Coorg is one of the most picturesque hill stations in the Western Ghats. A top crowd puller in Karnataka, Coorg is visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world. Coorg is famous for its lofty mountains and undulating valleys. We know many travellers come to Coorg just for a day or two because of their busy schedules. If you are one of those travellers check our 1 day Coorg local sightseeing tour with Talacauvery in a private cab.
The sightseeing places that will be covered in this one day Coorg local sightseeing tours are Talacauvery, Bhagamandala, Abbey Falls, Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Fort, Government Museum, Gaddige and Raja’s Seat. Just in-case you are more interested to visit Dubare Elephant Camp and Nisargadhama, and Golden Temple, check out this 1 Day Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour with Dubare Elephant Camp.
Coorg’s stunning landscape owes its gratitude to its several coffee groves, spice plantations, rippling paddy fields and lush green forests. The sunlight trickling down through the dense cover of the forests is the best thing about Coorg. Coorg has something to offer to nature lovers, photography enthusiasts, history enthusiasts and even adventure junkies!
Overview of 1 Day Coorg Sightseeing Tour with Talacauvery
1 Day Coorg Local Tour with Talacauvery
Coorg is one of those destinations where you would really want to spend weeks at, but we do understand that most tourists cannot spare much time travelling while simultaneously handling high-pressure jobs or busy schedules. In such cases, we offer this excellent one day Coorg local sightseeing tours that cover the the prominent Talacauvery Temple & Waterfalls.
A well planned one day tour to cover most import sightseeing places in and around Coorg. Our one-day Coorg local tour in a private cab has been optimised into an eleven-hour sightseeing tour that ideally kicks off by 8 in the morning and wraps up by 7 in the evening.
During this duration, you will be covering a distance of about 175 km. Needless to say, our cabs are extremely luxurious and comfortable so that tourists feel at ease throughout the day. GPS navigation, roomy leg space and spacious cargo department assures complete comfort all through the day.
Coorg cab vendors listed out on this tour are friendly, professional and proficient at what they do. The cab vendors also offer customised packages, with flexible drop off and pick up locations, and pocket-friendly rates so that all kinds of tourists can feel comfortable while travelling. Customer satisfaction is their number one priority and our glowing reviews only attest to this fact!
Highlights of One Day Coorg Local Trip with Talacauvery
- Full-day Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour
- Duration: 10 to 11 hours
- Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
- Pickup & Drop: Coorg Hotel / Home
- Places Covered: Talacauvery Temple & Waterfalls, Bhagamandala Triveni Sangamam, Abbey Falls, Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Fort, Government Museum, Gaddige and Raja’s Seat.
Package Price for 1 Day Coorg Local Sightseeing with Talacauvery by Cab
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1 Day Itinerary of Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour with Talacauvery Package
Pickup from your Hotel in Coorg at 8:00 AM
|S.No||Sightseeing Place||Recommended Duration|
|1||Talacauvery Temple & Waterfalls||60 minutes|
|2||Bhagamandala Triveni Sangamam||40 minutes|
|3||Abbey Falls||50 minutes|
|4||Omkareshwara Temple||30 minutes|
|5||Madikeri Fort||40 minutes|
|6||Government Museum||30 minutes|
|7||Gaddige (Raja’s Tomb)||30 minutes|
|8||Raja’s Seat||40 minutes|
Drop back at your Hotel in Coorg by 6:30 PM
PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the Coorg tourism places listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit.
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Detailed Guide: Places to Visit with One Day Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour with Talacauvery by Car
The following places will be covered as part of your one day Coorg local sightseeing tour with Talacauvery in a private cab:
Talacauvery is a destination of spiritual importance located at a distance of 44 KM from Madikeri, Coorg. Nestled in the Brahmagiri Hills, Talacauvery is the birthplace of the holy river Cauvery and is one of the most popular sightseeing places to see in Coorg. The place of origin has been marked by a small temple and holy water tank, or kundike. You will find devotees and tourists taking a dip in this holy tank before starting off their day.
The water of the tank is believed to relieve a person of his sins. The best time to visit Talacauvery is during the pious festival of Tala Sakarmana in October. This is a destination for Hindu devotees and photography enthusiasts.
Bhagamandala rests on the upstream stretches of the holy river Cauvery. Bhagamandala is home to Triveni Sangam which is the meeting place for the rivers of Cauvery, Kannike and the mythical river of Sujyoti. Triveni Sangam is an extremely revered place amongst devotees. Don’t be surprised to see people taking a dip, praying or even scattering the ashes of their deceased loved one.
The most important attraction of Bhagamandala is the Bhagandeshwara Temple. The temple was built in honour of Lord Shiva. The temple pulls in an astonishingly large crowd during Tula Sakarmana. When you go to Bhagamandala, keep some time aside to meditate, pray and feel at home with oneself.
