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Coorg is a charming hill station in Southern Peninsula. It's famous for cool waster, green rolling hills, and beautiful scenery. Coorg seemed like a little corner of England to the British.
They left behind a legacy, which is still an important source of National wealth. The well laid coffee and spice plantations in Coorg has earned it the distinction of Spice country. The trek passes through a coffee plantation, dense forest and valleys full of fresh and aromatic smell.
An ultimate destination for the sportiest is the Coorg Hills, which offer hiking, cross-country, and motoring down mountain trails.
The Kodagu region is full of trekking trails. The best season to trek is from October to the beginning of February. The other well-trodden trekking trails in Kodagu are in the Brahmagiri ranges of South Kodagu, where a forest trail leads from Iruppu Falls to the Brahmagiri peak.
DAY 1: ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive Delhi. Met upon arrival and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 2: DELHI - BANGALORE
Fly to Banglore by morning flight. Met upon at Bangalore airport and transfer to hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing of Bangalore. Visit Vidhana Soudha, Cuubbon Park, Lalbagh, Tipu Sultan's Palace and Fort, Bull Temple, Handicrafts Emporium etc. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 3: BANGALORE MYSORE
Morning after breakfast drive to Mysore (140 km / 5 hrs) Enroute visit Srirangapatanam, once the capital of Mysore. Arrive and check into hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of Mysore. Visit Chamundi Hills, Chamundi Temple, Palace, Museum, Zoo, Brindavan Gardens Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 4: MYSORE - MERCARA
Morning after breakfast drive to Mercara (160 km / 6 hrs) (1305 mt.) via Hunsur. Coorg (Mercara) is known as Darjeeling of South India and home for Coffee, Orange and Honey. Visit Raja seat to view the spectacular Sunset and surrounding valley. Overnight stay at Tourist Bungalow / Hotel.
DAY 5: MERCARA - BAGAMANDALA - TALACAUVERY
Morning after breakfast drive to Bagamandala (40 km / 3 hrs). Arrive and visit Bhangadeswara Temple where Cauvery, Kanka and Sujyoti rivers meet here. Hence it is a Holy place for pilgrims. There is Bee-keeping society which markets nearly 50,000 kgs of Honey annually. Start trekking to reach Talacauvery (1 to 1-1/2 hrs) the birth place of river Cauvery.
Overnight stay at Cauvery Ashram / Tents.
DAY 6: TALACAUVERY - MUNDUROTU - TALACAUVERY
Morning after breakfast drive to Mondurotu (20 km / 1 hr) which is the border town between Kerala and Karnataka States and also the coast of Arabian Sea. Trek back to Talacauvery ( 4 - 5 hrs) for overnight stay at Ashram / Tents.
DAY 7: TALACAUVERY - IGUTAPPA TEMPLE
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Igutappa Temple (22 km / 5 - 6 hrs) which is one of the oldest temples of Coorg. Overnight stay in Tents in the midst of the greenery.
DAY 8: IGUTAPPA - BALLIEYATARE - KABBE
Morning after breakfast start trekking upto the pinacle of Tadiandamole (18 km / 3 - 4 hrs) which is the highest hill in the Coorg District. Get down to Honey Valley and reach Kabbe. Overnight stay at Tourist Bungalow / Tents.
DAY 9: KABBE - MALETIRUKE - KARADA
Morning after breakfast start trekking through western ghat section to reach Karada (21 km / 4-5 hrs). Overnight stay at Tourist Bungalow / Tents.
DAY 10: KARADA - MATRE - MAKUTTA
Morning after breakfast start trekking through the ghat to reach Makutta (17 km / 3-4 hrs). Overnight stay at Tourist Bungalow / Tents.
DAY 11: MAKUTTA - SOLLEKOLLI - POOKOLA
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Pookola (23 km / 5-6 hrs) via Sollekolli. Overnight stay at Tourist Bungalow / Tents.
DAY 12: POOKOLA - BIRUNANI - KOTTEKUNDU - NARIMALE
Morning after breakfast start trekking along the borders to reach Narimale (20 km / 4-5 hrs). Overnight stay at Tourist Bungalow / Tents.
DAY 13: NARIMALE - BRAHMAGIRI - KUTTA - NAGARHOLE
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Nagarahole (18 km /3-4 hrs), the last leg of the trek. From the pinacle of Brahmagiri one can have the panoramic view of the two States (Kerala & Karnataka). On reaching Kutta (road head) drive to Nagarahole. Overnight stay at Forest Rest House.
DAY 14: NAGARHOLE - BANGALORE
Morning after breakfast drive to Bangalore. Arrive Bangalore and check into hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 15: BANGALORE - DELHI - DEPART
Fly to Delhi. On arrival, short tour of Delhi city. Later transfer back to airport to board flight to onward destination.