Attractions to explore near Namdroling Monastery Golden Temple
This is the largest teaching center of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in the World. This monastery is home for the sangha community of over five thousand Lamas.
An important base for the Karnataka Forest Department's elephants. At present, after logging operations with elephants have ceased, the elephants have been practically retired except for giving interaction activities with them to tourists.
An ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva which was constructed in a mix of gothic and Islamic styles. Omkareshwara Temple was built by Lingarajendra in 1820 CE. The Shivalinga installed inside the temple is believed to be brought from Kashi.
one of the interesting places for sightseeing in Coorg built in the last quarter of the 17th century by Mudduraja. It was first built in the last quarter of 17th century by Mudduraja. There was a palace built inside the fort as well.
Raja's seat is a seasonal garden of flowers and artificial fountains. A mountain peak in Kodagu district surrounded by Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary. Well known for trekking. Pushpagiri is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka.
Part of Pushpagiri reserve forest, Mandalpatti Peak is a mist covered peak accessible only by vehicles capable of off roading or by hike. The grassland laden peak offers great views of the valleys and the hills below. Mandalpatti is also known as ‘Mugilu-Peth’ or ‘Mugilu-Pete’ in local language. It means Market of Cloud, a very apt name for the place.
This is the highest mountain in Kodagu district and also the third highest peak in Karnataka. Trekkers paradise, offroad, adventure. The peak presents amazing opportunities for trekking lovers. Once at the peak, tourists are offered with breathtaking views of the area around amidst an exceptionally calm and refreshing atmosphere.
Sasipara sits at a height of 1220 meters above sea level with views of many small towns and continuos mountains of the Western Ghats. From here, there are trekking routes to Coorg- the popular tourist destination in Karnataka and to many nearby villages. This is a very less explored attraction in the region.
Built in the 1860 by the French Missionaries in India. The church is a magnificient structure of Gothic architecture. After the construction of the Hemavati Dam and Reservoir in 1960 the church was abandoned.
Paithalmala is a mountain peak in the Kannur District of Kerala State in Southern India. Located at Pottenplave Village, this is the highest peak in Kannur, at a height of 1,372 meters above sea level. The peak lies on the Kerala- Karnataka border, adjacent to the Coorg Hills as an extension to the forests of the Kodagu Hills of the Western Ghat Mountains.
Located near to the famous Paithalmala of Kannur, Ezharakund Waterfalls consists of a series of waterfalls along a stream, with rocky pits of varying sizes and depths underneath every fall. A hike along the stream give visitors access to all the falls, and pools for swimming.