Hey Pratiksha, Coorg is a must destination when it comes to tourism in Karnataka as it's nearer to Bangalore... it's always better to plan ahead to visit this place.... For stay options :- I would suggest you to stay in Madikeri center only as it's accessible and also you have got lot of options of stay here ... Hotel Madikeri heritage :- Near private bus stand - 08272228989 Oyo City Comforts inn :- Near Vivus hospital 07065009189 The fort mercara hotel :- Near police Station 09972333055 I have personally stayed in oyo City Comforts inn and its a very nice hotel with medium range of cost ... family tourists usually opt this hotel a lot ... Coming to Places to see in Coorg ... Day 1 :- Mercara fort Abbey water falls Omkareshwar temple Bhagamandala Tala kaveri Raja's seat for Sunset Day 2 :- Namdroling or golden Monastery Cauvery Nisargadhama Dubare Elephant camp River Rafting in Cauvery river Day 3 :- Iruppu falls Nagarhole national park So for your question of water falls with less crowd ... mallalli falls is great place for that ... other two like abbey and iruppu ... you have to reach morning before 8.30 where u can have a lots of place and space for yourself for an hour atleast ... in abbey u r not allowed into water ... but in iruppu u can enjoy a lottt .. even in dubare elephant camp you have river flowing and you can enjoy dre ... So Coorg is a must visit destination in ones life ... Here is the link of my trip to Coorg :- Happy Travelling !!!