One Day Mysore to Coorg Trip by Cab

One Day Mysore to Coorg Tour by Cab
One Day Mysore to Coorg Tour by Cab (courtesy: kevinkishore)

Discover the enchanting Coorg, also known as Kodagu, on a one-day Mysore to Coorg trip. Often compared to the stunning landscapes of Scotland, Coorg boasts a similar climate, terrain, architecture, and breathtaking waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the lush green forests and sprawling coffee plantations that characterize this beautiful region.Coorg also offers exhilarating adventures, such as river rafting, safaris, and trekking, to revitalize your spirit. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience – book your one-day Mysore to Coorg same day trip today and create lasting memories!

This one day tour to Coorg / Madikeri will be a rejuvenating mini-vacation that will offer you the beautiful scenic spots of nature between the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats. You can indulge in coffee-tasting sessions that are offered by the plantations. You can also take part in bird watching as this place is diverse in fauna.

The best way to explore the beauty of Coorg is by opting our one day Mysore to Coorg tour by private car. The shortest and most efficient driving route from Mysore to Coorg is via Mangalore – Mysore Highway, which is about 118.2 km and takes 2 hours and 40 minutes to complete.

The route has roads in good condition with no tolls and no road closures. Along the route, you can visit the KM Vadi Dam and Nagarahole National Park, and Tiger Reserve. The alternative route from Mysore to Coorg is via NH 275, which is about 127.4 km and takes 3 hours to complete.

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Highlights of Mysore to Coorg Tour by Cab

  • Full-day Coorg tour from Mysore
  • Duration: 8 to 12 hours
  • Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
  • Pickup & Drop: Mysore Hotel / Home
  • Places Covered: Tibetan Monastery / Tibetan Golden temple, Kaveri Nisargadhama Forest Park, Dubare Elephant Camp and Boat River Rafting, Abbey Falls, Talakavery, Bhagamandala Triveni Sangam, Raja Seat, and Omkareshwara Temple.

Package Price for 1 Day Mysore to Coorg Sightseeing by Cab

Honda Amaze Sedan Car for One Day Mysore to Coorg Trip
Amaze / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan

₹ 4,499/-

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SUV Car for One Day Mysore to Coorg Trip
Maruti Ertiga
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 5,299/-

Toyota Innova SUV Car for One Day Mysore to Coorg Trip
Toyota Innova
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 5,499/-

Toyota Innova Crysta SUV Car for One Day Mysore to Coorg Trip
Toyota Innova Crysta
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 5,999/-

Toyota Fortuner SUV Car for One Day Mysore to Coorg Trip
Toyota Fortuner
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

Price on Request

Tempo Traveller Mini Van for One Day Mysore to Coorg Trip
Tempo/ Force Traveller
12 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Book your 1 Day Mysore to Coorg Tour Package!

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What’s included

  • Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Mysore
  • Cab for Coorg sightseeing from Mysore as per the above Itinerary
  • Vehicle Parking Charges
  • Toll-gate Charges if any
  • Driver Allowance

What’s not included

  • Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places at Coorg
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation at Coorg
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

What to Expect on your Coorg Trip from Mysore

What to expect on your Coorg sightseeing tour from Mysore

We will start early in the morning with a pick-up from your accommodation in Mysore so that you can enjoy a leisurely drive to Coorg. The first stop on our itinerary will be one of India’s most famous Buddhist temples – the Tibetan Golden Temple. You can witness exquisite architecture, ornate statues, and colorful wall paintings.

The next destination will be Kaveri Nisargadhama Forest Park, where you can experience the beauty of nature while walking through the lush greenery and crystal-clear water streams. 

After an adrenaline-pumping experience, we will visit the Dubare Elephant Camp and Boat River Rafting. As you take part in fun activities with elephants and enjoy a thrilling boat river rafting experience, the scenic landscape of the Coorg will provide a breathtaking backdrop.

We will also explore the majestic Abbey Falls and head to the holy site of Talacauvery. Next, you can experience the spiritual vibes and serenity of Bhagamandala Triveni Sangam, one of the popular tourist places to visit in Coorg. After that, you can admire the picturesque view of Coorg from Raja’s Seat. The stunning sunset over the lush green mountains is a sight to watch with your loved ones.

As we wind up our day, we will uncover the history and culture of the region at the revered Omkareshwara Temple. The ancient shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is an exquisite example of traditional Kerala-style architecture. 

At the end of your one day Mysore to Coorg tour by car, we will drop you at your place of stay in Mysore.

