Coorg or Kodagu is a hill station that is located in Karnataka, India. It is a little away from Mysore. It is the most beautiful hill station that you can find in the Western Ghats. The hill station is about 3000 feet above the sea level. The temperature would not go above 15 degrees C (59 degree F) during winter season. Here are the top reasons why you should be visiting Coorg today.

Romantic walk through coffee plantation

Kodagu has the right environment and temperature that suit coffee plantation. It is the second largest coffee production in the country. A walk through this plantation during early morning is considered to be the most romantic activity in this place. You can also watch how coffee is produced from the beans. You can also find vanilla, cardamom and pepper plants in this plantation.

Paradise for foodies

Kodava cuisine is the right treat for those who love to eat. This is the home of spices and thus, the cuisine would have a rich spice flavour. Pork is an important ingredient in this region. You can find a lot of delicacies that are made of pork here. The vegetarian ingredients include bamboo shoot, jack fruit, mushroom, raw mango and others. Most of the ingredients used are rare and exotic. If you are someone who love exotic dishes, Kodagu is the right place for you.

Adrenaline pumping activities

You need not reach Manali or Rishikesh for enjoying some adrenaline pumping activities. Starting from trekking to camping, you can enjoy the nature is its wild form. Iruppu falls, Subramania, Brahmagiri, Thandiyandamol and Galibeedu are some of the spots where you can find mesmerizing tracks for trekking and camping. You can also find a lot of wild animals here and there based on the tracks you choose. Always heed to the advice from experts about the track to choose based on your expertise.

Watching fauna

Do you love bird watching or wildlife spotting? This is the right place for these activities. Starting from Bulbul to Pacific Swallow, you can find a lot of various and exotic birds here in Pushpagiti forest. It is an important bird sanctuary in India. If you are looking for some wild animals, you can spot Axis deer, hyena, mouse deer, crested porcupine and many others in the reserved forest areas. Nagerhole Park provides wild jeep safaris for you to enjoy the wildlife without fear.

Monastery of Tibet

The Tibetan Monastery is a sight to your eyes. This area has more than 10,000 Tibetan refugees. Thus, you can find a lot of nunneries, universities and other iconic buildings. You can have some soul searching time in the meditation hall, enjoy the garden or taste Tibetan cuisine in this monastery.

These are just the top five reasons. There are a lot of other reasons for visiting Coorg like, Puthari festival, Hockey festival, elephant camp, fishing in angling and many others. If you are looking for an exotic plan to enjoy, Coorg should certainly be your next best tours of India.