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Orange County - Coorg
Nestled in the Western Ghats, perched at 800 meters above sea level and set amidst 300 acres of coffee and spice plantations, is the Orange County Resort - one of India's finest holiday resorts. It is a RCI affiliated resort, having wone the prestigious Gold Crown certification many a times. .
This resort is for one and all. Corporates to families to honeymooners. Each of them have their own experiences to take back home. Children get busy right at the arrival lounge with a buggy ride to swimming pool/ indoor games and not to forget the private lake for boating. Honeymooners can choose the quiet atmosphere in the luxury tents or the most exclusive private pool villas with jacuzzi.
Restaurants: There is a multi cuisine restaurant" The Granery", " Pepper Corn for kababs and sizzlers. People who are pure vegetarians, have " Plantain Leaf", an exclusive vegetarian restaurant.
Visit to dubare elephant camp is a must once you are here.
Conference facilities for 30 pax
Wildlife audio visuals shows
Doctor on call
Bangalore - OC - 245 kms, Mysore to OC - 100 kms. Mangalore to OC - 170 kms.
Bangalore - Srirangapatna- Deviation to Bird Sanctuary ( also known as Ranganthittu) - Yelwal - Hunsur bye pass - Periyapatna - Cross the town and after 2-3 kms take a deviation to Siddapur at the fork. There is a signage right there.
Coorg, also known as Kodagu, by its anglicised former name of Coorg, is an administrative district in Karnataka, India. It occupies an area of 4,102 square kilometres (1,584 sq mi) in the Western Ghats of southwestern Karnataka. As of 2001, the population was 548,561, 13.74% of which resided in the district's urban centres, making it the least populous of the 30 districts in Karnataka. Kodagu is well known in the world for coffee and its "brave warriors", like Field Marshal K. M. Cariappa. Coorg is the land of General's.
Coorg (Kodagu) is a mountaineous district located in south of India, know for its beautiful scenery and hospitable people. Glorious sounds, sights and scents welcome you as you enter Coorg. Wild fowl dash from your path, snakes slither across the way in a flash and the elephant has his eye on you. All of a sudden, the forests open up to acres upon acres of lush, green coffee plants and carefully manicured hedges. The road continues to wind up the hills,providing you with brief glances at the paddy fields nestled in the valleys that are abundant with trees. Vibrantly colored roses, bougainvilleas and marigolds surround the clusters of red-tiled and whitewashed houses. Those travelers who love nature and the unspoiled charm of villages should get off the beaten track and visit Coorg, a wild and rugged region located in the state of Karnataka. The wooded slopes, quaint villages, colorful scenery and undulating landscape has fascinated tourists until today. Endless mountain ranges, ridge after ridge of grassy and forest clad slopes raising to the sky, give Coorg its unique and irreplaceable character.Apart form the lure of the woods, mountains and wildlife, Coorg is home to an indigenous and strikingly different culture of interested, friendly and outgoing natives, the Coorgs(Kodavas).
Madikeri (English: Mercara) is the headquarters of Kodagu. The district is bordered by Dakshina Kannada district to the northwest, Hassan district to the north, Mysore district to the east, Kannur district of Kerala to the southwest, and the Wayanad district of Kerala to the south.
Places of Interest
Omkareshwar Temple / Raja's Seat / Abbi Falls / Tala Cauvery
The Fort with Palace / Irupu Falls / Gadduge / Chelevar Falls
Harangi Dam / Dubare / Golden Temple / Nagarhole / Mandalapatti
Yemmemadu Dargah(Soofi Shahid) / Mallalli Falls
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