Coorg is also called The Scotland of India because the climate and the place reminds the tourists of Scotland.
The southern part of India can be a perfect weekend getaway for people living in Bangalore or flying from Bangalore. The roads are undoubtedly perfect for a long drive. In case you don’t have the option of self driving to these destinations, you can always book public transport to reach. KSRTC is well connected to most of the tourist destinations.
We were celebrating our One Year Wedding Anniversary and wanted to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the city. After days of discussions and research, we realized we had to save up our paid leaves and money to attend few friends’s and relative’s wedding and chose to travel somewhere close to Bangalore. Coorg or in around Coorg was the best option that we could opt for!
Time Taken – The distance to reach Coorg from Bangalore is not more than 5-6 hours by road.
Best Time – It’s always a best time. The temperature is always pleasant any time of the year.
How To Reach – There are FOUR ways to reach Coorg:
- Bus – Private and Government AC? Non-AC Buses
- Hire a Cab or Self Drive – Approx. cost of ZoomCar is about 9-10k INR.
- Train – You can get off at the Mysore Railway station and take a cab to Coorg. Mysore is just 95 km away from Coorg.
- By Air – The closest airport is Mangalore which is 164 km away from Coorg.
What To Pack – Pack light so that it’s easy for you to walk around and also something to keep you warm in the night. But please no fancy shoes or heels. Stick to sneakers!
Coorg Jungle Camp Backwater Resort is close to Harangi Reservoir in a upbeat location away from the Kushalnagar town. So we got off at the Kushalnagar Bus Stop which is 30kms away from Madikeri and a stop before. The resort was just 5 kms away from the bus stop, so we hired an auto for 250Rs to reach the resort.
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