Coorg situated on the Western Ghats of Karnataka in South India is trendy happening as it is close to Karnataka. With its natural splendor and beautiful environment nestled among the lusting greeneries offers luxurious vacation period to its guests and often praised as the 'Scotland of India' and also later known as 'Kashmir of the South' due to the majestic hill station located at an altitude in the range of 3500 ft above sea level. Coorg is considered as a mind blowing summer retreat for escaping from the hot summer many tourists arrive in Coorg to enjoy the monsoon. For the sport lovers Coorg offers plenty of admiring facilities to the golf lovers with three golf courses. Coorg offers many exciting outdoor activities like angling, trekking and golfing for the travelers.

Madekiri Fort of the 17th century was initially constructed as a mud fort later rebuilt in granite by Tipu Sultan who named the site as Jaffarabad. In 1790, Doddavira Rajendra took control of the fort. The palace was renovated by Lingarajendra Wodeyar II in 1812-1814. Madekiri Fort, built of brick and mortar has withstood many wars and battles. The centuries old Madekiri Fort with its stone ramparts houses the prison, a temple, a chapel, a small museum, and assorted government offices. The fort offers overall views of the city from its walls. This is a fort with wonderful architecture.

Raja's Seat means the seat of the King, is located at the western end of Madekiri also has a beautiful garden with a great views of the hills and the valley. This beautiful hilltop offers best view of the of the valley surrounded by forest and fields all around. In order to take rest in the evening based on the legendary it is said that the Kodagu kings used to take rest at the pavilions. Sunrise sunset and blue mountains are the best attraction.

The Abbey falls can be reached by a narrow road from Madekiri, where a downhill walk of 500 meters , will take you to the spectacular waterfalls. Abbey Falls flows down a rockface from a height of 70 feet and to facilitate the tourist people a hanging bridge is been constructed across to get beautiful views. Situated between coffee and spice estates one can make the way past to coffee bushes and tall trees filled with pepper vines and tourist flock here during monsoon. Being dangerous and slippery it is not recommended to the tourist for swimming.

The Elephant Training Camp trains the wild elephants with the help of local tribes Kurabas supervised by the Forest department offers a scenic beauty to watch the huge elephant taking bath in the river and to be scrubbed and cleaned fresh by their trainers who then represents the various commands the elephants can understand and obey. Tourist can enjoy feeding them food, scrub it, enjoy the heavy log lifting by elephants, and a lucky chance to get the friendship with elephants for some hours.

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