Mode of Transport: For hassle-free commute and make most of your time, hire a cab for the day’s sightseeing.
You can choose to explore any one of the following regions
Talacauvery Hills (45 km from Madikeri)
Tadiandamol Hills (41 km from Madikeri)
Option 1: Religious Outing
09:00 AM – 03:00 PM
Talacauvery is at the border of Karnataka and Kerala and is famous for couple of temples – Tala Kaveri Temple and Bhagandeshwara Temple.
Tala Kaveri Temple is a sacred place for being the source of the river Kaveri. The temple sits on the top of the Tala Kaveri Hill. The site can be accessed by an auto or a cab.
The Bhagandeshwara Temple is at the foot hill of the Tala Kaveri Hill. Triveni Sangam, the site where 3 rivers meet and form the Kaveri River, is the prime attraction.
Also read: Coorg Itineraries
Option 2: Adventurous Outing
08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Tadaindamol Hills is a popular route for trekking. The trek route passes through dense forests, rocky terrain and water streams. A moderately difficult trek but if you are well prepared, it can be a cakewalk. Total length of the trek is around 10 km and can be covered in 6 – 8 hours.
Important things to carry:
1. Water-proof trekking shoes
2. Raincoats and Goggles
3. Energy bars and biscuit packets
4. Water bottles
5. Walking stick
6. Join a group
Advice: There are wild animals in the forest area, so avoid doing a solo trek. You will be told to return to the check point by 3 PM.
If you have time and energy left, try and visit the Chelevara Waterfalls.
That will be it in Coorg.