Popular Things You Must Do in Madikeri
Idyllically situated in the Coorg (also known as Kodagu) region in the state of Karnataka, Madikeri is a famous hill station in the state. This place is also named as ‘Mudduraja Keri’ or ‘Mercara’ in local language. This beautiful hilly town was the once used to be the capital of the Kodagu king “Mudduraja” (in the year 1681), and therefore, it gets its name from here. Madikeri is situated around 1, 170 metres above the sea level, thus provides serenity and stillness for you to unwind from any kind of tensions. If you are looking for a holiday destination that is different from the regular ones, Madikeri is the right place! Apart from the natural beauty and picturesque landscapes, this hill station is renowned for producing good quality of oranges and coffee. In this following article, we have mentioned some popular things which you must do when in here.
Get Specialized Ayurvedic Treatment & Messages
Madikeri has various Ayurvedic treatment centres, where you can opt from variety of treatments, unwind and messages to relax. In fact, you can book exclusive healing packages in advance in combination with many treatments according to your health condition and choice. However, it all depends on one’s budget and required health treatment whichever want to take. Amongst all, ‘Ayurjeevan’, is the most popular Ayurveda center where you can take benefits of Ayurveda and revivify your senses and. In a nutshell, you can say that Madikari’s tranquil beauty confers the power of rejuvenating one’s soul and mind.
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Besides enjoying the Ayurvedic massages, you have another option to go for sightseeing, here in Madikeri. This tiny hill station has various interesting tourist attractions that may attract any traveler. The land of Kodavas, the clan is known for its discrete style of dressing and warrior like spirit which adds up making it a place with affluent cultural heritage. However, some of the famous tourist attractions that you must visit while in here including the Madikeri Fort, Jessey Falls or Abbi Falls, Raja’s Seat, Sri Omkareswara Temple and Stuart’s or Stone’s Hill.
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Get Indulge in Outdoor Activities
If you are one of those travelers who wish to explore a place adequately but also would like to explore it a bit more, than Madikeri is a place to try your hand on. You have various opportunities to try here, one of the most famous amongst them is – trekking. Just imagine, you are trekking over the lush green expanse of land and discovering the spectacular views of the Coorg Valley. The imagination is truly amazing only. The Coorg Wildlife Society that is based in Madikeri widely promotes environmental conservation and also, conducts specialized trekking tours to various destinations such as Pushpagiri, Brahmagiri and other beautiful locations in Coorg. If you wish to join then opt for these specialized trekking tours. Book your choice of tour packages of Karnataka with this website and have great holiday experience.
Besides these activities, there are many other things you can try such as excursion tours to nearby Coffee Research Station & Chettali Orange (around 24 km away from the town), Cauvery Nisargadhama (25 KM), Bhagamandala (39 KM), Harangi (38 KM), Bylekuppe (40 KM), Kudige (40 KM), Talakaveri (44 KM), Virajpet (32 km), Irupu Falls (80 KM), Rajiv Gandhi National Park – Nagarhole (90 KM) and much more.
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