Coorg is located in the south-west part of Karnataka bordering Kerala. Coorg measures 96 km (north-south) in length and 64 km east-west in breadth. The area of Coorg district is 4102 sq. kilometers and the population estimated in 2001 was 545,322, increasing 11.64% from 1991 to 2001, and 5.75% from 1981 to 1991.
Nestled in the jade hills and deep valleys of the southern state of Karnataka, Coorg is a popular tourist destination. Spread over an area of 4,102 sq km, this region is also known as Kodagu. Blessed with scenic charm and picturesque views, Besides the alluring atmosphere, the hill station has a rich cultural and historical backgrounds.
Many forest regions, and acres of tea and coffee plantations of Kodagu are, in a word, stunning. Also known as Coorg and dubbed "The Scotland of India.
Beat the summer heat by reveling in Coorg’s cool atmosphere, while splashing your feet in small streams and getting soaked under waterfalls. While summer is the ideal time to visit, travelers often come here during the monsoons when Coorg is painted in different shades of green. Which makes coorg an ideal place for family/students/corporate Groups to spend their Holidays.
The nearest domestic airport is the Mangalore International Airport, about 160 kilometres away.
If you want to take the bus, there are K.S.R.T.C deluxe buses, which run daily from Bengaluru, Mysore and Mangalore.
There is no railway network in Coorg. So trains to Coorg are not straightforward. One needs to catch a train to a neighbouring city and then catch a bus or cab to Coorg. As there are no Coorg trains, you book tickets to neighbouring areas via the IRCTC website. It is advised to book trains beforehand if you are looking to come to Coorg by train.
Coorg by car is the appropriate choice for a nature lover and enthusiast. Travelling to Coorg by road is very easy as the roads are well connected and maintained. The travel by road does not let you down with its amazing view outside.