3. Abbey Falls
Abbey Falls or Abbi Falls is one of the most significant waterfalls not only in Coorg but the entire Western Ghats! Located at a mere distance of 8 KM from Coorg, the small town of Coorg is synonymous with Abbey Falls. The falls marked the early reaches of Cauvery river. The falls were earlier known as Jessie Falls, in memory of a British officer’s wife.
To reach the falls, you will have to trek a short distance that will take you three stocky coffee bushes and aromatic spice plantations! A hanging bridge and a small balcony have been constructed for tourists to safely view the falls. End your visit here by sipping on some piping hot coffee at the stores nearby!
The majestic Omkareshwara Temple was built in the year 1820 by Linga Rajendra II. The temple was built by Lingarajendra II in hopes of atoning for his sin for wrongfully sentencing a pious Brahmin to death. The Gothic, Islamic and Hindu style of building has captured the attention of architecture lovers for centuries.
The temple is adorned with spectacular paintings, the mantapa installed with a dome, the panchaloha windows and the Shiva linga. The water tank in front of the temple is full of colourful fishes that are loved by children. The Mahamangalarthi is performed thrice a day and they should not be missed out on!
Madikeri Fort and Palace along with being the most important tourist spot in Madikeri is also a building that functions as government offices, Court and the district prison. Tipu Sultan rebuilt the fort in 1800s in granite. Originally the fort was built in mud by Mudduraja in the 17th century. Eventually, the fort was captured by the British in 1834.
The must-see attractions within the fort is the palace, Mahatma Gandhi Public Library, Maha Kote Ganesha temple, Clock Tower, Government Museum and the life-size statues of two elephants. There are also some viewpoints along the boundaries of Madikeri Fort.
The Old Anglican Church of the Madikeri Fort was converted into the Government Museum in the year 10970. The museum is a proud collector of several priceless antiques such coins, manuscripts, treasures of the Kodava royalty, bronze statues, wood sculptures, armaments and inscriptions. You can visit the museum every day from 9 AM to 7 PM, except on Mondays and public holidays.
Gaddige or Raja’s Tomb is a regal structure built on a hilltop in Madikeri. Imitating the Indo – Saracenic style of architecture, Gaddige is a cluster of royal tombs of the Kodavas of Coorg. The main tombs at Gaddige are that of Chikkavirarajendra, Rudrappa, Dodda Veerajendara and his queen.
The palace is located only a kilometre away from Madikeri bus stand. The beautiful garden surrounding Gaddige is a great place for relaxation and evening strolls! This site will be of special interest to history and architecture lovers.
8. Raja’s Seat
The tour will rightly conclude by a visit to Raja’s Seat. Raja’s Seat is the most spectacular, and probably the most love destination in Madikeri. The garden is situated on top of a hill that offers mindblowing of Coorg and nearby places. Raja’s Seat was a destination of choice for the Kodava kings who would watch the sunsets here every evening.
Today tourist flock in hundreds to Raja’s Seat to catch a glimpse of the setting sun. The area has been developed into a beautiful garden with flower sculptures, flowering plants, musical fountains and benches. The viewpoint offers unobstructed views of the forests, misty hills and the descending fog.
Children love visiting Raja’s Seat due to the toy train ride that goes around the garden and also the dancing musical fountains! No matter how tired you are, spending a few minutes here is bound to cheer you up.
Coorg should definitely be on the itinerary for tourists who enjoy peace and quiet. The boundless expanse of nature and fresh air is preferred by tourists coming in for the weekend from busy cities such as Bangalore. Gather your friends and family and set off on a quick tour to Coorg. Go back home with homemade wine, chocolates, coffee, spices and unforgettable memories!
- Pick and drop from Home / Hotel in Coorg
- Selected Cab for Coorg sightseeing as per the above Itinerary
- Vehicle Parking Charges
- Toll-gate Charges if any
- Driver Batta
- Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places in Coorg
- Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
- Lodging / Accommodation in Coorg
- Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
- Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
Terms & Conditions
Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 Day Coorg Local Sightseeing tour package. Ideally this 1 day Coorg city tour package cannot be customized,
The time spent on each Coorg tourist attraction is to be followed as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
Please also note that if a particular Coorg sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with cab vendor before you book the tour.
A day trip to Coorg is best enjoyed with hassle free and comfortable journey that our operator offers that is also pocket friendly. With our one day Coorg Local Sightseeing Tour with Talacauvery, you are going to have a memorable holiday visiting the beautiful large hill town situated in Western Ghats.
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How to Reach Coorg ?
Coorg is cut off by rail and air connectivity but the closest airports are Mangalore and Bangalore. Mangalore is only 150 KM away from Coorg whereas Bangalore is located at a distance of 250 KM. The best way to go to Coorg is by road from Mysore. The distance is only 120 KM and the sights along the road accustom tourists to the beauty of Coorg little by little as you approach your destination!
Best time to visit Coorg
Thanks to its pleasant climate, Coorg is a destination that tourists can visit throughout the year. Still, October to May remains the most preferred time of travelling because there are fewer chances of rain and the weather here is a welcome change from the extreme summers & winters in the rest of India!