Misty hills, lush green forest, acres and acres of tea and coffee plantation, undulating streets and breathtaking views are what make Madikeri an unforgettable holiday destination. At an altitude of 1,452 mts Madikeri is nestled amidst verdant valleys, imposing mountains and teak wood forests
Madikeri is one of the most beautiful hill stations in near Bangalore. Madikeri is amongst the most popular honeymoon destinations near Bangalore. Madikeri is also known for its trekking routes and there are many amidst the forests and hills. Trekking in Madikeri is the highlight of a trip to Madikeri. The trekking trail in the hills of Brahmagiri, where you could trek your way to the Irrupa Falls is very popular. Pushpagiri, the second higest peak of Madikeri is also a popular destination.
Madikeri the head quarters of Coorg district is the primary destination in Coorg with almost all the major tourist attractions just a few kilometers away. Abbey falls the famous water falls of the region is just 10 kms away from Madikeri. Raja's seat the view point famous as the sunset point is the most frequented spot in Madikeri and you could also visit the Omkareshwara temple (after 5pm). In Madikeri you could also visit the fort and the museum. You can shop for spices, coffee and honey in the wholesale shops near the bus stand
Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement
Bylakuppe in Kushalnagar is home to one of the largest Tibetan settlement. Namdroling Monastery or the Golden Temple is the major attraction in Bylakuppe. Bylakuppe has the typical Tibetan flavour with prayer flags strewn all around.
Cauvery Nisargadhama is an island in the Cauvery river 2 km off the State Highway from Kushalanagar. The 64 acre island is accessible through a hanging rope bridge. Cauvery Nisargadhama is a popular picnic spot and a must visit during a Madikeri holiday. Nisargadhama has a forest department run guest house and also treetop bamboo cottages for tourists.