Coorg is synonymous with coffee. The majority of the populace of this tiny district owes its sustenance to this little bean. The berry bearing plant is life-giving, to say the very least. In Coorg, every trader, service provider and individual, whether a proprietor, farmer, landowner or farmhand, has much to thank this bean for. Conversation at every gathering in Coorg, be it a public gathering, whilst traveling by public transport, private gatherings or wherever else, invariably veers back to prices, yields, farming practices, funding sources, expected harvest and other such ‘coffee talk’.
What is coorg known for?
It is famous mainly for its austere sights, varied wildlife, world-class coffee and the Kodavas.
Which is the best time to visit Coorg?
October to March is the best time for adventure activities especially trekking. March and April are the favoured months to experience the valley shrouded in white flowers.
What should I buy in Coorg?
Coffee, Organic Spices and Dry Fruits, Honey and Oranges, Local Delicacies And Handmade Chocolates
Why Coorg is called Scotland of India?
It was the British Planter community who had affectionately coined the term 'The Scotland of India' for Coorg. Most of the planters were Scots and the uncanny similarities between both places earned Coorg that nickname. Also like Scotland, Coorg is mountainous, misty and cool.
What to pack before you go?
Hats or caps and scarf,
Boots, sneakers, trekking shoes, slipper,
Carry a sweater or a jacket if it gets too windy or a bit chilly early mornings or late evenings.