IRUPPU FALL is formed as the river Lakshmana Theenha descends perpendicularly from a height of 170 feet into the solent woods below. As these waters are belived to have the power to cleanse one of all sins from far and near, especially.
The Kuruva Island. 950 acres of evergreen forest on the tributaries of east following river Kabani, is an ideal picnic spot, far away from the disturbance of city life. The Island is uninhabited.Rare! spicies of birds, orchids and herbs are the sovereigns of this supernal kingdom.
Dubare Elephant Camp
Dubare elephant camp can be visited by both overnight guests as well as day visitors. Tourists who stay in and around madikeri (30 Kms from Dubare Elephant Camp) can visit the camp on payment basis and enjoy the wildlife safari, joyride on the elephant. coracle ride etc.
Nagarahole National Park also known as ‘Rajiv Gandhi National Park’ is around 94 km from Mysorc.’Naga’ means snake and ‘hole’means river.You will find most names of the villages nearby starting or ending with ‘naga’. visiting hours : 6am to 9am and 4:30pm To 6.30pm.
Raja’s seat in the town of Madikeri is where the kings would sit and watch the sunsets with their consorts. This is considered one of South India’s most scenic locations. The view from Raja’s Seat is breathtaking as you gaze upon the green valleys.
A recently built “Namdrolling Monastery’ a world famous Tibetan Golden temple a toast to the eyes is in Bylakoppa also the second large Tibetans settlement in India. Three majestic Gold coated 40 feet height idols of Buddha & Padmasambhava. Amitayush Status inside the temple is the main attraction.
The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary falls under the Nilgiri biosphere reserve in Kerela and also is part of the project Elephant established in 1991. Animals like elephants. Tigers, Cheetah Leopards, Jackals and others are found in the reserve. The forest department offers no organized safari as of yet. But with prior permission.
Abbey Falls or the Abbi Water Falls is situated just 7-8 kilometers from Madikeri town [Galibeedu road). ‘Abbi’ in coorgie means a waterfall. A waterfall you don’t want to miss. The British called it the Jessie waterfalls in memory of Jessie the daughter of Madikeri’s first captain.
Cauvery Nisargadhama is an Island created by a cluster of islets formed by Cauvery River. This Island is a popular picnic spot that features of bamboo groves. Sandalwood and Teak trees. This Island also features deer park, Rabbit park, surrounded by the Cauvery Rivery, This Island can be accessed by hanging rope bridge.
A forest trail loads from these falls to the Brahmagiri Peak in Southern Kodagu. Is said that when Rama asked Lakshmana to fetch him drinking water, Lakshmana shot an arrow in to the Brahmagiri hills and brought in to being the river Lakshmana Tirtha.
Tadiyandamol is the highest peak of the district at 5,724 ft about 1748m above sea level. The highest peak in Coorg and poses an exciting challenge to seasoned trekkers. This is the second highest in Karnataka. Located in The Western Ghats. The peak is located in the south-eastern pan of Coorg and is 8 km from the town of Kakkabe which is 35 km from Madikeri.
The Pushpagiri (aka Subramanya Hills) lies at an imposing of 5,626 ft and is 2nd highest peak of Kodagu. located in Dakshina Kannada district of Pushpagiri Range. The trekking zone can approached from Pushpagiri or from Kumaraparvat peaks.