COORG

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Introduction

Beauty is a small word to describe Coorg. Situated on the Western Ghats in Karnataka, Coorg is not less than a paradise in South India. Vibrant culture, picturesque beauty, coffee plantations, teak wood forest, verdant valleys and stunning mountain ranges, these are the words that can draw an image of Coorg in the mind. Still, the place is much more beautiful than your imagination. The destination is a treat for adventure enthusiasts and nature admirers. Bangalore, the neighbouring city keeps Coorg in touch with the latest fashion and trends.

History

Coorg is also recognized as Kodagu. During the 9th and 10th centuries, it was included in the Kingdom of Gangas and in the 11th century, it was with Cholas. In the 12th century, Hoysalas overthrew Cholas and later on Nayakas ruled the region till 1834. The area was under colonial rule after that. This beautiful place was awarded with the title of an independent state in 1950 but in 1956, the region was merged with Karnataka and was declared a district.

Attractions

Rajas Seat
This is the most beautiful place offering the panoramic views of sunset. The place is located in Madikeri and is a significant mention in the golden vintage era. This is the place where the ruling kings used to watch the sunset. Towering hills and picturesque views are the highlights of this area. Now the garden has been set up by the government there, which has added some more beauty in the place.

Omkareshwara Temple

Established by Lingarajendra II in 1820, the temple is a major attraction of the place. The temple is a fine architecture that reflects both Islamic as well as Gothic style culture. The major attractions of the temple are the tank and the mandap. According to the legends, the Lingam of god Shiva has been imported from the holy city Varanasi. Paintings of Sai Baba and Raghvendra Swamy can be seen on the walls of the temple.

Madikeri Fort

Originally built by mud, this amazing fort was rebuilt with stone by Tipu Sultan. Two life,size mortar elephants grab the attention of the fort visitors. The temple of Virabhadra was replaced with a Gothicstyle Anglican Church in 1855 by he British rulers. Now the church is converted into a museum.

Abbey Falls

This is the most popular waterfall of the region and the preferred attraction of the tourists who admire the beauty of nature. The waterfall is a reflection of the roaring mood of mother nature and extremely different from the calm rivers. Apart from these, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Dubare Elephant Camp, Harangi Dam, Nehru Mantap, Somwarpet are the popular attractions of the region.

Destination Wedding in Coorg

Popular as the Scotland of India, Coorg is an ideal Hill Station wedding destination for anyone who is looking for a unique destination that is blessed with the goodness of natural beauty and romance. Having a rich cultural history with a charming smell of coffee and rustic spice is sure to keep you and your guests awestruck. Weddings are once in a lifetime affair and we understand how important this day is to you. Special care is taken when planning for a destination wedding at Coorg, and proper research and planning much before the main day helps us in making sure that everything is properly taken care of. Coorg is also known as Kodagu by many, is located in south,western Karnataka along the Western Ghats. This luxuriously peaceful destination has several interesting venues to suit a very budget size.

Heritage Resort, Coorg

In the verdant mountains of Karnataka, lies the pristine reserve of Coorg. Where elephants forge for bamboo as theyve done for centuries. And the loudest sound you hear is the squawk of a macaw calling out to its young.

Bird watching, cycling, trekking all that and more can be part of your itinerary when you are here. Madikeri as its headquarters is a year round holiday destination near Bangalore. Every season has its delights. Welcome to Heritage Resort Coorg.

Perched on a mountain top and wrapped in the cool embrace of a rainforest is our gracious resort, it blends naturally into this wild outpost. Concealed among majestic trees and a flirt of a mist, our cottages offer panoramic views of mountains, while the resort overlooks deep valleys and gurgling streams.

Distance from Airport , 136 KM
Travel time , 182 Min
Category , 4 Star Deluxe
Total rooms , 32
Suites , 28
Villas , 4
Restaurant , 2
Lounge and Bar , 1
Parking , 40

Event Venues,

Banquet Hall , 150 Pax
Lawn , 200 Pax

Club Mahindra Resort, Virajpet

Virajpet is known for its thick jungles, paddy fields, and coffee plantations interspersed with pepper and cardamom plants, and the aroma around you is just amazing. Our next venue is located right in Virajpet. Club Mahindra Resort is a well,known wedding venue in Coorg, popular for its best in the industry services and standards. Scattered against a background of lush green coffee plants, this resort in Coorg has a huge lawn for around 1000 guests. The venue also has a hall if you are looking forward to hosting an indoor destination,style wedding. So, book this venue and host events with joy and vigor.

