Coorg – The Scotland of India 

Kodagu, formerly known as Coorg is popularly dubbed as ‘The Scotland of India.’ It is located in the south-western part of Karnataka bordering Kerala. This beautiful hill station is around 250 kms from Bangalore and 120 kms from Mysore. Mercara or Madikeri is the district headquarters of Kodagu. It is one of the beautiful hill stations you will love to visit. The Coorg district is characterized by thick forests and mountains on the Western Ghats. Its landscape varies in altitude between 823 mt to 2700 mt above sea level. The main agricultural produce of this region is coffee and rice while orange groves are also found in plenty. Honey, Cinnamon, Cardamom, Pepper, Areca nut, Ferns, Orchids and Anthuriums are the other produce from Kodagu. It is one of the most un-spoilt regions of south-west India. Hiking trails run from lowland jungle up through coffee plantations shaded by wild trees and finally through wild forests onto high ridges of natural grassland.

The most important destinations in Coorg

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