Coorg Is Known As India’s Scotland. Here’s Why

Coorg is a beautiful hill town in Karnataka. The town is covered with aromatic coffee plantations.  

This beautiful hill town is famously known as the 'Scotland of India' and that is because of numerous similarities between the two. 

The hills here, surrounded with coffee plantations look exactly like the Scottish valley.  

Another reason is the cold climate with lush greenery around talking about the hill town being blessed with mesmerising natural beauty. 

1. Hills The place is blessed with beautiful hills, one being the Tadiandamol.  It is the highest peak in Coorg and a paradise for trekkers. 

2. Gushing Waterfalls Land of gushing waterfalls.  The beautiful Mallalli falls is the Kumaradhara river falling from a height of over 60 metres from the famous Pushpagiri Peak. 

3. Culture The Kodava clan in Coorg are indigenious of this place with rich culture. The traditional dress of Scottish Kilts is similar to the Coorgis. 

4. Forts The place is rich in history and that can be evidently seen in the forts here like the Madikeri fort. 

Make sure you visit this beautiful hill town in Karnataka and embrace this Scotland of India.