Things to do in Coorg

Madikeri Trip Itinerary

Mode of Transport: For hassle-free commute and make most of your time, hire a cab for the day’s sightseeing.

Blend of Nature and History

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

You begin your sightseeing in Coorg at Abbi Falls.

This is a popular tourist spot in Coorg. Be here as early as possible, the charm of the place will be lost with increased gatherings of tourists later in the day. The hanging bridge is what draws the crowd here. The surrounding areas are used for coffee cultivation.

Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour

5 km from the falls is the Raja’s Tombs.

The burial place of the rulers of Kodagu dynasty. There are 3 tombs placed one beside the other and the area is surrounded by well-maintained gardens. The artwork on the structure is something one must take notice. Not visited by large crowd, the tomb is one of the off-beat attractions in Coorg. Ideal place for photography and an Instagrammable place.  

Time duration: 30 – 45 min

Restaurants in this area are plentiful. You find some of the famous outlets for having your lunch. Coorg Cuisine is very popular in Madikeri.4

Also read: Explore the Elephant Camp and Golden Temple in Coorg

Fort, Park and Temple Visit

02:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Next stop will be the Madikeri Fort, 500 meters from the restaurant.

If really interested in history, you must visit this fort. Tourists’ entrance are restricted to certain areas. Taking a walk inside the fort premise takes you back to that era. The Government Museum displays the artefacts belonging to the Kodava dynasty. This is another attraction that is visited by limited number of tourists.

Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour

The last attraction of the day, Raja’s Seat.

1 km from the fort, Raja’s Seat is a viewpoint. This particular the spot offers the best panoramic view of the town. People come here to admire the sunset and spend quality time with their family and loved ones. Amusement park and toy train around the garden keep the young tourists excited.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hour

Later, you can pay a visit at the Omkareshwara Temple. The temple allows devotees to offer prayers from 06:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM.

That will bring an end to the day’s sightseeing.

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