Itinerary of One Day Mysore to Coorg Trip

Pickup from your Hotel in Mysore at 8:00 AM

S.NoSightseeing PlaceRecommended Duration
1Tibetan Monastery / Tibetan Golden temple40 minutes
2Kaveri Nisargadhama Forest Park40 minutes
3Dubare Elephant Camp and Boat River Rafting60 minutes
4Abbey Falls50 minutes
5Talakavery40 minutes
6Bhagamandala Triveni Sangam40 minutes
7Raja Seat40 minutes
8Omkareshwara Temple30 minutes

Drop back at your Hotel in Mysore by 9:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the tourism places near Coorg listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Mysore to Coorg city tour by private car.

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Places to visit in and around Coorg in one day by private car from Mysore

The popular places to visit on your one day Mysore to Coorg tour are:

1. Tibetan Monastery / Tibetan Golden Temple

The Tibetan Monastery, also known as the Tibetan Golden Temple, is a place of peace and tranquility. It is home to monks who practice traditional Buddhist teachings. Established in 1992 by the 14th Dalai Lama, the monastery is well-known for its gold-plated Tibetan Golden Temple. 

  • Must See / Things to Do: Seek blessings of Lord Buddha and admire the exemplary architecture.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

2. Kaveri Nisargadhama Forest Park

An ideal place for nature lovers, Kaveri Nisargadhama Forest Park is spread across 48 acres of lush green grasslands. The park has a wide variety of flora and fauna, including deer, boars, peacocks, rabbits, and monkeys. It also features an artificial lake where visitors can go to relax or take boat rides. 

There are several walkways through the forest that lead to viewpoints with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape. You can also explore various caves in the area and take part in adventure activities like rappelling, rock climbing, and bird watching. It is a must-visit attraction where you can enjoy our one day Mysore to Coorg tour for an enthralling break, away from the tiring city life. 

  • Must See / Things to Do: Spend some fun time in the lap of nature.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 10 per person for adults and INR 5 per child

3. Dubare Elephant Camp and Boat River Rafting

Dubare Elephant camp is a nature camp located on the banks of River Cauvery in Coorg. The camp is home to elephants that are trained under naturalists. The most popular activity is the elephant ride. Other activities include giving elephants baths and feeding them with ragi, jaggery, sugarcane, banana, and coconuts. You can also learn elephant history, ecology, and biology in detail with the trained naturalists available here. Rafting in the river Cauvery is another fun activity to enjoy with your loved ones.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness elephants up and close while you relax amidst nature.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM, and rafting timings are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 670 per person for elephant camp activities. For rafting INR 800 per person

4. Abbey Falls

Abbey Falls is a waterfall located in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. It is a combination of many streams that come together and fall into a pool of water that flows and merges into River Kaveri. The waterfall is at a height of 70 feet which provides a sight that garners all the attention. The stream of water becomes thicker, especially during the heavy monsoon season, which is surrounded by rich greenery around and is a sight to behold. 

  • Must See / Things to Do: Admire the beautiful waterfall surrounded by coffee and spice plantation.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 15 per person

5. Talakaveri

Talakaveri is located on Brahmagiri hills near the holy Bhagamandala in the Kodagu district. It is a holy place for Hindus as it is considered the source of the river Kaveri. A tank is erected on a hillside which is said to be the origin. Many pilgrims bathe here on Cauvery Sankramana day, which falls in mid-October, as it is considered a holy place. A small temple is also located here that is dedicated to Goddess Kaveriamma.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Take a dip in the holy water and pray to the presiding deity.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

6. Bhagamandala Triveni Sangam

A beautiful natural phenomenon where two rivers – the Kaveri and the Kanike, converge with another river known as Sujyothi or Cauvery, Bhagamandala Triveni Sangam draws devotees from far and wide. The temple complex at Bhagamandala houses three important deities–Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, and Goddess Subramanya–making it one of the most revered pilgrimage sites for Hindus.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Marvel at the splendid natural surroundings.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

7. Raja’s Seat

Raja’s Seat is located in Madikeri. It literally means “Seat of the Kings,” as it was the place where Coorg’s rulers used to enjoy the scenic beauty around. It is a terraced garden with a breathtaking viewing point for the public. You can take a stroll along the wonderful park here amidst the blooming flowers. The Gandhi Mantap, which has the remains of Mahatma Gandhi, is located to the left of the park. It is a picturesque location where you can capture the golden hues of the sun during the sunrise and sunset.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Admire the natural beauty of the region up and close.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 5:30 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 5 per person

8. Omkareshwara Temple

Omkareshwara Temple is located in Madikeri, dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. It was built by King Lingarajendra II as an act of penance. It is considered one of the twelve revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva located across the country.

