Best Places to Visit in Kushalnagar

  • Golden Temple!!

Kushalnagar

Kushalnagar , the Eastern most  town of Coorg, stand alone from rest of Coorg with its moderate climate.  Like climate, the demography also differs with a mixture of different races and culture. Bylakoppe in Kushalnagar is locally called as Tibet Camp as it accommodates a vast number of Tibet settlement. There are lots of tourist spots in and around Kushalnagar. Ample accommodation options are available in various categories at Kushalnagar for visitors.

Places to Visit in Kushalnagar

Tibetan Golden Temple: Tibetan settlement at Bylakoppa is the second largest of its kind outside Tibet. It has over 7000 Monks and students today. This settlement has a number of small camps close to each other, and has a lot of monasteries, nunneries. Sera (educational institution), the smaller Tashilunpo monastery and Namdroling monastery are the most famous among them. The 40 ft tall golden Buddha statue is the major attractions of Golden temple. The other statues of Padmasambhava and Amitayus are also notable ones. Colorful paintings depicting gods and demons from Tibetan Buddhist mythology decorates the walls of Temple and institutions. One can shop for traditional Tibetan items like costumes, statues, carpets, jewelry etc at the shopping complex outside. (Distance from Kushalnagar5 km).

Harangi Reservoir : Located in Hudgur village near Kushalnagar Harangi  dam is built across Harangi River, a tributary of Kaveri River. Travelers can access its beauty when the reservoir is fully filled with water during monsoon in Coorg. Harangi is an ideal place for picnic in Coorg. (Distance from Kushalnagar- 6 km).

Cauvery Nisargadhama : Nisargadhama is a 25 acre island formed amidst river Kaveri with bamboos, teak, sandalwood trees, streams and wild life covering it. Visitors can find deer, elephants, peacocks etc at Nisargadhama. Elephant ride around resort is an unforgettable experience. A hanging bridge connects land to Nisargadhama and helps travelers to cross the Cauvery river. Boating, Elephant rides and swimming are other activities one can enjoy apart from just watching Nisargadhama’s natural beauty. (Distance from Kushal Nagar- 3.5 km).

Valnoor Fishing Camp : Situated just near Dubare Reserve, Valnoor fishing camp is the ideal place to go fishing and to check your fishing skills. Mornings would be the ideal time for fishing unless you are a good fisherman or a lucky person. There are varieties of fishes around but Mahsheer & Marals are found in abundant.  Individuals to carry own fishing equipment to try their hand in fishing. (Distance from Kushalnagar-15 km).

Dubare Forest Reserve & Elephant Camp: Located between Kushalnagar and Siddapur on the banks of river Kaveri, it is an elephant capturing and training camp of Coorg Forest Department. Wild elephants are tamed and trained with the help of other tamed elephants and local tribes. Travelers can also spot Deers, Bisons, Peacocks, woodpeckers, kingfishers etc in Dubare forest range. Tourists can not only watch and enjoy but also take part in various activities involving Elephants. Dubare also offers adventure activities like trekking, river rafting, fun fishing etc. It is a great experience to watch the tamed elephants bath in the river and to be scrubbed clean by their mahouts. The scenic beauty of sunset is just awesome, from the camp .(Distance from Kushalnagar-15 km).

Kushalnagar

Dubare Elephant Camp. Image Credit: Sankar

Chicklihole Dam: Located between Madikeri and Kushalnagar it’s definitely a nice and calm picnic spot. Spending the afternoon until dusk here would be a better idea as it gets too hot till noon and there is no shade to protect you from the hot sun and it’s advisable to carry food and snacks along as there are no shops around. Moreover, the best time to visit would be during monsoon and winter i.e from June to March as there will be more water in the dam. An amazing place to view the sunset amidst the Kaveri River and greenery around. (Distance from Kushalnagar-15 km).

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How to Reach Best Places to Visit in Kushalnagar

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Mangalore to Kushalnagar Route:Mangalore-Kalladka -Madikeri-Kushalnagar. Mangalore to Kushalnagar distance is 168 km, covered in 3h 30 min.

Mysore to Kushalnagar Route:Mysore- Bilikere-Kushalnagar. Mysore to Kushalnagar distance is 88 km, covered in 1 h 45 min.

Bangalore to Kushalnagar Route:Bangalore-Mandya-Mysore-Bilikere-Kushalnagar. Bangalore to Kushalnagar distance is 224 km, covered in 4 h 20 min.

Calicut to Kushalnagar Route:Calicut-Thalassery-Mahe-Iritty-Virajpet-Kushalnagar. Calicut to Kushalnagar distance is 192 km, covered in 4 h 40 min.

Nearest Railway Station to Kushalnagar is Mysore Railway Station. Mysore Railway Station to Kushalnagar distance is 88 km, covered in 1 h 45 min. Mangalore Railway Station to Kushalnagar is 168 km, covered in 3 h 30min.

Nearest airport to Kushalnagar is at Mangalore, at 175 km covered in 3h 45 min. Bangalore Airport to Kushalnagar is 260km, covered in 4 h 30 min. It is presently known as Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport (BLR).

Best Time to Visit Kushalnagar

Kushalnagar can be visited throughout the year but the summer (April-May) is a hotter season. During Monsoon rain is not very heavy in Kushalnagar.

Distance to Best Places to Visit in Kushalnagar

From Place Distance (in Km)
Mangalore 168 km
Bangalore 300 km
Mysore 88 km
Bangalore 98 km
Calicut 192 km

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Wayanad Sightseeing:
  • Edakkal Caves (Good option for trekking, cleft between rock, good view from top).
  • Jain Temple (Ancient Jain Temple near Sultan Bathery).
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  • Chain Tree near Lakkidi (Chain tree describes the story of Ghat section road).
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Coorg Sightseeing:
  • Abbey Falls (One of the famous waterfalls of Karnataka, falls from an elevation of 70 feet)
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  • Golden Temple (Accommodating around 7000 Tibetan monks in and around, this beautiful architecture reflects the Tibetan Style of Architecture)
  • Dubare Elephant Camp (Dubare Forest is a natural island of about 11-12 acres with elephant camp, elephant rides available)

 

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  • Jungle Safari (Famous wildlife experiences in South India)
  • Coracle Ride in Kabini (Kabini Resorts offer Coracle Rides in river Kabini)

 

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Wayanad Sightseeing:
  • Edakkal Caves (Provides great view from top, famous for inscriptions on the cave walls).
  • Jain Temple (Jain Temple at Sulthan Bathery).
  • Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary (Wild Animal Sighting in Jungle safari conducted in morning and evening).
  • Banasura Sagar Dam (One of the famous places in Wayanad, being the biggest earth dam).
  • Lakkidi view point (From the top you can view the wonderful valley and ghat section).
  • Chain Tree near Lakkidi (Chain tree describes a story behind ghat section road).
  • Pookot Lake (Lake at the rendezvous of valley on three sides, boating available, nice place for family and couples).
  • Kuruva Island (Chain of Islands, cross over in raft, great place for unwinding).

 

Places to Visit in Kabini:
  • Jungle Safari (one of the most sought after wildlife experiences in south India)
  • Coracle Ride in Kabini (offered by most of the resorts in Kabini)

 

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