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Kodagu Tourism Overview

About Kodagu

Bestowed with the beauty of nature in abundance, Kodagu is an alluring district located in Karnataka. In the pre-independence era, Kodagu was known as Coorg but, in the year 1956 it was merged with the state of Mysore. Today, this beautiful township is promoted as a tourist destination by the government of Karnataka.


Resting in the enchanting Western Ghats, Kodagu cascades over 4000 sq. km. and is fed by the waters of the River Kaveri. The district of Kodagu is bordered by Mysore in East, Dakshina Kannada in South, Kasaragod in West and Hassan in North. Since Kodagu rests in the Western Ghats, its climate is tropical cool in nature. It encounters pleasant temperatures amid the year. The summers have the median temperature of 32°C and the winters witness the average mercury level at 12°C. The average rainfall received by Kodagu is 3700 mm annually.


Kodagu is nature's bounty and houses some amazing tourist destinations. The Iruppu Falls, Abbey Falls, Brahmagiri Hills, Omkareshwara Temple, Mercara Fort, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajiv Gandhi National Park etc. are the remarkable names in the list of tourist attractions in Kodagu.