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Planning a trip to Coorg, Karnataka, India

26th May to 31st May, 2024Moderate Budget Train
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Things to do in Madikeri in May

Day 1 - Sunday 26th, May
morning -

Arrive at Coorg via Train from Mumbai. Check into your hotel and freshen up. Start your exploration with a visit to Raja's Seat, a popular sunset point with beautiful gardens and mountain views.

afternoon -

Head to Abbey Falls for a thrilling start to your adventure trip. Enjoy the misty waterfall and take a nature walk around the area. After that, you can have lunch at the Cafe Robusta which offers delicious local cuisine.

evening -

Explore the Madikeri Fort and then head to Raintree Restaurant for dinner. This restaurant offers a cozy and comfortable ambiance with a variety of cuisines to choose from.

Day 2 - Monday 27th, May
morning -

Start your day with a visit to Mandalpatti, known for its panoramic views and off-road jeep rides. Experience the thrill of the rugged terrains and breathtaking scenery.

afternoon -

Have lunch at the famous East End Hotel known for its authentic Coorgi cuisine. Try the local specialties like Pandi Curry and Kadambuttu.

evening -

Visit the Nisargadhama Ecological Park for a peaceful evening surrounded by lush greenery. You can indulge in activities like boating and elephant rides.

Day 3 - Tuesday 28th, May
morning -

Visit the Namdroling Monastery, also known as the Golden Temple, to witness the stunning architecture and serene atmosphere of the largest Tibetan settlement in South India.

afternoon -

Savor a traditional Coorgi lunch at Athithi restaurant, known for its home-cooked meals and warm hospitality.

evening -

Explore the local markets in Madikeri to shop for souvenirs and sample some local snacks like Bambale and Akki Roti from street vendors.

Day 4 - Wednesday 29th, May
morning -

Embark on an early morning trek in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, known for its diverse flora and fauna. Experience the thrill of spotting exotic species in their natural habitat.

afternoon -

Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the lush green surroundings of the sanctuary. You can pack your own meal or get it from a local eatery in the area.

evening -

Head to the Dubare Elephant Camp for an interactive and thrilling experience with the gentle giants. You can participate in activities like elephant feeding and bathing.

Day 5 - Thursday 30th, May
morning -

Embark on a caffeine trail to visit a coffee plantation and learn about the coffee-making process. Visit the Old Kent Estates & Spa for a guided tour and tasting session.

afternoon -

Enjoy a hearty lunch at Tata Plantation Trails where you can savor fresh and flavorful dishes amidst the scenic coffee plantations.

evening -

Embark on a sunset trek to Tadiandamol, the highest peak in Coorg. Witness the breathtaking sunset and panoramic views from the summit.

Day 6 - Friday 31st, May
morning -

Spend a relaxed morning exploring the Coorg countryside or indulging in a leisurely breakfast at your hotel.

afternoon -

Treat yourself to a spa session at Vaidyagrama Ayurveda Center for a rejuvenating experience amidst the serene surroundings.

evening -

Depart from Coorg and board your train back to Mumbai, cherishing the thrilling memories and experiences from your adventure trip.

Weather in Madikeri in Invalid date
Avg Temp20°C to 35°C
Chance of Rain30%

May in Coorg is generally warm and pleasant, with occasional showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Madikeri

Clothing & Apparel

Lightweight and breathable clothing -

For the May weather

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the natural beauty

Light jacket or windbreaker -

For occasional showers or evening chill

Comfortable sleepwear -

For a good night's rest

Swimsuit -

If your accommodation has a pool or you plan to visit any waterfalls


Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sun

Hat -

For sun protection and style

Scarf -

For warmth or as a stylish accessory

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated

Small backpack or daypack -

For carrying essentials while exploring

Essentials & Must Haves

Travel documents (passport, visa, itinerary) -

Keep them safe and easily accessible

Money (local currency and credit/debit cards) -

Check if your cards are accepted in Coorg

First-aid kit -

For minor cuts, bruises, or ailments

Insect repellent -

To keep bugs away

Sunscreen -

To protect your skin from the sun

Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc.) -

For personal hygiene

Basic medications -

For any pre-existing conditions or minor ailments

Travel towel -

Quick-drying and compact

Small umbrella -

For unexpected showers

Power bank -

To keep your electronics charged

Good to have

Camera -

To capture your memories

Binoculars -

For birdwatching or wildlife viewing

Travel journal -

To document your experiences

Local guidebook or map -

For exploring the area

Snacks and drinks -

For quick refreshments on the go


Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and photos

Headphones or earbuds -

For listening to music or podcasts

Universal travel adapter -

For charging your electronics

Laptop or tablet -

For entertainment or work, if needed

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and major credit/debit cards are widely accepted in Coorg.

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