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Welcome to Coorg

About Coorg

Coorg, also known as Kodagu, is multi-faceted as a tourist destination. Coorg is the most wealthy slope station in Karnataka. Coorg is notable for its breath-taking and lush greenery. Forest secured slopes, spice and coffee ranches just add to the scene. Madikeri is the district headquarters of Kodagu, you can get all types of transportation for getting around Kodagu from here.

History

People’s group named "Kodavas" were the first agriculturists in Coorg, who have lived there for a considerable length of time. The "Kodavas" were known for their aptitude in combative techniques and were hailed as a warrior group also. The Haleri Dynasty ruled Coorg between 1600 and 1834. It was a monarchist line and the kingdom was named after a place called Haleri, close to Madikeri, which was made as the capital of the rulers during that era.

How to Reach:

By Road:

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation runs special transports to Coorg, all the time from urban areas like Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore.

By Train:

Coorg does not have a railroad arrange but rather the stations nearest to this slope station are Mysore, Mangalore and Hassan. There are many trains for these major cities from various parts of India.

By Air:

Coorg does not has its own air terminal, the closest air terminal being Mangalore, which is roughly 135 km away. Mangalore airplane terminal has great network with non-stop flights from various parts of the nation.

Distance From Near By Cities:

  • Tirupathi: 512.8km
  • Chennai: 586.8km
  • Hyderabad: 827.1km
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