A 3-day itinerary of Coorg could be one of your life's most exciting and fun holiday experiences. Popularly known as the 'Scotland of India,' Coorg, a quaint hill town in Karnataka, is a land of surreal beauty. Replete with lush greenery all around, this stunning town has some of the most picturesque vistas you will see anywhere in the world. The cool weather of the place only adds to its beauty and charm. 

A popular weekend gateway destination for the residents of Bangalore and other nearby cities in Karnataka, it is the perfect place to get some much-needed peace and calm. You can relax in the lap of nature and breathe the fresh, clean and crisp air sprinkled with the sweet scent of the coffee and spice plantations in the region. 

So, here is a list of places to visit in Coorg in 3 days and the things to do that will make your holiday memorable! So, without any further ado, let’s get started. 

 Coorg itinerary Day 1

You may be excited to explore the town of Coorg and have new experiences, right? Well, it is advisable to start your day early so that you have plenty of time to visit the popular tourist attractions and cover a lot of ground without any hassles. 

So, start your day with breakfast at the hotel. Make sure to get a taste of some of the local delicacies. After filling your tummy, it is time to head out and start exploring Coorg. Your first destination could be Abbey Falls. 

It is one of the most loved tourist places here and must be right at the top of your Coorg itinerary. The gushing waters of the falls present a sight to behold. What makes it even more charging is the surroundings around it. The falls are cosily nestled amidst a coffee plantation. So, there is lush greenery all around. You can spend a few here just admiring the beauty. 

Later in the day, after a delicious lunch, you can head to another popular attraction in the region, the Dubare Elephant Camp. It is one of the most unique places in Karnataka, where you can get up close and interact with the Gentle Giants. Here, you can enjoy activities like bathing the elephants and feeding them. 

After playing with the elephants, clicking pictures and creating memories for a lifetime, you can call it a day after enjoying a delicious meal and getting ready for the next day. 

 Coorg itinerary Day 2

The best thing about going on a holiday to Coorg is that you will have something new and exciting to look forward to every day and every minute you spend here. So, after an exciting day 1, you can make your day 2 even better. 

You can start your day by visiting Mandalpatti. It is a breathtaking viewpoint that gives you a sweeping vista of the hills and valleys that stretch into the distance. The drive to the point is an experience in itself as you pass through the scenic landscape, and the winding roads up the hills make it even better. 

Once you reach the destination, don't be surprised if you gasp in awe at the sheer beauty ahead of you. It is a great spot to click on stunning pictures you can boast about on social media. Spend a good two to three hours admiring the beauty. 

In the afternoon, perhaps after lunch, you can proceed to your next experience. Explore the coffee plantations in the region. There are many coffee estates, and you can visit any of them to learn more about the coffee-making process, from plantation to picking beans and brewing. Don't forget to taste a cup of freshly brewed coffee. 

Later in the evening, you can head to Honnamana Lake. Here, the tranquil surroundings will transport you to a different place altogether, and the beauty of the lake will arrest your senses. Here, you can watch the sunset. It is a spectacle you will remember for a long time because here, as the sun goes down, it paints the sky with vibrant hues. 

 Coorg itinerary Day 3

Today is the last day, it is time to get your dose of adventure. And what better way to do this than going on a guided trekking tour to Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary? Home to a wide range of exotic and unique flora and fauna, visiting the sanctuary will be one of the best experiences you may have had in a long time.

As you traverse through the dense forest, you can immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings, and also, if you are lucky, you may spot the local wildlife. 

After a thrilling start to the day, you need something to calm down, right? So, after you return from the trek, you can explore the local market in Madikeri, a scenic town located just about 30 km from Coorg. Indulge in some retail therapy and purchase local goodies like coffee, spices, honey, and traditional handcrafted items. 

Later, end the day by visiting one of Coorg’s most famous temples, the Omkareshwara Temple in Madikeri. Known for its unique architecture, which is a blend of Islamic and Gothic styles, the temple is not just a place of worship but also an architectural marvel, showcasing the rich cultural history of Coorg. 

Get the Best Coorg Experience by Staying at Club Mahindra Resorts

When going to a place as pretty as Coorg, you must stay in a place that perfectly captures the essence of its natural beauty and culture. Well, this is exactly what you get and more at Club Mahindra Madikeri and Club Mahindra Virajpet

Both resorts are the most premium resorts in Coorg, and they spell luxury from every corner. With a reputation for being the most couple-friendly and among the best family resorts in Karnataka, you can be assured of an unparalleled experience that makes your holiday extremely comfortable and relaxing. 

There are various indoor and outdoor activities to do, exquisite dining experience, and premium amenities available at the resort, you can never have a dull moment here. Overall, it gives you the ideal space to write your Coorg adventure tales. 


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