Bangalore to Coorg
Travelling from Bangalore to Coorg –
By Bus – The distance from Bangalore to Coorg is about 260 km and opting to board a direct Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus from the main Bangalore bus stop is a good option. It takes about 6 hours to reach Coorg this way. It is an economical means to travel to Coorg from Bangalore by Bangalore to Coorg buses. There are also many private buses that you can opt for.
By Train – There is no direct Bangalore to Coorg train. Mysore Railway Station is the nearest railway station which takes about 3 hours from Bangalore. It is here that one needs to hop on to a direct bus or hire a taxi to reach Coorg if you opt to take the train.
By Flight – Bangalore to Coorg distance of 260 km is not covered by a direct Bangalore to Coorg flight. Coorg has no airports of its own and the closest Mangalore International Airport is at a distance of 160 km from Coorg. And travellers need to take a car or cab from here, it is for this reason that Bangalore to Coorg flights are not a popular option.
By Car/Cab – Since there are no direct trains plying between these two places, the best answer to how to reach Coorg from Bangalore is through road. Bangalore to Coorg by car takes about 5 hours depending on the type of taxi hired and is a time saving and economical option for a group of friends or small families.
Coorg – The Land of Coffee
Coorg is a picturesque hill station attached to the Kodagu administrative district in Karnataka, hemmed by a stretch of 4100 Sq. km of Western Ghats as is south-western border. Rich in natural resources, Coorg is the destination for many spice plantations reaping veritable spices and coffee seeds.
Things to do
Identified as the most popular hill stations in India, the sightseeing in Coorg is extensive. A visit to the Abbey Falls, Dubare Nagarhole National Park and the Iruppu Falls is a must along with a sacred trip to Omkareswara Temple boasting of Indo-Sarcenic architectural style. A number of spice and coffee plantations attract the attention of onlookers with a visit to the famous Golden Temple in Kushal Nagar being the most patronised tourist destination in Coorg.
Famous for Coorgi styled non-vegetarian delicacies including the authentic pork curry teamed up with hot and fluffy appams, a veritable feast awaits food lovers. Along with this, there are a number of delicacies that satiate the palates of vegetarians. A hot cup of coffee in Coorg is highly recommended. Hotels in Coorg give one the most beautiful views. Homestays are the most patronised accommodations in Coorg along with a number of resorts which are fully-equipped with modern amenities. Options to pre-book a number of guest houses and nature camps are also available to tourists.