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Karnataka - unspoiled Beauty

Mysore, coorg, bandipur national park, udhagamangalam (ooty), kodaikanal

Vast coffee and tea plantations, verdant tropical forest and lagoons canopied by coconut trees, racing rivers, sparkling streams, colourful temples characterize Southern India. Explore the unspoiled beauty of the South.


Mysore is known as cultural capital of Karnataka. It was the capital of the Maharajas of Mysore and is called the “City of Palaces”. The Mysore Palace of the Wodeyar family, the Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery with its collection of priceless Raja Ravi Varma paintings, the beautiful Brindavan gardens, the historic St.Philomena’s Church, the Chamundi Hill with its temple of Goddess Chamundeshwari are all popular attractions of Mysore. It is a shoppers delight for Mysore silk sarees and sandalwood items.


Acres and acres of tea & coffee plantations, orange groves, lush green valleys, misty hills and breathtaking views together make Coorg an unforgettable holiday destination. 'Raja’s Seat' is a great place from where one can enjoy an unforgettable and spectacular sunset. Another attraction is the 19th century Madikeri Fort located in the centre of the city houses a temple, a chapel, a prison, a small museum and a beautiful sight to behold is the Abbey Falls 8 kms from Madikeri.


Bandipur National Park
This wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka is a part of Project Tiger. The thick undergrowth of the Bandipur forest makes seeing a tiger here a rare sight. However, pugmarks and tiger calls are commonly seen and heard. Elephants, monkeys, chital, sambhar, squirrels, porcupine and many species of birds can be seen at Bandipur National Park. The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Nilgiri Hills. The hilly terrain of the Western Ghats, clothed in dense mixed and moist deciduous forests make Mudumalai a most attractive wildlife reserve.


Udhagamandalam (Ooty)
Ooty - 'The Queen of Hill Stations' is the most popular hill station in South India. A visit to Ooty is a soul stirring experience. The major attractions - Botanical Garden which covers area over 22 hectare, Ooty Lake - an artificial lake for boating, the Doddabetta Peak (in Nilgiris) the highest at 2634 m, Coonoor - a small town with and equable climate that has scenic tea estates, Sim’s Partk Botanical Garden and Dophin’s Nose – a view point located about 12 kms from Coonoor near Tiger Hill.


Kodaikanal is the most popular charming hill station which mesmerizes any visitor and is frequently visited all through the year. Kodai stands amidst sylvan beauty on the southern crest of upper Palani hills near Madurai in Tamilnadu with its rocks, wooded slopes, bracing air, long stretches of lush green forests, gigantic trees. The Kodai Lake is a 24 hectare lake created in 1863 Bryant’s Park is noted for its flowers, both hybrids and grafts and the pillar rocks located 7 ½ kms from the lake where three boulders stand shoulder to shoulder, vertically measuring 122 mtrs. About a kilometer from the lake, Coaker’s Walk runs along a steep slope on the southern side of Kodai, offering some of the finest views of the plains.

Important Note

Weather &
Apr - Sept Oct - Mar
Plains 23 - 35°C
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25 - 33°C
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Low Hills 20 - 30°C
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10 - 28°C
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High Hills --NA-- --NA--
Best Season
to Travel
April to September
October to March
Rainfall Karnataka plays host to rainfall during June to September. Western coast receives 1500 mm of rainfall. The climate becomes humid during this period.

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