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About Madikeri

about Madikeri

Madikeri or Mercara is a picture perfect hill destination located in the beautiful Coorg region of the state of Karnataka. Perched at a height of 1500 meters above sea level, the town is blessed with plethora of captivating natural splendours that rightly defined it as the ‘Scotland of India’. Nestled in the heart of Coorg, Madikeri is one of the most scenic tourist destinations of Karnataka that beholds a number of travel enthusiasts to enjoy a memorable holiday in the cradle of Mother Nature. Along with misty hills, cascading waterfalls, lush green forests and hear throbbed locales; Madikeri is much known for its tea and coffee plantations. While entering the town, one get mesmerised with the fresh aroma of tea leaves, coffee and cardamom.


The presence of Talakaveri, the origin place of River Kaveri makes Madikeri a sacred place for the pilgrims. Not only this, the town is also bestowed with many historical monuments that serve as a testimony of the rich history of the bygone era of the town. Dotted with some of the amazing attractions and exquisite coffee plantations, Madikeri is an ultimate holiday destination for the nature and adventure lovers as well.


Apart from home to a wide array of natural and historical attractions, Madikeri is also an ideal place for the trekkers. The mighty hill peaks of Madikeri offer several fantastic trek routes for the trekkers that make the town one of the most sought after holiday destinations in the state. The gorgeous hill town of Madikeri welcomes the tourists to get into a land of diversity dotted with undulating topography, rich plantations, mesmerising landscapes and salubrious climate. A visit to this secluded yet charming hill town of Madikeri is undoubtedly an excellent weekend destination away from the busy life of the metro cities and offers a memorable holiday to you and your entire family.

Madikeri Fast Facts

City: Madikeri

District: Kodagu

State: Karnataka

Country: India

Famous for/as: Hill Station, Trekking

Best Season: Oct - April

Summer: 21 to 36°C

Winter: 14 to 29°C

Rain: Jun to Sep

Area: 1492 km2

Altitude: 1061 m

PIN Code: 571201

STD Code: 08272

Madikeri News Papers

Kannada: Kannada Prabha, Kannada Ratna, Sanjeevani

Languages: Kannada, Byari, Kodava

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