Distance from Airport , 136 KM
Travel time , 175 Min
Category , 5 Star Deluxe
Total rooms , 50
Deluxe , 42
Suites , 8
Restaurant , 2
Lounge and Bar , 1
Parking , 35

Event Venues,

Banquet Hall , 200 Pax
Lawn , 1000 Pax

Amritara Ambatty Greens Resort, Coorg

Whether youre a tourist or traveling on business, Ambatty Greens Resort is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Coorg. The excitement of the city center is only 4.0 Km away. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the citys must,see destinations. At Ambatty Greens Resort, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. Guests of the hotel can enjoy on,site features like 24,hour room service, free Wi,Fi in all rooms, 24,hour security, daily housekeeping, 24,hour front desk.Guests can choose from 24 rooms, all of which exude an atmosphere of total peace and harmony. Besides, the hotels host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at Ambatty Greens Resort.

Distance from Airport , 115 KM
Travel time , 153 Min
Category , 4 Star Deluxe
Total rooms , 24
Deluxe , 18
Suites , 6
Swimming Pool , 1
Restaurant , 2
Lounge and Bar , 1
Parking , 20

Event Venues,

Conference Hall , 200 Pax
Main Lawn , 250 Pax

Purple Palms Resort, Coorg

For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Coorg, Purple Palms Resort and Spa is the perfect choice. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the citys mustsee destinations. Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Purple Palms Resort and Spa is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible Located 21 Km in the foothills of Madikeri, Kushalnagar, Purple Palms Resort and Spa boasts an outdoor pool and Spa. The resort has a gym, childrens playroom. The location, Purple Palms Resort and Spa, Coorg is 110 km from Mysore Airport and 160 km from Ootys hill station. Bangalore International Airport is 275 km away. 400 m from Nisargadhama, 7.4 km from Buddhist Monastery Golden Temple , 11 Km from Chiklihole Dam and 12 Kms from Dubare elephant camp.

Distance from Airport , 104 KM
Travel time , 132 Min
Category , 4 Star Deluxe
Total rooms , 68
Deluxe , 60
Suites , 8
Restaurant , 2
Lounge and Bar , 1
Parking , 50

Event Venues,

Cherry Hall , 200 Pax
Board Room , 10 Pax

Club Mahindra Resort, Madikeri

We have another Club Mahindra Resort in Coorg. Located at a hill station, Madikeri is surely an epitome of luxury. Nestled in the Western Ghats, this district is one of the most beautiful ones in the state, and this beauty is reflected in the ambiance of this resort. This wedding destination in Coorg offers tranquility and you will surely fall in love with this resort. In,house chefs will serve you authentic Madikeri food prepared with delicious, age,old recipes, so you can literally drool over it. So, tell us, is there any place better than Club Mahindra Resort, Madikeri?

Distance from Airport , 133 KM
Travel time , 178 Min
Category , 4 Star Deluxe
Total rooms , 220
Deluxe , 192
Suites , 28
Swimming Pool , 2
Restaurant , 3
Lounge and Bar , 1
Parking , 100

Event Venues,

Banquet Hall , 300 Pax
Lawn , 500 Pax

Taj Madikeri Resort and Spa

Perched 4000 feet above sea level in the midst of a 180,acre rainforest is the Taj Madikeri Resort and Spa, Coorg. With Kodagu architecture, a temperature controlled Infinity Pool, an outdoor pool, 4 experiential dining experiences, a fully stocked Hive Bar and serenity that lingers long after your blissful break at this 5 star hotel in Madikeri, Coorg.

Distance from Airport, 137 KM
Travel time , 192 Min
Category , 5 Star Deluxe
Total rooms , 63
Deluxe,62
Suites,1
Swimming Pool , 1
Restaurant , 4
Lounge and Bar , 1
Parking, 60

Event Venues,

Soiree Hall , 300 Pax



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