Coorg is one of the very few places in the country that has an amazing climate throughout the year. This is one of the main reasons why it has positioned itself as one of the most preferred destinations by many travelers. The breath-taking views and splendid landscapes make Coorg one of the most beautiful places in the state of Karnataka. There are no second thoughts about the fact that Coorg has a lot to offer. The abundance of nature is so evident that people fall in love with instantly. In this article, we will see in detail the places to trek in Coorg.
Tadiandamol is the highest peak in Kodagu. The height of the peak is around 5735 feet. It is just thirty-two kilometers from the center of the city. So accessibility will not be an issue. Even if you ask the localities their first choice for trekking in Tadiandamol. The starting point of the trek is about four kilometers away from the road. The name of the point is Nalkanad. We can definitely assure you that it will be one of a kind experience that you cherish forever.
Iruppu Falls Trek
If you are ever planning to take a day off from your routine Irupu Falls would be the perfect choice for a trek. The waterfalls are absolutely magnificent. It not just about that, Irupu Falls is also the home for various species. The falls are located in the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary. The Brahmagiri peak is about nine kilometers and it is said that for a normal person it takes around nine hours to complete the trek. It is one of the best trekking spots not just in Karnataka but the whole of India. The best part is that it is not such a difficult trek, it is a very moderate one.
Galibeedu – Subramanya Trek
There are few places in the world that makes us think about how awesome God’s creation is. This is definitely one of those places. The view from the peak is something that cannot be explained in words. It would not be an understatement to say that it is the epitome of beauty in the Western Ghats. The total stretch of the trek is about thirty kilometers and the best part about the trek is that you will be able to experience and witness all the awesomeness nature. The one thing people should know is that this is a very tricky and little tough trek. Hence it is better to take the trek under proper guidance. There are a lot of certified trek leaders who are offering their services.
Subramanya – Kumara Parvatha Trek
Kumaratha Parvatha is considered to be one of the toughest treks in Coorg. During the trek, you will have to go through the Pushpagiri reserve forest which is definitely a great experience. Taking a stroll through the woods is not something that you would have done before. You can also set up a camp, but campfire is strictly prohibited. The main reason is not to disturb the wildlife in any way. It would be really great if you are able to reach the campsite in the late night and set the camp. If you are with a bunch of friends there are no second thoughts about the fact that you will really have an amazing time. More than that if you are able to start your trek early morning, there is nothing better than that. The total distance of the trek is about fourteen kilometers.
Pushpagiri also goes by the name Kumara Parvatha. The altitude of the peak is 5626 meters above sea level. Pushpagiri is the second highest peak in Kodagu district. From Somwarpet the place is about 36 kilometers and 1.5 kilometers from Kumaralli. The enchanting forests breathtaking views of the mountains make the trek even more exciting. Pushpagi is located in the northern part of Coorg. There are also some great camping sites on the way. It is absolutely safe. If you want to take a break, there is also a check post in the middle where you can take a break. The total trek will be around five to six hours.
Kotebetta peak is considered to be one of the most famous places to trek all over the country. It is very evident the awesomeness of nature in this place is the main feature that is attracting a lot of people from all over the country. The starting point of the trek will be at Madhapur. It is a very small town that is almost 15 kilometers away from Madikeri. It is said that the perfect time to go trekking is during the months of October to March. It would be better if you can take a guide along. It is because the route is a bit tricky and safety should always be your biggest concern.
Brahmagiri Hills Trek
Brahmagiri Hills is the highest peak of Karnataka. The elevation is about 1608 meters high. The interesting fact about this Brahmagiri Hills is that it also shares a border with Kerala. The important thing that you need to know about Brahmagiri Hills is that it is a very difficult hill to climb and there is a lot of effort that is involved in it. But we are sure about the fact of whatever effect that is being put into climbing the peak, it is all worth it. The view from the top is absolutely magnificent. If you are very making a trek to the Brahmagiri Hills, it is important that you see the sunset. The sunset is really an absolute treat to watch. There are some good spots where you can set up your camp and have a great time with your friends or your loved ones.