Why South Coorg (Kutta)

4 reasons to choose South Coorg as your holiday destination.

1. Kutta is less crowded and serene compared to Madikeri in north Coorg.
2. Kutta has more to offer in Coorg – wildlife, trekking in Bramagiri hills, river rafting, pristine coffee estates.
3. Kutta borders Wayanad in Kerala. There is wildlife in Tholpetty, Vishnu temple, Kuruvadweep island, Banasura dam on Kerala side.
4. Kutta has the some of the best homestays in Coorg.Authentic and genuine home-stays specializing in local cuisine.

Tourists must visit and try these places.

White water river rafting in Coorg
White water river rafting in India

White water river rafting is on River Barapole river which is close to Kutta town. Rafting has Rapids 3,4 and some case Rapid 5. The rafting session passes through Tata Tea Plantations, Bramagiri Wildlife Sanctuary.

Trekking in South Coorg:

Bramagiri Hills Trek

Bramagiri hills trek takes you through lush shola grasslands and forests. Bramagiri hill ranges borders wayanad regions of kerala. Trek can basic or can be extensive depending on the fitness levels. Ideal trek for nature photography and also you can see lot of flora and fauna endemic to western ghats Forest permissions can be obtained by local forest office in Srimangala or some homestays in south Coorg can arrange for the permissions from forest dept.

Nagarhole Wildlife Safari

Safari is run by Forest dept,Karnataka state.The sanctuary is home to carnivorous animals like Tiger,leopards,wild dogs.Also herbivorous animals like barking deer, spotted deer, bisons, elephants, wild boar, reptiles like pythons, snakes. Best time to spot wildlife is from Jan-May.

Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

This wildlife is on Kerala side just across Nagarhole. Flora and fauna are similar to Nagarhole.

Thirunelli temple , about 30 km from Mananthavady in Wayanad.Vishnu temple (Thirunelli temple) and there is a stream called Papanashini. It is situated on foothills of Bramagiri hill range of Sahyadri hill ranges, known for dense forest, its a trekkers paradise.

Access Information

Nearest Airport -Mysore (99 kms), Calicut (121kms), Mangalore (211kms)
Nearest Railway Station – Mysore(99kms), Telicherry(103kms), Kannur(118kms)
South Coorg (Kutta) is an Ex-Mysore / Ex-Calicut / Ex-Mangalore / Ex-Trichur / Ex-Bangalore / Ex-Coimbatore / Ex-Cochin (Ernakulam) Getaway.