Day 4/Part 2 – Raja’s Seat, Madikeri Fort etc. Coorg

Our second last day in Coorg began with memorable outing at Dubare Elephant camp and rest of day covered the sight seeing in and around the main town of Madikeri and shopping of souvenirs. Popular sight seeing spots here are Raja’s Seat (The King’s Throne), Madikeri fort and museum and Omkareshwar temple. A visit to Madikeri fort…

Day 4/Part 1 – Dubare Elephant Camp, Coorg

Priority on day 4 (our second last day in Coorg) was to have a relaxed outing in and around the main town. Dubare Elephant Camp was an exception though. Technically this was second attempt at visiting the Camp. Dubare was on our second day itinerary, but we had to return back from Dubare as there…

Day 3/Part 2 – Irrpu Falls, Coorg

After our successful Nagarhole Jungle Safari , other schedule for the day included visit to Irrpu Waterfalls, Irrpu Temple, famous Bhagamandala Temple and Talacauvery (birth place of river Cauvery) later in the day. Irrpu waterfalls was the personally my favorite highlight of that day, simply because we were the first once to reach there and have…

Day 3/Part 1 – Nagarhole Jungle Safari, Coorg

Day 3 itinerary was pretty intense as it started before the break of dawn at 3.45 a.m with first visit to Nagarhole Jungle Safari. We were just in time for this jungle safari. In India, jungle safaris are shut down during monsoon period (15th June to 30th September tentatively), which is precisely why we were unknowingly…

Day 2 – Nisargadhama, Namdroling Monastery, Coorg

So this was day 2. After an unsuccessful visit to Dubare Elephant camp (which we postponed to day 4), we made up for it by visit to Namdroling monastery, Nisargdhama (The Bamboo Park) and indulging in some impromptu river rafting adventure. I always believed that Buddhist monasteries are in north India (am not the only…

Day 1 – Mandalapatti the Mini Scotland of India, Coorg

We planned our 4 days schedule first by communicating our plans with hotel manager, who advised us to take up one route everyday so that we can smoothly enjoy our holidays. And that was a great tip. So our Day 1 was scheduled to visit Manadalapatti first and Abbey Falls on same route later in…

Digitally Detoxed in Coorg

Social responsibility, new found love for animals and be of help to others, that’s what i learned in this trip. Planning a week long trip to Coorg was as random as catching up with my #PartnerInCrime. Itinerary was chalked out, arrangement were made in span of 1 week. Came the D-day and we took an…