Day 1: Embark on the Picturesque Path to Coorg
Kickstart your journey early from Bangalore to reach Coorg, fondly known as ‘Scotland of India’, nestled amidst the western ghats. A six-hour drive will take you to this resplendent hill station, boasting a rich flora and fauna that will soothe your senses.
Upon reaching, enjoy the breathtaking views of lush greenery and sprawling coffee estates. Start with the Abbey Falls, a majestic waterfall where you can revel in nature’s beauty. After a scrumptious Kodava lunch, visit the Raja’s Seat, a beautiful garden with a spectacular view of the mountains. As the day ends, get engrossed in the magic of the orange sun setting down the hills.
Indulge in the local cuisine for dinner, particularly the pandi curry (pork curry) and akki roti (rice roti), which are signature dishes of Coorg. Settle in for the night at one of Coorg’s many comfortable accommodations.
Day 2: Discover the Majestic Mysore
Leave early morning for Mysore, a city which is a remarkable blend of tradition and modernity. The drive to Mysore is around 3 hours from Coorg. Start your day with a visit to the renowned Mysore Palace, a magnificent edifice that beautifully captures the royal grandeur of the city.
Next, enjoy a delicious traditional Kannada lunch and proceed to the enchanting Brindavan Gardens, known for their symmetric design and musical fountains. As the day comes to a close, make a visit to the local markets for some souvenir shopping. Mysore is famous for its silk sarees and sandalwood products.
Head back to Bangalore, reminiscing over the tranquil beauty of Coorg and the regal charm of Mysore. It’s a perfect two-day trip that allows you to escape from the city’s hustle and bustle and experience the diversity of Karnataka’s landscape and culture.