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08 January 2019
Hi this is keerthi vaasan, We are of 14 members for the trip. We reached at afternoon. The climate was really awesome. We started playing volleyball ball after long time. We played like this while we ...
17 June 2017
"One of the best places for camping. You will love the drive to reach this place, those roads!! so beautiful.\nCan't forget the hospitality of the host. Bahaddur, who is working over there and his kids...
03 January 2017
It was an stunning experience for me as solo traveler. Location is in 16 km cut from Madikeri towards Talakaveri and last 3 km pathway is very much into the forest and you will be enjoying that. Lo...
17 August 2017
First of all I would like to thank Coorg local team for wonderful arrangements and management. Special thanks to Mr Pavan and Mr Arun Anna. Votecad Nature camp : If you want to feel the nature really...
22 September 2014
It was an amazing and adventurous experience. The whole camping area was great with very good homely food. Theexperience staying out there was remarkable. The service people out there are very generous...
14 February 2017
"Fantastic experience!! We went in the summer(may) , still the weather was very pleasant and cloudy. Spending 1 day among those hills without any gadgets has given me a lifetime memory. The weather has...
29 December 2015
Coorg is totally made for trekking,,,,with the green surroundings and trails...it is always peaceful and amazing to trek here....our trek was perfect and the best part..is that i got to meet alots of n
18 July 2017
"If you've ever been to a camp, you quite know the drill!\nBut this one is off tracks (in a good way), right from the route one has to take to get to the camp -- to the view one gets from those tents -...
09 April 2015
By far the best team outing me and my team had! And this was made possible by Civet Creek team and Thrillophilia. We were a little apprehensive about an over-night camping trip and going to a place wit...
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What You Should Know More About Camping in Coorg
Looking for something unique? Well, Coorg camping is just for you then. Book the best camping tour package for yourself at best deals and offers starting from Rs.1500/- Only!
1. Wild Monsoon Adventure Series Camping at Rs. 3985/-
2. Coorg Camping Experience at Rs.1650/-
3. Nature Camping Experience In Coorg at Rs. 1500/-
4. Riverside Camping In Coorg, With Rafting at Rs.2100/-
5. Camping In Coorg with stargazing at Rs. 1820/-
As a tourist destination, Coorg is truly blessed, since it is a hill station with an average temperature of around 20 to 30 degrees throughout the year. So, you can visit it any time to appreciate its beauty.
Monsoon - Even though the waterfalls and rivers become magnificent during this season, the monsoon months, that is, July to September, are best avoided due to frequent landslides and heavy rainfall.
Winters - During winter, that is, from October to February, the temperature hardly rises above 20 degrees, thus making Coorg truly inviting. Camping in Coorg, as well as trekking, hiking and other activities become more comfortable than in other seasons.
Summers - Temperatures range from late twenties to early thirties during this season which lasts from March to June. While it is not severely uncomfortable, it can be a bit unpleasant.
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Monsoon season in Coorg is really refreshing due to the heavy rainfall, but it can make calm rivers ferocious and the terrain unpredictable. Coorg during this season is definitely not for the faint-hearted, but if you can motivate yourself and embrace the fear, you will get to indulge in unique adventures that very few people have experienced.
When you wake up early in the morning, the only thing separating you from the rain and mist is the fabric of the tent. Camping in Coorg during the monsoon also allows you to be surrounded by intensified aroma of the coffee and pepper plantations. Just don’t forget to pack your raincoat and shoes with an extra grip.
Coorg camping leaves such deep impressions that not bringing a camera may be regretful. Everyone from adventure seekers to the people who would prefer peace from city life have a great time here. Perhaps the versatile natural beauty of the town attracts throngs of tourists every year that further encourages them for a revisit.
You can enjoy sports activities like volleyball or go for some river rafting for the adrenaline rush. Winter camping can be even more rewarding with over 40 species of migratory birds taking temporary residence in the hill station.
Camps in Coorg are aplenty with no lack of diverse and popular destinations. For a close encounter with the raw and unexploited wonders of nature and wildlife, Western Ghats is a delightful place. You can also have a taste of authentic Coorg cuisine at Virajpet, gathered around a campfire while encircled by the plantations of areca nut. Madikeri is heaven on earth for coffee lovers. Caffeine added to your system from the locally grown varieties can also be put to good use with some trekking or rappelling.
Aptly named the “Scotland of India”, Coorg is a beautiful camping destination that follows its own pace and lifestyle. With the places, sights, cuisine and activities it offers, you would take back a lot more than you spend here.
Your Coorg camping package will include three-time meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner. These meals are generally offered with both a vegetarian and non-vegetarian option.
You will be accompanied by a professional guide who will assist you while camping. It would also include a bonfire and activities which may differ from package to package.
There are numerous Coorg resorts which offer you a comfortable stay. Click here to check out the list of best resorts in Coorg.
It’s not compulsory but you do not want to go back disappointed if all the slots are booked out or you get a bad package deal for camping. Therefore it is advisable to book in advance for a discounted and better offer.
You can book a separate camp as a couple, although the cost will be a bit more since most camps are on a multiple sharing basis accommodating minimum 4 people.
You will be served food prepared in authentic local cuisine. The food is very delicious and you will savor every bit of it. You will have to confirm with your camp operator for non-veg food preferences.
Yes, there are generally bonfires and barbeques arranged on a group tour of camping. But we advise you to confirm with your tour operator about the same before you book for camping in Coorg.
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Yes, there is non-vegetarian food as well. You will have to confirm with your camp operator before you book.
Some popular activities which you can indulge in while camping are:
- Barbeque Dinner
- Zip lining
- Coracle ride
The final set of activities will depend upon the camp tour you choose.
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There are good bathroom facilities while camping since the camps are stationed at a base sight.
Yes the camp operators are trained for any emergencies and if it gets too drastic, they arrange for you to be admitted in the nearest hospital as soon as possible.
We would like to recommend the following tourist attractions in Coorg for a wonderful visit:- Abbey Falls
You are allowed to play music at some campsites, but others prohibit it since camping is supposed to be an experience to connect with nature and oneself.
There is a list of essentials which you should definitely not miss while packing your bags when you are embarking on a trip to Coorg. You should carry light and comfortable clothing but also keep some warm clothes like a jacket in case it gets chilly during the night. If you are going for trekking in Coorg, you should always keep medical supplies and a first aid kit handy with you.
Also, sports shoes are highly recommended if you wish to try out adventure activities. For other water sports, you should always have a dry pair of clothes to change into after the activities.
Coorg is located in the Indian state of Karnataka. Coorg does not have an airport or a railway station. The nearest airport is Mangalore and the nearest railway station is Mysore.
Therefore the best way to reach is Coorg is via road from the Bangalore, Mangalore or Mysore which have great road connectivity to the city.
Coorg is located at a distance of 260 kilometers from Bangalore. It is about a 5 hour drive between the two places. You can reach Coorg from Bangalore either by driving your personal car or by buses run by state public transportation available every 30 to 60 minutes.
Madikeri is a part of the district of Coorg. Madikeri is an important spot for visiting popular tourist attractions like Raja’s Seat, Abbey Falls, Madikeri Fort, St Mark’s Church and Omkareshwar Temple in Coorg.