The temple has a unique blend of Gothic and Islamic architecture, consisting of a dome in the center. Four turrets are constructed that surround the four corners of the temple. The Shiva linga is installed near the entrance door of the temple. A water tank at the front of the temple, inhabited by varieties of fish, is a major attraction of the temple.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Offer prayers at the Shiva temple with unique architecture.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 6:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

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Things to Do on your Mysore to Coorg Tour by Car

Things to Do on your Mysore to Coorg Tour by Car
Things to Do on your Mysore to Coorg Tour by Car (courtesy: prabuddhkumarsharma)

Famous for its panoramic view, lush green plantations, wildlife sanctuaries, and crystal clear water streams, Coorg offers a plethora of activities. On your one day Mysore to Coorg tour by rental car, you can shop and eat the region’s specialties.

What to Shop during your One Day Mysore to Coorg Sightseeing Trip by Car?

The locally produced coffee is a must-buy item while shopping in Coorg. Coorg Coffee is valuable for its blue color, clean beans, and complex flavor. 

The brocade and silk saree, called the Kodava attire, is the remarkable craft of this place. You can also shop for beautiful, traditionally designed Kodava jewelry like the Kokkethathi pendant, which is unique in itself. The designs are usually inspired by natural sources such as the sun, moon, stars, flora, and fauna. 

The metalware items and Bidriware are also available to purchase locally. Many kinds of timber carvings are made by the locals here. You can also shop for different kinds of herbal oils according to your taste. The Tibetan artifacts here, such as statues, costumes, and semi-precious stones, are the perfect souvenirs to remember the trip.

Many wooden and coconut shell artifacts are sold in flea markets by the locals. You can shop for the famous chocolate delicacies of Coorg for your friends and family. The two most famous are the deeply fried Kajaya and the Chikalunde. 

Handmade wines are another must-have shopping item. The wines are not only made from grapes but also from ginger, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, gooseberries, litchi, and more. You can shop for local honey made by the tribe of Kodagu, which is organic and full of beneficial nutrients.

What to Eat during your Full Day Coorg Sightseeing Tour from Mysore by Taxi?

There are many dining options available in Coorg, from streetside eateries to luxury restaurants. It is best to try local delicacies to get a real taste of the local cuisine and the life of the people here. You can enjoy the Coorg cuisine, where rice is the main ingredient. The rice chapati is a crispy bread that can be served with spicy pickle made up of tender bamboo shoots, Mudrakani-Bengal gram chutney, and Maange Pajji-chutney of raw mangoes with spices in curd. 

Non Veg items like Pork, chicken, crabs, and river fish are commonly consumed here. The steam-cooked dish called Puttu is very famous here. The popular varieties of Puttu include Kadambuttu, Thaliya Puttu, Paa Puttu, Noo Puttu, Nuchu Puttu, and Thambuttu. Kadambuttu is the best street food to try. 

The bamboo shoot curry is the part of the cuisine that is heartily enjoyed by locals here. You can also try the non-veg Pandi Curry served with rice roti. Other famous street foods are the Kuleputtu, prepared from the sweet juicy pulp in banana leaves, and Nooputtu. Achi Payasa is a popular sweet dish to try.

Terms & Conditions

Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 day Mysore to Coorg city tour package. Ideally this full day tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places during this Coorg same day trip from Mysore, they can check the possibility of the same with the above listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.

We recommend our guests to stick to the time spent at each tourist attraction in Coorg as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Please also note that if a particular sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it may not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with listed cab vendor before you book the tour.


Is there any possibility to add / remove tourist places in this Mysore to Coorg sightseeing tour?

Ideally, no. However guests can check if it’s possible to customize the tour with the above listed Mysore cab vendors before booking the trip. Additional charges might apply.

Coorg is a mesmerizing hill station amidst the vast greenery of the Western Ghats. It is aptly called the ‘Kashmir of South’ due to its scenic beauty and pleasant atmosphere. A one day Mysore to Coorg tour by private cab will offer many exciting sightseeing options even along the way. 

From forts and palaces, temples, sparkling lakes, majestic mountains, and gushing waterfalls to beautifully laid out gardens, plantations, and stunning viewpoints, you will find many places to visit in Coorg in one day.

Traveling by a personal cab allows you to explore everything at your convenience. You do not have to worry about any arrangements and can make the most of your time. It is a perfect way to make fun memories with your loved ones, surrounded by its breathtakingly exotic scenery.


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