffee and spice crops. Nearby towns are Gonikoppal, Ammathi and Ponnampet. Virajpet is around 32 km South west of Madikeri.
  • Virajpet is home to plantation homestays and getaway resorts
Access Information

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Point to Point Transport

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

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Kannur Railway Station and Coorg (Virajpet)Rs. 3638
Pickup/Drop between Mysore Railway Station and Virajpet, 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
  • Karnataka in Monsoon
  • Rafting in Coorg
  • Trekking and Walking in Coorg

Stay Ideas

  • Ambatty greens getaway
  • Ambatty greens Golf getaway
  • Plantation Homestays in Coorg

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Nalnad Palace is a 18th century monument at Kakkabe. This palace was the last refuge of the last king of Kodagu, Chikka Veerarajendra before he was deposed by the British
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Paadi Igguthappa Temple (1810) is a prominent place of worship. The temple, located atop a hill in a forested area of Kakkabe offers excellent views
    Temple or Holy Place
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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

    The Irupu Falls are located in the Brahmagiri Range in South Coorg bordering Wayanad area of Kerala and can be visited enroute Nagarhole. Irupu falls is a major tourist attraction as well as a pilgrimage spot. Rameshwara Temple, a Lord Shiva temple is situated on the banks of the Lakshmana Tirtha River near Irupu falls.

    Natural Wonders
    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
    Talacauveri is the the origin of the river Cauvery. There are several temples around here and is a popular pilgrimage centre visited by tourists and pilgrims all round the year. Actual river origin is only visible in Monsoon.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Holy Lake or Holy River
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Neverland Adventure Park in West Coorg is one of the most popular day outing options for travellers to Coorg with a bit of interest in Adventure and activities.
    Upper Barapole River drains the eastern flanks of Brahmagiri Ghats and White water rafting is conducted here in Monsoon. K.K.R Upper Barapole Class 3 rapids. (Class 4 in high water) 2 Hour trip. (From June to October) is most popular.
    White Water Rafting
    Thadiyandamol is the highest peak in Coorg area (5700+ ft asl) and an area renowned for trekking. Trek is through forest, grasslands, mountain, paddies and coffee plantation offering excellent views. Its an 8 km trek with medium difficulty.

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
CheyandaneA quiet area overlooking plantations at 22 kms West of VirajpetGetaway1
Kaimane25 kms from Gonikkoppal and few kms from Virajpet. Good base point for trekking to the Brahmagiri peak.Getaway-
VirajpetSecord largest town in Coorg after Madikeri. It is a base town for trading for local coffee and spice crops.Getaway2
PalangalaPalangala village lies in heart of plantation and reserve forest areas of Virajpet offering best of nature centric experience for getaway seekers and holiday travellersHoliday/Getaway1
Nearest Airport in Coorg (Virajpet)
  • Kannur International Aorport ( CNN ) , Kannur-83 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Coorg (Virajpet)
  • Thalassery ( TLY ), Telicherry-81 Kms
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