Buddhist Monastery Temple
The Namdroling-Nyingmapa Monastery is the largest teaching center of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in the world.The buddhist temple is just 1.4 kilometers from the hotel for a family trip or solo trip to coorg. If you are a believer of buddha or the buddhist teachings best time to pay a visit to this tibetian buddhist temple is during the tibetian buddhist new-years eve. Though there is no static date as they follow a lunar calendar, their new year mostly falls in the month of February or March. The monastery hosts traditional Lama Dances, oversize Thankga hanging from the sides of its buildings, as well as solemn processions which is a great sight for buddhists.
The Abbey Falls is an attractive location to visit near Madikeri, in the southern state of Karnataka. Set amidst a lush green region with coffee plantations all around it, this dainty spot is where the river Kaveri has got one of its early reaches. With a hanging bridge which is present at a small distance from the falls, this place has got a charm which makes tourists from all over the country visit it regularly. Water coming down from a height of 70 feet is a gorgeous sight to witness, with the picturesque location complementing the serene silence of the location. Spice plantations are another attraction of this region, which are spread throughout the forest area which surrounds the locality.
Dubare is known for its elephant camp, a forest camp on the banks of the river Kaveri in the district of Kodagu, Karnataka. It is an important base for the Karnataka Forest Department's elephants. The elephants for the Mysore Dussehra were trained at Dubare elephant camp.
There are opportunities for trekking, elephant rides, fishing, and river rafting. These activities are hosted by jungle lodges and resorts. The Forest Department also conducts some treks along well-defined routes.
Gaddige or the tombs of Virarajendra and Lingarajendra at Madikeri is one of the important monuments of Coorg. The royal tombs on a hillock to the north of Madikeri provides a commanding view of the town. Lingarajendra’s tomb was built in 1820. There are also the tombs of a Raja’s priest and that of two army commanders. A commemorative plaque, eulogizing the bravery of General Biddanda Bopu who fought Tipu Sultan has been recorded by Dodda Veerarajendra in an inscription. The tombs are in the style of Muhammadan edifices with domes in the center and turrets at the angles. The bars of windows made of brass have fine engravings. The grounds surrounding the tombs have been encroached.
The Harangi dam, built across river Cauvery, and located eight km from Kushalanagar is an ideal picnic spot. Behind the dam is a vast reservoir. On the banks of the reservoir stands a temple of Basavanna. There is a guesthouse nearby. Permission for entry to the dam site can be obtained from the PWD office located at the entrance to the dam.
The Harangi Reservoir is located near Hudgur village, Somwarpet taluk in Kodagu district in the Indian state of Karnataka.The reservoir is formed by a masonry dam built across the river Harangi, a tributary of the Kaveri.
The Omkareshwara Temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated in the town of Madikeri in Coorg, Karnataka. The speciality of the temple is that its construction reflects a mix of Gothic and Islamic styles. It is a popular religious destination of Coorg. The temple draws a large number of tourists and devotees regularly.
The Omkareshwara Temple was constructed by King Lingarajendra II in the 18th century. Legend has it that the temple was built by the king as a form of penance.
Raja seat overviews a spectacular layer of flowers and greenery, and clouds that cover a chain of high and low-rise mountains. The Raja Garden was a favourite spot for the Kings of Kodagu. It is built overlooking a commanding view of cliffs and valleys to the west with four pillars bridged by arches that is enhanced by beautiful surroundings.
The best time to witness this nature’s retreat is at sunrise and sunset. At Dawn, The golden light of the setting sun and the mist-covered valleys is splendid scene to capture.. Besides the natural products of tourism, there is also a Toy Train for children as well as a musical fountain.
Talakaveri- a beautiful place amidst mountains and reserve forests. This spot has the wellspring of the river Kaveribest believed that the river originates from a small spring that is most prominent during Monsoon. Situated on Brahmagiri hills near Bhagamandala in Coorg-Karnataka it remains at the height of 1,276 m above sea level. Kaveri being one of the seven sacred rivers is of utmost religious importance according to Hindu scriptures.
The flight of steps leading up to the summit of the Brahmagiri Hill and two Shrines where they bathe and offer prayers is a true test of belief. This top view famous among nature lovers and tourists